GSAM, Americas Client Business, Consultant Relations Team, Analyst - New York
Goldman Sachs USA
October 12, 2018
New York, New York
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT We're a team of trusted advisors who provide innovative investment solutions to help our clients meet their financial goals. From private wealth to asset management, we work with specialists and groups from around the firm to help high-net-worth individuals and institutions across various industries navigate changing markets and make smart investments. We value self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit, but still provide the support and resources to ensure your success.
YOUR IMPACT We are seeking a highly motivated team player for an analyst role within the Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) Americas Client Business, which is part of our Investment Management Division (IMD). In this role, you will support the day-to-day needs of the Global Consultant Relationship team to win new business and retain existing assets.
OUR IMPACT Goldman Sachs Asset Management is one of the world's leading investment managers. With more than 2,000 professionals across 31 offices worldwide, GSAM provides institutional and individual investors with investment and advisory solutions, with strategies spanning asset classes, industries and geographies. Our investment teams represent over 700 investment professionals, capitalizing on the market insights, risk management expertise and technology of Goldman Sachs. 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, for whom we invest or advise on more than $1 trillion of assets.Americas Client Business (ACB) markets GSAM's investment products and services to institutions, financial intermediaries and advisors. The focus is on building and maintaining long-term client relationships and communicating key themes from the firm's leading investment professionals. Americas Client Business provides investment solutions across all major asset classes (e.g., fixed income, equities and alternatives) and products including mutual funds, ETFs, separate accounts and alternative investments.The Consultant Relations Team (CRT) collaborates with over 100 investment consultants around the globe, providing insights on our broad suite of investment solutions and access to our investment professionals. Investment consultants advise defined benefit and defined contribution pension plans for corporations, government organizations and unions, as well as not for profits. CRT is committed to partnering with the investment consultant community to inform their analysis of investment solutions on behalf of their clients.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL Responsibilities
Support the Consultant Relations team's senior relationship managers in servicing key relationships with Investment Consultants, working with external manager research & field consultants; liaise with Institutional sales teams to best serve common clients
Coordinate and join meetings between Investment Consultants and GSAM product teams
Build and leverage consultant relationships for the benefit of GSAM Product & Sales teams
Assist in developing team strategy through analysis of whitepapers and reports created by Investment Consultants, as well as internal notes, Salesforce data, and conversations with Senior Management, Sales teams and GSAM Product teams
Assist with the development and presentation of information on consultant strategy; track & summarize progress with Investment Consultants, including product ratings and market trends in asset allocation and manager selection
Coordinate strategy and trend information with Global Consultant Relations team
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR Basic Qualifications
1-3 years of work experience at an asset management firm or other financial services organization
Basic knowledge of, and passion for, the asset management business and capital markets
Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail and excellent follow-through
Ability to synthesize data and create presentations highlighting key findings
Positive attitude and strong work ethic
Strong interpersonal skills: Ability to build trust and confidence of colleagues, strengthen relationships through ongoing dialog and interactions, and collaborate well with others internally to meet client needs
Strong written and oral communication skills
Ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment
Strong skills in MS Office (Excel, PowerPoint and Word)
Series 7, 63 and 3 required, or obtained within 3 months of joining
Undergraduate degree in business or finance related studies preferred
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.