GIR, Paper, Packaging, and Environmental Services, Associate/BA - Houston

Employer
Goldman Sachs
Location
Houston, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Oct 01, 2020
Closes
Oct 31, 2020
Ref
8559792
Job Function
Other
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB
GLOBAL INVESTMENT RESEARCH
From macroeconomic forecasts to individual stock analysis, our team develops tools and insights to help shape investment strategies for clients and the firm. Our analysts work on client-focused research in the equity, fixed-income, currency, and commodities markets, mining big data that enters markets around the world each day to identify game-changing insights. You'll be part of a team that is intellectually curious, creative, analytical, and passionate about performing market research.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
Working closely with the Senior Analyst and other members of the Paper, Packaging, and Environmental Services team, the goal of the Associate / Business Analyst is to:
  • Build strong industry knowledge of the sector
  • Contribute to the generation and execution of investment ideas
  • Write reports/notes on companies under coverage
  • Communicate with the equities sales force and traders, clients and company managements
  • Interpret data and perform analysis on market, economic and technology trends
  • Develop financial models

Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree with a strong academic track record
  • Master's degree with a concentration in Business or Economics, or CFA designation, is a plus
  • 2+ years of fulltime work experience in either equity research or another realvent field
  • Excellent analytical and critical thinking skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Proficiency in Excel
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Strong team orientation
  • Experience in equity research, investment banking, and/or the Paper, Packaging, or Environmental Services industries is a plus
  • Proficiency in accounting and finance
  • Experience with financial modeling and valuation
  • Demonstrated interest in equity research (sell-side or buy-side)
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-energy environment
  • Comfortable taking initiative and being resourceful/entrepreneurial
  • Ability to multi-task and work with numerous teams


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

© The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2020. All rights reserved.
Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Veteran/Sexual Orientation/Gender Identity