Vice President with Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC in Dallas, Texas.
Work Schedule: 40 hours per week (9:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m.)RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
Duties: Vice President with Goldman Sachs & Co. LLC in Dallas, Texas within the Controllers Group responsible for the preparation and review of financial statements and board materials as well as managing a team to complete the required assignments. The team works closely with other areas with the Firm including investment, risk, client service, operations, technology, legal and compliance. Specific job duties include: Review of quarterly/annual trial balances, investor allocations, capital statements and financial statements for private equity funds managed by Goldman Sachs; Liaise with third party administrator, independent auditor, and internal teams such as legal, tax and operations regarding accounting matters; Participate in due diligence process related to new investments to identify operational control risks; Validation of third party administrator’s management fee and carried interest calculations to ensure that they are in accordance with the governing documents of the fund; Responsible for the preparation of various regulatory reports, compliance reports and reports to Board of Directors related to funds; Participate in new fund launches including the review of fund documentation (LPA/PPM/OM/Side Letters), fund set up, and vendor selection; Liaise with multiple teams within the Firm; Manage technology initiatives by providing scope of project, managing timeline, and coordinating testing; and Oversee vendors and private equity fund accounting work prepared by vendors.
Job Requirements: Bachelor’s degree (U.S. or foreign equivalent) in Accounting, Finance or a related field. Employer will accept single degree or any combination of degrees, certificates and/or professional work experience where determined to be equivalent to U.S. bachelor’s degree by a qualified credential evaluation service. Seven (7) years of experience in the job offered or a related role. Prior experience must include seven (7) years of experience with: Applying principles of US GAAP as they relate to private investment companies (ASC 946); Reviewing quarterly and annual trial balances, investor allocations, capital statements and financial statements for private funds, including hedge funds or private equity funds; Leveraging Microsoft Excel, including PIVOT tables, VLOOKUP, or SUMIF(s) functions; Preparing or reviewing management fee calculations; Preparing or reviewing carried interest (or incentive fee) calculations; Participating in new fund launches including the review of fund documentation, fund set up, and vendor selection; Interacting with trading desks and stakeholders on a daily basis; and Reviewing general ledger and journal entries to analyze and reconcile accounts, and investigate fluctuations in both P&L and Balance Sheet accounts among reporting periods, including identification of underlying drivers during analytical reviews. Prior experience must include five (5) years of experience with: Project management associated with business processes or technology including managing timeline, identifying and mitigating key risks assessing impacts and escalating issues to management. Prior experience must include three (3) years of experience with: Preparing or reviewing materials provided to Directors of private funds. Prior experience must include one (1) year of experience with: Managing individuals or a team.