AMD, Client Business, US Client Solutions Group, Associate/VP, New York

Location(s) US-NY-New York
Job ID
2021-83787
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
Investment Management
Region
Americas
Division
Asset Management
Business Unit
Public Markets Client Business
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

Asset Management

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.

 

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.

The Client Solutions Group helps clients assess their strategic investment and risk management alternatives by coordinating and assembling resources from across the Asset Management Division to provide advice-led, product agnostic solutions. The team also assists in driving new asset management opportunities in partnership with client coverage and portfolio management teams, as well as developing and distributing thought leadership across various client segments.

 

The Client Solutions Group helps clients assess their strategic investment and risk management alternatives by coordinating and assembling resources from across the Asset Management Division to provide advice-led, product agnostic solutions. The team also assists in driving new asset management opportunities in partnership with client coverage and portfolio management teams, as well as developing and distributing thought leadership across various client segments.  

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Responsibilities

  • Conduct primary and secondary research around issues pertaining to institutional investors, including defined benefit plans, defined contribution plans, sovereign wealth funds, and endowments & foundations.
  • Assist in the creation of content for broad dissemination to clients and prospects, such as white papers, investment analyses, briefing notes and PowerPoint presentations.
  • Participate in client calls and meetings and design/prepare bespoke analysis based on client inquiries, such as peer benchmarking and other ad hoc requests.
  • Take ownership and coordinate creation of certain publications and projects that occur on a recurring basis, as well as other research projects that arise based on market dynamics, changes in regulation, client activity or other catalysts.
  • Create and maintain databases of both transactional as well as publicly sourced data to assist with publications and client requested analysis.
  • Partner with coverage teams to conduct primary research and develop materials and strategy on how best to engage with prospects and existing clients and review potential solutions.
  • Work with product teams to communicate investment challenges to institutional investors and to collaborate and design/investigate potential solutions.

Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in business or finance-related studies.
  • MBA and/or CFA Charter holder preferred.
  • Extremely detail oriented.
  • Adept at multi-tasking, prioritizing and able to complete requests for analysis with short deadlines.
  • Ability to identify commercial opportunities, driven both from client conversations as well as analysis of publicly available data.
  • Minimum of 3 years’ experience at an asset management firm or financial services organization; prior research-related experience preferred.
  • Familiarity with many of the accounting, funding and tax regulations that govern corporate and public defined benefit pension plans.
  • Familiarity with portfolio construction methods/theory.
  • Comfort with working with and manipulating large amounts of data, including discerning good data sources from those of lower quality and drawing sound conclusions from these data sets.
  • Excellent communication skills, both written and oral.

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.

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