Finance, Controllers, IBD Controllers, Analyst, Salt Lake City

  • Competitive
  • Salt Lake City, UT, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs USA
  • 18 Oct 18

Finance, Controllers, IBD Controllers, Analyst, Salt Lake City

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB 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.

Controllers ensure that the firm meets all the financial control and reporting obligations of a global, regulated and public financial institution. In the Controllers Department, our professionals measure the profitability of, and risks associated with, every aspect of the firm's business. Controllers also ensure that the firm's activities are conducted in compliance with the regulations governing transactions in the financial markets.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS IBD Controllers Team:

The Investment Banking Division Controllers Team is seeking an Analyst level hire.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Prepare daily / weekly / monthly P&L for specific Securities Division desks and for the Investment Banking Division
  • Prepare monthly and quarterly reporting packages, including analysis of P&L drivers for external reporting (earnings release, 10-Q and 10-K)
  • Work closely with the front office and administrators to ensure proper understanding and reporting of banking transactions
  • Reconciliation of, and coordination for, syndicate final settlement payouts with syndicate trading desks and IBD Operations
  • Reconciliation of payable, receivable and expense accounts
  • Month-end postings and reconciliations to the general ledger
  • Ad hoc analyses of revenue and expense trends and P&L impact of deals
Basic Qualifications:
  • Bachelor's degree
  • At least 1 year of relevant work experience (Analyst)
Preferred Qualifications:
  • Accounting, Economics or Finance degree preferred, but not required
  • CPA, or CFA preferred, preferred but not required
  • Strong quantitative, analytical and organizational skills
  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to clearly articulate ideas
  • Highly motivated and adaptable; the ability to work on a global team of diverse individuals
  • Proactive; the ability to respond creatively and quickly in a fast-paced, high-pressure, changing environment
  • Accurate and detail-oriented with sound judgment and integrity
  • Keen interest in financial markets
  • Knowledge of desktop applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)


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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