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Compliance, Regulatory Affairs Compliance, Associate, Frankfurt

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Legal
Frankfurt, Germany
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

OUR IMPACT
Our division prevents, detects and mitigates compliance, regulatory and reputational risk across the firm and helps to strengthen the firm’s culture of compliance. Compliance accomplishes these through the firm’s enterprise-wide compliance risk management program. As an independent control function and part of the firm’s second line of defense, Compliance assesses the firm’s compliance, regulatory and reputational risk; monitors for compliance with new or amended laws, rules and regulations; designs and implements controls, policies, procedures and training; conducts independent testing; investigates, surveils and monitors for compliance risks and breaches; and leads the firm’s responses to regulatory examinations, audits and inquiries. You'll be part of a team with members from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds, such as law, accounting, sales, and trading. We look for those who possess sound judgment, curiosity, and are able to adapt to a changing regulatory landscape.

YOUR IMPACT

The role we are recruiting for is in the Regulatory Affairs team of the Compliance function based in Frankfurt providing coverage for Goldman Sachs Bank Europe SE (GSBE) and its European branches. This role will support the Chief Compliance Officer in maintaining the Compliance program for the activity of GSBE and support with the core Compliance function tasks as required by MaComp and MaRisk. This covers a broad spectrum of responsibilities which comprise but are not limited to the below:

Key Responsibilities:

  • Maintain and draft entity level policies and procedures for the Compliance function
  • Facilitate cross-divisional and cross-regional alignment for policy creation
  • Conduct key Compliance controls on entity policies
  • Help draft & conduct Compliance trainings
  • Coordinate on the governance documentation of GSBE
  • Support Project management and Board reporting acc. to MaComp and MaRisk
  • Support the entity Risk Assessment

Experience/Skills

  • University degree – first professional compliance/ financial services experience desirable
  • 3+ years' Compliance or other relevant financial services experience
  • Good knowledge of the European regulatory environment for the Compliance function (e.g. ESMA GL, EBA GL, MaComp, MaRisk, MaDepot etc.)
  • Experience of working with MaComp
  • Good interpersonal skills and effective written/oral communication skills
  • Excellent organisational skills
  • Attention to detail
  • Fluent in English and German.
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS
At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.
We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.
We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html
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