Asset Management Division, Americas Client Business, Client Relationship Manager, Analyst, Norwalk

Location(s) US-CT-Norwalk
Job ID
2021-78711
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Analyst
Function(s)
Sales - Early Career
Region
Americas
Division
Asset Management
Business Unit
Client Business
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

A career with Goldman Sachs Asset Management is an opportunity to help clients across the globe realize their potential, while you discover your own. As part of one of the world’s leading asset managers with over $2 trillion in assets under supervision, you can expect to participate in exciting investment opportunities while collaborating with talented colleagues from all asset classes and regions, and building meaningful relationships with your clients. Working in a culture that values integrity and transparency, you will be part of a diverse team that is passionate about our craft, our clients, and building sustainable success. Bringing together traditional and alternative investments, Goldman Sachs Asset Management provides clients around the world with a dedicated partnership and focus on long-term performance. As primary investment area within Goldman Sachs, we provide investment and advisory services for pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations, financial advisors and individuals.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

JOB SUMMARY & RESPONSIBILITIES

 

YOUR IMPACT

Are you a dynamic, quick-thinking self-starter with a passion for the financial markets, exceptional interpersonal skills and interest in client services? We are looking for a professional with strong communication skills who has the ability to thrive in a dynamic environment and successfully retain and expand existing relationships by delivering superior client service. The Client Relationship Manager will support a diverse set of investment products - equities, fixed income, and alternative - through various distribution vehicles in a fast paced environment.

 

OUR IMPACT

Goldman Sachs Asset Management is one of the world’s leading investment managers and 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.

 

Client Relationship Management sits within our Americas Client Business and is focused on clients across our intermediary distribution channels. Client Relationship Managers are dedicated to retaining, expanding and supporting existing client relationships, partnering closely with the sales team, keeping them abreast of recent interactions and dialog with clients. 

 

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

  • Contribute to a broad platform that serves as the client’s main point of contact for a diverse set of functional areas, including portfolio management, trading, operations, legal, and compliance.
  • Provide a superior level of service across all aspects of the client experience, including portfolio reviews, management of client inquiries, ad hoc issue resolution, coordination of liquidity needs, negotiation of customized and standardized report delivery, and management of client meetings.
  • Strong awareness of client interests and investment trends coupled with the intellectual curiosity to explore and research those areas in order to best deliver the resources of the firm to our clients.
  • Help coordinate life-cycle events of client accounts, including implementation of new business, account restructures/terminations, and impact from regulatory changes.  Requires managing tasks across a multi-disciplined team generally consisting of Strategic Client Services, Client Implementation, Portfolio Management, Trading, Operations, Controllers, Risk Management, Legal, Compliance, and Accounting/Billing.
  • Work on special projects that build out the service model and infrastructure to create scale and efficiencies within the client relationship manager function
  • Manage client deliverables including all reporting requirements (performance and operational reporting, commentaries) and other service needs as identified by the client
  • Join the Client Relationship Management Team’s apprenticeship structure, working closely with other team members to deliver a superior standard of service to our clients.
  • Grow within the role to become an effective client advocate within the firm and find creative ways to deliver the resources of the firm.

 

QUALIFICATIONS

 

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree and strong academic background required
  • 1-2 years of work experience, preferably at an asset management firm
  • Strong project management skills including ability to organize and track multiple threads of activity, ability to deliver on tight timelines, hands-on approach to resolving issues, detail oriented, excellent communication skills
  • Ability to build the trust and confidence of clients, ability to strengthen client relationships through ongoing dialog and interactions, ability to work well with others internally to accomplish client objectives
  • Strong communication skills, ability to summarize client meetings and/or other client interactions to various levels within the organization
  • Ability to excel in a team-environment
  • Good understanding of financial markets and investment funds or separately managed accounts
  • A good understanding of portfolio construction, risk management or accounting principles would be beneficial
  • Motivated proactive self-starter with strong work ethic
  • Strong commercial acumen
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Power Point and Word
  • Exceptional organization and time management skills
  • Series 7 and 63 licensed or obtained within 3 months of joining

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Financial services industry experience
  • Direct client relationship manager experience with institutional clients preferred

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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