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Sales Attribution Associate, Third Party Distribution - Chicago

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POST DATE 9/16/2016
END DATE 11/11/2016

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. Chicago, IL

Company
Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Job Classification
Full Time
Company Ref #
43708
AJE Ref #
576196763
Location
Chicago, IL
Experience
Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Job Type
Regular

JOB DESCRIPTION

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YOUR IMPACT
We are seeking a highly motivated associate-level team lead to join our Sales Attribution team and contribute towards the reporting and analysis of Goldman Sachs Asset Management?s Third Party Distribution business. In this role, you will work with large amounts of data in both an independent and collaborative setting, helping provide analytical support towards the broader management team.

OUR IMPACT
The Sales Attribution team is part of Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) Third Party Distribution (TPD) Sales Channel. 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.

Third Party Distribution (TPD) is responsible for serving clients and driving sales via financial intermediaries, including banks, broker/dealers, independent financial advisors, RIAs, retirement platforms, insurance companies and asset managers. The Sales Attribution team is responsible for maintaining accurate mutual fund sales data to facilitate reporting and analysis of Goldman Sachs Asset Management?s Third Party Distribution business. The associate will support data quality initiatives by leveraging internal and external applications and databases. Additionally, the person in this role will partner with GSAM business, GSAM technology, and external vendors to facilitate the use of complete and accurate sales data.

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
The responsibilities of the team lead on the Sales Attribution team include, but are not limited to the below:
? Review, enrich and maintain investor level trade and balance data
? Bespoke and ad-hoc reporting for internal sales and management teams
? Build and develop close working relationships with cross functional teams across the organization
? Collaborate with salespeople and managers on data research/analysis requests
? Analyze data workflow and processes to identify opportunities for improvement
? Investigate and resolve sales data inaccuracies and issuesSKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE?RE LOOKING FOR
? Bachelor's degree with an excellent academic record
? Minimum 3 - 4 years of relevant work experience
? Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
? Ability to lead and drive forward initiatives
? Ability to work in a fast-paced and dynamic environment
? Strong organization and time management skills
? Strong attention to detail
? Strong sense of accountability and dedication to continuous improvement
? Advanced SQL and Excel (formulas, writing and editing macros, queries, data maintenance, etc.)
? Previous experience with large databases, datasets, or academic research
? Interest in capital markets and building a career in investment management


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