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Risk,Associate-Operational Risk, Dallas

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

The Risk Division is a team of specialists charged with managing the firm’s credit, market, liquidity, and operational risk. Whether assessing the creditworthiness of the firm’s counterparties, monitoring market risks associated with trading activities, or offering analytical and regulatory compliance support, our work contributes directly to the firm’s success. The division is ideal for collaborative individuals who have strong ethics and attention to detail. https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/divisions/risk/index.html

Role Overview

This role requires an energetic self-starter that can liaise with stakeholders across business units and federation teams both regionally and globally. Familiarity with the concepts of operational risk, the firm’s process flows and control environment combined with strong interpersonal and analytical skills and a penchant for problem solving are necessary for this role.


• Oversee operational risk framework within the second line of defense working closely with the first line whilst providing robust challenge
• Facilitate operational risk event management framework and data collection, including the detailed reviews of significant events to ensure appropriate remediation plans are implemented, and identification of trends to identify significant or emerging risks.
• Review and evaluate new business initiatives and firm acquisitions to identify changes to the operational risk profile of the division
• Conduct quarterly trigger assessments for divisions to ensure the risk and control self -assessment (RCSA) and tail scenarios remain accurately assessed and current
• Facilitate challenge of 1st line RCSA and Control Assessment ratings to ensure appropriate measurement approach and rationale has been employed
• Conduct scenario analysis by working with stakeholders to develop and quantify scenarios measuring tail risks used for stress testing and capital calculations
• Work with 1st line process owners to develop day to day risk management metrics which quantify the divisions exposure to various types of operational risk
• Contribute to the advancement of operational risk methods and practices and the operational risk management framework


• Bachelor’s degree and 3+ years of relevant experience working in either operational risk, relevant revenue generating division, or a Federation division
• Strong verbal and written communication skills
• The ability to present with impact and build consensus across senior stakeholder groups
• Ability to work in a fast paced environment with a focus on delivery
• Strong organizational skills (project management experience a plus)
• Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, and Sharepoint – Tableau & SQL are a plus
• Familiarity with enterprise risk management best-practices and controls
• Quick learner who can thrive working as part as a cross-regional team and individually

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