MBD, Funds and Operations Team, New York or Dallas. Associate

TEAM DESCRIPTION:

The Merchant Banking Division (“MBD”) is the primary center for Goldman Sachs’ long-term principal investing activity. Goldman Sachs has operated this business as an integral part of the firm for more than 25 years. MBD encompasses the Principal Investment Area, the Private Credit Group, the Real Estate Principal Investment Area and the Infrastructure Investment Group, which focus on corporate private equity and debt investments, real estate equity and debt investments and investments in infrastructure, respectively. Investments are made on behalf of Goldman Sachs, its employees and clients of the firm through a series of investment vehicles and other strategies.

Within MBD, the Funds and Operations Team supports the investing teams in a variety of functions, including structuring and closing investments and the ongoing management and reporting of investment vehicles and related financing facilities. The Funds and Operations Team is also responsible for analyzing, budgeting and projecting the division’s results.

POSITION DESCRIPTION:

The successful applicant will have an ability to understand financial information, draw relationships and raise issues or concerns. He/she will have a high degree of integrity, strong attention to detail and be highly motivated and client-focused. He/she will support more senior team members with a variety of items including a range of recurring tasks, project-based work and ad hoc analyses.

Specific responsibilities include:

  • Administering a series of private funds and other similar accounts managed by MBD
  • Monitoring and maintaining compliance with credit facilities
  • Preparing/writing investor correspondence and related analyses
  • Reviewing financial statements and working with accountants to resolve questions
  • Tracking/reporting detailed performance metrics
  • Responding to ad hoc requests and preparing analyses for same
  • Additional responsibilities will be based on the needs of the division and the candidate’s

specific skills

QUALIFICATIONS / REQUIREMENTS:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting, Finance or other business discipline
  • Minimum 3 years related work experience (2 years of public accounting experience preferred)
  • Strong analytical skills and detail orientation
  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, oral as well as written
  • Strong coordination and organizational skills
  • Ability to multi-task, meet tight deadlines and handle stressful situations

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