Internal Audit, Corporate Controllers & Tax, Associate

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs USA
  • 22 Oct 18

Internal Audit, Corporate Controllers & Tax, Associate

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB INTERNAL AUDIT
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.

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: Securities, Investment Management, Investment Banking, Merchant Banking and Global Investment Research, Corporate, CCBD, and Technology.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS Business Audit Corporate Controllers & Tax Associate General Responsibilities:

  • Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of business areas, its products, and supporting functions
  • 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
  • Participate in department-wide initiatives aimed at continually improving IA's processes and supporting infrastructure
General Skills and Experience:
  • Team-oriented with a strong sense of ownership and accountability
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and relationship management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid analytical skills
  • In-depth technical knowledge of relevant product areas
  • Highly motivated with the ability to multi-task and remain organized in a fast-paced environment
  • 2-6 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:
  • Solid understanding of financial concepts and/or operations related to controllers and tax functions. Knowledge in any of the following areas are preferred:
  • CCAR regulatory requirements
  • Recovery and Resolution regulatory requirements
  • SEC US GAAP accounting
  • Basel III regulatory requirements
  • Controls surrounding regulatory reporting, legal entity reporting, financial reporting and/or tax reporting


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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