Global Markets Division, Equity Exotic and Hybrid trading, London, Analyst

Recruiter
Goldman Sachs
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
12 May 2022
Closes
11 Jun 2022
Ref
14454382
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
GLOBAL MARKETS
Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.

Exotics & Structured Products Trading
The Exotics & Structured Product trading team trades, prices and risk manage a wide array of non-vanilla (i.e. exotic) products, ranging from short dated hybrids for hedge funds, all the way to long dated multi-asset algorithmic indices for pension funds. The team covers index, singles stock and hybrids. We work very closely with the structuring and sales teams, to create innovative structures & solutions for our franchise, while also risk managing positions that cannot be easily hedged.

Job Summary & Responsibilities
- Pricing and executing Equity Exotic and Hybrid trades
- Assisting in the risk management of the Global Exotics trading books (executing hedges, developing risk management strategies and utilities)
- Developing a cross-function, cross-asset and cross-regional network within the firm
- Learning how to trade a broad and complex set of products (and the models, markets, and the operational and legal framework necessary to trade)
-Working with other traders on the desk and the strats to develop new models and products, or enhance existing ones
-Working with sales and strats to expand overall franchise business

Basic Qualifications
-Excellent academic background, ideally in a highly quantitative subject (Mathematics, Physical, Engineering, Finance/Financial Economics or Computing)
-Excellent written and verbal communication skills
-Interest and knowledge in financial markets and products (derivatives knowledge is a plus)
-Great attention to detail, ability to multi-task

Preferred Qualifications
-Coding (e.g. VBA, C++, Python) would be helpful
-For experienced hires, at least 6 months experience in a securities front-office environment is desirable

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

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