Asset Management Operations - Retail Separately Managed Account (SMA) Oversight- Vice President- New York
Location: New York, New York
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 20444997
Separately Managed Accounts (SMAs) are investment accounts that are customized to investors' portfolio management strategies and personal values. As investor demand shifts to the customization and personalization of portfolios in SMAs, we want to lead the market in expanding distribution of our differentiated financial products with outstanding digital experiences. If building a business at a storied investment bank and helping investors do well while doing good appeals to you, read on!
Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to deliver banking, sales and trading and asset management capabilities to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and control to preserve the firm's assets and its reputation. For every trade agreed, every new product launched or market entered, every transaction completed, it is Operations that develops the processes and controls that make the business flow.
The Retail SMA Oversight team sits within Asset Management Operations and has primary responsibility of all operations functions for SMA portfolios, interacting with several groups including portfolio managers, sales, and client relationship professionals as well as with external vendors.
This team is looking to add an experienced individual who will have responsibility to drive key initiatives relating to the development and implementation of our SMA strategy. This role will bring structure and coordination to multiple strategic projects to facilitate key decision making and on-time project delivery. This role requires autonomy in critical thinking, communication and organization.
This is a highly collaborative role requiring the capability to communicate effectively with a diverse range of internal professionals, covering a wide variety of products and functions. The main areas of responsibility will be:
Facilitate discussions regarding development of business plans, strategy, and project roadmaps based on an understanding of business drivers and stakeholder needs
Drive scaled growth opportunities; define feature development, build consensus among stakeholders, and partner with engineers, designers and cross-functional teams to deliver outcomes that will unlock scale
Define the right measures of operational risk; drive prioritization of initiatives and features and make informed trade off decisions.
Provide a global view of the focus areas for the business and communicate to senior stakeholders
Engage with operational teams / subject matter experts to have a thorough understanding of the operational processes, considerations and priorities across teams
Engage and influence business intelligence prioritization discussions impacting SMAs
Assist in continued development of a resourcing capacity model
Ensure alignment of Service Level Agreement (SLA) goals
Capture leadership input for creation and monitoring of operational KPIs
Organize and create agendas for meetings across multiple initiatives; capture and track follow ups, instill accountability for assigned action items
Experience with written and verbal communication to senior stakeholders
Understanding of operational nuances is supporting a Retail SMA business
Experience in organizing ideas, capturing requirements and action items to drive change
Ability to design and document workflows and project requirements
Understanding of data quality testing procedures
Strong project management and experience with agile practices is a plus
Portfolio accounting expertise with emphasis on tax lot accounting knowledge is a plus
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Salary Range The expected base salary for this New York, New York, United States-based position is $100000-$235000. In addition, you may be eligible for a discretionary bonus if you are an active employee as of fiscal year-end.
Benefits Goldman Sachs is committed to providing our people with valuable and competitive benefits and wellness offerings, as it is a core part of providing a strong overall employee experience. A summary of these offerings, which are generally available to active, non-temporary, full-time and part-time US employees who work at least 20 hours per week, can be found here .