Services - Global Finance and Planning - Analyst - Bengaluru
Goldman Sachs International
April 13, 2018
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB WHO WE ARE
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 is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Bangalore, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.
Consisting of Corporate Services and Real Estate (CSRE) and the Office of Global Security (OGS), our teams drive productivity and enable the firm's flow of business while ensuring its safety and security. CSRE acquires, develops and manages the firm's global real estate portfolio and delivers innovative market development, document management and hospitality related services to internal partners in the firm. CSRE's vision is to provide the world's best workplace to the people of Goldman Sachs. OGS's mission is to protect the firm's people, assets, and reputation and in doing so provides people protection, physical security, fire safety and crisis management. We look for achievement-oriented, creative individuals who perform at their best in a diverse team environment and are motivated by tangible results.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS Principal Responsibilities:
Develop expertise in key expense accounts for global business lines and manage related accounting and control activities
Analyze financial and operational data from various business lines around the globe. Present findings clearly to enable effective decision-making
Work in close coordination with global finance leadership annual budget and quarterly reforecast related assignments. Consolidate inputs and translate business assumptions to quantify financial impact
Ensure accurate allocation of CSRE expenses to other divisions of Goldman Sachs. Explain trends and key changes to internal finance teams
Own key accounting and control processes (including balance sheet substantiation, audit and disclosure requirements)
Work closely with other members of the real estate and business services finance team to ensure integration and collaboration with other business managers across various geographies
Drive improvement and automation of current processes to enhance efficiency, accuracy and control
Finance Professional - Chartered / Cost Accountant or MBA (Finance) from a premier institute, with prior graduation in commerce
Prior work experience with multinational firms in financial planning and analysis roles would be preferred
Clarity and understanding of accounting concepts acquired during professional training.
Strong analytic skills and ability to summarize and present information at a management level
Clear and effective communications skills both verbally and in writing)
MS Office skills - Advanced MS Excel knowledge.
Exposure to financial tools and applications such as Essbase or data visualization tools like Tableau
Functional understanding of any ERP system (especially PeopleSoft 8.9) would be an advantage
Strong networking skills to establish contacts and partnerships with other teams in Goldman Sachs.
Impeccable attention to detail
Ability to organize own time and work independently, without close supervision
Courage to challenge current practice and initiative to suggest new ways of working
Initiate by look for value-added ideas, approaches, and recommendations, to enhance existing methods and procedures
Ability to work in a team based environment and to interface with all levels of employees
Flexibility to Adapt easily to a dynamic and changing organization and able to work well under pressure
Demonstrate a willingness to get involved and get the job done
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.