• GIR, Global Macro Research, Associate

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2018-48659
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    General
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Global Investment Research
    Business Unit
    Global Equity Research
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    GLOBAL INVESTMENT RESEARCH

    At Goldman Sachs, we believe who you are makes you better at what you do. 

     

    From macroeconomic forecasts to individual stock analysis, our team develops tools and insights to help shape investment strategies for clients and the firm. Our analysts work on client-focused research in macroeconomics, the equity, fixed-income, currency, and commodities markets, mining big data that enters markets around the world each day to identify game-changing insights.

     

    We seek out people with all types of skills, interests and experiences. For us, it’s about bringing together people who are curious, collaborative and have the drive to make things possible for our clients and communities.

     

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Global Investment Research (GIR) division provides investment recommendations by generating fundamental research and analysis of economies, markets, industries and companies. GIR analysts help our clients achieve superior returns by seeking to develop creative, differentiated investment insights and ideas. Our clients include asset managers, hedge funds, mutual funds, and pension funds, among others.

    We are seeking PhD candidates in economics or Finance to join the Macro Research team within GIR. The team focuses on the intersection between economics and financial markets across a wide class of assets including equities, fixed income/credit, currencies, and commodities. 

    Job Summary and Responsibilities
    • Generate unique, thematic written research 
    • Develop quantitative models to forecast economic growth, inflation, and interest rates 
    • Interpret and comment on high-frequency economic data releases 
    • Build and maintain financial models 
    • Present economic/market views to external and internal clients

    Preferred Qualifications 
    • PhD in Economics or Finance 
    • Meticulous attention to detail and strong organizational skills
    • A proven capability for original and thought-provoking research 
    • Ability to work both autonomously and in a close team setting 
    • An enthusiastic researcher 
    • Strong interpersonal and communication skills (written and verbal) and ability to interact with global stakeholders 

    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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