Internal Audit, Banking, Associate, London


In Internal Audit, we ensure that Goldman Sachs maintains effective controls by assessing the reliability of financial reports, monitoring the firm's compliance with laws and regulations, and advising management on developing smart control solutions. Our group has unique insight on the financial industry and its products and operations. We're looking for detail-oriented team players who have an interest in financial markets and want to gain insight into the firm's operations and control processes.


IA assists the firm's Board of Directors' Audit Committee in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities and regularly interacts with the external independent auditors.

Internal Audit is organised into global teams of business and technology auditors:

Securities covers the Firm's Sales, Trading and Insurance businesses; including related supporting control functions such as Operations, Technology, Product Control and Divisional Compliance

Banking covers the firm's Investment Banking Division, Merchant Banking Division and Global Investment Research operations

Investment Management covers the firm's Private Wealth Management, Asset Management and Merchant Banking businesses

Corporate covers the firm's Risk Management, Finance, Corporate Governance, Legal, Compliance and Regulatory Reporting areas as well as Human Capital Management, Services and the Executive Office

The Internal Audit team is seeking a highly motivated individual with strong analytical skills capable of learning new business and system processes quickly. The successful candidate will work alongside an experienced team with the opportunity to work across different teams within the Internal Audit function.


- Participate in planning and scoping reviews. This will involve meeting relevant stakeholders to understand and walk through the business and technology processes to identify the key risks and controls to be assessed
- Delivery of the audit testing program and assessment of the adequacy of the design and operation of the controls associated with the key risks identified
- Assess the risk and impact of the issues identified on reviews and assist with production of the report to management
- Follow up with clients on remediation of actions coming out of issues identified during audits
- Engage in ad-hoc work on Firmwide projects around new processes or activities and investigation of incidents
- Liaise with colleagues globally to understand global processes and facilitate benchmarking of best practice
- Establish and maintain internal client relationships and regularly interact with the business during the year to assess changes in the control environment and other matters arising in the business


- Strong academic experience with minimum Bachelor's degree in Economics, Commerce, Finance or a related discipline required
- Prior audit experience gained from working within financial/professional services or investment banking industries required
- Significant operations and investment management audit experience required
- Must have had exposure to end-to-end trade life-cycle proceses
- Cross assest product knowledge including OTC derivatives required
- Experience of CASS, SOX framework and FCA transaction reporting required
- Strong knowledge of regulatory environment affecting the investment management business required
- Prior experience in auditing controls related to asset management
- An ability to work effectively across a large global audit team
- Strong written and verbal communication skills
- Should be driven, enthusiastic and creative
- Must have personal integrity, initiative and leadership qualities
- Multi-tasking and time management skills required


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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