MORE ABOUT THIS JOB The Goldman Sachs Group is a bank holding company and a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Goldman Sachs provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high net worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.
Finance Data Office (FDO) is a group within Finance whose primary responsibility is to partner with users and the technology organization to expand and improve the strategic data architecture that supports Finance workflows. As such, FDO plays an integral role in identifying, designing and implementing best in class technology solutions for Finance to meet the growing reporting requirements of executive management, as well as the rapidly changing external financial and regulatory reporting environments. FDO is uniquely positioned within Finance to work on projects that span multiple Controllers, Risk, and Corporate Treasury Groups. FDO helps to ensure that business data needs are met with technology solutions.
Additional FDO responsibilities include implementing the Firm's data governance policies and ensuring that the data used for reporting requirements is well understood and of the highest quality available.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS JOB RESPONSIBILITIES
Play a central role in defining the strategic direction for Finance in data initiatives
Document Data Lineage from source to reporting
Create and understand data usage metrics across key financial obligations
Liaise with representatives within Finance in order to initiate and modify systems to meet user requirements
Partner with technology to ensure user tools for analyzing and extracting data meet user's needs
Author project-related documentation, i.e. data standards, reporting data catalogs and data models.
Employ strong written and verbal communication skills to provide frequent project updates to project stakeholder/sponsors and users of all levels
5-8 years of work experience
Bachelor degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills both written and oral; confident in interaction with all levels of employees
Detailed-oriented, self-motivated and organized. Able to multi task varying priorities and deliverables.
Thrives in fast-paced, deadline driven environment as both an individual and team contributor
Strong analytical and problem-solving skills with ability to identify, address, and prioritize problems and issues throughout all phases of the project
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.