Legal Business Intelligence Associate

Employer
Goldman Sachs
Location
Dallas, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Dec 25, 2020
Closes
Jan 16, 2021
Ref
9549100
Job Function
Compliance/Regulatory
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
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LEGAL

We work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advice that support activities across the firm. We handle litigation and arbitration, perform research and due diligence, aid in financing and legal filings, deal with contracts and intellectual property rights that show our commitment to clients, shareholders, and regulators. Whether youre an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you.
BUSINESS INTELLIGENCE GROUP Provides research and due diligence focused on legal, regulatory, financial and reputational risk to the firms businesses and committees worldwide. RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
  • Conduct legal, regulatory and financial due diligence to assess reputational risk in a variety of transactions and business relationships
  • Considerations include FCPA/anti-bribery compliance, environmental and social responsibility concerns, geo-political risk, financial irregularities, litigation risk, etc.
  • Clients include revenue-generating departments across all divisions of the firm, as well as areas within the Federation
  • Identify and evaluate risk-relevant information from sources, including but not limited to: online media, proprietary databases, regulatory lists, public filings, litigation records, research reports, various internet sources
  • Review and analyze various independent reports on internal controls, quality of earnings, environmental impact, regulatory compliance, etc.
  • Analyze financial statements and public filings to evaluate potential areas of concern
  • Prepare summary and presentation materials for analysis by relevant business areas and firmwide committees
  • Responsible for developing relevant industry/regional expertise and anticipating potential reputational risks
  • Liaise with internal and external legal counsel on issues which merit further due diligence
  • Other special projects on an ad hoc basis

SKILLS AND E PERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR
  • 3-5 years of legal/regulatory, accounting, compliance or other financial experience
  • Spanish language skills
  • Latin America research and/or due diligence experience
  • Excellent analytical and communication skills (both oral and written)
  • Risk assessment, preferably involving legal, regulatory and/or compliance issues
  • Strong technical proficiency experience in online research and databases preferred
  • General experience dealing with the investment banking industry and knowledge of various types of investing and lending transactions
  • Demonstrates a strong sense of intellectual curiosity and interest in current events
  • Team player with inherent commercial judgment
  • Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and, at times, pressured environment
  • CPA, CFA, CFE designations a plus, but not required
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