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Asset & Wealth Management, Risk, Vice President - Dallas

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Accounting & Finance
Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

YOUR IMPACT

Are you a strategic thinker with a strong work ethic, desire to work within a growing global business, and ability to think outside the box? Vice Presidents on the Asset & Wealth Management Risk Team will gain exposure and access to senior managers, build expertise in risk identification and risk management, and develop a deeper understanding of our business. The team is seeking candidates who can thrive in a fast-paced environment where attention to detail, strong communication skills, and passion for working with others are essential to maintaining and enhancing our business.

OUR IMPACT

Asset & Wealth Management

Asset & Wealth Management provides clients around the world with a dedicated partnership and focus on long-term performance. We provide financial planning, investment management, investment and advisory services, and comprehensive advice to a wide range of clients.

The Asset & Wealth Management Risk Team is the 1st Line of Defense Risk Management function that provides review, analysis, and management of the financial and non-financial risks of the Asset & Wealth Management business. We are looking for control focused and analytical Analysts and Associates to be part of our team in Dallas.

This role focuses on operational risk, business process transformation and issues management for Asset & Wealth business risk overall.

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

  • Manage all aspects of issue identification, analysis, remediation and monitoring & reporting, including collaboration with issue owners, aggregation of issues across the business, and facilitation of executive reporting.
  • Proactively identify potential business risks, process deficiencies, and potential gaps/ weaknesses in risk management standards.
  • Develop process and controls environment (inventory and maps) across asset management, wealth management and consumer businesses
  • Lead process deep dives by reviewing process documentation (process maps, procedures, etc.) to document existing controls and identify control gaps
  • Innovate controls testing strategies, emphasizing operational risk management and long-term remediation measures
  • Partner with other business units and support teams to remediate issues and assist with implementation of corrective actions related to control failures and operational risk events
  • Lead and deliver executive reporting and other data-driven deliverables, with a focus on providing appropriate content, context, and structure in a precise and timely manner.
  • Monitor progress and measure performance to identify areas for improvement.
  • Focus on continuous improvement and evolution to meet changing requirements to support maximum visibility to the executive audience.
  • Gather and synthesize data to perform root cause analysis and determine thematic trends related to issues identified by the business first, second and third lines of defense.
  • Collaborate with cross-functional teams to resolve operational inconsistencies and enhance controls testing processes.
  • Be a critical thinker: Thoughtful, self-aware, and use available evidence to make decisions.
  • Pro-actively seek out areas to add value

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

  • Bachelor's degree in Risk Management, Business, Finance or a related field
  • A minimum of 8+ years of experience in a role in financial services with operational risk exposure or audit or broader risk management.
  • Ability to work independently and collaboratively in a fast-paced environment
  • Experience in risk analysis and management and/or an understanding of regulations and regulatory reform strongly preferred
  • Strong Risk Assessment Framework knowledge and experience performing risk assessments covering key risks and controls
  • Experience building reports and presentations. Expert level proficiency in the Microsoft tool suite, including Excel, Word and PowerPoint
  • Strong project management, analytical and research skills with a demonstrated ability to manage projects from inception through completion
  • Advanced analytical, critical thinking, problem solving, organizational and time management skills
  • Exceptional communication and interpersonal skills; confidence to work closely with senior management
  • Ability to work under pressure and manage tight deadlines or unexpected changes in expectations or requirements
  • Effectively manage multiple priorities and work autonomously
  • Good judgment and discretion

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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