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Risk, Capital Risk, Vice President, London

Goldman Sachs
London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jan 17, 2024

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Job Function
Risk Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
The Risk Division is a team of specialists charged with managing the firm's credit, market, liquidity, operational and capital risk. Whether assessing the creditworthiness of the firm's counterparties, monitoring market risks associated with trading activities, or offering analytical and regulatory compliance support, our work contributes directly to the firm's success. The division is ideal for collaborative individuals who have strong ethics and attention to detail.
The Capital Risk team within the Risk Division provides an independent view into the capital decisions across the firm. The team advises on regulatory capital interpretations and firmwide capital management decisions. Coverage also includes monitoring, analyzing, interpreting, and challenging the firm's regulatory capital requirements and capital management processes. This involves working very closely with stakeholders across the firm, including trading desks, Controllers, Legal, Corporate Treasury and Technology, and will require a strong control mindset. Other responsibilities include oversight of the firm's capital strategy and the firm's proximity to capital requirements.
  • Understanding capital regulations and determining appropriate capital interpretations
  • Monitoring, summarizing, challenging and generating thoughtful leadership related to the impact of and risk appetite associated with the implementation of the regulatory capital rules.
  • Communicating thoughtful analysis on sophisticated regulatory capital matters to senior managers, businesses, risk departments and other impacted areas
  • Assessing the impact of capital regulation on individual transactions, new products and business proposals
  • Validation of regulatory capital requirement approaches and calculations.
  • Understanding and controlling the firm's overall capital management strategy
  • Minimum of 5 years of relevant Regulatory Capital or Risk work experience
  • Strong attention to detail, intellectual curiosity and commitment to excellence
  • Strong organizational skills - ability to manage a constantly evolving inflow of projects and priorities.
  • Effective communicator - both orally and in writing
  • Team player - ability to maintain mutual support within a high profile team.
  • Self-motivated, proactive and willing to take on additional responsibilities, ability to run with issues, and get involved as necessary.
  • Control-oriented
  • Ability to conduct research, analyze technical regulatory papers and identify relevant issues.
  • Understanding of banking organizations, financial products; ability to analyze new trades and businesses with particular focus on regulatory capital implications.
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Power Point, Word and Excel

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