Finance, Controllers, IMD Controllers VOG/Performance Team, Senior Analyst/Associate, Jersey City

  • Competitive
  • Jersey City, NJ, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs USA
  • 18 Oct 18

Finance, Controllers, IMD Controllers VOG/Performance Team, Senior Analyst/Associate, Jersey City

We are a team of specialists charged with managing the firm's liquidity, capital and risk, and providing the overall financial control and reporting functions. 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 successful candidate will be part of the Valuation Oversight Group within IMD Product Controllers. The Function involves performing valuation oversight for securities and derivatives held in strategies managed by the Investment Management business as well as maintaining relationships and oversight of our independent third party fund administrators. The Candidate will interact with various groups within the firm including the portfolio management, and trading, distribution teams, risk management as well as controllers management, operations and technology teams.

- Responsible for price verification of positions held in the portfolios - including, but not limited to interest rate swaps, inflation linked interest rate products, credit default swaps, total return swaps, and fixed income securities (MBS, ABS, emerging market debt, investment grade bonds, high yield bonds, government bonds, etc)
- Regular interaction with independent fund administrators to resolve daily valuation questions
- Assist in the development of a valuation and price verification framework for newly traded derivatives and securities; in conjunction with technology, operations and portfolio management
- Preparation of management reporting and analysis to assist portfolio management and finance managers in managing and understanding key risks

Experience / Skills
- Degree in Finance / Accounting
- Experience in the financial markets and the investment management industry is preferred
- Strong organizational, time management and interpersonal (verbal and written communication) skills
- Ability to work multi-task in a fast paced team environment
- Ability to use initiative and work efficiently
- Working knowledge of desktop applications (Excel, Word, Powerpoint)

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