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Risk Governance - Risk Testing Group (RTG) - Analyst Full-time Job

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Risk Testing Group (RTG)

An independent review group within the Risk Division, with an aim to provide assurance over the design and operating effectiveness of the firm’s second line risk functions.

  • Performs quantitative and qualitative validation of key regulatory and internal risk management initiatives
  • Manages and conducts independent assessments and review of process and control design
  • Ensures continuous monitoring over processes, underlying data, and supporting controls for the Risk Division
  • Identifies potential material errors or omissions related to data accuracy, conformance with regulatory instructions, and ongoing effectiveness of key controls
  • Prepares metrics and reporting to Risk Division senior management and governance committees
  • Automates test methodology and test approaches using an object oriented programming language
  • Leverages reporting suites (such as Tableau) to create and deliver reports for the Risk Division



  • Develop an understanding of firm’s risk management framework, models, methodology, techniques, and processes
  • Conduct independent review of key regulatory and internal initiatives and communicate results through formal reports
  • Provide effective challenge of stakeholder process(es) and outcomes
  • Create automated solutions (in an object oriented programming language) to re-engineer process design
  • Liaise across relevant business, technology, and control functions to prioritize risks, challenge decisions, assumptions and tolerances, and drive appropriate risk response
  • Develop and maintain effective and constructive stakeholder relationships
  • Raise action items and independently validate remediation plans
  • Contribute to the establishment of metrics and tools to assess and report on inherent risks, control strength and residual risk in a consistent and objective manner

Skills / Expertise

  • Exposure to qualitative and quantitative risk management (credit, market or operational risk)
  • Programming skills and experience with an object oriented programming language such as Java, Python or C++, to the level of building prototype risk analytics/productivity tools
  • Experience in re-engineering and identifying improvements to systems, processes (risk and capital quantification, reporting, and supervision), and data structures
  • Experience in controls surrounding risk governance, risk assessments, risk measurement, monitoring, and management, senior management and regulatory risk reporting
  • Interest in financial markets and risk management, motivated by learning and continuous improvement
  • Proactive with strong analytical, organizational, and influencing skills
  • Keen to learn new information, adopt new skills and with the ability to identify and make improvements to systems and processes
  • Strong interpersonal, written and verbal communications skills

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Company Description
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. The firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.