Financial Accountant, Associate, Zurich

    • Zurich, Switzerland



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.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

YOUR IMPACT

You will work in the Finance Department of Goldman Sachs Bank AG. You will be primarily responsible for the Financial Accounting and Reporting, Taxation and also Swiss regulatory reporting. You will also be involved in other finance functions including SNB statistical reporting, Credit Risk, Liquidity Management and Consolidation reporting.

OUR IMPACT

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.

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

You will be responsible of several financial reporting functions for the Goldman Sachs entities in Switzerland:

  • Preparation and analysis of financial accounts and reporting under Swiss and US GAAP, including various reporting to the US for consolidation purposes
  • Preparation of Statutory accounts under Swiss GAAP, interaction with Auditors
  • Swiss Tax reporting (Corporate taxes, VAT and transactional taxes) and coordinating with the European and US Tax teams on local and foreign tax issues, involvement in Transfer Pricing and interaction with local tax authorities and support or tax audits
  • Co-ordination and controlling of the Bank's business activities including Credit risk on loans, bank guarantees and derivatives; and Market risk on currency exposure positions.
  • Participation in global financial/regulatory projects (automations, systems developments, new products)
  • Assist in Regulatory reporting (liquidity, statistical reporting)

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
  • Bachelor or Master's degree in Finance/Accounting with 2-3 years professional experience in Financial Reporting/Audit within the Financial Services sector
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Strong organization skills and flexible
  • Excellent communication skills and team player
  • Fluency in English mandatory, German will be desirable


ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers .

We're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https:// www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html

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