HCM, Regional Financial Wellness and Retirement Committee Secretary VP-NYC

Location(s) US-NY-New York
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Schedule Type
Full Time
Human Resources
Human Capital Management
Business Unit
Benefits & Wellness
Employment Type



The Human Capital Management (HCM) division attracts, develops and rewards the people of Goldman Sachs.  HCM aims to enable all Goldman Sachs people to create the career they want by being trusted partners in their professional and personal growth. We provide expertise and resources designed to help colleagues thrive at the firm and in their life outside it.  Our teams advise, design and implement strategies, processes and technologies that help our people advance professionally, drive productivity and help the firm and our clients achieve superior results.  We look for individuals with strong problem solving and analytical skills, innovative thinking and intellectual curiosity who want to make an impact on the success of the firm's most valuable asset, our people.



Total Rewards designs and administers differentiated and market-competitive benefits, wellness and reward programs that enable the firm to attract and retain the best global talent. The role of the regional Financial Wellness Lead and Retirement Committee Secretary (VP) will work to support these initiatives. 

We provide our employees with access to a variety of financial wellness resources (e.g., financial education series, live and on-demand webinars, articles and interactive digital tools) to help our employees manage their personal financial health and decision-making. Financial Wellness provides employees access to financial wellness assessments, personalized action plans and one-on-one confidential coaching as well as financial educational content.

The Retirement Committee is the primary governing body for the investments in the firm’s US Defined Contribution and Defined Benefit plans.  They have oversight of investment strategy and selection.  The role of Secretary of the Retirement Committee will work to keep the Retirement Committee informed of new issues and investment manager activity (e.g., litigation trends, investment trend considerations, fund manager terminations, etc.).  Along with the third party investment advisor, the secretary will coordinate analyses and evaluations of fund options and managers in the US 401K and Pension Plans.

This position reports directly to Head Benefits for the Americas




Americas Financial Wellness Lead

  • Continue to expand Financial Wellness program offerings and initiatives
  • Develop creative solutions and programming to design best in class consumer experience
  • Keep apprised of marketplace offerings and developments to ensure firm remains at forefront of industry
  • Benchmark Financial Wellness offerings within financial services
  • Manage and coordinate the regional personal finance hub for the Americas
  • Support existing and ongoing firm Financial Wellness initiatives
  • Partner with internal stakeholders including; regional counterparts, Ayco, legal, tax, procurement and communications to accomplish ongoing tasks and approvals as required
  • Documentation management (e.g., partnering with team and internal stakeholders to update plan information and web content)


Retirement Committee Secretary

  • Act as the Retirement Committee’s day-to-day contact for committee members, external managers and investment consultant
  • Collaborate with Committee co-chairs on setting quarterly meetings agendas; extensive meeting preparation required with investment advisors, benefits team, counsel, and investment managers
  • Organize meetings with investment consultant, external manager presentations or presenters based on agenda
  • Assist with drafting and amending investment management agreements and investment guidelines, and execute such documents on behalf of the Retirement Committee
  • Assist with preparation of participant communications including firmwide emails, investment option descriptions and website postings
  • Any other duties and/or responsibilities as may be requested from time to time by the Retirement Committee





  • 5 - 7 years’ relevant experience / financial services (e.g., retirement plan administration, retirement committee secretary / consulting, and financial health / wellness program development)
  • CFP preferred
  • Strong project management skills
  • Highly organized, superior attention to detail and excellent follow-through
  • Strong client service orientation
  • Strong analytical and problem solving skills; ability to perform detailed analysis of problems and identify resolutions; understands when and how to escalate issues to manage risk
  • Results-oriented; successfully handles multiple tasks, takes initiative to improve his/her own performance
  • Ability to develop relationships and proactively manage relationships with people at all levels of the organization and a broad base of stakeholders



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.

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