GSAM, QIS Equity Alpha Portfolio Construction, Analyst, New York City
Goldman Sachs USA
October 12, 2018
New York, New York
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB YOUR IMPACT Are you a quick-thinking self-starter with a passion for the financial markets and investing? Do you have a desire to be part of a team that focuses on portfolio construction? We are seeking an Analyst who has 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 Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) delivers innovative investment solutions through a global, multi-product platform that offers clients the advantages that come with working with a large firm, while maintaining the benefits of a boutique. GSAM is one of the pre-eminent investment management organizations globally. Critical to the success of GSAM is our ability to leverage a global team of talented professionals to define solutions and lead change across the operational infrastructure. We value self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit, but still provide the support and resources to ensure your success.
Within GSAM, the Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS) group is responsible for managing client assets, and is a market leader in quantitative portfolio management. We use advanced quantitative methods to structure, manage, and monitor investment portfolios including hedge funds, mutual funds, and separately managed account. QIS offers multi-asset strategies, as well as equity strategies, including both actively managed portfolios and portfolios that closely track an index. Clients include public, corporate and charitable institutions, high net-worth individuals, retail investors, and various portfolio management groups within the division.
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL The ideal candidate is passionate about investments and excited by the prospect of implementing quantitative stock selection models in equity portfolios. We are seeking strong programming skills, a solid understanding of statistics and financial markets, familiarity working with data, and attention to detail.
Key responsibilities include:
Optimization and rebalancing of equity portfolios
Implementation and testing of new portfolios
Cash management for equity portfolios
Portfolio construction research
Monitoring portfolio risk
Research related to portfolio construction
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
BA/BS Degree in Statistics, Finance, Math or Programming preferred
Excellent analytical and quantitative skills
Creativity and ability to think outside the box
Passion for equity investment
Ability to work well in a fast-paced environment
Keen attention to detail
Strong organizational, communication, leadership, interpersonal and time management skills
Adaptability to new workflow/processes and software products
Solid understanding of statistic
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.