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Type of Role: InvestmentsResearch

Experience Level: Analyst/Associate

Location: London, United Kingdom

Salary: £80K - £80K

Goldman Sachs offers services in investment banking (advisory for mergers and acquisitions and restructuring), securities underwriting, prime brokerage, asset management as well as wealth management and investment management via Goldman Sachs Personal Financial Management. It is a market maker for many types of financial products and provides clearing and custodian bank services. It operates private-equity funds and hedge funds. It structures complex and tailor-made financial products. It also owns Goldman Sachs Bank USA, a direct bank. It trades both on behalf of its clients (flow trading) and for its own account (proprietary trading). The company invests in and arranges financing for startups, and in many cases gets additional business as bookrunner when the companies launch initial public offerings. Details below.

GLOBAL INVESTMENT RESEARCH

Global Investment Research (GIR) provides investment recommendations by generating fundamental research and analysis of economies, markets, industries and companies. GIR analysts help our clients achieve superior returns by seeking to develop creative, differentiated investment insights and ideas. Our clients include asset managers, hedge funds, mutual funds, and pension funds, among others.

Working closely with the Senior Portfolio Strategists and other members Asset Allocation Strategy team Analyst will assist in:

  • Analyzing and interpreting large amounts of data related to markets across regions and asset classes and to economic and political events
  • Presenting data and conclusions in a clean and efficient manner
  • Contributing to writing regular and ad-hoc research notes
  • Collaborating with macro and single-stock groups within research
  • Communicating with the Equities and FICC sales force/traders and external clients

 

Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s or Master’s degree, preferably majors in Math, Stats, Economics, or Finance
  • Must have some industry/finance experience, analyzing, creating and marketing investment ideas
  • Understanding of statistical analysis; knowledge and experience with Python is preferred.
  • Proficiency in the use of external databases including Bloomberg, Reuters, DataStream, Haver, Preqin is a plus.
  • Excellent in written and spoken English

 

Preferred Qualifications 

  • Inquisitive, enthusiastic researcher/model builder with a few years of experience in the industry and strong analytical skills
  • Experienced with multi-asset portfolios, portfolio optimization and hedging, alternative assets (liquid alts, private markets, systematic strategies)
  • Strong interpersonal and communication (written and verbal) skills and ability to interact with global stakeholders
  • Flexible and work well under pressure
  • Good organizational/multi-tasking skills and focus on meeting deadlines
  • Ability to work in a team-based environment, and adapt to a dynamic and changing organization
  • Ability to coordinate and interact effectively with the team