• CIMD, GSAM, Strategic Client Services, Data Management & Business Support Team, Analyst/Associate - Chicago

    Location(s) US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    2019-55708
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Operations
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Operations
    Business Unit
    US MF Shareholder Svcs
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    OPERATIONS

    Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to provide banking, securities, and asset management services to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and controls to preserve and enhance the firm's assets and its reputation. For every new product launched and every trade executed, it is Operations that develops and manages the processes and controls that enable business flow.

     

    INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

    We’re a team of trusted advisors who provide innovative investment solutions to help our clients meet their financial goals. From private wealth to asset management, we work with specialists and groups from around the firm to help high-net-worth individuals and institutions across various industries navigate changing markets and make smart investments. We value self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit, but still provide the support and resources to ensure your success.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    YOUR IMPACT

    We are seeking an analyst / associate level candidate to join our Data Management and Support Team who demonstrates the ability to think critically, exhibit sound judgment and thrive in a fast-paced environment.  In this capacity, you will help maintain and enhance our current systems and processes so that our business can deliver optimal client service.

     

    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 is a global sales aligned service organization that provides high quality service and solutions to Shareholders.  Through their client service model, Strategic Client Service, 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 Data Management & Support team is responsible for overseeing data strategy, reporting, and ensuring the continued operation of business processes and system functionality across Strategic Client Services globally including identification of system improvements and process enhancements, definition of business requirements, and execution and communication with technology and other internal teams.

     

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    As a member of the Data Management and Support Team, you will be responsible for a wide range of issue remediation, system process analysis, and technical project management functions, including developing strategic roadmaps for system improvements and enhancements, and defining business and technology communication plans.

     

    Functional Responsibilities include:

    • Coordinate the resolution of internal and vendor system issues that directly impact business operations and/or client interactions
    • Escalate identified issues, impact, and resolution to GSS business areas and management
    • Recommend and drive process improvements to increase system robustness and mitigate risk of disruptions in client reporting and operational workflows
    • Develop, test, and maintain Business Continuity Plan (BCP) to ensure the continued operations of critical GSS functions

     

     

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

    Basic Skills:

    • 2+ years of business experience with at least one year in the financial services industry, preferably within mutual fund operations or service
    • Excellent technical skills required, knowledge of SQL, relational databases, program logic, file layouts preferred
    • Previous experience with large databases, datasets, or academic research a plus
    • Bachelor's degree with excellent academic record
    • Strong analytical, research, and problem solving skills
    • Ability to multi task while working under pressure
    • Excellent time management and prioritization skills; detail-oriented
    • Quick learner who excels with hands-on responsibilities
    • Resourceful individual with strong intellectual curiosity
    • Strong communication skills
    • Self directed team player, ability to drive high performance and work independently or in a team-oriented and fast paced environment.
    • Strong relationship building skills with a high energy level and resilient temperament
    • Exhibits sound judgment and integrity

     

    Preferred Skills:

    • Working knowledge of business intelligence platform (ie. Alteryx, Tableau), a plus

    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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