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Corporate Treasury - Liquidity Management - Associate - Frankfurt

Goldman Sachs
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Closing date
Aug 3, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Corporate Treasury manages the firm's funding, liquidity, capital and relationships with creditors and regulators. The division is ideal for collaborative individuals who have strong quantitative analysis skills and risk management capabilities, as Corporate Treasury actively manages the firm's financial resources which are constantly changing due to business activity, markets, risk appetite, regulations, and other factors.
Liquidity Management sits within the Corporate Treasury Division. A global, multi-faceted, and cross product function, the primary objective of the team is the funding of firm bank accounts, execution of core banking functions, supervision of payment processing and active monitoring of cash and security positions. Liquidity Management has teams across global offices, working closely together. The team has a rare opportunity to support products and business ranging from Foreign Exchange, Commodities, Credit, Equity, Interest Rates, Repo, Insurance/Pensions and bespoke structured derivative arrangements. The team manages a wide range of complex processes, with members developing skills and competencies around funding and treasury management processes and their respective business areas, legal agreements, technology flows and regulations.
An Associate within Liquidity Management will primarily be focused on the funding and supervision of bank accounts through performance of and reengineering of a number of operational processes. Ideally, the candidate will have experience in the area of liquidity, payments, treasury and funding processes. The candidate will be expected to perform these functions as well as demonstrating innovation and a proactive approach, highlighting inefficiencies, risks and implementing improvements. The role involves close partnership and interaction with a wide range of areas, including Credit Risk Management, Legal and Compliance, Sales, Trading, Corporate Controllers and other Operations teams. The candidate will be expected to have strong communication skills, and provide a high level of service to internal and external stakeholders.
Daily tasks include, but are not limited to:
  • Reviewing current funding levels for firm bank accounts and providing oversight.
  • Being an escalation point for internal issues and connecting with external agent banks.
  • Resolution and escalation of funding shortfalls.
  • Liaison with internal groups (Credit, Sales, Trading, Middle Office, Legal, Settlements, and Corporate Treasury etc) to resolve funding issues.
  • Supporting the development of new loan & deposit functions.
  • Performing a number of control functions, ensuring the integrity of our processes
Required Qualifications
  • Ability to generate creative solutions to problems and challenge processes; be willing to dig into the details to resolve issues.
  • Confidence to interact with internal and external stakeholders.
  • Strong organizational skills and the ability to cope with rapidly changing priorities throughout the day.
Preferred Qualifications
  • Functional Expertise - Keeps up-to-date with emerging business, economic, and market trends.
  • Technical Skills - Demonstrates strong technical skills required for the role, pays attention to detail, takes initiative to broaden his/ her knowledge and demonstrates appropriate financial/analytical skills. Knowledge of payments scheme requirements i.e. CHAPS, BACS, FPS, Target 2, SEPA, SWIFT and general cash management is a plus.
  • Drive and Motivation - Successfully handles multiple tasks, takes initiative to improve his/her own performance, works intensely towards extremely challenging goals and persists in the face of obstacles or setbacks.
  • Client and Business Focus - Effectively handles difficult requests, builds trusting, long-term relationships with stakeholders, and manages business expectations.
  • Teamwork - Gives evidence of being a strong team player, collaborates with others within and across teams, encourages other team members to participate and contribute, and acknowledges others' contributions.
  • Communication Skills - Communicates what is relevant and important in a clear and concise manner and shares information/new ideas with others.
  • Judgement and Problem solving - Thinks ahead, anticipates questions, plans for contingencies, finds alternative solutions and identifies clear objectives. Sees the big picture and effectively analyses complex issues.
  • Creativity/Innovation - Looks for new ways to improve current processes and develop creative solutions that are grounded in reality and have practical value.
  • Influencing Outcomes - Presents sound, persuasive rationale for ideas or opinions. Takes a position on issues and influences others' opinions and presents persuasive recommendations.
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