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. Operations provide essential risk management and controls to safeguard the firm's businesses and client assets. A focus on innovation, change management, and process improvement is core to how we ensure the firm is managing its diverse businesses in an efficient and high-quality way.


The Analyst Program has been designed to combine business, technical and professional skills training with a wide-ranging platform of development opportunities to give you a broad portfolio of business management skills. Alongside formal training, you will continue to benefit from peer mentoring, networking opportunities and a range of challenging developmental assignments that will take you outside your day-to-day responsibilities.


Careers in Operations are about developing business management and leadership skills and applying them in the exciting and rewarding world of banking and finance. We want you to develop a long-term career, and we are committed to giving you the tools and the opportunities necessary.

Sydney SDO team includes Middle Office and Settlement teams. The MO are responsible for the cash equity execution of ASX and NZX listed stocks against GS Australia entity as well as assisting the Securities Division locally in timely escalation of any booking errors and trade confirmations. The Settlement team locally is responsible for settlement of cash equity securities and fixed income products for the ASX and NZX traded across GS entities, both on-shore and offshore. Team tasks include:

  • Ensuring trade booking and confirmations are execute and matched
  • Ensure no trade breaks in the reconciliation from upstream to downstream ledgers
  • Ensure client allocations are booked out in a timely manner
  • Following up with Securities desks and clients as appropriate to ensure timely resolution of issues
  • Pre-matching/settlement handling for agent bank/self-clearing market flow.
  • Fail investigation and resolution
  • Inventory management, strategic alignment of firm-wide stock inventory to ensure timely settlement
  • Managing ECM flow in the assistance of the Syndicate Execution desk


Goldman Sachs recruits highly motivated graduates who can demonstrate outstanding achievements in academic and extra-curricular activities. A background in finance is not a pre-requisite.


  • General knowledge of financial markets
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong technical/analytical skills
  • Self-motivated, driven and strong team player
  • Strong sense of teamwork
  • Leadership


Application Deadline:
Sunday, September 15, 2019

Eligibility Criteria:
Final year students graduating at the end of 2019 of a Bachelor or Master Degree.

Application procedures:

  1. To apply, go to our careers page
  2. Under 'I am a student' select 'apply'
  3. Begin your application
  4. Select – New Analyst/New Associate
  5. Program: New Analyst
  6. Recruiting year: 2020
  7. Location: Sydney
  8. Division: Operations