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Controllers, Administrative Assistant, Frankfurt

Goldman Sachs
Frankfurt am Main, Germany
Closing date
Aug 4, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Controllers ensure that the firm meets all the financial control and reporting obligations of a global, regulated, and public financial institution. Our professionals measure the profitability of, and risks associated with, every aspect of the firm's business. Controllers also ensure that the firm's activities are conducted in compliance with the regulations governing transactions in the financial markets.

We're a team of specialists charged with managing the firm's liquidity, capital, and risk, and providing the overall financial control and reporting functions. Whether assessing the creditworthiness of the firm's counterparties, monitoring market risks associated with trading activities, or offering analytical and regulatory compliance support, our work contributes directly to the firm's success. The business is ideal for collaborative individuals who have strong ethics and attention to detail.


We are searching for a highly motivated Administrative Assistant with 5+ years Admin experience to support the Managing Directors of GS Bank Europe (GSBE) and the Frankfurt Controllers Team. Previous experience in supporting executives and managing complex diaries is essential as well as the ability to work well under pressure in a busy and dynamic environment.
  • Providing administrative support to the Managing Directors in Frankfurt.
  • Maintaining detailed calendars and prioritizing meeting requests
  • Coordinating internal meetings with senior leaders and high level stakeholders at the firm and forming good relationships with Executive Admins throughout the firm
  • Coordinating internal and external Regulatory meetings with Regulators throughout EMEA, either in person or via Zoom
  • Providing legal spend management support and proactively managing legal billing for the team
  • Book travel arrangements and process expense reports in a timely fashion
  • Maintaining a strong understanding of firm policies to allow handling of certain issues independently
  • Responsible for participating in general administrative duties and taking on ad-hoc requests as required
  • Requires excellent interpersonal and communication skills
  • Strong organizational skills, coupled with great attention to detail
  • Ability to maintain high standards despite pressing deadlines
  • Ability to solve problems quickly and efficiently
  • Highest degree of integrity, professionalism, diplomacy and discretion required with the ability to handle highly sensitive, confidential information with a high degree of integrity and confidentiality
  • Self-starter with excellent anticipation skills; problem solving; follow up and judgment
  • Comfortable working with people at all organizational levels
  • Ability to work well under pressure, adapt to unexpected events, prioritize and multi-task in a deadline driven environment
  • Must be able to prioritize a variety of time-sensitive tasks
  • Strong proficiency in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Team player with a positive attitude
  • 5+ years of Admin Assistant experience
  • Fluent in German and English

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

We're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more:

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