Goldman Sachs

AMD, GSAM, QIS AIS Client Portfolio Management, Associate

3+ months agoNew York, NY



The GSAM Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS) team manages over $220 billion across a variety of mandates including institutional portfolios, mutual funds and hedge funds, using sophisticated quantitative models that have been developed in an innovative research environment. The group is one of the largest direct 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 clients' portfolios.

As one of the longest-running quantitative teams in the industry, QIS has developed a strong reputation for innovation, excellence, teamwork and camaraderie. The QIS Client Portfolio Management team is effectively the public face of the QIS business, responsible for client engagement, new product development, business strategy and planning, client communications and the ongoing development of marketing materials. Moreover, team members are responsible for communicating the investment process to potential clients, interpreting portfolio performance and analytics for existing clients, and serving as the bridge between our investment process and portfolio managers with clients both internal and external to GSAM.

The Client Portfolio Management team also works closely with other areas of the firm, including institutional and private wealth sales, client service, risk and performance analytics, marketing communications, legal and compliance. The Associate within the QIS Client Portfolio Management team is responsible for helping to position products across all asset classes to new and prospective clients alongside the TPD and Institutional sales force. This individual would be integral in the prioritization of focused sales strategy and marketing campaigns for both new and existing products globally. 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 clients and relationship managers. 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.


Principal Responsibilities:

  • Serve as a product expert on QIS investment products with an emphasis in hedge fund replication and alternative risk premia and volatility strategies to both internal and external clients of GSAM.
  • Educate internal and external groups on focused products
  • Monitor investor feedback and highlight opportunities with persistent follow-up
  • Work with team members to identify client solutions/products to market
  • Work with investment team to develop product
  • Conduct competitive analyses, peer group analyses and overall market research
  • Work closely with sales force and prepare relevant marketing materials
  • 3 - 6 years of relevant work experience during which time the candidate will have gained a strong understanding of all asset classes
  • Strong preference for experience of pitching to and advising clients
  • Excellent verbal, presentation and written communication skills
  • Quantitative orientation; finance and statistics knowledge
  • Detail orientation, organizational skills, initiative, motivation and strong work ethic
  • Programming and date analysis skills
  • Integrity and the ability to thrive in a team environment
  • Strong interest in the financial markets and good investment sense/commercial instinct
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and think clearly under pressure
  • Creativity and problem- solving skills

The Consumer and Investment Management Division includes Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), Private Wealth Management (PWM) and our Consumer business (Marcus by Goldman Sachs). We provide asset management, wealth management and banking expertise to consumers and institutions around the world. CIMD partners with various teams across the firm to help individuals and institutions navigate changing markets and take control of their financial lives.


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Job ID: goldman-2021-70780