Division Audit Investment Management Intern/Vice President

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc.
Dallas, USA
Aug 20, 2019
Aug 29, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

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.

How you will fulfill your potential:
  • Manage planning and scoping of audits, meeting with 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
  • Creation of test plans, and supervision of junior team members to ensure audit fieldwork is focused on the right areas and documentation meets high quality standards
  • Assessment of the risk and impact of the issues identified during audits, prepare and present commercially effective audit conclusions and findings to IA senior management and business stakeholders
  • Follow up with stakeholders on remediation of actions coming out of issues identified during audit
  • 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 external stakeholders including regulators and colleagues globally.

General skills and experience:
  • Strong leadership and project management skills with the ability to multi-task and meet deadlines while remaining organized in a fast-paced, dynamic environment
  • Team oriented with relationship building skills and a strong sense of ownership and accountability and ability to work effectively across a global team with strong verbal and written communication skills
  • Participate in leading the coverage strategy and manage resource alignment to ensure effective audit coverage
  • Solid knowledge of financial products and regulatory requirements
  • Excellent critical thinking and problem solving skills with the ability to learn both firm and industry standards
  • Audit techniques, such as data analysis, control design assessments, control effectiveness testing, outcome based testing
  • 7-9 years of experience in a public accounting or internal audit role within the financial services industry or a related control function
  • Relevant certification or industry accreditation (e.g., CPA, CFA, CIA) is a plus

Investment Management Team Specific Skills and Experience:
  • In-depth knowledge of asset management or wealth management industry and associated risks and controls/functions (e.g., portfolio management and trading, private wealth management, private banking/lending and supporting activities including billing, accounting, operational and compliance functions)

Similar jobs

Similar jobs