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Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

IT
London, UK
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, Global Markets and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. The firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Bangalore, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.

Bringing together traditional and alternative investments, we provide clients around the world with a dedicated partnership and focus on long-term performance. As the firm’s primary investment area, we provide investment and advisory services for some of the world’s leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations, financial advisors and individuals, for which we oversee more than $2 trillion in assets under supervision. 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. We are:

Investors, spanning traditional and alternative markets offering products and services

Advisors, understanding our clients’ priorities and poised to help provide investment advice and strategies that make sense for their portfolios

Thought Leaders, providing timely insights across macro and secular themes to help inform our clients’ investment decisions

Innovators, using our suite of digital solutions to help our clients address complex challenges and meet their financial goals

Job Summary and Responsibilities:

Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS) team manages over $95 billion across a variety of mandates including institutional portfolios, high net worth accounts and mutual funds, using sophisticated quantitative models that have been developed in an innovative research environment. The team is one of the largest quantitative managers in the world, and is recognized as an industry leader in quantitative portfolio management techniques. The team manages exposures to global stock, bond, currency and commodity markets to generate excess return, or “alpha,” for client portfolios. As one of the longest-running quantitative teams in the industry, QIS has developed a strong reputation for innovation, excellence, teamwork and camaraderie.

Our team of client portfolio managers works closely with portfolios managers, salespeople, financial advisors and clients to position our strategies, develop and create marketing materials and campaigns and answer and address client questions and requests. Team members are product experts who serve as points of contact for advisor and client communication to offer advice and education. Responsibilities also include conducting quantitative research and analysis, developing digital tools, and collaborating on new investment strategies. Our team is energized by leveraging technology to create scale and customization across our entire business and deliver an excellent client experience with industry leading investment solutions and performance. Our team welcomes individuals who thrive in fast-paced environments with strong quantitative and qualitative skills while demonstrating interest in portfolio management and client collaboration.

All team members are expected to stay fully engaged with the ongoing research and trading developments of the business in order to more effectively communicate to internal clients and to enhance client deliverables such as client portfolio reviews. Team members should have a quantitative orientation and be comfortable with numbers/statistics, and at the same time possess excellent communication skills, both written and verbal. Team members will also gain a broad-based understanding of the asset management business and hedge fund industry through interacting with a variety of teams and clients across the division.
Job Responsibilities:

  • Learn and understand Quantitative investment strategies and portfolio management approach
  • Create marketing content based on quantitative data by leveraging our suite of quantitative analytics
  • Devise scalable, automated solutions to prepare, update, and enhance our marketing collateral
  • Conduct client-specific analysis focused on raising and retaining assets within the business
  • Work closely with the investment team to gain investment insight to be used in our marketing collateral and identify and research custom client solutions and new products to market.
  • Analysis including data exploration, backtests, carve-outs, performance attribution, competitive analyses, peer group analyses and overall market research.
  • Serve as product expert on Quantitative investment strategies to both internal and external clients, preparing performance reports, performance commentaries, client request for proposals and client due diligence questionnaires
  • Conduct competitive analyses, peer group analyses and overall market research for our strategies
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment, balancing multiple projects in parallel

Basic Qualifications:

  • Quantitative orientation; finance and statistics knowledge
  • Excellent verbal, presentation and written communication skills
  • Computer programming background or experience (experience with a programming language such as C / C++, Java, Python, R, and/or MATLAB)
  • Strong multi-tasking skills and ability to work in a fast-paced environment
  • Thrives in a team-oriented and collaborative environment
  • Strong interest in the financial markets and good investment sense/commercial instinct
  • Outstanding attention to detail
  • Experience and background with quantitative investment strategies would be preferable
  • Organized and deadline driven. Disciplined approach to following up, timeliness, and seeing projects through to completion.
  • Strong PowerPoint and Excel skills
  • Creativity and problem-solving skills

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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Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer