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Job: CIMD, GSAM Client Business, Asset Allocation/Actuarial Specialist, Vice President, CT
Investment Mgmt, Asset Mgmt, PE, VC role
Full Time Job
Posted on: January 29, 2020
Locations: USA (Connecticut)
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CONSUMER AND INVESTMENT MANAGEMENT DIVISION (CIMD)

The Consumer and Investment Management Division includes Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), Private Wealth Management (PWM) and our Consumer business (Marcus by Goldman Sachs). We provide asset management, wealth management and banking expertise to consumers and institutions around the world. CIMD partners with various teams across the firm to help individuals and institutions navigate changing markets and take control of their financial lives.

GSAM

Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) is one of the world’s leading investment managers. GSAM provides institutional and individual investors with investment and advisory solutions, with strategies spanning asset classes, industries, and geographies. We help our clients navigate today’s dynamic markets, and identify the opportunities that shape their portfolios and long-term investment goals. We extend these global capabilities to the world’s leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, individuals and family offices.

RESPONSIBILITIES
Rocaton Investment Advisors is a nationally recognized institutional investment consulting firm based in Norwalk, CT with assets under advisement of approximately $600 billion. As of April 1, 2019 Rocaton was acquired by Goldman Sachs. Rocaton is now a wholly owned subsidiary of Goldman Sachs.

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. Our goal is to build an industry-leading retirement and advisory solutions business. We are confident the combination of Rocaton and Goldman Sachs will allow us to broaden our services to clients and address the challenges of an evolving and complex marketplace. Critical to our success is our ability to leverage a global team of talented professionals to define solutions and lead change across the operational infrastructure.

Rocaton is looking for an Asset Allocation Specialist to join its growing team. The individual will contribute to the firm’s asset allocation and asset/liability research effort. The team performs research on topics pertaining to asset allocation that are of general interest to clients and also supports client asset allocation projects.

Duties and Responsibilities:

Responsibilities include researching and analyzing asset allocation research topics, contributing to the firm’s development of capital market forecasts, and assisting consultants on client asset allocation projects.
Qualifications
Preferred/Required:
Job qualifications and experience, academic degrees, personal traits...
Bachelor's degree required; MBA, CFA, or Actuary preferred
Excellent communication skills both written, and verbal
Proficiency in PowerPoint, Excel, and Word
Project management skills including ability to organize and track multiple projects in parallel, delivery on tight timelines, and a hands-on approach to resolving issues
Delivery on tight timelines, and a hands-on approach to resolving issues
Highly organized, with attention-to-detail and excellent follow-through
Ability to work well in a fast-paced team environment with flexibility and demonstrate a high level of self-motivation
Intellectual curiosity
Some market experience
Min.of 5+ year’s relevant experience preferred

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