Duties: Associate with Goldman, Sachs & Co. in Jersey City, NJ. Associate on the Quantitative Investment Strategies Performance team within Investment Management Division (“IMD”) Product Controllers. Responsible for performance oversight for separate accounts, mutual funds and hedge funds managed by the Goldman Sachs Asset Management (“GSAM”) business. Generate, review and report performance returns against benchmarks, targets and estimates along with analysis of variances. Produce and share commentary around significant account P&L and performance with portfolio managers and senior management. Report on performance across a variety of GSAM strategies to senior management as well as fund boards of directors. Interact daily with various groups within the business including Portfolio Management, Product Management and Distribution teams. Work closely with Controllers, Operations and Technology teams on a daily basis related to performance account set up, calculations and reporting. Maintain control procedures around the performance process and reporting.
Work Schedule: 40 hours per week (9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)
Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree (U.S. or foreign equivalent) in Accounting and/or Finance plus three (3) years of experience in job offered or in a similar role. Must have experience with: accounting concepts/GAAP including realized and unrealized gains/losses, cash flows, gross and net returns, net asset valuations; securities and derivative products including swaps, futures, forwards and/or foreign currencies; calculating and reviewing account or fund geometrically linked returns, annualized returns, excess returns, performance fees; performing analytical review of account performance including identifying incorrect pricing or foreign exchange rates and erroneous accounting entries for transactions or cash flows; Microsoft Excel including data analysis functions and tools, pivot tables, basic macros; Bloomberg including searches for historical data, pricing, corporate actions on securities; and the Investment management business.
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