• Compliance, GS Bank Compliance, Associate

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Business Unit
    GS Bank Compl
    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. 




    Job Summary & Responsibilities


    Candidate will work as part of the GS Bank (“Bank”) Compliance team with a primary focus on (i) matters related to Regulation W compliance with regard to the Bank’s transactions with affiliates and (ii) the determination of Bank eligibility for lending and certain other activities transacted in the Bank. The position requires analytical skills to review transactions of varying complexity to identify Bank regulatory impacts; the ability to work on multiple tasks while maintaining attention to detail; and satisfying high priority and time-sensitive deliverables on a day-to-day basis. The candidate will be required to interact and manage work flow involving both business (e.g., IBD, MBD) and Federation groups (e.g., Legal, Operations, Technology).



    The candidate’s responsibilities would include:

    • Review and determination of Bank eligibility for debt investment and lending activity
    • Perform various reconciliations of Bank eligible transactions
    • Understand, apply and provide advice on applicable Bank regulations
    • Draft and review of policies and procedures as well as Bank regulatory announcements and communications
    • Create and implement compliance training programs for business and Federation personnel
    • Assist with regulatory and internal investigations and audits
    • Cross-departmental project management and involvement


    Basic Qualifications:

    • 3 to 5 years of experience in the banking or financial services industry
    • Ability to understand and apply complex regulation
    • Strong organizational and project management skills
    • Experience leading small or medium scale projects
    • Excellent communication skills (oral and written) and relationship building abilities
    • Working knowledge of Microsoft Office tools: Word, Excel, and PowerPoint


    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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