Investment Management Division - Private Wealth Management - Administrative Assistant

In Private Wealth Management (PWM), we help our clients pursue their wealth management goals through careful advice, astute investment management and access to the capabilities and network of Goldman Sachs. We work closely with high-net-worth individuals, families and select foundations and endowments to develop wealth and investment management strategies. We then identify investment opportunities to help them reach their objectives. We complement these services with robust execution capabilities and attentive client service. Where appropriate, we introduce our clients to the broader network and resources of Goldman Sachs.

PWM is seeking to add a highly motivated Administrative Assistant. This role is to support approximately 3 Managing Directors and provide back-up support to the broader team, some of whom travel extensively with complex schedules. Previous experience in supporting a team and arranging travel itineraries is preferred as well as the ability to work well under pressure in a busy and dynamic environment.

Responsibilities:

  • Provides administrative support in a complex team environment
  • Coordinates senior-level internal conference calls
  • Handles a high volume of phones calls and interacts with high level business leaders in a professional and effective manner
  • Maintains detailed calendars and prioritizes meeting requests and related logistics
  • Coordinates travel arrangements and processes team expense reports
  • Coordinates with other administrative personnel across business
  • Maintains understanding of firm policies and handles certain issues independently
  • Responsible for participation in general administrative duties (copying, scanning, archiving), ad-hoc projects, committees and or group events

Basic Qualifications•Requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain high standards despite pressing deadlines
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • Strong knowledge of general business, corporate and government cultures
  • Ability to handle highly sensitive, confidential and non-routine information
  • Self-starter with excellent anticipation skills; problem solving; follow up
  • Demonstrated dependability and sense of urgency about getting results
  • Demonstrates high degree of integrity and confidentiality
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Comfortable working with people at all organizational levels
  • Comfortable working in a sometimes hectic, high pressure environment
  • Ability to display a consistent, professional degree of communication
  • Ability to work well under pressure, adapt to unexpected events, prioritize and multi-task in a deadline driven environment
  • Must be able to prioritize a variety of time-sensitive tasks
  • Must have excellent judgment; independent thinker and resourceful
  • Strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • Highest degree of integrity, professionalism, diplomacy and discretion required

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