Job ref no.: 2018-44752

Operations, Securities Division Operations, Prime Brokerage and Clearing Ops, Associate - Hong Kong

Goldman Sachs



Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that 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.
The candidate will be involved in trade lifecycle management (including client trade exceptions, pre-settlement and fails management) by interacting with clients, counterparty brokers, client service and various Operations teams to manage risk exposed across these markets and products. Additionally, the candidate would be expected to partner with other stakeholder teams (including Securities Division and Technology) to identify/resolve thematic issues, and work to implement enhancements to increase efficiency in current processes.
Prime Brokerage Clearing Services Operations provides clearing, execution and custody services for all major products across over 75 exchanges. Clients include hedge funds, asset managers, governments, corporates, broker dealers, Goldman Sachs franchise traders, other professional investors and market markers. Operations teams supporting the Prime Brokerage and Clearing Services business are responsible for providing centralized securities clearing and settlement, managing cash inflows and payments, and maintaining the accuracy of clients’ positions and transactions. While interacting with various parties such as clients, clearing houses, Securities Division and Technology, Prime Brokerage Operations helps the firm and clients to manage risk exposed across these markets and products.


The position requires an experienced individual that has knowledge of the Prime Brokerage business across various spectrums, including client query handling, cash processing and foresing exchange. The individual will perform both client coverage and expectation is ability to multi task across various functions which include daily and approval workflows. The individual should understand and manage risk, be able to identify issues and has a keen passion to resolving issues at the root cause. The individual should also aim to strive for efficiency and actively look out for opportunities to improve workflows and procedures.

  • Proven skills in driving process improvements through to implementation
  • Strong risk management skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to develop both tactical and strategic solutions to issues
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Enthusiasm and a strong desire to learn
  • Contributes to the effectiveness of the team by working closely with colleagues by sharing information, skills, and responsibilities


The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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Job ref no. 2018-44752 (CT3114386-01#5023)
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Job Function
Employment Term
  • Full-time
  • 0 year - 5 years
Career Level
  • Non-management level
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