CWM, Ayco Personal Financial Management - Benefits Specialist, Analyst - Cohoes, NY

Location(s) US-NY-Albany
Job ID
2021-80223
Schedule Type
Full Time
Function(s)
General
Region
Americas
Division
Consumer and Wealth Management
Business Unit
Corporate Relationship Mgt
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

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.

 

AYCO

Goldman Sachs Ayco Personal Financial Management partners with Fortune 1000 companies to design and implement tailored financial planning programs for their workforce—leveraging the 50-year heritage of Ayco and the comprehensive resources of Goldman Sachs to meet the evolving needs of their employees. Ayco believes companies best serve their stakeholders and the greater economy when their employees’ financial lives are clear, understood and in their control. Ayco advisors and technical specialists help clients achieve their personal financial goals through education and guided implementation across seven key financial disciplines, including employee benefit planning.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

JOB SUMMARY & RESPONSIBILITIES

YOUR IMPACT


Are you a quick-thinking self-starter with a passion for employee benefits? Do you believe in the value that employerprovided benefit & compensation plans can play in the financial lives of employees? Ayco’s Corporate Benefit &
Compensation team is focused on learning the benefit offerings of each of our corporate clients, training our financial
counselors to help clients maximize use of their plans, and providing trend and thought leadership support to our
corporate partners.
We are seeking professionals with an interest in employee benefit and compensation planning, who have 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
Ayco, Personal Financial Management, partners with Fortune 1000 companies to design and implement tailored financial
planning programs for their workforce—leveraging the 50-year heritage of Ayco and the comprehensive resources of
Goldman Sachs to meet the evolving needs of their employees. Ayco believes companies best serve their stakeholders
and the greater economy when their employees’ financial lives are clear, understood and in their control. Ayco advisors
and technical specialists help clients achieve their personal financial goals through education and guided implementation
across seven key financial disciplines, including employee benefit planning.

 

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
• Act as the main benefit contact for a designated number of client companies.
• Work with corporate benefit contacts to gather, analyze and summarize company benefit and compensation plan
information on an ongoing basis.
• Keep informed and act as a resource on industry trends and new developments in benefit and compensation
plans.
• Participate in regular meetings with corporate clients as well as internal stakeholders who support our corporate
relationships.
• Conduct company-specific trainings for financial advisors
• Identify company-specific information that should be communicated to financial advisors, including key items of
focus when benefit changes occur, open enrollment issues, and other relevant company-specific items.
• Assist in developing benefit and compensation related planning ideas for advisors.
• Work on the development of broad-based employee benefits training as well as specific regional trainings and
communications.


WHERE WILL YOU MAKE AN IMPACT


Ayco business spans the country, with the following locations in the United States: Atlanta (GA), Boston (MA),
Canonsburg (PA), Chicago (IL), Cincinnati (OH), Cohoes (NY), Dallas (TX), Deerfield (IL), Irvine (CA), Houston (TX),
Latham (NY), Los Angeles (CA), Minneapolis (MN), New York (NY), Parsippany (NJ), Philadelphia (PA), San Francisco
(CA), Saratoga Springs (NY), Seattle (WA), Troy (MI), Washington, D.C. (DC) and West Palm Beach (FL)

 

QUALIFICATIONS


SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR


• Bachelor’s Degree required; concentration in Business, Human Resources, or Communications preferred
• Related work experience preferred
• Working knowledge of certain Microsoft products including Word, Excel, Access and PowerPoint
• Detail oriented with strong organizational and multitasking skills
• Excellent written and verbal communication skills
• Self-motivated and client-focused

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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