• CIMD, GSAM, AIMS, Hedge Fund, Macro Associate, New York

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2020-60150
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    General
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Consumer and Investment Management Division
    Business Unit
    AIMS Public Markets Invmt Team
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    CONSUMER AND INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT DIVISION (CIMD)

     

    The Consumer and Investment Management Division includes Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), Private Wealth Management (PWM) and our Consumer business (Marcus by Goldman Sachs). We provide asset management, wealth management and banking expertise to consumers and institutions around the world. CIMD partners with various teams across the firm to help individuals and institutions navigate changing markets and take control of their financial lives.

     

     

    GSAM

     

    Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) is one of the world’s leading investment managers. GSAM provides institutional and individual investors with investment and advisory solutions, with strategies spanning asset classes, industries, and geographies.  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.

     

     

    AIMS: Alternative Investments & Manager Selection


    The Alternative Investments & Manager Selection (AIMS) Group provides investors with investment and advisory solutions, across leading hedge fund managers, private equity funds, re l estate managers, and traditional long-only managers. The AIMS Group manages globally diversified programs, targeted sector-specific strategies, customized portfolios, and a range of advisory services. Our investors access opportunities through new fund commitments, fund-of-fund investments, strategic partnerships, secondary-market investments, co-investments, and seed-capital investments. With over 300 professionals across eight offices around the world, the AIMS Group provides manager diligence, portfolio construction, risk management, and liquidity solutions to investors, drawing on Goldman Sachs market insights and risk management expertise. We extend these capabilities to the world's leading sovereign wealth funds, pension plans, governments, financial institutions, endowments, foundations and family offices, for which we invest or advise on over $150 billion.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

     

    The AIMS public markets investment team evaluates external hedge fund, long only equity, public fixed income, and credit managers across a range of geographies and investment styles. Investments include equity long/short, event driven, tactical trading, relative value, systematic, US equity, global equity, fixed income, and distressed and private credit strategies. The team's evaluation involves performing quantitative and qualitative analysis and subsequently presenting investment views to the team's Investment Committee. The team is also actively involved in the portfolio construction and risk management process for client portfolios.

     

    Responsibilities:

    • Participate in the manager selection process, including due diligence visits and calls with new and existing hedge fund portfolio managers and research analysts
    • Analyze strategies and sectors of the hedge fund universe to understand key themes and trends and inform relative manager views
    • Develop relationships with hedge funds and industry participants to inform the due diligence process
    • Work wit in smaller teams to prepare investment memorandums and present recommendations to the team's Investment Committee
    • Write research and commentary on manager-level and industry-level performance and related topics
    • Contribute to a range of AIMS group-wide initiatives including various research publications, client-related activities, and other business development initiatives
    • For all of these activities, work in conjunction with the other areas of the AIMS group and broader Firm, including the Client Portfolio Solutions, Risk Management & Analytics, Risk Management, Legal, Compliance, and Technology teams

    Qualifications:

    • Ability to work effectively as part of a team in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
    • Demonstrated orientation toward and interest in understanding financial markets and investment management
    • Exceptional analytical and quantitative abilities, including a high le! vel of proficiency in market data applications such as Microsoft Excel
    • Strong written and verbal communication skills
    • Sense of accountability and dedication to continuous professional improvement
    • Aptitude to manage multiple tasks by demonstrating project planning, organization, and time management skills
    • Ideally 4-6 years of experience

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

    At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

    We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

    We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html



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