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.
BUSINESS UNIT OVERVIEW
The Controllers group is responsible for safeguarding the firm's assets: to help maintain the integrity of Goldman Sachs' finances and expenditures. Through careful consideration and analysis of firm finances, objectives and strategies, we ensure that the firm's businesses continue to be profitable and efficiently run. Controllers also ensure that all business practices are in compliance with financial and regulatory requirements worldwide. Since contact with virtually every part of the firm is essential to Controllers, professionals in the department experience Goldman Sachs businesses, products and sophisticated technology systems in depth. The Investment Accounting team performs the accounting and reporting functions under local as well as USGAAP for the firm's investments in various real estate, loan and private equity portfolios.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS RESPONSIBILITES
Prepare monthly/quarterly/ annual financial accounts closing for multiple entities as per local and USGAAP requirements and disclosures;
Provide variance analysis for such FS
Basic knowledge of US GAAP / IFRS (preferred)
Manage quarterly Balance sheet substantiation and SOX process
Support intercompany balances, reconciliations, payments etc
Coordinate year end audits
Responsible for cash management, payments and quarterly capital planning process
Assist in ad hoc requests for financial information of entities assigned
Review/prepare tax calculations including corporate income tax and Goods and Services Tax
Liaise with other internal departments within the firm (e.g. tax, legal, treasury, deal teams, middle office) globally in the course of his/ her work
SKILL / EXPERIENCE
CA/ CPA qualification with strong accounting knowledge
Basic excel and MS office skills essential
Accuracy and attention to details
Candidate must be team oriented and proactive
Good communication and analytical skills
Prior experience with JD Edwards or PeopleSoft accounting systems is a plus
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.