As a New Associate, you will be an integral part of one of our Finance groups.
As well as working with the team to successfully solve clients’ problems, you will also have responsibility for the management and development of junior team members.
What You Would be Doing
As a New Associate you will begin with a ten-week training and orientation program. As well as receiving specific skills training, networking and an in-depth introduction to the firm, you may also have to study for any professional exams required by your office.
Following your training you will ready to begin your career as an Associate. The division provides a supportive and collaborative environment in which to develop your career. Our professionals and managers take joint responsibility for further professional development, and the division has a strong commitment to long-term ongoing training.
Within Finance, analysts perform a wide variety of functions and take on responsibilities specific to the particular division.
Within the Controllers (Funding) group, you can expect to serve as the main point of contact and expertise for specific products, produce P&Ls for the funding business and discuss/reconcile these with the traders, produce and analyze daily balance sheet and liquidity snapshots for senior management, and analyze the firm’s funding activities and external market conditions.
Within the Controllers (Product Control) group, analysts can expect to reconcile P&L to traders’ estimates and attribution; perform control and balance sheet analysis; verify product pricing and oversee internal management reporting.
Within Credit, analysts can expect to assess the fundamental business and financial profile of the firm's trading counterparties and recommend appropriate levels of risk; analyze the risks inherent in the products GS trades; coordinate with other divisions to ensure appropriate documentation; monitor, manage and report exposures at a counterpart, product and portfolio level, directly advise Investment Banking and their clients on all matters relating to the credit rating agencies and evaluate the ratings implications of transactions including debt and equity offerings, M&A, LBOs, restructuring and share repurchases.