Controllers, AMD Private Controllers, Associate - Dallas

Location(s) US-TX-Dallas
Job ID
2021-74656
Schedule Type
Full Time
Level
Associate
Function(s)
Accounting
Region
Americas
Division
Controllers
Business Unit
MBD 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. 

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Responsibilities

This group performs the accounting and financial control functions related to the balance sheet and revenue impact to Goldman Sachs and its private funds from its asset management activities.  We are seeking an associate to join the Salt Lake City team who will partake in the following:

  • Fully engage and oversee/run the day to day reporting and month-end / quarter-end closing processes such as:
    • Recording and maintaining books and records (PARA) of investment related transactions (P&L, purchases and sales and valuation adjustments) and preparation of supporting documentations including reconciliations to the firm’s ledger.
    • P&L and balance sheet reporting, including coordination with financial reporting and divisional reporting teams to analyze key drivers/trends in business performance.
    • Reporting required information used in the firm’s external footnote disclosures and regulatory filings related to AMD’s alternative investment business
  • Handle ad-hoc requests from various divisions and departments across the firm.
  • Participate in team-wide and firm-wide strategic projects to drive collaboration across stakeholders; push forward automation of processes.
  • Participate in engaging with the business deal teams, including divisional finance and leading the coordination efforts with accounting policy and regulatory policy on investment deal related reviews.
  • Participate in illiquid valuation review and perform independent price verification across various alternative asset classes.

Basic Qualifications:

  • At least 5 years of relevant work experience
  • Bachelors Degree (Accounting, Economics or Finance degree preferred)

Preferred Qualifications:  

  • CPA or CFA preferred, but not required
  • Strong quantitative, analytical and organizational skills
  • Familiar with illiquid valuation
  • Public and/or Private experience preferred
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to clearly articulate ideas and interact with various teams across the firm
  • Highly motivated and adaptable; 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
  • Keen interest in financial markets
  • Knowledge of desktop applications (Excel, IgnitePad, 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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