• Securities - Principal Funding & Investment - Administrative Assistant

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Administration, Facilities & Security
    Business Unit
    Credit Trading
    Employment Type


    Our core value is building strong relationships with our institutional clients, which include corporations, financial service providers, and fund managers. We help them buy and sell financial products on exchanges around the world, raise funding, and manage risk. This is a dynamic, entrepreneurial team with a passion for the markets, with individuals who thrive in fast-paced, changing environments and are energized by a bustling trading floor.


    Job Summary & Responsibilities

    The Securities Division is seeking to add a highly motivated Administrative Assistant. This role is to support a Managing Director and the broader team as needed. Previous experience in supporting a team and arranging complex travel itineraries is preferred as well as the ability to work well under pressure in a busy and dynamic environment.


    • Provides administrative support in a complex team environment
    • Coordinates complex, senior-level internal conference calls
    • Handles a high volume of phones calls and interacts with high level business leaders in a professional and effective manner
    • Maintains complex and extremely detailed calendars and prioritizes meeting requests and related logistics
    • Coordinates travel arrangements and processes team expense reports    
    • Maintains understanding of firm policies and handles certain issues independently
    • Responsible for participation in general administrative duties (copying, scanning, archiving), ad-hoc projects, committees and or group events

    Basic Qualifications

    • Requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills  
    • High attention to detail
    • Ability to maintain high standards despite pressing deadlines  
    • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
    • Strong knowledge of general business, corporate and government cultures
    • Ability to handle highly sensitive, confidential and non-routine information
    • Self-starter with excellent anticipation skills; problem solving; follow up
    • Demonstrated dependability and sense of urgency about getting results
    • Demonstrates high degree of integrity and confidentiality
    • Strong organizational skills
    • Comfortable working with people at all organizational levels  
    • Comfortable working in a sometimes hectic, high pressure environment  
    • Ability to display a consistent, professional degree of communication
    • Ability to work well under pressure, adapt to unexpected events, prioritize and multi-task in a deadline driven environment
    • Must be able to prioritize a variety of time-sensitive tasks
    • Must have excellent judgment; independent thinker and resourceful
    • Strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
    • Team player with a positive attitude
    • Highest degree of integrity, professionalism, diplomacy and discretion required


    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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