AMD, GSAM, QIS Equity Alpha Portfolio Management and Research, Analyst/Associate – New York City

Location(s) US-NY-New York
Job ID
2020-65951
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Analyst
Function(s)
Investment Management
Region
Americas
Division
Asset Management
Business Unit
QIS
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

YOUR IMPACT

Are you a quick-thinking self-starter with a passion for the financial markets and investing?  Do you have a desire to be part of a team that focuses on quantitative portfolio management and research?  We are seeking an Analyst/Associate who has the ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment where attention to detail, strong communication skills, and client service are essential to maintaining and enhancing our business.

  

OUR IMPACT

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

 

Within GSAM, the Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS) group is responsible for managing client assets, and is a market leader in quantitative portfolio management.  We use advanced quantitative methods to structure, manage, and monitor investment portfolios including hedge funds, mutual funds, and separately managed account.  QIS offers multi-asset strategies, as well as equity strategies, including both actively managed portfolios and portfolios that closely track an index.   Clients include public, corporate and charitable institutions, high net-worth individuals, retail investors, and various portfolio management groups within the division.

 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

JOB SUMMARY & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

The ideal candidate is passionate about investment and motivated to outperform the market. We welcome individuals who are excited by the prospect of combining creative insights with extensive research to make good investment decisions. Strong programming skills, solid understanding of statistics, familiarity working with data, and an innate drive to outperform are required.

 

Key responsibilities include:

  • Alpha research: Generate creative research ideas, explore new datasets, conduct rigorous analysis, and implement quantitative trading models
  • Portfolio management: Assume full responsibility for alpha model, portfolio construction, and performance. Oversee day to day systematic trade generation and execution

QUALIFICATIONS

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

 

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • BA/BS Degree in Statistics, Finance, Math or Programming preferred
  • Excellent analytical and quantitative skills
  • Creativity and ability to think outside the box
  • Passion for equity investment
  • Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Broad understanding of academic literature in finance, accounting, economics, statistics, computer science, and other areas
  • Solid understanding of statistics, linear algebra, and calculus
  • Strong programming skills (i.e. Python, Matlab, R, Perl, C++, Java, or other languages)
  • Knowledge of machine learning, natural language processing, and artificial intelligence is preferred
  • Knowledge of fundamental investing is preferred (i.e. discounted cash flows, competitive analysis, financial statement analysis, etc.)

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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