Client Assets Operations VP - London

Employer
Goldman Sachs International
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 16, 2017
Closes
Oct 20, 2017
Job Function
Operations
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB OPERATIONS

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.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS YOUR IMPACT

We are looking for a senior experienced professional to join our Client Assets function. Responsibilities and scope of role will focus on project/business analysis, governance and regulatory compliance within Client Assets and also the distributed support that sits across global Operations and other divisions such as business areas, Legal, Compliance and Technology etc.

OUR IMPACT

Operations is a multi-faceted division that turns ideas into business realities. We partner with all areas of the firm to deliver banking, sales and trading and asset management capabilities to clients around the world. Alongside that vital service delivery role, Operations provides essential risk management and control, preserving and enhancing the firm's assets and its reputation.

The Client Asset team within Regulatory Operations is responsible for ensuring compliance with FCA Client Asset regulations. They are responsible for the daily client money lock up calculation and analysis of client balances across a broad range of business types within the various regulated entities. The team also are responsible for regulatory reporting, new business analysis and implementation, driving forward various projects to develop and improve risk and control frameworks and liaison with regulators.


HOW YOU WILL FULFIL YOUR POTENTIAL

Responsibilities include the following:

• Lead efforts to enhance & maintain current CASS risk assessment and control framework across all FCA regulated entities
• Establish close links with Legal and Compliance so as to keep up-to-date with client asset rules and regulations
• Attend and represent GS at industry forums, regulatory meetings
• Co-ordinate/manage the implementation of rule changes impacting Operations teams
• Provide an operational interpretation of rules and rule changes
• Project manage Client Asset initiatives
• Provide technical expertise and management oversight to the broader Client Asset team for risk and controls assessments, process and procedural changes
• Assist in the co-ordination and delivery of the firm's governance and control structure for CASS compliance

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCES WE ARE LOOKING FOR

• Strong academic record
• Preferred full CFA qualification
• Strong knowledge and experience of CASS regulations
• Must be a self-starter who can liaise with various teams both regionally and globally
• Must have strong communication skills to clearly articulate issues and ideas, with a particular focus on communication with senior stakeholders required
• Strong analytical skills with an ability to understand complex workflows across multiple business types required
• Must have proven experience in developing robust and sustainable regulatory and control frameworks
• Strong organisational and project management skills required
• Good interpersonal skills to build strong relationship with key stakeholders within and outside of Operations essential
• Good influencing skills to work with the Operations team in challenging the status quo and continuously enhancing the control environment required


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.

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