Securities, Equities COO, Vice President, London

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs International
  • 25 Apr 18 2018-04-25

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Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS The Global Equities Strategy & Mgmt team are focused on helping deliver best-in-class market share, profitability and return profiles across our businesses, regions and product lines when benchmarked against the street.

The team is composed of individuals with backgrounds across consulting, financial modelling, accounting, risk management, technology & engineering.

Individuals at all levels in the team take ownership for strategic initiatives and financial analyses.

The duration of these range from short term reactionary assignments to market events, to longer term, multi-year strategic builds that present an opportunity to immerse yourself in a commercial project and leverage your network across the firm.

We work day to day with individuals and teams across Sales, Trading, Executive Office, IBD, GSAM & Federation and new joiners will be expected to have the confidence and capabilities to manage stakeholder relationships without close supervision.

A successful candidate will:

  • Build and manage relationships with EMEA & Global Sales & Trading leadership to develop, execute, and refine the vision and strategy for our business
  • Articulate the performance of the business, including underlying trends and key drivers, to guide the forward decision-making of senior leaders
  • Drive reporting and analysis of key business metrics (e.g., revenues, expenses, returns, sales/client analytics, market share, wallet share)
  • Proactively identify operational inefficiencies and lead cross-functional teams (e.g. Sec Div, Federation) to solve for these issues
  • Own the coordination and implementation of cross-divisional projects & initiatives
  • Have proven track record of deliver high quality, accurate product with a meticulous attention to detail
  • 3-5 years' experience in financial services or consulting
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills, and ability to effectively interact with senior management and global stakeholders
  • Strong analytical skills and aptitude with numbers, ability to manipulate data; data analytics and database query skills preferred
  • Advanced Excel and PowerPoint skills
  • Project management experience a plus
  • Self-motivated team player with the ability to adapt in a dynamic & competitive organization
  • Commercial focus, ready to take ownership and accountability, organizational/prioritization skills, proactive, ability to multitask

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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