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Wealth Management, Trade and Transfer Operations, Analyst, Zurich

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

IT, Accounting & Finance, Operations
Zürich, Switzerland
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

Private Wealth Management Trade and Transfer Operations

Are you looking for the opportunity to leverage your proven risk management skills and commitment to excellent client experience? Do you want to be in a role where you feel you can really make a difference, differentiate yourself and directly demonstrate your success as part of a growing business?

If the answer to both these two questions is “yes” and you want to be in a role that provides you with an exciting opportunity to see how a bank works front to back, while at the same time being part of an exceptionally high performing team - then joining PWM Operations in Zurich to work as part of the Account Activity Team could be the role for you. Not only will you be involved in all facets of supporting the PWM Business in Switzerland, but you will continue to gain invaluable new experiences as you work closely with Legal, Compliance, Technology, Finance & global Operations in a fast paced and challenging role.

OPERATIONS

Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to deliver banking, sales and trading and asset management capabilities to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and control to preserve and enhance the firm’s assets and its reputation. For every trade agreed, every new product launched or market entered, Operations develops the processes and controls that makes business flow.

PWM Operations in Zurich directly supports all the PWM clients of GS Bank AG (Switzerland) working closely with the local PWM Business teams based in Zurich as well as other PWM teams globally. As part of PWM Operations in Zurich, you will gain the opportunity to be an essential member of a high performing team in Switzerland, and build your network and contribute to PWM Operations globally.

Job Summary & Responsibilities

  • Partner closely across the PWM Business & our global network to respond to client requests in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Perform client payment due diligence functions to the highest standard to safeguard our clients’ funds from external fraud risks.
  • Work with PWM Business and External Counterparties to seamlessly run Security Transfers for PWM clients in various markets, and build your understanding in custody structures.
  • Reconcile incoming client cash and work with Agent Banks to run the bank’s Treasury function and support flawless execution of high focus client transactions.
  • Participate in global projects across PWM Operations to drive the strategy of your functions and make a difference.
  • Be entrepreneurial - you will be encouraged to share your thoughts on how to develop and improve processes.
  • Leverage your risk & control mind-set to regularly review operational processes to mitigate risk and identify opportunities to further strengthen the control environment.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Bachelor’s degree with 1-3 years of relevant work experience in financial services, within Operations - ideally with experience in Treasury functions, Asset Transfers and/or Custody related Services.
  • Proven analytical skills, problem solving ability
  • Meticulous attention to detail.
  • Aptitude for building relationships and ability to communicate complex issues to a wide array of internal partners with differing levels of product or process experience.
  • Strong organizational skills with the ability to effectively manage competing priorities.
  • Proficiency using the Microsoft Office Suite in particular Excel, PowerPoint and Microsoft Word
  • Fluency in spoken English language and professional writing are essential (German, Spanish, Italian, or French skills an advantage)
  • Energetic, flexible, positive, diligent, organized, committed to teamwork & excellence.
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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