MORE ABOUT THIS JOB Global Compliance Our division prevents, detects and mitigates compliance, regulatory and reputational risk across the firm and helps to strengthen the firm's culture of compliance. Compliance accomplishes these through the firm's enterprise-wide compliance risk management program. As an independent control function and part of the firm's second line of defense, Compliance assesses the firm's compliance, regulatory and reputational risk; monitors for compliance with new or amended laws, rules and regulations; designs and implements controls, policies, procedures and training; conducts independent testing; investigates, surveils and monitors for compliance risks and breaches; and leads the firm's responses to regulatory examinations, audits and inquiries. You'll be part of a team with members from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds, such as law, accounting, sales, and trading. We look for those who possess sound judgment, curiosity, and are able to adapt to a changing regulatory landscape.
Financial Crime Compliance Group is seeking an analyst/associate to join the team to assist with AML related alerts and investigations and new initiatives. In this role, the analyst/associate will gain an overall understanding of financial crime compliance while developing functional skills relating to surveillance reviews and compliance research. The analyst/associate will work closely with compliance, operations, technology and business personnel, and would be expected to quickly gain an understanding of the firm's businesses and the rules and regulations under which the firm operates. The ideal candidate would have strong analytical skills, the ability to adapt quickly to new environments and the ability to collaborate with others.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS Principal Responsibilities
Conducting enhanced due diligence on customers/counterparties from high risk jurisdictions to identify potential legal, regulatory or reputational risk
Developing an understanding of anti-money laundering regulations, policies, and procedures
Interacting with other compliance representatives as well as members of the operations, technology, and business
Providing guidance to internal clients on anti-money laundering and sanctions compliance risk related matters
Review and analyze "alerts" generated from automated surveillances, focusing on potential insider trading, market manipulation scenarios and asset transfers
Ability to work independently yet still be team-oriented
Strong analytics skills
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Proactive, self-motivated and detail oriented
Prior AML experience would be a bonus
Brokerage experience with knowledge of the securities industry and products
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.