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Global Markets, Commodities Structured Finance, Associate/VP - NY

Company: Goldman Sachs
Location: New York
Posted on: June 12, 2021

Job Description:



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.


Divisional/Desk Overview

Structured Finance Investing & Lending is a global principal investing group comprised of several desks focused on a wide range of industries and both traditional and novel transaction structures.

Within the group, Commodities Structured Finance works closely with the Goldman Sachs Commodities business to pursue principal investing opportunities in commodity-related companies, including oil and gas, power, renewables, metals and agricultural products.

Commodities Structured Finance investments often integrate commodity price risk management or bespoke commodity-linked structures. Transaction types include secured and unsecured lending, preferred equity, title-based inventory financing, supply chain intermediation, commodity leasing, backleverage, and prepayment on future commodity production.

The desk aims to deploy capital in situations that are complex, time-sensitive, and/or where it can leverage intellectual capital from across the Goldman Sachs Commodities, Credit, and Investment Banking franchises to inform due diligence and offer creative financing solutions.

Job Summary & Responsibilities

  • Work with other Trading desks and Sales / Investment Banking coverage to identify potential transactions across all commodity industries and products
  • Conduct corporate and asset-level due diligence and in-depth market analysis
  • Build detailed financial models of transactions
  • Structure and price transactions as part of collaborative team
  • Draft term sheets, presentations, and internal committee investment memos
  • Execute transactions in coordination with internal and external counsel
  • Manage ongoing commodity, credit, and funding risks post-execution

Basic Qualifications

  • 4+ years of relevant work experience in an investing, underwriting or corporate finance role
  • Proficiency in financial modeling, valuation, and financial statements analysis
  • Strong quantitative, analytical, and problem-solving skills
  • Excellent organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to multi-task and work well under pressure
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Ability to drive projects and initiatives

Preferred Qualifications

  • Prior experience in commodities and/or structured finance
  • Understanding of derivative payoffs, greeks, and credit exposure



At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world. 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 We're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more:

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2021. All rights reserved.Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

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