GSAM Quantitative Investment Strategies, Research & Portfolio Management, Analyst/Associate
We're a team of trusted advisors who provide innovative investment solutions to help our clients meet their financial goals. From private wealth to asset management, we work with specialists and groups from around the firm to help high-net-worth individuals and institutions across various industries navigate changing markets and make smart investments. We value self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit, but still provide the support and resources to ensure your success.
GOLDMAN SACHS FIRM OVERVIEW
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 high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.
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). For additional information on our businesses, please visit our Careers Website at http://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/why-goldman-sachs/our-divisions/investment-management/index.html.
GOLDMAN SACHS ASSET MANAGEMENT (GSAM)
Goldman Sachs Asset Management is one of the world's leading investment managers. With over 2,000 professionals across over 30 offices worldwide, GSAM provides institutional and individual investors with investment and advisory solutions, with strategies spanning asset classes, industries, and geographies. Our investment solutions include fixed income, money markets, public equity, commodities, hedge funds, private equity, and real estate. Our clients access these solutions through our proprietary strategies, strategic partnerships, and our open-architecture programs. Our investment teams represent over 700 investment professionals, capitalizing on the market insights, risk management expertise, and technology of Goldman Sachs. We help our clients navigate today's dynamic markets, and identify the opportunities that shape their portfolios and long-term investment goals. We extend these global capabilities to the world's leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, individuals and family offices, for which we invest or advise on over $1 trillion of assets.
QUANTITATIVE INVESTMENT STRATEGIES (QIS)
The Quantitative Investment Strategies (QIS) group 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 tax-aware equity portfolio as well as 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. Members of QIS work closely together in teams of junior and senior professionals, providing a unique environment for outstanding candidates to learn and apply advanced financial and econometric methods to all aspects of the investment process.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
The position offers an opportunity to join the QIS Research and Portfolio Management team in New York as an analyst or associate. The position, which will focus on equity research, include the following responsibilities: analyze financial data to build new investment strategies and enhance existing models; create short-horizon trading strategies; develop creative client solutions; and monitor portfolio performance and risk.
- Excellent quantitative skills, with an accomplished background in economics, finance, engineering, computer science, or another highly quantitative discipline
- Strong programming skills, with experience using a structured programming language and/or statistics package
- High level of intelligence, creativity, and problem-solving skills
- A self-starter with a strong work ethic, and who pays attention to detail and is well organized
- Solid verbal and written communication skills
- Integrity, and an ability to thrive in a team environment
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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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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