SCS, Alternative Investment Client Services, Administrator Oversight -Analyst/Associate

  • Competitive
  • Chicago, IL, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs USA
  • 16 Feb 19

SCS, Alternative Investment Client Services, Administrator Oversight -Analyst/Associate

We're a team of trusted advisors who provide innovative investment solutions to help our clients meet their financial goals. From private wealth to asset management, we work with specialists and groups from around the firm to help high-net-worth individuals and institutions across various industries navigate changing markets and make smart investments. We value self-starters with an entrepreneurial spirit, but still provide the support and resources to ensure your success.

We are seeking a highly motivated and detail-oriented candidate to join our Alternative Investment Client Services team. In this capacity, you will work closely with our fund administrators and portfolio managers and coordinate service related strategies with the goal of providing an optimal client experience.

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.
Within GSAM, the Strategic Client Service group is a global, sales aligned service organization that provides high quality service and solutions to shareholders. Through their client service model, Strategic Client Services enables distribution of GSAM investment products, provides consultative services, scale and controls, all with a focus on being accretive financially to the business.
Within Strategic Client Service, Alternative Investment Clients Services is a solutions oriented team seeking to enhance the client experience by developing and monitoring ongoing service related strategies and controls. The Administrator Oversight team is responsible for managing relationships with our fund administrators, reporting flows to fund portfolio managers, and processing all fund-related transactions.


  • Oversee hedge fund trades to ensure accurate trade-flow reporting to portfolio managers
  • Act as liaison between fund administrators and internal groups
  • Oversee the facilitation of investor trade settlement
  • Assist in oversight of vendor relationships (e.g. fund administrators, custodians)
  • Oversee and coordinate resolution of product servicing issues and errors
  • Implement process improvements/enhancements
  • Improve internal controls over accounting and operational processes
  • Responsible for collection, dissemination and maintenance of product data attributes
  • Evaluate trade waiver and correction requests from sales teams
  • Lead ad hoc projects within the Strategic Client Service group
Basic Qualifications
  • Bachelor's degree
  • Detail-oriented
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced environment and think clearly under pressure
  • Strong organizational/multi-tasking skills
  • Leadership - Exchanges information with appropriate people to complete work
  • Problem Solving - Solves difficult problems with effective solutions; asks good questions and probes for answers; looks beyond the obvious and does not stop at the first answers
  • Self-Development - Ability to recognize personal skills, abilities, limitations and strengths
  • Strong Team Player - Creates strong morale and spirit in his/her team; shares wins and successes. Fosters the feeling of belonging in the team
  • Proven ability to multi-task and prioritize team responsibilities accordingly
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Preferred Qualifications
  • 2+ years financial services experience
  • Knowledgeable about the alternative investment industry

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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