The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. The firm is headquartered in New York and maintains
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.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS The Market Surveillance Group sits within the Financial Crime Compliance Group, a centralized surveillance function within the Global Compliance Department. Market Surveillance focuses on firmwide information barrier surveillances. The group strives to establish advanced technology-based trading surveillances to detect potential insider trading, market abuse, and/or violations of firmwide trading policies. Market Surveillance focuses on establishing surveillances to cover all business units and employees worldwide. The opportunity within Market Surveillance exists in the Warsaw office and will focus on information barrier surveillances with EMEA touchpoints and ad-hoc investigations arising from internal escalations and regulatory inquiries.
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOU POTENTIAL
Review and analyze trading alerts generated from automated information barrier surveillances, focusing on potential insider trading and market manipulation scenarios
Research market-moving events and create market color, conduct an analysis of the trading in the context of this market color, develop and support a recommendation
Investigate potential trading issues flagged by the business units, such as the Securities Division and Investment Banking
Coordinate with the Anti-Money Laundering Group globally on trading-related investigations and potential escalations
Pursue ad-hoc projects related to trading around market-moving news events such as merger & acquisition announcements, offerings, corporate accounting scandals, etc
Participate and potentially lead working groups that focus on enhancing controls/quality of the trade surveillance program
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR
Strong academic record with Bachelor's degree or equivalent required
At least 2+ years of relevant experience in a compliance, surveillance, trading, research or other finance related function that provided exposure to capital markets or trading analysis
Advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint skills (Pivot tables, VLookup, experience with large data sets, proficient in data manipulation and presentation)
Proficiency with Reuters, Bloomberg and other market data tools and aptitude for research
Interest in capital markets, current events, and financial news
Ability to identify and explain basic trading strategies
Experience/working knowledge of fixed-income securities, equity options and other derivatives such as CDSs and CFDs
Strong communicator, comfortable developing a recommendation and supporting it by presenting and explaining analysis
Team player with great attitude and work ethic
Ability to multi-task on several different assignments/projects
Interest in working on a global team dealing with global businesses
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.