Internal Audit, Private Wealth Management Team, Associate - New York

Goldman Sachs

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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.

Internal Audit (IA) supports the Board of Directors' Audit Committee and senior firm leadership in fulfilling their oversight roles by independently assessing the firm's internal control structure, raising awareness of control risk, providing advice to management in developing control solutions, and monitoring the implementation of management's control measures.

IA is comprised of the following global functional audit teams covering the various business areas of the firm: Capital Markets, Investment Management, Corporate, Enterprise, GS Bank USA, and Technology.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

Business Audit Associate 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

General Skills and Experience:

  • Team-oriented with a strong sense of ownership and accountability
  • Strong leadership, interpersonal, and relationship management skills
  • Strong verbal and written communication skills - Solid analytical skills
  • In-depth technical knowledge of relevant product areas
  • Highly motivated with the ability to multi-task and remain organized in a fast-paced environment
  • 5+ 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, NASD Series) is a plus

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Investment Management Team Specific Skills and Experience:
    • Solid knowledge of Private Wealth Advisory/Private Banking, or Asset Management, or Private Equity businesses and supporting activities

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

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.

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