Internal Audit, Corporate Controllers & Tax, Associate - New York

Location(s) US-NY-New York
Job ID
2021-79737
Schedule Type
Full Time
Function(s)
Audit
Region
Americas
Division
Internal Audit
Business Unit
IA Corporate
Employment Type
Employee

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

WHO WE ARE

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world

 

BUSINESS UNIT AND ROLE OVERVIEW

The primary role of Internal Audit is to help protect the assets, reputation and sustainability of the organization. Internal Audit independently assesses the firm’s internal control structure. We provide assurance that financial reporting is reliable, that there is compliance with applicable laws and regulations and that the firm’s operations are effectively controlled. We assist management in identifying risk and commercially managing risk by providing advice in developing control solutions and monitoring the implementation of management’s control measures. Internal Audit assists the firm’s Board of Directors’ Audit Committee in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities and regularly interacts with the external independent auditors. Internal Audit is organized into global teams of business and technology auditors.

 

IA is comprised of the following global functional audit teams covering the various business areas of the firm: Global Markets, Investment Management, Investment Banking, Merchant Banking, Global Investment Research, Consumer, Compliance & Legal, Technology, Finance, Risk, HCM, Executive Office and CWS.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Business Audit Corporate Controllers & Tax Associate General Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain a good understanding of business areas, its products, and supporting functions
  • Plan and execute audit testing to ensure audit fieldwork is focused on the right areas and documentation meets high quality standards
  • Identify risks, assess mitigating controls, and make recommendations on improving the control environment
  • Prepare commercially effective audit conclusions and findings, and present to IA senior management and business clients
  • Follow-up on open audit issues and their resolution

General Skills and Experience:

  • Team-oriented with a strong sense of ownership and accountability
  • Strong interpersonal, and relationship management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid analytical skills
  • Good technical knowledge of relevant product areas
  • Highly motivated with the ability to multi-task and remain organized in a fast-paced environment
  • 5+ years of experience in a public accounting or internal audit role within the financial services industry or a related control function
  • 4-year degree in a finance, accounting, or quantitative discipline, and ideally a graduate degree in a related subject
  • Relevant certification or industry accreditation (e.g., CPA, CFA, CIA) is a plus 

Team/Product Specific Skills and Experience:

  • Good understanding of financial concepts and/or operations related to controllers and tax functions. Knowledge in any of the following areas are preferred:
  • Basel regulatory requirements
  • CCAR regulatory requirements
  • Recovery and Resolution regulatory requirements
  • SEC US GAAP accounting
  • Controls surrounding regulatory reporting, legal entity reporting, financial reporting and/or tax reporting

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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