Investment Banking Operations, Syndicate Ops, Analyst/Associate, Sydney Investment Banking Operations, Syndicate Ops,  …

Goldman Sachs
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 29 Jul 21
Goldman Sachs
in Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Permanent, Full time
Last application, 29 Jul 21
Investment Banking Operations, Syndicate Ops, Analyst/Associate, Sydney
Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all areas of the firm to deliver banking, sales and trading and asset management capabilities to clients around the world. Alongside this vital service delivery role, Operations provides essential risk management and control, preserving and enhancing the firm's assets and its reputation.

Operations span all product lines and markets, serving as internal business partners who develop the processes and controls, and help to specify the systems that deliver accuracy, timeliness and integrity to our business.

Business Unit Overview

In vestment Banking Operations
Investment Banking Operations provide operational support throughout the lifecycle of a Corporate Advisory or Financing Deal. The department is structured as five functional teams within Asia, Europe and the US. The teams are set up to manage each deal through client onboarding, logistics of marketing, deal execution, settlement and invoicing of fees and expenses.

This is a multi-faceted role across Syndicate Execution / Syndicate Operations and Corporate Loans Middle Office. Principal responsibilities gravitate around:

  • ECM Syndicate execution and operational support across APAC markets - IPOs, block trades, convertible bonds
  • Working on ECM transactions from pre-launch through to completion of all post pricing requirements
  • Ensuring MNPI is handled sensitively according to the Compliance & Regulatory framework
  • Ad hoc reports and analysis - regulatory and for the IBD team
  • Providing a control framework to manage the operational risk of the business
  • Orchestrating stock and cash movements associated with primary and secondary deal activity
  • Providing support and advice to bankers with regards to operational processes impacting deal activity

Role Description:
  • You will sit on the ECM Syndicate desk in Sydney
  • Ensure all required postings & underwriting approvals are in place prior to transaction launch
  • Review of offering documentation for proper syndicate language
  • Obtaining security identifiers, while also checking internal product files for proper set-up
  • Announcing deals street wide and publish an internal calendar of pricings and settlements
  • Ensuring all client allocations are booked and balanced before settlement date
  • Booking of swing trades to facilitate share movements between internal accounts and balancing these accounts to ensure no money or position remain after value date
  • Participating in a formal closing calls with Issuer, Registry, Investment Bankers, working parties to ensure a smooth settlement mechanism


The Ideal candidate for this position will have the following qualifications:
  • Effective team player, with the ability to build networks
  • Strong communication skills, able to clearly articulate complex ideas
  • Strong analytical and organisational skills
  • Strong Excel skills
  • Self starter, able to work towards targets with minimal supervision
  • Commercial awareness, able to understand the impact of the role on client experience and firm profitability
  • Ability to thrive under pressure
  • Ability to drive projects and programmes across the team
  • Ability to use BI tools an advantage


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We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at .

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