MORE ABOUT THIS JOB YOUR IMPACT Are you passionate about working in a fast paced environment, with a diverse group of individuals and on various projects? We are looking for a professional to join our team who will bring in strong technical skills as well as a keen interest in markets.
OUR IMPACT 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.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL The Asia Macro Trading desk is looking for an analyst who would focus on trading FX and interest rates across non-Japan Asia markets. The Macro Trading Desk acts as the central trading hub for FX, FX derivatives, bonds, and interest rate derivative products for non-Japan Asia, including China, Korea, India, Hong Kong, and Singapore. Traders on the desk will need to price trades as a market-maker, make risk decisions against a backdrop of uncertainty, generate trading strategies based on market/data analysis/research, and interact with clients, sharing ideas and market views.
The candidate would initially be covering FX markets across the region, and over time would also gain exposure to rates markets.
At first the candidate would assist the current traders while learning the skills necessary for the role, and after some time, the person would be conducting more complicated tasks such as market making, risk taking, trade idea generation and communication with sales and clients.
Overtime, the candidate would have exposure to products such as FX spot/forwards, interest rate swaps and bonds, as well as more complex derivatives such as options and structured products
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR
Relevant bachelor's degree or equivalent qualification with an excellent academic record
Strong quantitative background
1 - 2 years of relevant experience
Proactive and aware of what is going on in the Markets
Attention to detail
Solid work ethics and high levels of motivation
Ability to multitask and quickly analyze information to make decisions.
Hard working and strong willingness to learn.
Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS 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.