• GSAM, Control Oversight Group - Analyst

    Location(s) US-IL-Chicago
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Investment Management
    Consumer and Investment Management Division
    Business Unit
    PV Shareholder Services
    Employment Type

    Consumer and Investment Management (CIMD)

    The Consumer and Investment Management Division includes Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM), Private Wealth Management (PWM) and our Consumer business (Marcus by Goldman Sachs). We provide asset management, wealth management and banking expertise to consumers and institutions around the world. CIMD partners with various teams across the firm to help individuals and institutions navigate changing markets and take control of their financial lives.


    Goldman Sachs Asset Management’s Control Oversight Group manages various control-oriented activities within the Global Shareholder Services.  The team focuses on continually enhancing the control environment and applying consistent, scalable methodology across the various businesses in GSAM.  Examples of control activities include, internal and external audits, supervisory controls, and Due Diligence of our third party distributors.  The Control Oversight Group partners with  Strategic Client Services, Sales, Internal Audit, Compliance and other Federation areas, as well as key business partners including external auditors, key vendors, and financial intermediaries.

    The position requires participation in facilitating initiatives related to these control-oriented activities specific to the U.S. region.  Previous experience in a control-oriented role and/or knowledge of financial products including mutual funds and alternative investments are required.  Other critical qualifications include attention to detail, desire to continually learn and the ability to manage multiple priorities.


    Primary Responsibilities

    The responsibilities of the Control Oversight Group  include the following:

    1. Execute the GSAM Third Party Distributor Due Diligence Program
    2. Perform or assist in periodic audits and risk based reviews to evaluate effectiveness of internal controls
    3. Communicate status and results of initiatives to management in clear and concise written and verbal manner
    4. Coordinate best practices with offshore offices (London, Japan)
    5. Management reporting of controls, exceptions, and issues
    6. Develop and implement monitoring activities for high risk processes
    7. Facilitate review of Shareholder Services Policies and Procedures
    8. Research inquiries from Legal and Compliance
    9. Drive initiatives by identifying key stakeholders and building consensus within group to achieve strategic solutions.

     Basic Qualifications

    • Bachelor’s degree
    • Strong communication skills
    • Attention to detail; strong Control/Risk mindset
    • Ability to work and adapt in a fast paced and dynamic environment, highly motivated
    • Strong organizational, business writing, interpersonal and time management skills


    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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