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

UK-London
Job ID
2017-38487
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate, Analyst
Function(s)
Investment Management
EMEA
Division
Investment Management Division
Insurance Strats
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

INSURANCE STRATEGY TEAM

 

GSAM’s Insurance Strategy team is part of the global GSAM Insurance group, a market-leading 70+ person group that manages $200bn+ of assets on behalf of insurance clients. Within that group, the Insurance Strategy team operates alongside the Insurance Portfolio Management team and the Insurance Sales & Client Relationship team to address the specific needs of insurance companies. The team focuses on advising GSAM’s insurance clients in the design of their investment, risk, and capital management strategies; and structuring bespoke and innovative investment solutions.  

 

YOUR IMPACT

 

The Strategists use quantitative techniques and industry knowledge to develop real-world solutions for our 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, and the division-wide investment and marketing teams.

Common investment projects include: strategic asset allocation, asset-liability matching, tax and capital efficiency, risk budgeting, and balance sheet restructuring.

 

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

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

 

Responsibilities:

  • Design and structure new investment strategies and frameworks
  • Perform customized research and analysis with institutional clients to address their unique investment objectives
  • 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 a plus

Keywords: Asset management, Structuring, Quant, ALM, Analytics, Sales, Advisory, Insurance, Solvency II, Portfolio Optimization, SAA

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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