• Compliance, Program Governance, Associate, New York

    Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Business Unit
    Anti-Money Laundering Group
    Employment Type


    Our division prevents, detects and mitigates compliance, regulatory and reputational risk across the firm and helps to strengthen the firm’s culture of compliance. Compliance accomplishes these through the firm’s enterprise-wide compliance risk management program. As an independent control function and part of the firm’s second line of defense, Compliance assesses the firm’s compliance, regulatory and reputational risk; monitors for compliance with new or amended laws, rules and regulations; designs and implements controls, policies, procedures and training; conducts independent testing; investigates, surveils and monitors for compliance risks and breaches; and leads the firm’s responses to regulatory examinations, audits and inquiries. You'll be part of a team with members from a wide range of academic and professional backgrounds, such as law, accounting, sales, and trading. We look for those who possess sound judgment, curiosity, and are able to adapt to a changing regulatory landscape.


    Financial Crime Compliance (“FCC”) has primary responsibility for the execution of the firm’s enterprise-wide Anti-Money Laundering (“AML”), anti-bribery, and government sanctions compliance programs and, among other things, performs enhanced due diligence and government sanctions screening, as well as surveillance and investigations designed to identify potential terrorist financing, money laundering, bribery, market abuse, or other suspicious activity.


    Digital Finance is composed of the firm’s digitally-led consumer businesses which include the global online consumer deposits business and the US online consumer lending business, the firm’s first-ever direct-to-consumer platform built from the ground up. Digital Finance combines the strength and heritage of a 147-year-old financial institution with the agility and entrepreneurial spirit of a tech start-up. This unique dynamic allows us to help our customers achieve financial progress through customizable solutions that are grounded in value, transparency and simplicity.




    There is an opportunity to join a retail-banking start-up business within FCC, and to contribute as a member of the Risk and Policy Group ("RPG") in shaping the financial crime function within the Digital Finance business. The role is open to start immediately.


    Among other responsibilities, RPG is tasked with policy and procedure development and management; performing financial crime risk assessments; managing and coordinating AML and other FCC regulatory audits and inquiries; and monitoring relevant regulatory updates. RPG works closely with FCC managers across the globe to execute this strategy as well as supports other FCC program management and administration. Responsibilities in this role may include coordinating with various stakeholders, including but not limited to Global Compliance, Operations, Technology, the Business, to gather and analyze information - Formatting data gathered using various tools including, MD Office (excel, word, powerpoint, Alteryx etc.), sharepoint, internal and external applications - Collating and categorizing data using a variety of tools to perform risk analysis - Administrative support to store information on database repositories. Additionally, succesful candidates will perform risk analysis and control evaluation, analyze qualitative and quantitative information gathered to develop risk profiles and trends, coordinate with other FCC teams to evaluate FCC’s control environment and helping prepare presentations and other materials.


    Preferred Qualifications

    • Prior compliance experience or working knowledge of AML, counter-terrorism, anti-bribery and/or anti-fraud experience in the consumer banking industry
    • Prior experience or exposure to risk management
    • Advanced MS Excel and PowerPoint skills (pivot tables, experience with large data sets, proficient in data manipulation and presentation)
    • Strong communicator, comfortable in presenting and explaining analysis
    • Knowledge/experience with financial products and services
    • Team player with great attitude and work ethic
    • Ability to multi-task on several different assignments/projects
    • Interest in working on a global team dealing with global businesses


    Goldman Sachs is a meritocracy where you will be given all the tools to help you develop. At Goldman Sachs, you will have access to excellent training programs designed to improve multiple facets of your skills portfolio. Our in-house training program, ‘Goldman Sachs University’ offers a comprehensive series of courses that you will have access to as your career progresses. Goldman Sachs University has an impressive catalogue of courses which span technical, business and leadership skills training.


    We value internal mobility. The chance to take on new challenges in the firm over time will ensure that you remain stimulated and will help in your continued professional and personal development.


    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.

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