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Risk, Liquidity Risk, Associate

Goldman Sachs
Salt Lake City, Utah, United States
Closing date
Apr 17, 2024

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Job Role
Risk Manager
Contract Type
Full Time

Our Risk division develops comprehensive processes to monitor, assess, and manage the risk of expected and unexpected events that may have an adverse impact on the firm. Risk professionals execute critical day-to-day risk management activities, lead projects and contribute to the ongoing advancement of a robust risk management program. Effective coordination with executive management, business units, control departments and technology is critical for success.


Liquidity Risk is the independent risk management function responsible for identifying, quantifying, and managing the liquidity risk of the firm. We work closely with Corporate Treasury, Controllers, Operations, Global Markets, Investment Banking, Consumer and Wealth Management and Asset Management Divisions, as well as the broader Risk organization to provide independent risk assessment and oversight of the firm s liquidity risk taking. Key functions include:

Stress Testing: Methodology development, model creation and governance, assumption review and approval, and risk measurement
Regulatory Stress Metrics, Liaison, & Advocacy: Calculation and disclosure of key regulatory stress metrics, guidance and rule interpretation, engagement with global regulators, and policy advocacy
Risk Limit Governance: Setting liquidity risk appetite, calibration of risk limits, sign-off on limits frameworks, and ongoing monitoring of limit utilization and remediation
Analytics: Measurement, analysis, and reporting of risk measures, development of platforms and tools for risk calculation and visualization, and governance of data quality and completeness controls
Governance & Reviews: Ongoing evaluation of compliance with key regulatory regimes, new activity impact assessments and approvals, engagement with key committees and governing bodies, and maintenance of key policies and procedures
Risk Oversight: Monitor, govern, and challenge various liquidity and funding execution activities, including cash & collateral management, funds transfer pricing, balance sheet usage, liquidity and funding projections, and liability management
Active and ongoing engagement with risk taking businesses to understand, monitor, and govern liquidity risk
Direct engagement with Risk Leadership and global regulators regarding material risks, current risk exposures, and limits governance



Work closely with LR leadership to develop and implement comprehensive liquidity risk governance frameworks
Monitor limit utilization, breach remediation, and escalation workflow
Work closely with engineering teams to model liquidity risks under various stress scenarios; propose, calibrate, and implement appropriate assumptions
Engage directly with the risk taking businesses to understand strategy, assess new activities, enforce limits, comply with regulatory requirements, and challenge proposals
Engage periodically with regional regulators to explain the firm s risk posture, clarify rule interpretations, respond to analysis and data requests, and support advocacy discussions


3-5 years of experience in capital markets, preferably in Risk, Treasury, funding-related or regulatory functions
Interest in financial markets and risk management, motivated by learning and continuous improvement
Ability to work independently, form own judgment/opinions, provide insights and drive change
Proactive with strong analytical, interpersonal and communication skills and ability to build relationships remotely
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Ability to interact with and build relationships with people from different departments and levels of seniority


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