Asset Management Division, AIMS, Petershill, Finance, Associate - London

Recruiter
Goldman Sachs
Location
London, United Kingdom
Salary
Competitive
Posted
30 Sep 2022
Closes
15 Oct 2022
Ref
17112156
Job Function
Accounting/Audit/Tax
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
GOLDMAN SACHS ASSET MANAGEMENT (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.
A career with Goldman Sachs Asset Management is an opportunity to help clients across the globe realize their potential, while you discover your own. As part of one of the world's leading asset managers with over $2 trillion in assets under supervision, you can expect to participate in exciting investment opportunities while collaborating with talented colleagues from all asset classes and regions, and building meaningful relationships with your clients. Working in a culture that values integrity and transparency, you will be part of a diverse team that is passionate about our craft, our clients, and building sustainable success. Bringing together traditional and alternative investments, Goldman Sachs Asset Management provides clients around the world with a dedicated partnership and focus on long-term performance. As primary investment area within Goldman Sachs, we provide investment and advisory services for pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations, financial advisors and individuals.
The Alternative Investments & Manager Selection ("AIMS") Group is responsible for identifying, researching and selecting leading third-party investment managers. The group provides investors with investment and advisory solutions across leading hedge fund managers, private equity funds, secondaries, GP stakes, real estate managers, public equity and fixed income strategies. With over 350 professionals across 11 offices globally, the AIMS Group helps institutional and individual investors with their program design, manager diligence, portfolio construction and risk management. The investment solutions in AIMS have a long history and our programs have seeded and partnered with many of the world's most prominent alternative investment managers. Today, AIMS oversees over $300 billion across portfolios of both customized and commingled fund solutions as one of the world's broadest, deepest and longest-standing "open architecture" programs. We manage globally diversified programs, targeted sector-specific strategies, customized portfolios, and a range of advisory services. Our investors generally access opportunities through new fund commitments, secondary market investments, co-investments, seed capital investments, investment manager equity / revenue share stakes, or fund of fund solutions.
AIMS Petershill
Established in 2007, the AIMS Petershill business within the Asset Management Division partners with leading alternative asset managers and helps to accelerate their strategic development. Petershill's minority investments seek to support the creation of long-term value by providing strategic capital to enhance employee retention, facilitate business development, buy out legacy equity holders and generate strategic options - while preserving the autonomy and entrepreneurial spirit of these organizations. Petershill has partnered with over 35 alternative asset management firms to date and has raised over $10.0bn of commitments in private fund commitments. Petershill is also the operator of Petershill Partners (LSE: PHLL), a London Stock Exchange listed company.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
Principal Responsibilities
  • Provide support to the Director of Finance and Head of Platform Management for Petershill
  • Maintain financial/budget model and tracking consensus for public company
  • Prepare materials for Board of Directors
  • Assist with liquidity management, valuation oversight, management reporting and various ad hoc requests
  • Assist with preparation of client/shareholder reporting deliverables
  • Assist IR with investor presentations and requests from external investors
  • Assist with technology initiatives
Qualifications
  • Excellent analytical, communication (written and oral) and interpersonal skills
  • Strong organizational skills to manage various requirements into one synchronized process across various stakeholders
  • Attention to detail-proven experience of delivering high levels of accuracy
  • Knowledge and understanding of Excel, PowerPoint and Word and adaptability to learn other software products
  • Candidate must be a team player and self-motivated, demonstrating a willingness to take on more responsibility over time
  • Demonstrate strong comprehension of complex product structures
  • At least 3 years of professional experience in public and/or private accounting; experience in public company auditing a plus
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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