• Internal audit, IMD Technology, Associate - NYC

    Location(s) US-NY-New York
    Job ID
    2019-58017
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Audit
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Internal Audit
    Business Unit
    Internal Audit - Tech Audit
    Employment Type
    Employee
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    INTERNAL AUDIT 

    In Internal Audit, we ensure that Goldman Sachs maintains effective controls by assessing the reliability of financial reports, monitoring the firm’s compliance with laws and regulations, and advising management on developing smart control solutions. Our group has unique insight on the financial industry and its products and operations. We’re looking for detail-oriented team players who have an interest in financial markets and want to gain insight into the firm’s operations and control processes.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Job Summary & Responsibilities
    For each assigned review you will report to an experienced project manager. You will be expected to:

    • Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of the firm’s business and technology areas, products, systems, and supporting functions
    • Identify risks, assess mitigating controls, and make recommendations on improving the control environment
    • Assist the risk assessment, scoping and planning of an audit.
    • Assist in executing the audit. Specifically focusing on the following:
    • Analyze the business and technology processes to evaluate the effectiveness of the relevant technology controls
    • Analyze the design of controls around the underlying system architecture in the context of information technology controls such as secure availability and performance and their impact on the business.
    • Design and execute tests to validate identified application system controls code inspection and re-performance of system processes.
    • Analyze data using SQL
    • Inspect system code (Java, C++) and re-perform system processes
    • Validate that system features meet business, technology and regulatory requirements.
    • Validate the quality of internal SOX assessments.
    • Document the results of the test steps executed within the IA automated document project repository.
    • Assist in the report preparation by preparing commercially effective audit conclusions and findings
    • Assist in presenting the scope, progress and results of the review to internal, IT and business stakeholders.
    • Follow-up on open audit issues and their resolution
    • Participate in department-wide initiatives aimed at continually improving IA's processes and supporting infrastructure

    Basic Qualifications

    • 0-3 years of experience in a software development or technology audit roles
    • Understanding of Java, C++ or scripting languages (e.g. Python)
    • Basic data analysis skills (e.g., SQL or similar tools)
    • 4-year degree required (Computer Science, Math, MIS, Financial Engineering)
    • Team-oriented with a strong sense of ownership and accountability
    • Good leadership, interpersonal, and relationship management skills
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Highly motivated with the ability to multi-task and remain organized in a fast-paced environment

    Preferred Qualifications
    - Knowledge of the investment banking, brokerage industry, capital markets, securities products, regulations relevant to Bank Holding Companies.


    - Certification or industry accreditation (e.g., CISA, CISSP, CISM, Java, SQL)


    - Experience with or understanding of:

    • Application security management: user entitlements, authentication, accountability, data protection
    • System Architecture and Design: availability, performance, scalability, data integrity
    • Technology Operations: change management, data backup and retention, performance and capacity management
    • Technology governance: technology risk management, policies and procedures, rules, regulations, intellectual property

     

    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.

    © The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2019. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.