Internal Audit, Investment Banking Team, Associate

  • Competitive
  • New York, NY, USA
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs USA
  • 09 Dec 18

Internal Audit, Investment Banking Team, Associate

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB Internal Audit
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.

Your Impact
Are you interested in being part of a team that provides independent and objective assurance to the firm on the effectiveness of the firm's internal control structure? Internal Audit has holistic and unique insights on the firm's functions and activities and the financial industry. 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.

IA is comprised of the following global functional audit teams covering the various business areas of the firm: Securities, Investment Management, Investment Banking, Merchant Banking and Global Investment Research, Corporate, CCBD, and Technology.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
How you will Fulfill your Potential:

  • Participation in planning and scoping reviews, meeting with the stakeholders within the area being reviewed to understand and walk through the business and technology processes and identifying the key risks and controls to be assessed
  • Assessment of the risk and impact of the issues identified on reviews and production of the report to management
  • Ad hoc work on firmwide projects around new processes or activities and investigation of incidents
  • Maintenance of internal stakeholder relationships and regular interaction with the business during the year to assess changes in the control environment and other matters arising in the businesses which may influence the coverage scope and audit plan
  • Ongoing liaison with colleagues globally and internal and external stakeholders including regulators and external auditFollow up with stakeholders on remediation of actions coming out of issues identified during audit
  • Assessment of the adequacy of the design and operating effectiveness of the controls to mitigate the key risks identified
General skills and Experience:
  • Team oriented with a strong sense of ownership and accountability
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Solid analytical skills
  • Highly motivated with the ability to multi-task and remain organized in a fast-paced environment
  • 2-6 years of experience in a public accounting or internal audit role within the financial services industry or a related control function
  • 4-year degree in a finance, accounting, or quantitative discipline, and ideally a graduate degree in a related subject
  • Relevant certification or industry accreditation (e.g., CPA, CFA, CIA) is a plus
Banking Team Specific Skills and Experience:
  • Strong organizational and project management skills with the ability to multi-task and meet tight deadlines while remaining organized in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills with the ability to learn both firm and industry standards
  • Auditing complex business processes within Investing and Lending, Underwriting and Financing businesses
  • Audit techniques, such as data analysis, control design assessments, control effectiveness testing, outcome based testing
  • Relationship building skills and ability to work effectively across a global team


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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