• Compliance, GSAM Compliance, Analyst, New York

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Business Unit
    GSAM Compliance
    Employment Type


    Our division prevents, detects and mitigates compliance, regulatory and reputational risk across the firm and helps to strengthen the firm’s culture of compliance. Compliance accomplishes these through the firm’s enterprise-wide compliance risk management program. As an independent control function and part of the firm’s second line of defense, Compliance assesses the firm’s compliance, regulatory and reputational risk; monitors for compliance with new or amended laws, rules and regulations; designs and implements controls, policies, procedures and training; conducts independent testing; investigates, surveils and monitors for compliance risks and breaches; and leads the firm’s responses to regulatory examinations, audits and inquiries. You'll be part of a team with members from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds, such as law, accounting, sales, and trading. We look for those who possess sound judgment, curiosity, and are able to adapt to a changing regulatory landscape.


    Job Description


    This position sits in divisional compliance with Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) Compliance. As one of the world’s leading asset managers, 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’s clients are global, with complex challenges that require deep investment expertise and dedicated client service to help them achieve their unique investment goals. GSAM serves a diverse range of clients – individuals, advisors and institutions – who rely on GSAM to help them understand markets, deliver innovative investment solutions and plan for their future. The GSAM Compliance Analyst would be based in New York City and will have the following primary responsibilities:

    • Interact with business and compliance teams on a daily basis
    • Review marketing materials that are used to pitch GSAM products and services to clients
    • Perform testing, including review of surveillances and forensic reviews
    • Deliver compliance trainings
    • Coordinate with Business areas, Legal, Technology and Operations to assist with new business initiatives and regulatory requirements
    • Manage ad-hoc and long-term projects as required 

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Interest and willingness to develop expertise in legal, regulatory and compliance issues in the financial industry
    • Risk and control focused individual with excellent judgment
    • Strong analytical and risk assessment skills
    • Concise verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal skills - team player, able to forge relationships, build consensus, and influence decisions
    • Self-starter, works independently, and proactively follows-up
    • Strong sense of urgency
    • Ability to multi-task and meet multiple deadlines
    • Organized and attentive to detail


    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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