Job Description

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

YOUR IMPACT
We are looking for a highly-motivated individual with a passion for markets who is looking to challenge themselves in a fast paced and dynamic environment. The successful candidate will be empowered to be commercial and help drive profitability for Structured Credit Trading desk through generation of trade ideas and delivery of client solutions.

OUR IMPACT
Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

Structured Credit Trading (SCT) is involved in sourcing and deploying secured funding on a variety of asset classes, illiquid credit trading, secondary market making in securitizations and structured finance assets, and structuring and placement of primary issuances with investors globally.

Based in Hong Kong, SCT is seeking an Analyst trader to support and partner with the global team across a broad range of key initiatives and overall desk activities and transactions, research and quantitative modeling in credit space (primarily structured finance and exotic credit).

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

Key Responsibilities:
+ Suport experienced team-mates in monitoring and risk-managing the exposures in the Global Funding Book from existing trades and from potential transactions, including to Credit, FX, Rates, Funding risks
+ Source, originate and identify potential opportunities with Investment Banking Division (IBD) and credit sales across New York, EMEA and Asia
+ Be involved in a high volume of exotics trading, hedging, pricing suggestions in line with Firm policy and with an emphasis on protecting the Firm’s risk exposures
+ Partner with team-mates to estimate daily gains and losses made by the desk based on market moves and underlying risks and reconcile the estimated gains/losses with desk controllers on a daily basis
+ Support team-mates with analysis of credit quality of structured transactions
+ Work integrally with the global structured credit trading desk and work with ongoing live transactions
+ Be flexible to work on a wide variety of different trade types at the same time, with attention to detail and quantitative rigour
+ Understand the Firm’s funding books and propose funding optimization opportunities in conjunction with Trading and Quant Strategies team across regions
Basic Qualifications
+ A bachelor’s degree in science or engineering or equivalent qualification with an excellent academic record
+ Ideally 1-2 years of relevant trading experience with leading financial institutions or international trading firms
+ Quantitative aptitude
+ Highly analytical with ability to deliver under pressure
+ Ability to collaborative with a wide range of stakeholders with strong communication skills in English
+ Solid work ethics with high levels of motivation
+ Entrepreneurial and collaborative
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.© The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2019. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.
Job ID2019-52055
Schedule TypeFull Time
LevelAnalyst
Function(s)Business Analysis, Investment Banking, Investment Research, Private Equity, Sales, Trading
RegionAsia Except Japan
DivisionSecurities
Business UnitCredit Trading
Employment TypeEmployee
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