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VP- Finance, Strategy & Analytics, AWM Engineering

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Accounting & Finance, Data Science
New York, NY, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

About Goldman Sachs

At Goldman Sachs, we connect people, capital and ideas to help solve problems for our clients. We are a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. For us, it’s all about bringing together people who are curious, collaborative and have the drive to make things possible for our clients and communities.

Goldman Sachs’ Asset & Wealth Management Division (AWM) is one of the world’s leading investment managers. AWM provides institutional and individual investors with investment and advisory solutions, with strategies spanning public and private asset classes, industries, and geographies. AWM helps it’s clients navigate today’s dynamic markets and identify the opportunities that shape their portfolios and long-term investment goals. These global capabilities are extended to the world’s leading corporates, insurance companies, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, financial institutions, pension plans, endowments, foundations, individuals and family offices.

Asset & Wealth Management Engineering

Global Change Managers lead high priority initiatives within Asset and Wealth Management (AWM), supporting the global AWM businesses. You will work alongside Deal Execution teams, Sales, Product Managers, Operations and Engineers to ensure solutions are delivered and benefits realized.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Manage key financial processes across the global business (e.g., Zero Based Budgeting, non-comp rationalization, software/hardware expenditures, compute/storage/cloud strategy, etc.)
  • Analyze, track and report highlights and performance indicators for Strategic Initiatives
  • Help drive business planning and forecasting for AWM Engineering
  • Lead key expense management initiatives across the division
  • Work in partnership with the COO teams to drive cost saving initiatives
  • Management Reporting, Ad-hoc Financial Analysis, CFO Support
  • Govern the processes for submitting annual multi-year budgets and forecasts and report total financial performance against key target metrics on a monthly basis
  • Create reports to track actual vs. budget for various spend categories
  • Meet with finance teams to clearly summarize financial trends and provide insights to senior management.
  • Analysis and reporting of staffing allocation and optimization across different attributes
  • Develop dashboards and reports to produce insights for AWM Engineering Leadership
  • Report, model and analyze costs and expenses by region and at the departmental level
  • Presentations and meetings: help management organize and design presentations
  • Financials: support the management of budget and headcount
  • Deliver ad-hoc analyses based on current business priorities and requests from various stakeholders

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Finance Professional experience 8-15 years – MBA preferred
  • MS Office skills – Advanced MS Excel knowledge, proficiency on MS PowerPoint
  • Professional experience in handling large amount of data and analysis
  • Clear and effective communication skills both verbally and in writing. Experience of working in a global setup will be of advantage
  • Impeccable attention to detail
  • Exceptional analytical, problem solving, critical thinking and project management skills with a proven track record of execution against deliverables
  • Courage to challenge current practice and suggest new ways of working, value-added ideas/ approaches
  • Ability to work in a team-based environment and to interface with employees at all levels
  • Flexibility to adapt and perform in a dynamic and evolving organization

Salary Range
The expected base salary for this New York, New York, United States-based position is $85000-$140000. In addition, you may be eligible for a discretionary bonus if you are an active employee as of fiscal year-end.

Benefits
Goldman Sachs is committed to providing our people with valuable and competitive benefits and wellness offerings, as it is a core part of providing a strong overall employee experience. A summary of these offerings, which are generally available to active, non-temporary, full-time and part-time US employees who work at least 20 hours per week, can be found here.