Controllers, Funding Reporting & Analysis, Balance Sheet Controller, Associate - Salt Lake City

Location(s) US-UT-Salt Lake City
Job ID
2021-69913
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
Finance
Region
Americas
Division
Controllers
Business Unit
Funding Controllers
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

CONTROLLERS

The mission of Controllers is to ensure that the firm meets the financial control and reporting obligations of a global, regulated and public financial institution.  As part of the firm’s second line of defense, Controllers provides the critical analysis required while ensuring the internal and external financial information of the firm is accurate. Additionally, Controllers serves an important role in safeguarding the assets of the firm through the independent scrutiny of financial information. Controllers engages regularly with the firm’s regulators and auditors and through its strong culture of control and challenge helps to protect the firm from reputational and other risks.   

 

FUNDING REPORTING & ANALYSIS

The Reporting & Analysis team within Funding Controllers is responsible for compiling, reporting and analyzing the Firm’s daily balance sheet and liquidity position to senior management in the Controllers Division, Corporate Treasury, and other revenue divisions for day-to-day management and quarterly projections.  The team is also responsible for several key disclosures included in the Firm’s quarterly filing to the SEC and Federal Reserve relating to the balance sheet of the Firm.

 

The team is expected to develop a strong understanding of the Firm’s balance sheet including the various products for each trading and investing desk, the overall day-over-day, month-over-month and quarter-over –quarter fluctuations and how that impacts the performance ratios and targets set by the firm. 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Preparation and analysis of daily deliverables to senior management (estimated balance sheet, FICC and Equities balances sheets).
  • Generation and review of balance sheet statistics included in the monthly management reports used in the oversight of the Firm’s capital / funding needs.
  • Monthly balance sheet estimate vs. actual analysis.
  • Preparation and analysis of quarterly disclosures to SEC and Federal Reserve, as well as average balance sheet and segment assets.
  • Interaction with Product Controllers, trading desks, Divisional Management and Corporate Treasury to analyze current and historical business trends to establish future business strategy.
  • Understand the implication of new accounting pronouncements on the balance sheet.
  • Respond to various ad-hoc questions and analysis as they pertain to balance sheet of the Firm.
  • Work with Technology teams to automate and enhance Balance Sheet reporting process.
  • Mentor and train junior team members.

 

QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Accounting, Economics or Finance degree preferred, but not required.
  • CPA, or CFA preferred, but not required.
  • Strong quantitative, analytical and organizational skills.
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to clearly articulate ideas.
  • The ability to work on a global team of diverse individuals.
  • Proactive; the ability to respond creatively and quickly in a fast-paced, high-pressure, changing environment.
  • Accurate and detail-oriented with sound judgment and integrity.

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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