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 research and portfolio management? 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. Members of QIS work closely together in teams of junior and senior professionals, providing a unique environment for outstanding candidates to learn and apply advanced financial and econometric methods to all aspects of the investment process.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL The ideal candidate is passionate about equity research. 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:
Analyze financial data to build factor-based investment strategies
Enhance existing equity models
Develop client solutions
Monitor portfolio performance and risk
QUALIFICATIONS SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
BA/BS degree in Economics, Finance, Engineering, Computer Science or another highly quantitative discipline
Strong programming skills, with experience using a structured programming language and/or statistics package
High level of intelligence, creativity, and problem-solving skills
A self-starter with a strong work ethic
Keen attention to detail and well organized
Solid verbal and written communication skills
Integrity and an ability to thrive in team environment
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.