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Risk - Birmingham - Associate - Software Engineering

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Software Engineering
Birmingham, UK
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

Job Summary:

The successful candidate will join the Finance Risk team, specifically within Governance and Strategic Projects which works closely with each of the risk disciplines in the department. Finance Risk provides oversight for Capital, Liquidity and Accrual Rate Risk. Accrual Rate Risk works closely with Corporate Treasury, and all risk taking business units to monitor and set limits on accrual interest rate risk metrics. In addition, the team assesses new activity, understands business strategy, and reviews and challenges proposals that impact the firms interest rate exposures.Capital Risk is responsible for ensuring that the firm's process for applying the capital rule is well-defined and subject to independent oversight with appropriate testing and validation, the firm has a comprehensive governance structure which ensures that both policies /interpretations and calculation testing are covered by an independent second line function. Liquidity Risk is the independent risk management function responsible for identifying, quantifying, and managing the liquidity risk of the firm. We work closely with Corporate Treasury, Controllers, Operations, Global Banking and Markets, Asset and Wealth Management, Platform Solutions, and the broader Risk organization to provide independent risk assessment and oversight of the firm’s liquidity risk taking.

Key Responsibilities:

Lead and manage the delivery of strategic departmental projects, including participation in cross divisional regulatory initiatives

Provide transparency and progress of projects, issues, timelines, and budgets to Risk senior management

Understand and facilitate implementation of the firm’s risk management framework within the Finance Risk department

Manage execution of risk and control assessments for the department

Partner closely with key stakeholders in the department and Engineering on the prioritization of technology related enhancements

Prepare management reporting for senior management and the Board, where required

Experience/skills required:

Bachelor's degree
3-5 years in the Financial Services / Banking industry or Consulting
Prior experience in risk management, corporate governance or project management assessment, process, and control-oriented mindset
Understanding of risk management frameworks and/or liquidity risk, interest rate risk or capital risk disciplines preferred
Exceptional verbal, written, and interpersonal communication skills
Proven experience in driving own book of work and delivering against firmwide and cross-risk initiatives

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