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

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

YOUR IMPACT

Would you like to utilize and build your accounting knowledge as a controller for the Investment and Lending segment of Goldman Sachs? We are looking for a team player with strong accounting knowledge and a passion in finance to support the Merchant Banking and Special Situations Group which primarily focus on the long term investment objectives of the firm.

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

The Controllers group is responsible for safeguarding the firm's assets: to help maintain the integrity of Goldman Sachs' finances and expenditures.

Through careful consideration and analyses of firm finances, objectives and strategies, we ensure that the firm's businesses continue to be profitable and efficiently run. Controllers also ensure that all business practices are in compliance with financial and regulatory requirements worldwide. Since contact with virtually every part of the firm is essential to Controllers, professionals in the department experience Goldman Sachs businesses, products and sophisticated technology systems in depth.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Basic Qualifications

  • Maintenance of the firm investment entities' books and records.

  • Prepare financial reporting packages and ensure it is of high quality and meets the applicable accounting standards (e.g. USGAAP and IFRS), tax and other regulations.

  • Conduct regular reviews of transactions for accounting treatment, funding and control considerations across various asset classes.

  • A team player who can work effectively with the Business and other Federation teams, including Operations, Risk, Tax, Technology and Treasury.

  • Have a strong sense of control and ensure control standards are maintained and documented.

  • Qualified accountant preferred with working knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the audit or finance field.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Strong confident character, control mindset and able to work under pressure.

  • Excellent PC skills and highly numerate.

  • Proven time management and organization skills.

  • Strong analytical skills and detail oriented.

  • Willing to take on extra responsibilities.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Qualified accountant preferred with working knowledge of US GAAP and IFRS

  • Minimum 3 years of experience in the audit or finance field.

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills.

  • Strong confident character, control mindset and able to work under pressure.

  • Excellent PC skills and highly numerate.

  • Proven time management and organization skills.

  • Strong analytical skills and detail oriented.

  • Willing to take on extra responsibilities.

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 2017-12591

Schedule Type Full Time

Level Associate

Function(s) Accounting

Location(s) HK-Hong Kong

Region Asia Except Japan

Division Finance

Business Unit Fund/Investment Controllers

Employment Type Employee