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Internal Audit-Salt Lake City-Vice President-Global Banking and Markets-Technology Audit

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

IT
Salt Lake City, UT, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

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.

WHAT WE LOOK FOR

Goldman Sachs Internal Auditors demonstrate strong risk and control mindsets, analytical, exercise professional skepticism and are able to challenge and discuss effectively with management on risks and control measures. We look for individuals who enjoy learning about audit, businesses and functions, have innovative and creative mindsets to adopt analytical techniques to enhance audit techniques, building relationships and are able to evolve and thrive in teamwork and in a fast-paced global environment.

YOUR IMPACT

As the third line of defense, Internal Audit’s mission is to independently assess the firm’s internal control structure, including the firm’s governance processes and controls, and risk management and capital and anti-financial crime frameworks, raise awareness of control risk and monitor the implementation of management’s control measures. In doing so, internal Audit:

• 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

• Monitors management’s implementation of control measures

Goldman Sachs Internal Audit comprises individuals from diverse backgrounds including chartered accountants, developers, risk management professionals, cybersecurity professionals, and data scientists. We are organized into global teams comprising business and technology auditors to cover all the firm’s businesses and functions, including securities, investment banking, consumer and investment management, risk management, finance, cyber-security and technology risk, and engineering.

RESPONSIBILITIES

As a Global Markets Technology auditor, you will be involved in auditing various technology applications/systems and automated processes used within the firm to support front office activities with a specific focus on trade execution, pricing and quoting, risk management and reference data management. As a Vice President in the team you will be responsible for:

  • Performing regular risk assessments for the area of coverage
  • Regularly meeting the business/engineering stakeholders and building strong relationships with management
  • Continuously monitoring business and technology developments
  • Monitoring regulatory requirements and developments, as well as industry standards
  • Performing and leading audit work, including defining the scope of risks and controls, assessment of controls design and effectiveness, reviewing audit work and reporting findings to internal and external management
  • Validating the closure of management action points
  • Managing, coaching and developing the team

SKILLS AND RELEVANT EXPERIENCE

  • 7+ years’ work experience, and a degree in Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, Finance, or equivalent discipline.
  • Knowledge of financial products, services, markets, roles and strategies of different participants, risk management
  • Experience as a Technology auditor covering IT applications and processes or in a 1st or 2nd line control function
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Understanding of software development concepts and system architecture
  • Basic level understanding of databases, operating systems and messaging
  • Proficiency in data analysis using Excel or SQL
  • Must be highly motivated with strong analytical skills, willing and able to learn new business and system processes quickly
  • Ability to review / develop code (Java, C++, Python, etc.)
  • Experience with Data Analytics tools and techniques
  • Relevant certification or industry accreditation (e.g. CISA) Knowledge of Financial Products and Services
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS

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 GS.com/careers.

We’re committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https://www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html


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