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Asset & Wealth Management Operations-Dallas-Associate-Real Estate Investing Operations

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Accounting & Finance, Operations
Dallas, TX, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

At Goldman Sachs, we connect people, capital and ideas to help solve problems for our clients. We are a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. For us, it’s all about bringing together people who are curious, collaborative and have the drive to make things possible for our clients and communities.

Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to provide banking, securities, and asset management services to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and controls to preserve and enhance the firm's assets and its reputation. For every new product launched and every trade executed, it is Operations that develops and manages the processes and controls that enable business flow.


Asset & Wealth Management (AWM) invests in corporate equity and debt, real estate equity and debt, and infrastructure-related assets and companies. The Asset Management Private investing business operates on a global platform and our team works in a fast-paced, exciting environment. We look for individuals with versatile skills and a passion for investing.


Asset & Wealth Management (AWM) Real Estate Operations team is seeking an Associate to join the Real Estate Operations offering dedicated support for the high growth Real Estate investing business within AWM. This is an exceptionally diverse role that entails collaboration with Global Front Office, Strategists, Engineering, Controllers, Legal, Risk, Credit, Tax, Compliance & across Operational groups to facilitate business that is multi-asset, dynamic and bespoke.


The Real Estate operations team members will become subject matter experts within Operations who play a critical role in establishing new processes, transitioning functions from other parts of the business whilst supporting bespoke and varied transactions. New products/ business, entity creation, trade support & settlement, asset servicing, infrastructure enhancements and cross-regional co-ordination are core activities. The scope of the role and team is expected to evolve and expand as functions transfer into the team and scope of the real estate investment mix changes.


This is an exceptionally diverse role that entails collaboration with Portfolio & Asset Managers, Capital Markets, Strategists, Controllers, Legal, Technologists, Risk, Credit, Tax, Compliance & cross Operational groups.

The successful individual will be expected to work in a team of professionals and be able to be commercial, critical & creative whilst ensuring the highest level of risk management.

  • Gain an in depth & comprehensive understanding of a wide range of real estate investments, processes, bespoke transactions and corporate practices / governance
  • Work with stakeholders to collate and validate key documentation and financial test information relating to the health of our investments
  • Partner with the Business and Federation to provide subject matter and system knowledge expertise
  • Leverage your skills to decompose complex structured transactions and propose creative, robust operational solutions
  • Work with sponsors to obtain and verify critical documentation supporting the health of investments across asset classes
  • Face off with senior stakeholders and drive priorities
  • Exhibit excellent judgement & problem solving skills, particularly in the context of a new team with or without existing precedents


Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of three years of experience in financial services, preferably in real estate operations, corporate actions or covenant monitoring.

  • Proven analytical skills, problem solving ability, and a control mentality paired with meticulous attention to detail
  • Aptitude for building relationships and ability to communicate complex issues to a wide array of internal clients with differing levels of product experience
  • Self-motivated and proactive team player, who takes ownership and accountability of projects, has strong organizational skills as well as the ability to effectively manage competing priorities
  • Flexible and able to work well under pressure in a team environment
  • Knowledge of Business Intelligence tooling, specifically focused on process uplift and Operational enhancement.
  • Strong knowledge or prior experience in documentation reviews will be beneficial


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