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.
IMD Regulatory reporting team within Controllers supports the regulatory filings for Goldman Sachs Asset Management division (GSAM) of Goldman Sachs.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS RESPONSIBILIITES
Safeguard the reputation of the firm by controlling and supporting the trading divisions, as well as ensuring
that they are in compliance with the firm's policies and with the rules/regulations that govern global financial markets
Understand fund structure under the GSAM business including Hedge funds, Mutual funds, Private Equity funds
Review financial statements as per the US GAAP requirements for GSAM funds (as applicable)
Application of regulatory reporting instructions including funds, portfolio, notionals for derivatives and perform related activities
Identify and analyse best practices supporting broad regulatory reform (including Dodd Frank Act), functional accountabilities and enabling technologies
Handle regulatory reporting requirements to SEC, Federal Reserve, CFTC, UK FCA (AIFMD) etc.
Handle reporting requirements to Senior Management
Work closely with other divisions, including: Fund accounting, Valuation Oversight Team, Product Services, Operations, IT and Trading Divisions
Work closely with fund administrators and auditors
SKILL / EXPERIENCE
Qualified CA, CPA, CFA or MBA with adequate experience in financial services sector
Work Experience: 3+ years (post qualification)
Basic knowledge of financial statements preparation & review; USGAAP, IFRS knowledge and experience in co-ordinating with Big 4 accounting firms during audit cycle is desirable.
Experience of working on a SEC registered company/hedge fund is desirable.
Basic industry knowledge and strong accounting knowledge. Accounting knowledge of financial products like Interest rate swaps, credit default swaps, currency options etc is a definite plus.
Strong analytical skills and detail oriented
Able to grasp new concepts quickly and work in a team environment
Able to handle multiple tasks and prioritize
Excellent interpersonal, client relationship and communication (written and verbal) skills
Self starter, inquisitive, enthusiastic with a strong analytical mind-set
MS Office knowledge (Word, Excel) required
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.