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Aseet & Wealth Management Operations - Retail Separately Managed Account (SMA) Oversight - Associate - Hyderabad

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Accounting & Finance, Operations
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Job Description


Bringing together traditional and alternative investments, we provide clients around the world with a dedicated partnership and focus on long-term performance. As the firm’s primary investment area, we provide investment and advisory services for some of the world’s leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations, financial advisors and individuals, for which we oversee more than $2 trillion in assets under supervision. 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. We are:

  • Investors, spanning traditional and alternative markets offering products and services
  • Advisors, understanding our clients’ priorities and poised to help provide investment advice and strategies that make sense for their portfolios
  • Thought Leaders, providing timely insights across macro and secular themes to help inform our clients’ investment decisions
  • Innovators, using our suite of digital solutions to help our clients address complex challenges and meet their financial goals


Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted function that partners with all parts of the firm to provide banking, securities, and asset management services to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and controls to preserve and enhance the firm's assets and its reputation. For every new product launched and every trade executed, it is Operations that develops and manages the processes and controls that enable business flow.


Are you looking to apply your client service and analytical skills while deepening your understanding of asset management? Our GSAM Retail SMA Oversight team is seeking a professional who is looking to partner with our diversified client base and global business counterparts to provide best-in class client experience to define solutions and lead change across the operational infrastructure.


The GSAM Retail SMA Oversight team sits within the Asset Management Segment and has primary responsibility of client’s portfolio account event, funding (inflows, outflows and transfers) position and cash management, risk management and innovative solutions, and serves as the single point of contract for all operations related client inquiries. Functions cover a wide range of clients and a complex product range, which includes equities, fixed income. The group supports portfolio managers, sales and trading and client relationship professionals by providing accurate and timely client account information and overseeing all aspects of operational risk across portfolios.


This is a highly technical role and as such requires the capability to work effectively with a diverse range of professionals both internally and externally, covering a wide variety of products and functions to solve for operational efficiency. The main areas of responsibility will be:

  • As part of this role, the associate will partner with the Asset Management and Consumer Wealth (CWM) teams to create and facilitate the operational design of a strategic platform to support the Retail Separately Managed Account (SMA).
  • Involve in day-to-day BAU activities (funding, onboarding & review of exceptions for Retail SMA accounts)
  • Understand the daily BAU activities, Identify and suggest controls and perform oversight activities
  • Leverage business intelligence tools and information systems to create new tools and workflows while ensuring accounting data accuracy and provide account policy oversight to create a controlled environment for investment management processes
  • Create daily SLA metrics and forecasting across our main business to track and monitor our KPIs and KRIs
  • Scalability analysis of workflow cost drivers and trends to help drive process improvements and efficiency
  • Coordinate across portfolio managers on cash funding, withdrawals, trading requests and account attribute changes
  • Process and control analysis to ensure effective oversight and risk management


  • Previous experience in Operations and/or Financial Services Industry, preferably in Asset management
  • Extensive understanding of the product lifecycle and user experience for the distribution of Fixed Income, Equity, and other similar financial products on a digital platform
  • Practical and technical knowledge of fund accounting
  • Understanding of accounting impact across different types of lifecycle events
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Excel and proficient in PowerPoint, Word, and other MS Office Suites
  • Be highly collaborative, team-oriented, and strong consensus builder
  • Proven excellence in risk management and focus
  • Ability to partner across product groups, regions, and functional responsibilities
  • Ability to effectively communicate across all levels, both written and oral
  • High attention to detail with a sense of urgency a must
  • Bachelor’s degree required


  • Experienced in partnering and managing teams during high growth phases
  • Strategic and creative thinker, with strong facilitation and data gathering skills, able to recommend tactical and long-term solutions
  • Ability to drive projects & daily BAU through execution with minimal oversight
  • Understanding of Taxlot accounting and hands on experience on accounting systems like Invest1, APL and Geneva
  • Technically adept in working with Business Intelligence and low code tools such as Alteryx, Tableau and Robotics Processing Automation (RPA)


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.

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