Operations is dynamic, multi-faceted and 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. YOUR IMPACT
The Asset Management Alternatives Private Middle Office is seeking an Associate to join the newly formed Real Estate Operations offering dedicated support for the high growth Real Estate investing business within Goldman Sachs Asset Management.
This is an exceptionally diverse role that entails collaboration with the Business, Strategists, Engineering, Controllers, Legal, Risk, Credit, Tax, Compliance & across Operational groups to facilitate business that is multi-asset, dynamic and bespoke.
Asset classes include Public / Private Securities, Loans, Derivatives (Vanilla & Exotic), FX, Real Estate & bespoke structures. The successful individual will be expected to be commercial, analytical & creative whilst ensuring the highest level of risk management. OUR IMPACT
Alternatives Private Middle Office members will become subject matter experts within Operations who play a critical role in establishing new processes, transitioning functions from other parts of the business whilst supporting bespoke and varied transactions. New products/ business, entity creation, trade support & settlement, asset servicing, infrastructure enhancements and cross-regional co-ordination are core activities. The scope of the role and team is expected to evolve and expand as functions transfer into the team and scope of the real estate investment mix changes. HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
This is an exceptionally diverse role that entails collaboration with Portfolio & Asset Managers, Capital Markets, Strategists, Controllers, Legal, Technologists, Risk, Credit, Tax, Compliance & cross Operational groups.
The successful individual will be expected to work in a team of professionals and be able to be commercial, critical & creative whilst ensuring the highest level of risk management.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR:
- Gain an in-depth & comprehensive understanding of a wide range of real estate investments, processes, bespoke transactions and corporate practices / governance.
- Partner with the Business and Federation to provide subject matter and system knowledge expertise for seamless transaction closings.
- Showcase your attention to detail by ensuring all trade economics are correctly captured in the risk management system.
- Leverage your analytical skills to deconstruct complex structured transactions and propose creative, robust operational solutions.
- Face off with senior stakeholders and drive priorities.
- Exhibit excellent judgement & problem solving skills, particularly in the context of a new team with or without existing precedents
- Candidate must be comfortable in a high pressure environment.
- Strong problem solving, communication and presentation skills.
- High attention to detail.
- Innate curiosity and drive.
- Able to work well in a team environment, across multiple teams and regions.
- Japanese language skills.
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