Global Market Operations - Margin, Collateral & Val Ops - Port Rec & Valuations Ops - Associate - Bengaluru

Goldman Sachs (Bengaluru, KA, India) 9 hours ago


Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to provide banking, securities, and asset management services to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and controls to preserve and enhance the firm's assets and its reputation. For every new product launched and every trade executed, it is Operations that develops and manages the processes and controls that enable business flow.


Are you looking to apply your quantitative skills while deepening your understanding of derivative products while working in a fast paced and collaborative atmosphere? Our Portfolio Reconciliation and Valuations team is seeking a professional who is looking to collaborate with traders, Sales, Controllers, Credit and other Operations teams to mitigate risks associated with collateral disputes and reporting of trade differences across OTC derivative transactions.


Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to deliver banking, sales and trading and asset management capabilities to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and control to preserve and enhance the firm’s assets and its reputation. For every trade agreed, every new product launched or market entered, every transaction completed, it is Operations that develops the processes and controls that makes business flow.

Portfolio Reconciliation within the broader Margin, Collateral, and Valuations team is a fast-paced and dynamic team which supports all areas of the firm dealing with funding, cash movement, collateral and margin management and pricing. The team also interacts with all areas of Operations giving members a unique perspective into the various business lines of the firm while impacting all business streams.

The Portfolio Reconciliation and Valuations Team falls under the broader MCVO (Margin, Collateral and Valuations business unit) within Securities Division Operations.

Portfolio Reconciliation and Valuations is responsible for ensuring the reconciliation of positions is accurate and any discrepancy resolved in a timely manner. The team manages a variety of products (OTC derivatives) and is responsible for ensuring clients and 3rd party reconciliation tools receive their reports on a timely manner according to their requirements. This is a function in line with Dodd- Frank requirements and is heavily related to the margin rules programme going live in Sept. 2016. The team also provides client valuations to OTC derivative clients and regulatory reporting on a daily basis.


  • Liaise with clients in order to review and resolve collateral disputes

  • Work with Sales, Trading, Controllers, Credit and Middle Office teams to communicate, reason and resolve trade flow and pricing discrepancies

  • Ensure timely delivery of portfolios to clients and 3rd party vendors

  • Participate in driving team-wide initiatives focusing on client service and automation

  • Propose, plan and execute projects under Manager's direction

  • Leverage your quantitate and analytical skills to identify complex dispute drivers across all OTC derivative products

  • Use your inquisitive mindset to challenge status-quo and identify control gaps with respect to existing workflows

  • Grow with the team; develop a deeper understanding of complex derivative transactions and work with our business partners to progress to progress collateral dispute investigation and resolution

  • Willingness to learn and leverage business intelligence tools and best practices


  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 4+years of experience in financial services

  • Analytical skills, problem solving ability, and meticulous attention to detail

  • Aptitude for building relationships and ability to communicate complex issues to a wide array of internal / external clients with differing levels of product experience


  • Self-motivated and proactive team player who takes ownership and accountability of projects, has strong organizational skills as well as the ability to effectively manage competing priorities

  • Flexible and able to work well under pressure in a team environment

  • Knowledge of OTC derivatives and trade flows

  • Basic knowledge of tools such as Alteryx and SQL


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Global Market Operations - Margin, Collateral & Val Ops - Port Rec & Valuations Ops - Associate - Bengaluru

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