GIR, Equity Research, Retail: Hardlines, Business Analyst – New York
Goldman Sachs USA
February 21, 2018
New York, New York
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB GLOBAL INVESTMENT RESEARCH From macroeconomic forecasts to individual stock analysis, our team develops tools and insights to help shape investment strategies for clients and the firm. Our analysts work on client-focused research in the equity, fixed-income, currency, and commodities markets, mining big data that enters markets around the world each day to identify game-changing insights. You'll be part of a team that is intellectually curious, creative, analytical, and passionate about performing market research.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS Goldman Sachs' Global Investment Research division delivers value-added research to clients in the equity, fixed income, currency and commodities markets. Goldman Sachs develops global client-focused research in economics, portfolio strategy, derivatives and equity and credit securities. Our clients use these insights and investment ideas to develop their strategies.
Global Investment Research produces original, fundamental research and analysis of industries, companies and economies. Our research teams continually identify and analyze financial information, strategic issues and trends that affect companies, industries and markets on a regional and global scale.
Working closely with the Senior Analyst and other members of the Hardlines team, the goal of the Business Analyst is to:
Build strong industry knowledge of the Retail sector
Contribute to the generation and execution of investment ideas
Write reports/notes on companies under coverage
Communicate with the equities sales force and traders, clients and company managements
Interpret data and perform analysis on market, economic and technology trends
Develop financial models
Bachelor's degree with a strong academic track record
Excellent analytical skills
Strong verbal and written communication skills
Proficiency in Excel
Attention to detail
Strong team orientation
1-3 Years of experience in investment research, financial modeling and analysis
Working knowledge of accounting, finance, and valuation
Demonstrated interest in the Consumer/Retail sector
Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-energy environment
Comfortable taking initiative and being resourceful/entrepreneurial
Ability to multi-task and work with numerous teams
Progress toward earning the CFA designation
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.