Finance, SEC Financial Reporting, Associate, Salt Lake City

SEC Financial Reporting is a sub-group within Financial Reporting responsible for preparing the firm's quarterly and annual SEC filings (i.e.: 10-Q, 10-K). The team interfaces with global product controllers, Legal Entity Controllers (LECs), Accounting Policy, Legal, Funding, Treasury, credit risk, market risk and other constituents in order to ensure that reporting requirements are satisfied. In addition, the team participates in and frequently sponsors ad hoc projects with various departments across GS in order to address new accounting pronouncements and other regulations and to improve the overall efficiency of the reporting process.

Principal Responsibilities:

The Associate's areas of responsibility will include the preparation of the firm's quarterly and annual consolidated financial statements, footnotes, XBRL filings, financial statement review packages and other relevant information. The Associate will act as a liaison between LECs, Product Controllers, Management Reporting, Accounting Policy and other internal departments in order to ensure that reporting requirements are satisfied. The Associate will also be responsible for providing guidance to LECs and Product Controllers on quarter end processes. The Associate will be involved in projects with various departments such as working with Investor Relations to provide input on presentations, implementing procedures to comply with new FASB pronouncements, updating policies and procedures, system integrations, and proposing improvements and efficiencies to existing reporting processes. The Associate will also identify development areas and propose solutions aimed at improving the process by which information is collected, analyzed, and controlled.

Basic Qualifications-Degree in Accounting

  • 4+ years relevant work experience (preferably with a public accounting or financial services firm)
  • CPA
  • Strong PC skills and working knowledge of consolidation and reporting systems

Preferred Qualifications-Excellent interpersonal and communication skills

  • Strong analytical and organizational skills
  • Detail oriented
  • Ability to lead a team and run projects
  • Self-starter with ability to work in a fast paced environment under challenging deadlines

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