GSAM, Strategic Client Service, US Business Analyst - Associate, Chicago
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB
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.
We are seeking a business analyst at the Vice President corporate level to join our LiquidityPlatform team within Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM)'s Shareholder Services organization. In this role, you will be responsible for managing and executing strategic business-related projects that involve the business processes, technology and vendor activities that make up the life cycle of the Liquidity Solutions platform. Specifically, you will be responsible for collaborating with the Liquidity Solutions platformand technology team to deliver on and align the strategic business plan.
GSAM delivers innovative investment solutions through a global, multi-product platform that offers clients the advantages that come with working with a large firm, while maintaining the benefits of a boutique. GSAM is one of the pre-eminent investment management organizations globally. Critical to the success of GSAM is our ability to leverage a global team of talented professionals to define solutions and lead change across the operational infrastructure.
Within GSAM, the Global Shareholder Services group is a global sales aligned service organization that provides high quality service and solutions to clients. Through its client service model, Shareholder Services enables distribution of GSAM investment products, provides consultative services, scale and controls, all while focused on being accretive financially to the business. Within Shareholder Services, we have a team that manages a proprietary online platform that provides best-in-class reporting, analytics, trade execution and fund information across a broad spectrum of global GSAM and non-GSAM money market mutual funds.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
The responsibilities can include a wide range of activities along the entire project lifecycle and can involve a variety of different types of projects. Typical project responsibilities may include strategic roadmaps, scope definitions, requirements gathering, business requirement writing, process design, implementations, testing and, importantly, communicating status and escalating issues as appropriate. The Business Analyst is expected to interact and maintain relationships with business area sponsors, key stakeholders, as well as other key constituencies such as external system vendors and internal technology teams, taking the lead and acting as the point person for all these groups while a project progresses through its different stages, up to and through completion.
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR
- Bachelor's degree with excellent academic record
- 3+ years professional experience leading and participating in large projects
- Experience with business process improvement and business process design
- Familiarity with user acceptance testing methodologies
- Familiarity with different technologies (data flows, relational databases, program logic, file layouts, communication protocols, etc.)
- Financial industry experience is preferred, ideally with a focus on cash management, money market, and short duration strategies
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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