Firmwide Strategy, Associate-New York

Location(s) US-NY-New York
Job ID
2021-83852
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
General
Region
Americas
Division
Firmwide Strategy
Business Unit
Firmwide Strategy
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

Firmwide Strategy works with the Executive Office and senior divisional and business unit management to set and execute key strategic priorities for the firm. The group, which reports to the firm’s Chief Strategy Officer, an ex-officio member of Management Committee, develops, evaluates, and executes plans for new businesses and growth initiatives and leads strategic transactions, including partnerships, joint ventures, acquisitions, and dispositions, on behalf of the firm.

Firmwide Strategy is comprised of four verticals: (i) Strategy, including GS Accelerate, our in-house incubator, (ii) M&A, (iii) Strategic Investing, and (iv) our Office of Integration, which works to seamlessly integrate companies that we acquire, along with their people, into GS infrastructure.  

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

The individual will: (i) create, evaluate, review, and implement new business plans and initiatives; (ii) support strategic investing, strategic partnerships, and M&A through all phases of the deal lifecycle; and (iii) develop strategic and financial models and analyses to support our strategy and executive priorities.

Our projects provide exposure to the breadth of activities at a major international financial firm with multiple business lines, including its opportunities and challenges, and frequent interaction with senior divisional and firm leadership. The role provides an opportunity to gain the operational perspective of a principal while also serving as a trusted strategic and financial advisor to key internal clients.

The Firmwide Strategy group has proven to be a gateway to a number of attractive career paths. Past team members have been promoted to leadership positions within the group, advanced to investing and management positions inside Goldman Sachs and elsewhere, and transitioned to corporate strategy roles within various industries.

 

Desired Experience / Skills:

  • 3+ years prior investment banking or consulting experience in strategy, with a strong preference for expertise in financial services
  • Strong knowledge of the financial services industry, FinTech and Venture Community
  • Ability to review and synthesize information and form independent judgments
  • Strong analytical, conceptual, quantitative, and technical abilities
  • Drive and enthusiasm to modulate between supporting all of Firmwide Strategy’s priorities
  • Strong written and oral communication skills with confidence and ability to interact effectively with senior leaders
  • Ability to manage multiple projects and meet competing deadlines
  • Flawless judgment in safeguarding the firm’s information
  • Attention to detail
  • Team orientation

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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