Internal Audit - Transaction Testing, Tech. Auditor, Senior Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Bangalore, Karnataka, India Bangalore Karnataka IN
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs International
  • 17 Mar 18 2018-03-17

Internal Audit - Transaction Testing, Tech. Auditor, Senior Analyst

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.

The primary role of Internal Audit is to help protect the assets, reputation and sustainability of the organisation. 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. IA 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 organised into global teams of business and technology auditors:

  • Securities: covers the Firms' Sales, Trading and Insurance businesses; including related supporting control functions such as Operations, Technology, Product Control and Divisional Compliance.
  • Investment Banking: covers the firm's banking activities and Global Investment Research operations.
  • Investment Management: covers the firm's Private Wealth Management, Asset Management and Merchant Banking businesses.
  • Corporate: covers the firm's Risk Management, Finance, Corporate Governance, Legal, Compliance and Regulatory Reporting areas as well as Human Capital Management, Services and the Executive Office.

For each assigned review you will report to an experienced project manager. You will be expected to:
  • Assist in understanding the regulatory requirements, system implementations and test approach to validate the outcome. Specifically focusing on the following:
    • Data flows and system architecture
    • Analyse the key logic associated to the regulatory reports
    • Perform outcome based testing/black box testing
    • Perform gap analysis in report implementation and identify root cause
    • Document the results of the test steps executed within the IA automated document project repository
    • Assist in presenting the approach, progress and results of the reviews to internal, IT and business stakeholders
    • Assist in formulating the strategy to action upon the issues identified
    • Maintenance of internal stakeholder relationships and regular interaction with the stakeholders during the year to assess changes in the regulatory obligations environment and other matters arising in the business.
  • Minimum 2 years work experience in technology or audit
  • Technology skills including an working knowledge of:
  • System Development / Programming Languages
  • Databases
  • System Architecture (Distributed/Messaging)
  • Operating Systems
  • Data analysis skills (SQL, ACL, or similar tools)
  • Quality Assurance Testing
  • Review and understand code (OO languages like Java, C#, C++)
  • Write code to perform system functions
  • Ability to work effectively across a large audit team, understanding the team's role in the overall strategy of the firm
  • Written and verbal communication skills a must; strong interpersonal skills essential. Job requires frequent interaction with technology management and business stakeholders
  • Must be able to multitask while managing both time and work load
  • Must be highly motivated with strong analytical skills, willing and able to learn new business and system processes quickly Financial Services knowledge and financial product knowledge is preferred.
  • Degree in Computer Science is preferred.
  • Internal Audit/Risk and Controls knowledge is preferred.
  • Experience is Visio and other object-oriented UML software design tool for visual modeling is preferred.

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.

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