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Risk, Divisional Leadership, SLC, Analyst/Associate

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description


Goldman Sachs is a leading global financial institution that delivers a broad range of financial services to a large 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.


Goldman Sachs’ Risk Division develops comprehensive programs and processes to identify, monitor, assess and manage financial and non-financial risks in support of the firm’s risk appetite statement and strategic business plans. Risk teams play a critical function for the firm, driving how the firm considers and manages risk.

Risk professionals execute critical day-to-day risk management activities, lead strategic risk initiatives, and contribute to the ongoing advancement of the firm’s risk management framework. They are analytically curious, have an aptitude to challenge, and an unwavering commitment to excellence.


The Divisional Risk Management group is responsible for designing, executing, and maintaining various aspects of the Risk Division’s governance and strategy components globally. This group reports into the Risk Division Chief Operating Officer (COO) and the Chief Risk Officer’s (CRO) Chief of Staff (CoS) and plays a key role in increasing the transparency of risks and influencing related decision making and prioritization.


  • Liaise with senior Risk division stakeholders to help drive the development of department wide programs and processes in support of strategic risk management framework and governance uplifts
  • Support the execution of key risk management programs for the Risk Division across a variety of areas including the Risk and Control Self-Assessment (RCSA), Issue Management, and New Activity Management
  • Design and report on aspects of the Risk Division’s governance framework via the development of templates, standards, guidelines, and key performance indicators to senior management, governance committees and the Goldman Sachs Board
  • Contribute to the management and coordination of the division’s key governing documents and policy stacks
  • Coordinate and direct the execution of the Risk Division’s materials and presentations to the Goldman Sachs Board


This role requires an energetic self-starter that can liaise with a wide variety of senior stakeholders across the division globally. The ability to operate in a fast past environment, identify potential problems and solutions, and successfully develop and leverage a network within the organization is critical.

  • Undergraduate degree in Business or Finance, with a minimum of 1- 5 years of work experience (experience within a risk management / compliance / other governance function preferred)
  • Proactive, self starter with an attention to detail
  • Strong written and verbal communications skills, particularly with members of senior management
  • Ability to effectively run, manage and influence multiple critical division-wide initiatives concurrently
  • Programming experience with data visualization tools such as Tableau is a plus
  • Ability to navigate large data sets, develop metrics and perform analysis is a plus