• Internal Audit, Corporate, Compliance Legal & Services - Analyst/Associate - SLC

    Location(s) US-UT-Salt Lake City
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Analyst, Associate
    Internal Audit
    Business Unit
    Internal Audit - Corporate
    Employment Type


    In Internal Audit, we ensure that Goldman Sachs maintains effective controls by assessing the reliability of financial reports, monitoring the firm’s compliance with laws and regulations, and advising management on developing smart control solutions. Our group has unique insight on the financial industry and its products and operations. We’re looking for detail-oriented team players who have an interest in financial markets and want to gain insight into the firm’s operations and control processes.



    General Responsibilities:

    • Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of business areas, its products, and supporting functions
    • Execute audit testing and supervise junior team members to ensure audit fieldwork is focused on the right areas and documentation meets high quality standards
    • Identify risks, assess mitigating controls, and make recommendations on improving the control environment
    • Prepare commercially effective audit conclusions and findings, and present to IA senior management and business clients
    • Follow-up on open audit issues and their resolution
    • Participate in department-wide initiatives aimed at continually improving IA's processes and supporting infrastructure
    • Coverage responsibilities include the firm’s Federation functions including central compliance functions, Human Capital Management, vendor management, governance and legal processes                                                              

    General Skills and Experience:

    • Team-oriented with a strong sense of ownership and accountability
    • Strong interpersonal and relationship management skills
    • Advanced verbal and written communication skills
    • Solid analytical skills
    • Basic understanding of technical knowledge of relevant product areas
    • Highly motivated with the ability to multi-task and remain organized in a fast-paced environment
    • 4-year degree in a finance, accounting, or quantitative discipline

    Corporate Team Specific Skills and Experience:

    • 2 years of experience in a public accounting or internal audit role within the financial services industry or a related control function is preferred
    • Internal audit, compliance, risk management, or quality assurance testing experience is preferred
    • An advanced degree in business, finance, or accounting is a plus
    • The ideal candidate has prior experience at a large, complex financial institution
    • A strong candidate has prior experience with a bank regulatory agency
    • An understanding of compliance risk management programs and standards, consumer compliance and related industry standards is a plus
    • Basic knowledge over specific AML and OFAC program components is preferred
    • Basic understanding of AML and OFAC risks and expected control processes is preferred
    • Relevant certification or industry accreditation (e.g., CPA, CFA, CIA, NASD Series, CFE) is a plus



    At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.

    We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers.

    We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html

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