IMD, GSAM, Insurance Asset Management Strategist, Analyst/Associate, London

Expiring today

Employer
Goldman Sachs International
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Sep 20, 2017
Closes
Sep 22, 2017
Job Function
Wealth Management
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB
INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT

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.

GSAM Insurance Asset Management provides innovative insurance solutions for life, property and casualty and reinsurance companies. The 60+ person global insurance team manages $168.2 billion in general account insurance assets for 140 clients across the globe. Sales teams are responsible for selling a broad spectrum of products across all asset classes, including hedge funds, private equity, fixed income and equities. In addition, sales teams collaborate with clients on topics including asset allocation, risk budgeting and asset / liability management.

The Global Insurance Strategy Group designs and develops comprehensive investment management solutions customized to meet the investment objectives and relevant constraints of our global insurance clients. In particular, these solutions integrate asset-liability management (ALM) techniques and strategic asset allocation, while incorporating capital, tax, and regulatory constraints.

YOUR IMPACT

The Strategists use quantitative techniques and industry knowledge to develop real-world solutions for the group's clients. The Strategists participate in meetings and presentations designed to build relationships and pursue commercial opportunities with institutional clients and prospects alongside other members from the group, the institutional marketing teams and portfolio teams.
Common investment projects include: strategic asset allocation, asset-liability matching, tax and capital efficiency, and risk budgeting.

The successful candidate is comfortable developing, utilizing, and explaining financial models to both technical and non-technical audiences.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

Responsibilities:
  • Design new investment strategies and frameworks
  • Perform customized research and work with institutional clients to address their unique investment issues
  • Prepare and deliver presentations for client meetings
  • Develop and maintain financial models, using object-oriented programming and other tools

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

Basic Qualifications:
  • Ability to grasp problems described by clients, formulate them clearly, and communicate the resulting analysis to clients with a wide-range of analytical and technical expertise
  • Strong background in a quantitative discipline
  • Programming skills
  • Strong communications skills
  • Creativity, and problem-solving skills
  • A self-starter, should have ability to work independently as well as thrive in a team environment
  • Actuarial credentials and/or CFA a plus


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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