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



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.


Are you passionate about Compensation Accounting and Individual Tax Reporting? We are seeking a qualified and experienced individual to join the Asia Pacific Compensation Accounting team based in Hong Kong.


Compensation Accounting (CA) is responsible for the payment, accounting and reporting of all salary, bonus, and other types of remuneration paid to employees of the firm. Asia Pacific Compensation Accounting team is based in Hong Kong and is responsible for various payroll locations across Asia including Hong Kong, Singapore and China.

The team works closely with external payroll vendors in a number of locations, as well as, internally, with regional CA teams in Hong Kong, 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 Pacific Compensation Accounting team based in Hong Kong. Responsibilities include:

  • 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, involving new pay entity set-up, 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.


Basic Qualifications

  • Degree in business, accounting or finance.

  • Minimum two to three years of relevant work experience including human capital at Big 4 accounting firms.

  • Experience in handling general ledger posting and accounts reconciliation.

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

  • Proficiency in MS Excel.

Preferred Qualifications

  • Fluency in Mandarin preferred.

  • Details oriented and strong control sense.

  • Effective communication and time management skills.


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.© The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2018. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.

Job ID2018-45140

Schedule TypeFull Time



RegionAsia Except Japan


Business UnitControllers Admin

Employment TypeEmployee