MORE ABOUT THIS JOB 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. Direct Hedge Funds, Hedge Funds Strategies, Private Equity Group teams within Controllers support the alternative investments within Goldman Sachs Asset Management division with oversight over complex private funds.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS Job Summary:
Job duties include accounting for funds which own investments in foreign and domestic real estate and/or securities investments which are accounted for using the equity method of accounting and fair value accounting.
Responsibilities also include -
Review of journal entries consisting of
Daily cash into and out of the funds
Monthly management fee accruals
Quarterly equity pickups where applicable
Quarterly mark to market entries,
Miscellaneous income and expenses
Quarterly balance sheet and income statement analytics
Research of variances and reporting to Dallas / New York
Financial statement including footnotes for some entities
Trial balances and reporting packages for various corporate entities
Investor reporting for the funds
Regulatory reporting to various regulators
Various other ad hoc management reporting requests
Prior fund accounting knowledge
Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Strong analytical skills
Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products, tools and utilities for business use
Familiarity with electronic accounting packages
Candidate must be proactive, enthusiastic and team oriented
Investran knowledge preferred.
Ability to prioritize and make decisions in a fast - paced environment
Accuracy and attention to detail
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.