Job description

Requirements

  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Dallas

Description

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB
WHO WE ARE


The Goldman Sachs Group is a bank holding company and a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Goldman Sachs provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high net worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong, Salt Lake City, Dallas and other major financial centers around the world.


We are committed to growing our distinctive Culture and upholding our core values which always place our client's interests first. These values are reflected in our Business Principles, which emphasise integrity, commitment to excellence, innovation and teamwork.


BUSINESS UNIT OVERVIEW


Credit Review complements the Firm’s independent risk-management infrastructure through the independent review and ongoing monitoring of the quality of the loan and derivative portfolio. Credit Review also validates and tests Credit Risk’s ratings, processes and methodologies. The group reports to the Chief Risk Officer (CRO) and its function is independent of Credit Risk’s processes.


RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
RESPONSIBILITIES


As a member of Credit Review, you will be part of a dynamic team responsible for independently assessing credit quality and improve the effectiveness of Credit Risk. Credit Review conducts independent reviews and reports its results and assessment to management.  As part of its reviews, Credit Review assesses adherence with internal policies and procedures as well as compliance with legislative and regulatory requirements.


Key responsibilities include: 


- Support and challenge management in the process of analyzing credit risk management

- Perform individual analysis of credit portfolio

- Execute reviews to independently assess the credit and financial strength of the firm’s risk parties to determine if internal ratings and levels of credit exposure are acceptable

- Perform continuous monitoring of credit portfolios and document findings which will be communicated to management

- Prepare work papers, document evaluations, review results and conclusions

- Monitor adherence to documentation, limits and risk mitigants including loan and derivative covenant review

- Ensure that reviews are performed in accordance with procedures and that the quality of reviews is maintained

- Analyze findings and formulate conclusions and advice


SKILLS / EXPERIENCE


- Bachelor’s and/or Master’s degree with about 15 years of work experience in credit underwriting, lending or review with specific sector experience. Sectors include commercial real estate, energy, financial institutions, technology/media/telecom

- Knowledge in credit analysis, ratings analysis, corporate finance and/or research

- Experience with internal audit or credit/loan risk review process preferred. Formal credit training a plus

- Knowledge of bank regulations as it relates to risk management

- Functional background or relevant experience in finance and accounting

- Knowledge of lending products, as well as capital markets/traded products

- Understanding of credit/loan documentation

- Strong organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple assignments concurrently

- Highly motivated with strong academic background

- Strong analytical and communication skills

- Ability to work independently within a team structure

- Flexibility, ability to learn quickly


COMPETENCIES


- Functional Expertise - Keeps up-to-date with emerging business, economic, and market trends

- Technical Skills - Demonstrates strong technical skills required for the role, pays attention to detail, takes initiative to broaden his/her knowledge and demonstrates appropriate financial/analytical skills

- Drive and Motivation - Successfully handles multiple tasks, takes initiative to improve his/her own performance, works intensely towards extremely challenging goals and persists in the face of obstacles or setbacks

- Client and Business Focus - Effectively handles difficult requests, builds trusting, long-term relationships with clients, helps the client to identify/define needs and manages client/business expectations

- Teamwork – Gives evidence of being a strong team player, collaborates with others within and across teams, encourages other team members to participate and contribute and acknowledges others' contributions 

- Communication Skills - Communicates what is relevant and important in a clear and concise manner and shares information/new ideas with others

- Judgement and Problem solving - Thinks ahead, anticipates questions, plans for contingencies, finds alternative solutions and identifies clear objectives.  Sees the big picture and effectively analyses complex issues

- Creativity/Innovation - Looks f