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Risk-New York-Associate-Operational Risk

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

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

Job Description

Operational Risk

Operational Risk Coverage


Operational Risk is an independent risk management function within the Risk Division, responsible for developing and implementing a standardized framework to identify, measure, and monitor operational risk across the firm.

This role within the Operational Risk Coverage team is in the team dedicated to second line oversight of the Global Banking and Markets segment. This includes trading functions as well as classic investment banking activity.

Primary Responsibilities:

  • Facilitate operational risk event management framework and data collection, including the detailed reviews of significant events to ensure remediation plans are appropriate and implemented as agreed.
  • Identify and analyze trends in data, such as events, to identify material or emerging risks
  • Work closely with the first line whilst providing robust challenge.
  • Review and evaluate new business initiatives and firm acquisitions to identify changes to the operational risk profile.
  • Challenge the businesses to ensure the risk and control self-assessment (RCSA) and tail scenarios remain accurately assessed and relevant.
  • 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.

Skills and Experience We’re Looking For:

This role requires an energetic self-starter who is inquisitive and keen to learn. Someone with the ability to understand new topics quickly and provide thoughtful opinion will do well in this role. Experience in handling large data sets via Excel, Tableau, Alteryx or otherwise would be beneficial.

  • Technical and quantitative aptitude to be able to understand and determine quantification of operational risks.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills - able to present with impact and influence.
  • Self-starter, continuous learner, proactive, independent, proven delivery track record
  • Ability to handle and analyze large sets of data.
  • Strong organizational skills (project management experience a plus)
  • Attention to detail.
  • Team oriented, inquisitive and enthusiastic.

Salary Range
The expected base salary for this New York, New York, United States-based position is $110000-$140000. 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.