• CIMD, AIMS, Operational Due Diligence, Analyst

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Administration, Facilities & Security, Consumer Banking, General, Operations
    Consumer and Investment Management Division
    Business Unit
    AIMS Operational Due Diligence
    Employment Type



    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.


    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.


    AIMS: Alternative Investments & Manager Selection

    The Alternative Investments & Manager Selection (AIMS) Group provides investors with investment and advisory solutions, across leading hedge fund managers, private equity funds, real estate managers, and traditional long-only managers. The AIMS Group manages globally diversified programs, targeted sector-specific strategies, customized portfolios, and a range of advisory services. Our investors access opportunities through new fund commitments, fund-of-fund investments, strategic partnerships, secondary-market investments, co-investments, and seed-capital investments. With over 300 professionals across eight offices around the world, the AIMS Group provides manager diligence, portfolio construction, risk management, and liquidity solutions to investors, drawing on Goldman Sachs market insights and risk management expertise. We extend these capabilities to the world's leading sovereign wealth funds, pension plans, governments, financial institutions, endowments, foundations and family offices, for which we invest or advise on over $150 billion.

    AIMS Background: default to current standard language used with AUM, office, business focus, etc




    • Actively participate in initial operational due diligence visits and calls with potential investment advisors to evaluate their overall control environment and perform a thorough risk assessment of the firm and products under consideration. Reviews cover several critical areas including, but not limited to, human capital assessments, conflict of interest, trading and/or transactional workflow processes, accounting and valuation, technology environment, cyber-security and compliance policies and procedures.
    • Similarly, participate in on-going monitoring of existing investment advisers via periodic and accelerated updates, both in person and via electronic Q&A, highlighting issues or noteworthy developments to appropriate internal constituents.
    • Review and analyze core manager documents, including, offering documents, financial statements, policy and procedures, questionnaires and marketing materials
    • Build and maintain industry expertise necessary to effectively engage personnel at investment advisers and assess adequacy of overall control environment.
    • Memorialize due diligence activities.



    Basic Qualifications Experience/Skills:


    • Strong verbal, analytical and written communication skills.
    • Demonstrated orientation toward and interest in understanding control functions as well as a general interest in evaluating businesses and assessing risk.
    • Demonstrated capacity to learn and develop broad expertise, including working knowledge of financial instruments; global compliance and regulatory environments; and industry systems and service providers.
    • Strong sense of accountability and dedication to continuous improvement.
    • Ability and desire to multi-task as role is dynamic in nature.




    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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