CIMD, GSAM Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS) Client Portfolio Management, Analyst , Tokyo



INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

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The Investment Management Division works with clients, from individual investors to large financial institutions, to develop advanced portfolio management strategies to help them achieve specific goals for their own or their institution's financial future. The division consists of Private Wealth Management and Goldman Sachs Asset Management (Portfolio Management & Distribution).

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Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS)

The Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS) within Goldman Sachs Asset Management uses advanced quantitative methods to structure, manage and monitor investment portfolios including hedge funds, mutual funds and separately managed accounts. QIS offers multi-asset strategies as well as equity strategies, including both actively managed portfolios and portfolios that closely track an index. Clients include public, corporate and charitable institutions, high net-worth individuals, retail investors and various portfolio management groups within the division.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS)

The Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS) within Goldman Sachs Asset Management uses advanced quantitative methods to structure, manage and monitor investment portfolios including hedge funds, mutual funds and separately managed accounts. QIS offers multi-asset strategies as well as equity strategies, including both actively managed portfolios and portfolios that closely track an index. Clients include public, corporate and charitable institutions, high net-worth individuals, retail investors and various portfolio management groups within the division.

Job Summary & Responsibilities

The GSAM Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS) team manages over $170 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 Analyst 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 Retail 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 distributed in Japan. 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 to both internal and external clients of GSAM.
  • Educate internal and external groups on focused products
  • Monitor 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


Basic Qualifications
  • 1-3 years of work experience in a specific asset class, preferably utilizing quantitative, mathematical, or analytical skills
  • Excellent verbal, presentation and written communication skills
  • Quantitative orientation; finance and statistics knowledge
  • Detail orientation, organizational skills, initiative, motivation and a strong work ethic
  • 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
  • Native level Japanese and business level English required


ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

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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