• Goldman Sachs Asset Management - Strategic Client Services - Implementations Team - Associate – Chicago

    Location(s) US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    2020-60481
    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.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    YOUR IMPACT

    We are seeking an analyst / associate level candidate to join our Implementations Team who demonstrates the ability to think critically, exhibit sound judgment and thrive in a fast-paced environment.  In this capacity, you will gain a solid understanding of our service and technology solutions 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, Shareholder Services is a global, sales-aligned service organization that provides high quality service and solutions to clients.  Through their client service model, Shareholder Services helps to enable the distribution of GSAM investment products and technology solutions, provides consultative services, scale and controls, all with a focus on being accretive financially to the business.

     

    Within Shareholder Services, the Implementations team is responsible for overseeing implementation of key partner systems, client solutions, reporting, and ensuring the continued operation of partnership and client solutions, including identification of system improvements and process enhancements, definition of business requirements, and execution and communication with technology, clients, sales and other internal teams.

     

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    As a member of the Implementations Team, you will be responsible for a wide range of client consultation to identify appropriate solutions, project management functions, including developing implementation project roadmaps, defining business requirements and communicating key project status and successful integrations with key stakeholders.

     

    Functional Responsibilities include:

    • Create client implementation project plan, share with key stakeholders and task owners and manage project to keep on track.
    • Lead business implementation of partnership solutions
    • Perform testing with external and internal technology partners and clients
    • Escalate any issues that arise, including the impact and resolution to management
    • Recommend and drive process improvements to increase system robustness and mitigate risk of disruptions in client solutions and operational workflows

     

    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, Fintech or service
    • Excellent technical skills (MS Access, Excel) required
    • Experience interacting externally, with clients and technology teams from a business perspective
    • Strong analytical, research, and problem solving skills
    • Ability to multi task while working under pressure
    • Excellent time management and prioritization skills; detail-oriented
    • Bachelor's degree with excellent academic record
    • Knowledge file layouts preferred
    • Quick learner who excels with hands-on responsibilities
    • Thinks critically and not afraid to challenge the status quo
    • Resourceful individual with strong intellectual curiosity
    • Strong communication skills
    • Team-oriented and self-motivated
    • Strong relationship building skills with a high energy level and resilient temperament
    • Exhibits sound judgment and integrity

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS


    At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

    We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

    We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html



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