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Global Banking & Markets Operations-New York-Associate-Client Onboarding & Configuration

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

At Goldman Sachs, we connect people, capital and ideas to help solve problems for our clients. We are a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. For us, it’s all about bringing together people who are curious, collaborative and have the drive to make things possible for our clients and communities.


Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to provide banking, securities, and asset management services to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and controls to preserve and enhance the firm's assets and its reputation. For every new product launched and every trade executed, it is Operations that develops and manages the processes and controls that enable business flow.

IB Operations span all product lines and markets, serving as internal business partners who develop the processes and controls, and help to specify the systems that deliver accuracy, timeliness and integrity to our business.

The Client OnBoarding (COB) team sits within the Global Banking & Markets and facilitates the transition process of new clients to the Firm across a wide range of business areas and products. The Team’s primary function is to perform reviews to ensure compliance on all aspects of the on-boarding process, including Know Your Customer [KYC] & Regulatory policies. Through the course of our review process, we partner with key stakeholders (Compliance, Business, Legal) to onboard new clients with a focus on efficiency, control, and excellent client service.


  • Undertaking AML checks to ensure adherence to all Compliance policies, procedures and regulatory obligations
  • Supporting team manager in day-to-day oversight as well as strategic initiatives
  • Responding promptly and knowledgeably to queries from clients, the business and other internal departments
  • Risk, issue identification and escalation.
  • Assisting with identifying, defining and enhancing process efficiencies which will benefit COB
  • Participating in regular meetings with Management, Compliance and Quality Assurance to maintain strong relationships across the board
  • Participating in ad hoc onboarding projects as required
  • Providing further assistance as may be required within the COB team



  • Legal & Compliance experience, awareness of the client onboarding process or KYC/AML and Regulation knowledge.
  • Strong knowledge of corporate structures and the impact they have on the KYC/AML processes
  • Strong problem solving/facilitation abilities
  • Proven ability to work well within a team
  • Ability to manage time and prioritize appropriately.
  • Strong attention to detail


  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Mature approach and influential communication skills
  • Capable of working to deadlines in a high volume, high-pressure environment while maintaining 100% accuracy
  • Ability to adapt to change and new challenges


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

© The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2023. All rights reserved.

Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Salary Range
The expected base salary for this New York, New York, United States-based position is $80000-$135000. In addition, you may be eligible for a discretionary bonus if you are an active employee as of fiscal year-end.

Goldman Sachs is committed to providing our people with valuable and competitive benefits and wellness offerings, as it is a core part of providing a strong overall employee experience. A summary of these offerings, which are generally available to active, non-temporary, full-time and part-time US employees who work at least 20 hours per week, can be found here.