CA Fresher Vacancy in Goldman Sachs

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  1. Raj Gupta1
    Raj Gupta1 on May 12, 2015
    Name: Goldman Sachs

    Job Position:
    Finance Controllers- LEC- Corporate Accounting


    Job Summary & Responsibilities:

    The Controllers group is responsible for safeguarding the firm's assets: to help maintain the integrity of Goldman Sachs' finances and expenditures. Through careful consideration and analysis of firm finances, objectives and strategies.

    We ensure that the firm's businesses continue to be profitable and efficiently run. Controllers also ensure that all business practices are in compliance with financial and regulatory requirements worldwide. Since contact with virtually every part of the firm is essential to Controllers, professionals in the department experience Goldman Sachs businesses, products and sophisticated technology systems in depth.

    Legal Entity Controllers (LEC) are responsible for, among other things, the integrity of the legal entity level financial statements in accordance with all relevant GAAPs and reporting requirements, for Federal Reserve reporting and for facilitating the firm's consolidation. LEC is a controller of a GS entity and is responsible for performing controls and reporting tasks to help in the safeguarding of the assets and the reputation of the firm. The LEC functions as a Controller & Steward, a Strategic Influencer & a Business Partner.


    • Responsible for the integrity of entity level financial statements in accordance with all relevant GAAPs & ensure that financial reporting is of high quality and meets applicable accounting principles and regulations
    • Manage the regular preparation and submission of consolidated and non-consolidated US GAAP financial reporting and disclosures
    • Perform full detailed monthly closing of standalone legal entity income statement & balance sheet
    • Analyze intercompany balances, reconciliations, daily funding payments and resolving breaks
    • Perform SOX control procedures, Balance Sheet substantiation, etc.
    • Perform control functions of financial reporting while working closely and managing relationships with Product Control, Transfer Pricing, Operations, Tax & Treasury.
    • Provide variance analysis and prepare management reporting packs on monthly/quarterly basis
    • Prepare financial statements for audit, regulatory reports for the Federal Reserve, Department of Commerce and various state agencies, where relevant.
    • Interactions with regulators/auditors/tax authorities
    Basic Qualifications:
    Required skill sets include:
    • Qualified CA
    • Basic industry knowledge and strong accounting knowledge.
    • Strong Leadership and team management skills
    • Strong analytical skills and detail oriented
    • MS Office knowledge (Word, Excel) required
    Preferred Qualifications:
    • India GAAP, USGAAP and IFRS knowledge
    • Accounting knowledge of financial products like Interest rate swaps, credit default swaps, currency options
    • Candidate must be proactive, enthusiastic and team oriented
    • Ability to prioritize and make decisions in a fast-paced environment
    • Accuracy and attention to detail
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