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Asset Management Private - Associate - Alternatives Private Fund Services - Operations

Company/ Firm Name

Goldman Sachs


London, UK

Published Date

19 May 2023

About the job:

The Global Alternatives Private Fund Services group is a recently created and growing team within our Goldman Sachs Asset and Wealth Management business within Operations, responsible for the dedicated end-to-end planning and execution of fund life cycle events for AWM Alternatives Private Markets products. The Team interacts very closely with AWM Private Deal Teams, Sales and Capital Markets teams, and other numerous internal teams connected with setup, operation, and oversight of the Funds, as well as with certain external service providers and with the Funds’ Board of Directors (internal and external), where relevant.

The Team is at the hub of the day-to-day Alternatives Private end-to-end fund life cycle management, resulting in a dynamic role, which will allow the candidate to interact with a wide range of internal and external teams and be involved in a diverse range of tasks and projects.

Responsibilities include:

Fund Life Cycle Events Coordination and Support:

  • Liaising across internal business partners and external counterparties to launch and/or rationalize new pooled vehicles, facilitate fund lifecycle events, and ensure the adequacy of account structures and surveillance for funds, including:

  • Coordinating launch of new funds/share classes

  • Coordinating mergers, closures, restructurings & other fund events

  • Ensuring proper maintenance of account structures

  • A wide range of ad-hoc fund related projects

The role will also include responsibilities in connection with:

  • Vendor Management Program:

  • Working with the Central Fund Services team to assist with the evaluation, selection, negotiation, and onboarding of new vendors associated with the launch of new AM Alts Private products, where applicable

  • Fund Governance:

  • Providing superior client service and front-to-back support for AWM’s Alternatives Private pooled vehicles complex in a commercial and cost-effective manner

  • Creating and driving strategic projects to improve efficiency and scalability while maintaining and managing risk

  • Preparation of management information reporting for internal management, working groups and committees

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent, with relevant industry experience

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills and ability to collaborate with professionals across various levels both internally and externally

  • Excellent organizational skills and ability to set own priorities and multi-task

  • An ability to work to tight deadlines, with activities and targets which may change at short notice

  • An elevated level of accuracy with the ability to maintain this standard while under pressure from deadlines

  • Initiative-taking individual and self-starter with a proven background of delivery

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Fund support experience is preferred, especially in the Alternatives space

  • Knowledge of fund products (i.e., private markets, alternative investment funds and registered products) and regulatory environments would be beneficial

Application Process:

  • Submit CV using email address below

  • SEO London shortlists applicants

  • Shortlisted applicants sent to Goldman Sachs

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