Internal Audit, Business Audit, Associate - New York

Employer
Goldman Sachs
Location
New York, USA
Salary
Competitive
Posted
Feb 18, 2021
Closes
Mar 20, 2021
Ref
10274495
Job Function
Banking
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB
Internal Audit
As the third line of defense, Internal Audit's (IA) mission is to independently assess the firm's overall control environment, including the firm's governance processes and controls, and risk management and capital and anti-financial crime frameworks. In doing so, IA:
  • Communicates and reports on the effectiveness of the firm's governance, risk management and controls that mitigate current and evolving risk
  • Raise awareness of control risk
  • Assesses the firm's control culture and conduct risks; and
  • Monitors management's implementation of control measures


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

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