• CIMD, GSAM, Strategic Client Services, Mutual Fund Client Support, Vendor Oversight Analyst/Associate – Chicago

    Location(s) US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    2018-49675
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Analyst, Associate
    Function(s)
    Investment Management
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Consumer and Investment Management Division
    Business Unit
    PV Shareholder Services
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    Consumer and Investment Management (CIMD)

    The Consumer and Investment Management Division includes Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), Private Wealth Management (PWM) and our Consumer business (Marcus by Goldman Sachs). We provide asset management, wealth management and banking expertise to consumers and institutions around the world. CIMD partners with various teams across the firm to help individuals and institutions navigate changing markets and take control of their financial lives.

     

    GSAM

    Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) is one of the world’s leading investment managers. GSAM provides institutional and individual investors with investment and advisory solutions, with strategies spanning asset classes, industries, and geographies.  We help our clients navigate today’s dynamic markets, and identify the opportunities that shape their portfolios and long-term investment goals. We extend these global capabilities to the world’s leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, individuals and family offices

     

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

    Within Strategic Client Service, the Mutual Fund Client Support team is a solutions oriented team seeking to enhance the client experience by developing and monitoring ongoing service related strategies and controls. This team is responsible for the management of the Vendor Oversight program for US Shareholder Services third party vendors.

     

    YOUR IMPACT

    We are seeking a highly motivated, detail-oriented, and control focused candidate to join our Mutual Fund Client Support team. In this capacity, you will manage our third party vendors and oversee our service related strategies with the goal of providing an optimal client experience.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

     

    PRIMARY RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Daily, weekly and monthly control report review and monitoring
    • Perform a secondary review of transactions processed by vendors
    • Research and resolve processing related issues to ensure successful resolution
    • Drive strategic initiatives which align with team, divisional and firm goals
    • Partner with vendors and internal teams to develop enhanced functionality and create increased efficiency
    • Complete vendor oversight requirements related to quarterly scorecards, SOC-1/SSAE16 reviews, annual vendor risk reviews and other related items
    • Ad hoc requests and projects as they arise
    • Initiate and Reconcile all money movements (purchase, redemption and dividends) between the Transfer Agent accounts for GSAM and the corresponding custodian banks
    • Initiate all disbursements for the funds on behalf of shareholder requests
    • Reconcile incoming payments with controlled purchase orders and initiate funding to the custodian banks
    • Coordinate with the Client Service and Portfolio Management teams to ensure daily trading cut-offs for the funds are promptly met
    • Monitor and process fund estimates to ensure accurate portfolio and custodian reporting
    • Work closely with the Client Service team to resolve any shareholder requests regarding wires and trade settlement
    • Perform all functions under the pressure of daily trading and processing deadlines
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    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

     

    Basic Qualifications

    • BA/BS degree required
    • Excellent communication, organizational, time management and interpersonal skills
    • Demonstrates accountability and sense of urgency solving problems efficiently in a deadline driven environment
    • Willingness to be a self-starter with excellent problem solving skills and ability to anticipate outcomes
    • Fluency with PC skills including MS Word, MS Excel, MS Access and MS PowerPoint

    Preferred Qualifications

    • 2+ years financial services experience with back office background preferred
    • Knowledgeable about the mutual fund industry and general interest in financial services

    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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