• Finance, Vice President Finance, Salt Lake City

    Location(s) US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Job ID
    2019-51810
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Accounting
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Finance
    Business Unit
    Federation Management
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    OUR IMPACT

    Our team monitors, analyzes and reports expenses in order to assist senior management with evaluating business decisions and key initiatives.  In addition, the team also maintains key controls that ensure expense is accurately presented to internal clients, as well as liaising with our central finance function to ensure accurate reporting to external industry regulators and shareholders of the firm.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    YOUR IMPACT

    Are you looking for a new opportunity to showcase your analytical, communication, and quantitative skills?  Do you have the passion to help determine and evaluate financial decisions that impact business decisions?  We have an excellent new position available on our Federation Finance team for an Associate/Vice President in the Finance division.

     

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

     

    As a member of the team, you will play a critical role in the expense management process.  Key responsibilities include:

     

    Budgeting/Forecasting

    • Coordinate the annual budget and quarterly reforecast processes with various stakeholders (including developing deliverable timeline, reporting templates, shared assumptions, etc.)
    • Consolidate and review all monthly financial reporting & deliverables for various stakeholders
    • Submit monthly expense projections for Controllers
    • Update allocation projections

    Sub-ledger and General Ledger Accounting and Controls

    • Review monthly sub ledger activity to substantiate accuracy and completeness of expenses; book journal entries (including accruals) where necessary
    • Review and maintain methodologies/metrics used to allocate fully loaded expense to divisions
    • Coordinate Balance Sheet Substantiation and Country Exposure Reporting for balances
    • Interact and answer questions with legal entity Controllers and PwC

    Reporting and Analytics

    • Historical trending and analysis of expenses and other firmwide metrics
    • Month to month fluctuation analytics
    • Actual vs. Budget reporting & analytics
    • All program reporting by division by region
    • Other ad-hoc financial analysis

    QUALIFICATIONS

     

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE’RE LOOKING FOR

     

    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Undergraduate degree in accounting and/or finance
    • Ability to work with Excel on a day to day basis and strong technical skills
    • Experience in accounting, budgeting, financial planning, reporting and analysis
    • Strong accounting and analytical skills: ability to organize and analyze large datasets, detect and correct errors, interpret and report results to various audiences and take responsibility for data quality assurance
    • Ability to identify opportunities to establish efficient and robust processes
    • Attention to detail - highly organized with excellent follow-through and delivery
    • Demonstrated ability to manage confidential information; impeccable judgement
    • Demonstrated client service focus and ability to build relationships across levels
    • Ability to work well both independently and in a team environment
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Relevant business experience demonstrating:
      • Successful project management and leadership within a team
      • Complex analytic project design and execution
      • Professional communication and thought-partnership with clients and stakeholders

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Familiarity with accounting tools such as Hyperion Essbase
    • CPA or graduate degree in accounting and/or finance

    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.

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