Associate, IMD61517LHPWM


Duties: Associate with Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC in New York, NY. Function as a Private Wealth Advisor (PWA) to the Firm's investment management clients, including wealthy individuals and families, corporate executives, entrepreneurs, and select institutions, including foundations and endowments. Responsibilities include: Build relationships with clients and prospective clients, develop a strong network of intermediaries, and create asset allocation strategies and holistic wealth advisory recommendations to clients; provide specialized support and advice tailored to meet the specific investment management needs and goals of each client based on a client's investment objectives, liquidity needs, and risk tolerance; advise on asset allocation, regulatory issues and facilitate transactions in securities across the capital structure including equities (including single stock risk management), fixed income, derivatives/structured products, commodities, hedge funds, private equity, real estate, MLPs; monitor portfolio holdings and re-balance portfolios; provide market color and research to clients and prospects; facilitate credit and lending requests; and assist clients regarding Trust and Estate planning.

Work Schedule: 40 hours per week (9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)


Job Requirements: Bachelor's degree (U.S. or equivalent) in Business Administration or a related field. Three (3) years of experience in the job offered or in a related financial services role. Prior work experience must include: understanding of global asset classes, public equities, fixed income, option derivative securities and foreign currencies for clients; trading (long and short) currency, equities, mutual funds, fixed income, options, hedge funds, private equity, derivatives and structured products; utilizing knowledge of financial markets, products, and derivatives, and ability to manage and construct complex portfolios of these instruments to meet different investment objectives; understanding of risk/reward characteristics of a broad range of fixed income instruments, including government bonds, corporate bonds, mortgages and asset-backed securities; articulating complex financial concepts to clients and their professional advisors; onboarding new clients with unique/complex circumstances including Entities, Foundations and Trusts; preparing customized asset allocations, determining the appropriate asset location and constructing investment portfolios; understanding and use of multi factor statistical models to derive asset allocations; preparing customized analytics for existing/prospective clients and ensuring associated data and calculations are accurate; using spreadsheets, pivot tables or similar quantitative analysis tools to assess positioning, risk and other portfolio characteristics; ability to present to clients on markets, investment outlook in order to effectively explain drivers of portfolio performance; working with corporate executives and experience with public company compensation plans and trading for insiders (10b-5-1 selling plans and reporting Rule 144 transactions accurately); experience with single stock risk management and diversification strategies, including understanding of tax impact; working with clients to address liquidity needs by identifying appropriate lending vehicles (margin, securities based loans and/or lines of credit); experience with fee structures within private wealth industry for various investment vehicles (mutual funds, ETFs, hedge funds, private equity funds and separate accounts), in addition to calculating weighted-average fees; utilizing estate planning concepts and experience with multi-generational wealth planning; understanding tax issues relevant to high net worth clients and experience with tax documentation and reporting.


The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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