• Finance, Controllers, IMD Controllers - Mutual Funds, Analyst/Associate, Salt Lake City

    Location(s) US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Job ID
    2018-48270
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Analyst
    Function(s)
    Accounting
    Region
    Americas
    Division
    Finance
    Business Unit
    IMD Controllers
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • 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. 

     

    Goldman Sachs Asset Management (“GSAM”) resides within the Investment Management Division as one of the world’s leading asset managers.  As asset manager to numerous unregistered and SEC registered investment companies including open-end and closed-end mutual funds and ETFs, GSAM manages a wide array of strategies and products in an ever changing landscape.  The IMD Mutual Fund Controllers team is responsible for the accounting, finance, and treasury functions of the SEC registered investment companies, as well as certain unregistered products.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    Responsibilities

    • Manage the financial reporting process with external auditors, legal counsel and funds’ accounting agents.  Establish all accounting policies and perform financial statement analysis (including knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS).
    • Establish and monitor financial control framework, both internally, and that of the funds’ external accounting agents.
    • Perform large scale analytical procedures on various fund metrics that are necessary for sales and marketing materials, corporate profitability, and portfolio oversight.
    • Ensure accuracy of fund Net Asset Values via control governance of external accounting agents.
    • Oversight and coordination of funds’ major treasury functions.
    • Analysis of funds’ dividends, providing insight to the organization on movements and factors that can increase and decrease these amounts.
    • Assist with setting fund fees, in accordance with the GSAM’s pricing philosophy, for inclusion in Registration Statements.
    • Prepare written materials on recurring and ad-hoc basis for multiple Boards of Trustees and senior management (including updates to regulatory requirements, accounting and treasury policies, external accounting agent governance, Fund’ statistics, etc.).
    • Drive strategic process change and new/enhanced capabilities by partnering with Technology, using proprietary and third party systems and software.
    • Liaison with several groups including portfolio management, tax, legal, and distribution on new product development and existing fund suite.
    • Research various industry developments and share critical components with relevant teams.    

    Requirements

    • Investment product knowledge and general market awareness 
    • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail 
    • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment 
    • Self-starter with ability to work in a fast paced environment
    • Ability to effectively multi-task
    • Highly-motivated with strong interpersonal skills 
    • Full working knowledge of Microsoft office suite of applications; knowledge of analytical tools such as Tableau and QlikView a plus 
    • 2-5 years of relevant work experience 
    • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance (CPA/CFA preferred)

    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.

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

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