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Gir, Equity Research, Smid Biopharma, Associate-New York

Goldman Sachs

New York, NY

Posted July 7

Job Description


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. 


Working closely with the Senior Analyst who has over 20 years of combined experience working in banking and the biopharmaceutical industries, the goal of the Associate/Analyst is to:

Build strong industry knowledge of the biotech and pharma sectors. 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, and develop financial models. Assist in the vetting of companies, and conduct of due diligence calls with key opinion leaders. Monitor news flow and analyse clinical data updates from both covered and non-covered companies.

 Basic Qualifications

  • 2+ years of experience in investment research, financial modelling and analysis
  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills 
  • Proficiency in Excel 
  • Attention to detail 
  • Strong team orientation

 Preferred Qualifications

  • PhD, MD, MS, or life sciences degree
  • Working knowledge of accounting, finance, statistics, and valuation 
  • Demonstrated interest or previous experience in the biopharma sector and also, in the stock market 
  • 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


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.

We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html

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