Finance, Controllers, Financial Reporting/Corp Accounting/Compensation & Benefits Analysis, Associate, New York



FINANCE

We're a team of specialists charged with managing the firm's liquidity, capital and risk, and providing the overall financial control and reporting functions. Whether assessing the creditworthiness of the firm's counterparties, monitoring market risks associated with trading activities, or offering analytical and regulatory compliance support, our work contributes directly to the firm's success. The division is ideal for collaborative individuals who have strong ethics and attention to detail.

The successful applicant will have a broad ranging role within the Compensation and Benefit Analysis team. The team is responsible for analyzing, projecting and reporting firmwide compensation expenses. Accounting, excel/modeling, writing, analytical and interpersonal skills are required. Need to possess a strong attention to details. The applicant should be inquisitive with a focus on learning. They will be interfacing with multiple teams within Corporate Controllers, including Controllers senior management, HCM and divisional CFO teams. In additions they should be able to meet tight deadlines, have a very strong team focus and must be able to multi-task.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Reporting and analysis of the firm's corporate compensation and benefit P&L activities
  • Reporting and analysis related to historical trends and other compensation data
  • Analyzing, estimating and reporting share-based compensation and other executive compensation plans
  • Preparation of financial data for internal and external reporting
  • Assist in the firms budget process and year-end projections
  • Participate in preparing compensation models for the firms Comprehensive Capital Analysis and Review (CCAR) process
  • Monitor the monthly close process, maintenance and reconciliation of general ledger accounts
  • Perform ad hoc analyses
  • Maintain support documentation in accordance with internal policies and procedures as well as in accordance with requirements established under the Sarbanes-Oxley legislation

Experience/Skills:
  • Degree in Accounting or Finance preferred
  • Public Accounting or Financial Services industry experience preferred
  • 3-4 years of relevant work experience
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office with advanced knowledge of Excel and Word is required. Powerpoint, Hyperion Essbase skills are a plus
  • Excellent interpersonal, communication and multitasking abilities
  • Excellent organizational skills (i.e. ability to manage several deliverables at the same time)
  • Strong analytical skills (i.e. ability to identify and research issues)
  • Self-motivated and results driven


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.

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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.


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