Operations - GSAM Ops - Shareholder Services - Associate - London

Location(s) UK-MDDSX-London
Job ID
2021-73975
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
Operations
Region
EMEA
Division
Operations
Business Unit
GSAM Divisional
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

We are open to considering requests for flexible working

 

YOUR IMPACT

Are you looking for a new challenge in a dynamic, international environment in asset management? Do you have excellent communication skills alongside an interested in a broad range of responsibilities?

Our European Shareholder Services are looking for an Analyst/Associate to join their Transfer Agency Vendor Oversight team.

 

OUR IMPACT

Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) delivers innovative investment solutions through a global, multi-product platform that offers clients the advantages that come with working with a large firm, while maintaining the benefits of a boutique.  GSAM is one of the pre-eminent investment management organizations globally. Critical to the success of GSAM is our ability to leverage a global team of talented professionals to define solutions and lead change across the operational infrastructure.

European Shareholder Services (ESS) is part of the International Funds Group (IFG) which is at the heart of the Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) funds business. IFG covers a range of activities that allows team members to interact with a number of other internal teams as well as external clients, vendors, and industry experts. As such, this role will allow the candidate to gain broad exposure to the workings of the GSAM business, as well as detailed understanding of shareholder servicing processes.

ESS is responsible for servicing the sales teams and investors of the Luxembourg, Ireland and Cayman domiciled collective investment products for GSAM.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

 

The role is within the Transfer Agency Vendor Oversight area of the ESS team working on process improvements, providing business support, responding to reporting requirements, coordinating enhancements, and client or platform implementations. Specifically the ideal candidate will be responsible for the following functions:

  • Implementation of automated trading, settlement, reporting and service solutions to investors
  • Increasing automation, scalability, and outsourcing of tasks to external vendors with appropriate controls and cost efficiencies
  • Providing support in the resolution of daily issues and reporting requirements
  • Co-ordination of new product launches and set-up on internal and external systems and platforms, working closely with distribution services, product development and the funds group teams
  • The candidate will be required to work people at all levels within the division and cover both day to day and project related tasks



SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • Bachelor’s degree with good academic record or equivalent gained through relevant work experience
  • High level of accuracy and the ability to maintain this standard whilst under pressure
  • Excellent communication, organisation, and multi-tasking skills with ability to set own priorities
  • Highly motivated and team focused but able to work independently to solve problems
  • Exposure to project based work, especially with thinking through and delivering policy and process improvements

 

PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

  • Knowledge of transfer agency function/workings
  • Knowledge of offshore mutual fund transfer agent operations, processing, and compliance standards
  • Knowledge of multi currency domestic/cross border payments
  • Experience in the banking/asset management industry

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



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