Vacancy for CA fresher in Goldman Sachs

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  1. Apoorva Goel
    Apoorva Goel on Jan 16, 2015
    Job Position: Finance-Controllers-MBD-Analyst

    Location: Bangalore

    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. Direct Hedge Funds, Hedge Funds Strategies, Private Equity Group teams within Controllers support the alternative investments within Goldman Sachs Asset Management division with oversight over complex private funds.

    Principal Responsibilities:

    Job duties include accounting for funds which own investments in foreign and domestic real estate and/or securities investments which are accounted for using the equity method of accounting and fair value accounting.
    Responsibilities also include:

    Prepare and book journal entries consisting of:
    • Daily cash into and out of the funds
    • Monthly management fee accruals
    • Quarterly equity pickups where applicable
    • Quarterly mark to market entries,
    • Currency purchases
    • Miscellaneous income and expenses
    In addition to the above the employee may be asked to prepare or assist with the preparation of the following:
    • Quarterly balance sheet and income statement analytics
    • Research of variances and reporting to Dallas / New York
    • Cash reconciliations
    • Financial statement preparation including footnotes for some entities
    • Trial balances and reporting packages for various corporate entities
    • Liaison with Investment and Fund Accounting groups in Tokyo, Paris, Dallas and New York
    • Various other ad hoc management reporting requests

    Basic Qualifications
    • Chartered Accountant
    • Desired 6 months of experience
    • Prior general ledger experience
    • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
    • Strong analytical skills
    • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products, tools and utilities for business use
    • Familiarity with electronic accounting packages

    Preferred Qualifications
    • Candidate must be proactive, enthusiastic and team oriented
    • JD Edwards and/or Investran knowledge preferred.
    • Ability to prioritize and make decisions in a fast-paced environment
    • Accuracy and attention to detail
    Apply here
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