Internal Audit, Corporate, Compliance Legal & Services - Associate - Salt Lake City

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs USA
  • 20 Feb 19

Internal Audit, Corporate, Compliance Legal & Services - Associate - Salt Lake City

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.


  • Participation in planning and scoping reviews, meeting with key people within the area being reviewed to understand and walkthrough the business processes and identifying the key risks and controls to be assessed.
  • Assessment of the adequacy of the design and operating effectiveness of the controls to mitigate the key risks identified.
  • Assessment of the risk and impact of the issues identified on reviews and production of the report to management.
  • Follow up with stakeholders on remediation of actions coming out of issues identified during audits.
  • Ongoing liaison with colleagues and internal stakeholders globally.
  • Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of business areas, its products, and supporting functions.
  • Maintenance of internal client relationships and regular interaction with the business during the year to assess changes in the control environment and other matters arising in the business which may influence the coverage scope.
Skills and Experience:
  • 3+ years of experience in Financial Crime Compliance Internal audit, compliance or quality assurance testing role within the financial services industry or a related control function.
  • Strong understanding of specific AML/BSA and Sanctions requirements (e.g., OFAC, OSFI, EU, UN, HMT, etc.), risk drivers and expected control processes.
  • 4-year degree in a finance, accounting, or related discipline. Graduate degree in a related subject preferred.
  • Relevant certification or industry accreditation (e.g., CIA, CAMS, CFE, etc.) is a plus.
  • Team-oriented with a strong sense of ownership and accountability.
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and relationship management skills.
  • Strong communication skills (written and verbal) a must. Spanish or Portuguese would be a plus.
  • Strong analytical and time management skills.
  • Highly motivated with the ability to multi-task and remain

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS 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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