MORE ABOUT THIS JOB 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. The firm isheadquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world
LEGAL We work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advice that support activities across the firm. We handle litigation and arbitration, perform research and due diligence, aid in financing and legal filings, deal with contracts and intellectual property rights that show our commitment to clients, shareholders, and regulators. Whether you're an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS Within Legal Finance & Operations, the Operations team focuses extensively on the processing and payment of external vendor fees but not limited to consulting, outside counsel and staff augmentation. This team also is also the front-end administration of the matter management and e-billing system used for those invoices.
Primary day-to-day responsibilities could include:
Process budgets & electronic invoices using matter management and e-billing systems, including: Onboarding, troubleshooting, and relationship management of external vendors
Closely review invoices received for their content and conformity to GS billing guidelines; enforce compliance by communicating any issues found promptly and directly with outside billing areas
Review and amend budget and invoice workflows as required
Work with internal stakeholders including divisional finance teams to identify appropriate allocations and resolve allocation queries
Research and rectify rejected invoices
Develop excellent working relationships with global counterparts to ensure coordinated, consistent handling of invoices
Monitor and follow up regularly with stakeholders to ensure prompt payment of compliant invoices
Provide and analyze periodic and ad hoc reporting to team and management
Customer service oriented individual who is comfortable working with people at all organizational levels
Ability to communicate clearly and concisely, both verbally and in writing
Excellent judgment, attention to detail, critical thinking, sensitivity to risk, and discretion, including the ability to handle highly confidential information appropriately
Excellent organizational skills; flexibility to prioritize and reprioritize as business needs require
Self-starter with ability to work proactively and independently
Flexibility in working across time zones
Strong understanding and knowledge of Microsoft Office and reporting tools
Ability to learn and operate other programs, internal systems, and online processes quickly and efficiently
Familiarity with e-billing applications and invoice processing a plus
Highly motivated team player with a positive attitude
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.