Goldman Sachs & Co. Risk, Market Risk & Capital Analysis (MRCA) Investing & Lending Risk Associate/VP, London in London, United Kingdom


RISKThe Risk group is responsible for credit, market and operational risk, model risk, independent liquidity risk, and insurance throughout the firm.


Are you a high performing risk manager looking for an opportunity to join a world class financial institution? We're looking for talented and motivated professionals to join our Market Risk and Capital Analysis (MRCA) group as we grow to meet our responsibilities across the full range of product and regulatory deliverables.


MRCA is a part of the risk management department and helps manage the firm's market risk and capital. Joining the MRCA team will give you the opportunity to focus on a trading or investing & lending business whilst seeing it as part of the bigger picture of the firmwide portfolio of risks. You will work closely with colleagues around the globe on tasks and projects that contribute directly to the success of the firm. This role is ideal for collaborative individuals who enjoy being challenged, have strong ethics and attention to detail.


  • Initially you will join a team within Market Risk and Capital Analysis covering Special Situations Group and the Merchant Banking Division covering investments across private equity, debt and real-estate.

  • Gain exposure and improve understanding of a wide range of products and investing strategies.

  • As you grow so will your opportunities and responsibilities.

  • We have an extensive people development program to support you in building a successful career at GS.

  • Improve your knowledge base and network via close interaction with a broad variety of groups across the firm.

  • Gain exposure to cutting edge market risk management techniques and systems.

  • Actively encouraged to innovate in all areas of your role.

  • Take advantage of a dynamic team work environment and access to senior people across the firm.


Basic Qualifications

  • Graduate or Masters with a quantitative background with experience of long-term asset investing techniques and fundamental equity and debt valuation.

  • Experience in a market risk team, trading role, or a similar risk and product focused role.

  • Proven problem solving ability and control mentality.

  • Desire & ability to communicate complex information directly with senior management both verbally and in writing.

  • Programming skills in R, Python would be desirable.


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 ID 2017-19702

Schedule Type Full Time

Level Associate

Function(s) Risk Management

Location(s) UK-London

Region EMEA

Division Risk

Business Unit Market Risk Mgmt & Analysis

Employment Type Employee