• GSAM, Strategic Client Services, Transfer Agent Finance & Reporting Team, Analyst - Chicago

    Location(s) US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    2018-43646
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Analyst
    Function(s)
    Investment Management
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Investment Management Division
    Business Unit
    PV Shareholder Services
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

    We’re a team of trusted advisors who provide innovative investment solutions to help our clients meet their financial goals. From private wealth to asset management, we work with specialists and groups from around the firm to help high-net-worth individuals and institutions across various industries navigate changing markets and make smart investments. We value self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit, but still provide the support and resources to ensure your success.

      

    YOUR IMPACT

    We are seeking a highly-motivated, detailed-oriented, analytical financial analyst to join our Transfer Agent (TA) Finance & Reporting Team.  As a member of the TA Finance & Reporting Team, you will provide financial analysis and strategic insight to the leadership of Strategic Client Service to support executive decision-making.

     

    OUR IMPACT

    Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) delivers innovative investment solutions through a global, multi-product platform that offers clients the advantages that come with working with a large firm, while maintaining the benefits of a boutique. GSAM is one of the pre-eminent investment management organizations globally. Critical to the success of GSAM is our ability to leverage a global team of talented professionals to define solutions and lead change across the operational infrastructure.

     

    Within GSAM, the Strategic Client Service is a global sales aligned service organization that provides high quality service and solutions to Shareholders.  Through their client service model, Strategic Client Service, enables distribution of GSAM investment products, provides consultative services, scale and controls, all with a focus on being accretive financially to the business.

     

    Our TA Finance & Reporting Team sits within Strategic Client Service and is responsible for promoting a scalable and fiscally-responsible operating environment and providing oversight over the profitability of the Shareholder Services teams globally.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    In this role, you will be responsible for a wide variety of business management functions, including board reporting, financial analysis & reporting, cost allocation analysis, intermediary fee reconciliations & invoice administration, and ad-hoc projects as directed by management. As part of this team, you will also support the Strategic Client Service teams globally and work closely with senior managers across regions to participate in business planning and strategy review discussions (i.e., budgeting, forecasting).

     

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

    Basic Qualifications:

    • 2+ years of experience in financial analysis, reporting, audit or similar analytical role
    • Advanced technical skills (i.e., MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Access; Hyperion Essbase a plus); proven ability to efficiently navigate through large data sets; financial modeling experience a plus.
    • Strong analytical skills, critical thinking and problem solving skills – competency in interpreting data and deriving meaningful insights & trends a must
    • Proven ability to work under pressure in a fast-paced environment.
    • Experience in developing management presentations
    • Demonstrated sound judgment, integrity and confidentiality
    • Extremely proactive and self-motivated. Must have high intellectual curiosity
    • Results and detail oriented with ability to prioritize effectively and multi-task
    • Strong relationship building and interpersonal skills, with the ability to effectively communicate with all levels of an organization
    • Team-oriented

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Finance, accounting or business administration background preferred
    • Familiarity with mutual fund industry and knowledge of transfer agency function a plus

    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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