Securities, Investment Grade Credit Trading, Analyst, London

  • Competitive
  • Londres, Angleterre, Royaume-Uni Londres Angleterre GB
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Goldman Sachs International
  • 17 juil. 18 2018-07-17

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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.


Ideal candidates for the Securities Division are dynamic, quick-thinking self-starters who have a real passion for the markets. The ability to communicate effectively and build strong relationships with clients and colleagues from a diversity of backgrounds and experiences is crucial. Those who succeed in Securities thrive in the fast-paced, constantly changing environment where no two days are the same.

You will join the Investment Grade Corporate credit trading desk as a junior Sterling Credit Trader. You will be responsible for daily tasks including P&L reporting, market commentary, pricing and booking trades and hedging interest rate risk. You will ideally be trading your own book of Sterling denominated corporate bonds within 3-6 months, subject to your experience and development.


The Securities Division enables our clients to buy and sell financial products, raise funding and manage risk. We make markets and facilitate client transactions in fixed income, equity, currency and commodity products. In addition, we make markets in and clear client transactions on major stock, options and futures exchanges worldwide. Through our global sales force, we maintain relationships with our clients, receiving orders and distributing investment research, trading ideas, market information and analysis.


Work within a team of credit traders to assist with daily tasks and risk management
Work with desk analysts to conduct research into different issuers to help form your own credit views/opinions
Build internal relationships across Sales, Trading, Research and Syndication
Learn to interpret technical and fundamental market factors to help determine book positioning
Work with Credit Sales teams to develop an understanding of the needs and behaviours of key clients
Create trade ideas to pitch to Sales and clients
Develop relationships with clients to facilitate mutually successful trading relationships
Learn to price bonds and understand various risk measures
Operate within a continuously evolving regulatory environment
Good mathematical skills although detailed technical knowledge is not required
A mathematical degree may be beneficial but is not a requirement
Demonstrable experience of working within a team environment
Experience in a client-facing environment and the ability to build relationships
Keen interest in macroeconomics as well as individual companies on a micro level
Experience in a trading environment is beneficial but not a requirement
Proficiency in Excel is required, knowledge of VBA would be beneficial

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.

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