AWM, Finance and Strategy Analyst, New York

Job Description

Goldman Sachs Asset & Wealth Management is a leading asset management business. AWM offers a broad product line consisting of all asset classes and maintains a global distribution platform designed to serve a diverse client base of institutions and individuals. Reporting to the Chief Financial Officer of AWM, the Finance and Strategy team collaborates closely with senior management on projects impacting the growth and profitability of the division as a whole, as well as with the leadership of AWM’s business units on specific financial issues and strategic initiatives.

Duties & Responsibilities:
The work of the Finance and Strategy team is primarily project based, with typical durations spanning a few days to several months. Projects vary in nature, and require team members to add financial and strategic insight to assist management in resolving issues that many large companies typically face. The Finance and Strategy Analyst is expected to actively participate in projects and develop expertise in the data, financial systems and operating infrastructure, establish relationships throughout the business, and communicate results effectively. Some recent projects and analyses include:

– Presentation on AMD’s financials, strategy, risk management and product performance for GS Board
– Benchmarking of operating results vs. key industry competitors
– Marginal profitability analysis to support pricing of new mandates
– Regular reporting and analysis of fully allocated profitability by business
– P&L forecasting for current and future years, including firmwide budget process
– Financial analysis of Growth Markets and other divisional initiatives
– Compensation strategy and analysis
– Tracking and analysis of sales, investment performance, and productivity
– Active management of AMD’s expense policy and savings initiatives
– Stress test forecasting, modeling, and analysis for firmwide Comprehensive Capital Analysis Review (CCAR)

Qualifications/Preferred Skills:
– Ideal candidates will have strong quantitative and analytical skills, be detail-oriented and proficient in building and handling complicated models
– Candidates must demonstrate an ability to effectively communicate and present results highlighting the broader commercial and strategic impact
– Candidates must be extremely proactive and work well in a team environment, with the ability to excel as part of small project teams-
– Candidates should be comfortable developing relationships throughout the firm and building networks within the division as well as with the federation areas
– All team members are required to work with significant volumes of data and systems.
– Upon joining the team, candidates should expect a challenging, fast-paced environment that will require the ability to focus on and deliver multiple projects effectively

Preferred candidates will possess:
– 1+ years of financial services or related work experience
– Experience with large data sets, technology and exposure to Asset Management, Management Consulting or Investment Banking industries a plus
– Computer science background / programming experience a plus

Salary Range
The expected base salary for this New York, New York, United States-based position is $85000-$110000. In addition, you may be eligible for a discretionary bonus if you are an active employee as of fiscal year-end.

Goldman Sachs is committed to providing our people with valuable and competitive benefits and wellness offerings, as it is a core part of providing a strong overall employee experience. A summary of these offerings, which are generally available to active, non-temporary, full-time and part-time US employees who work at least 20 hours per week, can be found here.

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