• CIMD, GSAM Client Business, Asset Allocation/Actuarial Specialist, Vice President, CT

    Location(s) US-CT-Norwalk
    Job ID
    2019-56282
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Function(s)
    Investment Management
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Consumer and Investment Management Division
    Business Unit
    Rocaton
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    CONSUMER AND INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT DIVISION (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.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Rocaton Investment Advisors is a nationally recognized institutional investment consulting firm based in Norwalk, CT with assets under advisement of approximately $600 billion.  As of April 1, 2019 Rocaton was acquired by Goldman Sachs.  Rocaton is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Goldman Sachs.

    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.  Our goal is to build an industry-leading retirement and advisory solutions business. We are confident the combination of Rocaton and Goldman Sachs will allow us to broaden our services to clients and address the challenges of an evolving and complex marketplace. Critical to our success is our ability to leverage a global team of talented professionals to define solutions and lead change across the operational infrastructure.

    Rocaton is looking for an Asset Allocation Specialist to join its growing team. The individual will contribute to the firm’s asset allocation and asset/liability research effort.  The team performs research on topics pertaining to asset allocation that are of general interest to clients and also supports client asset allocation projects.

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    Responsibilities include researching and analyzing asset allocation research topics, contributing to the firm’s development of capital market forecasts, and assisting consultants on client asset allocation projects. 

     

    Qualifications:

    • Bachelor's degree required; MBA, CFA, or Actuary preferred
    • Excellent communication skills both written, and verbal
    • Proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel, and Word         
    • Project management skills including ability to organize and track multiple projects in parallel, delivery on tight timelines, and a hands-on approach to resolving issues
    • Delivery on tight timelines, and a hands-on approach to resolving issues
    • Highly organized, with attention-to-detail and excellent follow-through
    • Ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment with flexibility and demonstrate a high level of self-motivation
    • Intellectual curiosity
    • Some market experience
    • Min.of 5+ year’s relevant experience preferred

    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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