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Asset and Wealth Management, XIG, Portfolio Strategy and Risk Management, Analyst

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

IT, Accounting & Finance
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

ASSET MANAGEMENT

A career with Goldman Sachs Asset Management is an opportunity to help clients across the globe realize their potential, while you discover your own. As part of one of the world’s leading asset managers, you can expect to participate in exciting investment opportunities while collaborating with talented colleagues from all asset classes and regions, and building meaningful relationships with your clients. 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. Goldman Sachs is one of the leading investors in alternatives globally and invests in the full spectrum of alternatives including private equity, growth equity, private credit, real estate, infrastructure, hedge funds and sustainability. Clients access these solutions through direct strategies, customized partnerships, and open-architecture programs. The alternative investments platform is part of Goldman Sachs Asset Management, which delivers investment and advisory services across public and private markets for the world’s leading institutions, financial advisors and individuals. Goldman Sachs has over $2.8 trillion in assets under supervision globally as of December 31, 2023.

BUSINESS OVERVIEW

The External Investing Group (“XIG”) provides investors with investment and advisory solutions, across leading hedge fund managers, private equity funds, real estate managers, public equity strategies and fixed income strategies. XIG manages globally diversified programs, targeted sector-specific strategies, customized portfolios, and a range of advisory services. Our investors access opportunities through new fund commitments, fund-of-fund investments, strategic partnerships, secondary-market investments, co-investments, and seed-capital investments. With over 350 professionals across 11 offices around the world, XIG provides manager diligence, portfolio construction, risk management, and liquidity solutions to investors, drawing on Goldman Sachs’ market insights and risk management expertise. We extend these global capabilities to the world’s leading sovereign wealth funds, pension plans, governments, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, and family offices, for which we invest or advise on over $300 billion of alternative investments, public equity strategies and fixed income strategies.

Responsibilities

  • Perform quantitative and qualitative portfolio analysis to support portfolio and risk management for private market fund of funds and custom client portfolios
  • Conduct portfolio modeling to drive portfolio construction and leverage strategy; enhance portfolio management by analyzing proprietary data and proactively contribute to other portfolio analysis
  • Present portfolio analysis and data-driven recommendations in the Portfolio Strategy and Risk Management meeting through written and oral presentations
  • Monitor the performance and risk profile of existing portfolios
  • Support portfolio and risk management strategic initiatives and projects
  • Work closely with deal team, fund financing and sales teams on portfolio construction and modeling of fund strategy

Qualifications

  • 1+ years in Asset Management, Investment Banking, Consulting, or a related field with a robust interest in portfolio construction and risk management
  • Strong numerical and analytical skills for the purpose of developing data-driven portfolio decisions
  • Strong presentation, communication, and writing skills enabling the candidate to make robust recommendations to the portfolio strategy and risk management meeting
  • Demonstrated understanding and experience with financial modeling and valuation
  • Display a solid work ethic, meticulous attention to detail, and a proven ability to collaborate with colleagues of various levels of seniority in a team-oriented environment

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

© The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2024. All rights reserved.

Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity

Benefits Goldman Sachs is committed to providing our people with valuable and competitive benefits and wellness offerings, as it is a core part of providing a strong overall employee experience. A summary of these offerings, which are generally available to active, non-temporary, full-time and part-time US employees who work at least 20 hours per week, can be found here.

Salary Range
The expected base salary for this New York, New York, United States-based position is $90000-$125000. In addition, you may be eligible for a discretionary bonus if you are an active employee as of fiscal year-end.

Benefits
Goldman Sachs is committed to providing our people with valuable and competitive benefits and wellness offerings, as it is a core part of providing a strong overall employee experience. A summary of these offerings, which are generally available to active, non-temporary, full-time and part-time US employees who work at least 20 hours per week, can be found here.