MORE ABOUT THIS JOB
We are looking for an experienced derivatives documentation professional looking to move into the Goldman Sachs ISDA team on a full time permanent basis.
Legal Division - We work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advice that support activities across the firm. We handle litigation and arbitration, perform research and due diligence, aid in financing and legal filings, deal with contracts and intellectual property rights that show our commitment to clients, shareholders, and regulators. Whether you're an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
HOW YOU WILL FULFIL YOUR POTENTIAL
Responsible for leading ISDA, repo, securities lending and other legal documentation negotiations for the firm’s Securities Division
Developing, maintaining and implementing legal documentation precedents, templates and policies, in coordination with global teams
Working with internal and external lawyers to provide advice to the business on legal and regulatory issues related to document negotiation
Providing training to internal divisions on legal documentation issues and processes
Liaising across multiple divisions and with global personnel at Goldman Sachs
SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
Minimum 2 years directly relevant ISDA/GMRA/GMSLA negotiation, 5 years industry experience
Experience with other legal documentation (PB Agreements or other transactional documentation) and derivatives regulatory reform issues desirable
Proven excellent organizational skills and attention to detail, especially under pressure; ability to prioritize
Must have strong academics and good IT skills
Good interpersonal and communications skills and willingness to be part of a team
Enthusiasm and interest in development of documentation skills and using such skills for the completion of negotiation process
Flexibility and willingness to learn new skills and develop full job ownership
Japanese / Mandarin language skills as the role will entail some interaction with clients in Japan / China
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.