Finance, Controllers, Fund Accounting, Associate - Dallas

Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
2020-66746
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
Finance
Region
Americas
Division
Controllers
Business Unit
IMD Controllers
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

FINANCE

 

We're a team of specialists charged with managing the firm’s liquidity, capital and risk, and providing the overall financial control and reporting functions. Whether assessing the creditworthiness of the firm’s counterparties, monitoring market risks associated with trading activities, or offering analytical and regulatory compliance support, our work contributes directly to the firm’s success. The division is ideal for collaborative individuals who have strong ethics and attention to detail. 

 

Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) is one of the world’s leading investment managers. GSAM provides institutional and individual investors with investment and advisory solutions, with strategies spanning asset classes, industries, and geographies.  We help our clients navigate today’s dynamic markets, and identify the opportunities that shape their portfolios and long-term investment goals. We extend these global capabilities to the world’s leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, individuals and family offices.

 

The Alternative Investments & Manager Selection (AIMS) Group provides investors with investment and advisory solutions, across leading hedge fund managers, private equity funds, real estate managers, public equity strategies and fixed income strategies. The AIMS Group manages globally diversified programs, targeted sector-specific strategies, customized portfolios, and a range of advisory services. Our investors access opportunities through new fund commitments, fund-of-fund investments, strategic partnerships, secondary-market investments, co-investments, and seed-capital investments. With over 200 professionals across eight offices around the world, the AIMS Group provides manager diligence, portfolio construction, risk management, and liquidity solutions to investors, drawing on Goldman Sachs’ market insights and risk management expertise. We extend these global capabilities to the world’s leading sovereign wealth funds, pension plans, governments, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, and family offices, for which we invest or advise on over $150 billion of alternative investments, public equity strategies and fixed income strategies

 

Controllers Divisional Overview:

Controllers ensure that the firm meets all the financial control and reporting obligations of a global, regulated and public financial institution. In the Controllers Department, our professionals measure the profitability of, and risks associated with, every aspect of the firm's business. Controllers also ensure that the firm's activities are conducted in compliance with the regulations governing transactions in the financial markets. The fund accounting team within the Controllers Group is looking to add an Associate in Dallas, TX.

These responsibilities include investment and new product review, oversight of information prepared by third party administrators and ongoing design an execution of the control environment.  The team works closely with other areas of GSAM including investment, risk, client service, operations, technology, legal and compliance.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

RESPONSIBILITIES:
 
• Coordinate quarterly financial statement preparation with external administrators
• Support investor and regulatory reporting
• Liaise with multiple teams within the Firm

• Assist in the launch of new products
• Support team, department, and business managers on various special projects

REQUIREMENTS:

• B.S. or above in accounting or related field
• 4+ years of experience
• CPA with investment company experience preferred

• Private equity experience preferable

• Strong technical knowledge of accounting and financial reporting
• Strong analytical/problem solving skills; detail orientated
• Ability to work independently and as a key member of a team in a fast paced environment under challenging deadlines
• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
• Skilled in use of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html



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