Goldman Sachs & Co. Finance, Controllers, Compensation Accounting, Analyst/Associate, Hong Kong in Hong Kong, Hong Kong

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YOUR IMPACT

Are you passionate about Compensation Accounting and Individual Tax Reporting? We’re looking for a professional to join our corporate accounting team in Hong Kong who is interested in Asia compensation accounting functions at Goldman Sachs.

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.

The Compensation Accounting group (CA) is responsible for the payment, accounting and reporting of all salary, bonus, and other types of remuneration paid to employees of the firm. The CA team in Asia is based in Hong Kong and is responsible for 9 payroll locations across Asia, the largest being Tokyo, Hong Kong and Singapore. The CA group in Asia works closely with external payroll vendors in a number of locations, as well as, internally, with their colleagues in the CA groups in Europe and the US, and with other areas of the firm such as Human Capital Management, Tax, Treasury, Legal and Financial Reporting. We are seeking a qualified and experienced individual to join the Asia Compensation Accounting team based in Hong Kong.

HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

  • Coordination and processing of compensation information

  • Reporting and accounting, both internally as well as to external authorities

  • Commitment to control, ensuring data has gone through proper internal controls

  • Review, reconcile and substantiate general ledger account balances

  • Assisting in formulating payroll processes to facilitate new operations for the firm

  • This may involve new pay entity set-up or implementing tax effectiveness programs or new benefit programs

  • Working closely with global CA counterparts in the administration of compensation reporting

  • Documentation of processes

  • Participation in global projects.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Basic Qualifications:

  • Degree in Business, Accounting or Finance

  • Minimum of 3 years relevant work experience

  • Excellent teamwork, interpersonal and communication skills

  • Details and controls oriented

  • Committed, self motivated and proactive, with a desire to succeed

  • Strong PC skills, particularly MS Word, MS Excel, Outlook

  • Good organizational skills and a focus on meeting deadlines

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Knowledge of individual income tax and benefit programs would be an advantage

  • Proficient in written & verbal communication skills in Japanese

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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Job ID 2017-37763

Schedule Type ..

Level Associate

Function(s) Accounting, Audit, Human Resources

Location(s) HK-Hong Kong

Region Asia Except Japan

Division Finance

Business Unit Corporate Accounting

Employment Type Employee