AWM, Strategy Analyst, New York

Goldman Sachs
New York, USA
Mar 30, 2023
Apr 07, 2023
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Divisional Overview:

A career with Goldman Sachs Asset & Wealth Management is an opportunity to help clients across the globe realize their potential, while you discover your own. As part of one of the world's leading asset managers with over $2 trillion in assets under supervision, you can expect to participate in exciting investment opportunities while collaborating with talented colleagues from all asset classes and regions, and building meaningful relationships with your clients. Working in a culture that values integrity and transparency, you will be part of a diverse team that is passionate about our craft, our clients, and building sustainable success. Bringing together traditional and alternative investments, Goldman Sachs Asset Management provides clients around the world with a dedicated partnership and focus on long-term performance. As primary investment area within Goldman Sachs, we provide investment and advisory services for pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations, financial advisors and individuals.

AWM Strategy Team:

The Asset & Wealth Management Strategy team ("AWM Strategy") partners with senior divisional leadership to solve their most critical strategic issues. The team's remit spans three core pillars: (1) competitive intelligence, (2) business strategy, and (3) corporate development. Through these three pillars, AWM Strategy provides insights and recommendations to drive business growth across both organic and inorganic opportunities.

AWM Strategy regularly engages with senior stakeholders across investments, distribution, and other functional areas in a consultant-like capacity. As trusted strategic advisors, AWM Strategy leverages industry expertise, market perspective, and independent research to help leadership evaluate and prioritize strategic initiatives.

AWM Strategy is seeking a highly-motivated Analyst to join its lean (3-5 person) team in New York. The Analyst position offers candidates a unique opportunity to develop a multi-disciplinary skillset, while gaining exposure to both traditional and alternative asset classes.

Roles & Responsibilities:
  • Conduct in-depth competitor analysis and benchmarking; regular monitoring of key competitors' earnings results, investor presentations, etc.
  • Landscape the industry, perform market sizing analysis, and identify key trends driving change
  • Form independent, fact-based assessments of key opportunities and threats for AWM
  • Support screening of potential acquisition targets
  • Bachelor's degree (preferred: finance)
  • 1-2 years of experience (preferred: investment banking, equity research, top tier consulting, or asset management)
  • Robust analytical, quantitative, and technical abilities(including strong excel skills); financial modeling experience a plus
  • Strong communication skills, including the ability to synthesize complex analyses into concise takeaways
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Experience with Morningstar, FactSet, Visible Alpha, and other market data providers a plus
  • Background or strong interest in the asset & wealth management industry
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