Ayco Operations - PWM Ops Ayco - Analyst

Location(s) US-NY-Albany
Job ID
Schedule Type
Full Time
Business Unit
PWM Ops Ayco
Employment Type



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.


Consumer and Wealth Management (CWM)

Across Consumer and Wealth Management (CWM), Goldman Sachs helps empower clients and customers around the world reach their financial goals. Our advisor-led wealth management businesses provide financial planning, investment management, banking and comprehensive advice to a wide range of clients, including ultra-high net worth and high net worth individuals, as well as family offices, foundations and endowments, and corporations and their employees. Our consumer business provides digital solutions for consumers to better spend, borrow, invest, and save. Across CWM, our growth is driven by a relentless focus on our people, our clients and leading-edge technology, data and design.


Your Impact


The Ayco Operations Chief of Staff is responsible for driving strategic initiatives, organizational management, communications, culture and business unit management. We are focused on fostering an environment that maximizes the productivity and effectiveness of our people, communicating our vision and priorities across the organization, and serving as strategic advisors, solution-oriented problem solvers and stewards of the Wealth Management business. In this role, you will work closely with the head of Ayco Operations.


Job Summary & Responsibilities

  • Working with the leadership team to develop annual and long term strategic plans, including identifying and managing strategic organizational priorities
  • Managing the implementation of key initiatives, action plans, divisional and organizational programs
  • Coordinating hiring across the business unit including full time employees, consultant and temporary workers in coordination with recruiting and HR business partners
  • Addressing day to day and ad hoc cross-functional organizational requirements
  • Driving communications strategy, including planning live and virtual forums, writing formal and informal postings, and supporting connectivity across the firm and industry relationships
  • Producing and reviewing reporting, metrics, and analyses to support senior management decision making
  • Developing content, presentations and preparation materials for internal and external meetings, events, and onsites

Basic Qualifications

  • 3-5 years of work experience in Operations, Financial Services, or Human Resources
  • Highly developed written, presentation and oral communications skills, including ability to articulate ideas clearly and concisely
  • Demonstrated ability to work with a team and interact effectively with a wide range of individuals, including senior management
  • Comfort managing various work streams and prioritizing multiple time-sensitive initiatives
  • Strong leadership skills and confidence to form and articulate independent judgments
  • Ability to learn quickly, solve problems and adapt to change in a fast-paced environment
  • Solid organizational skills and the ability to manage multiple assignments to set deadlines
  • Strong analytical skills and ability to manage and interpret data
  • Intellectual maturity and ability to maintain confidentiality
  • High degree of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, including Excel, Word, Outlook, PowerPoint

Preferred Qualifications

  • Experience in similar organizational or project/program management role
  • Experience working across regions and cultures



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