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Controllers - Mutual Funds, Associate - Jersey City

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Accounting & Finance
Jersey City, NJ, USA
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

The AWM Mutual Fund Controllers team is responsible for overseeing numerous SEC registered investment companies including open-end and closed-end mutual funds (both onshore and offshore) and ETFs. These funds include a wide array of strategies and products in an ever changing landscape. The AWM Mutual Fund Controllers team is responsible for the accounting, finance, and treasury functions of these products.

Responsibilities

  • Manage the financial reporting process with external legal counsel, auditors, and funds’ accounting agents. Establish all accounting policies and perform financial statement analysis (including knowledge of US GAAP/IFRS).
  • Establish and monitor financial control framework, both internally, and that of the funds’ external accounting agents.
  • Large scale analytical procedures on various fund metrics that are necessary for sales and marketing materials, corporate profitability, and portfolio oversight
  • Ensure accuracy of Fund’ Net Asset Values via control governance of external accounting agents.
  • Oversight and coordination of funds’ major treasury functions.
  • Analysis of funds’ dividends including insight to the organization on movement and factors that can increase and decrease these amounts.
  • Assist with setting fund fees, in accordance with the firm’s pricing philosophy, for Registration Statements.
  • Prepare written materials on recurring and ad-hoc basis for Board of Trustees and senior management (including updates to regulatory requirements, accounting and treasury policies, external accounting agent governance, Funds’ statistics, etc.).
  • Drive strategic process change and new/enhanced capabilities by partnering with Technology. Consistently exposed to new proprietary and third party systems and software.
  • Liaison with several groups including portfolio management, tax, legal, and sales on new product development and existing fund requirements
  • Research various industry developments and share critical components with relevant teams

Requirements

  • Basic financial product knowledge and general market awareness
  • Strong analytical skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to work both independently and in a team environment
  • Self-starter with ability to work in a fast paced environment
  • Highly-motivated with strong interpersonal skills
  • Full working knowledge of Microsoft office suite of applications; knowledge of analytical tools such as Tableau and Qlik a plus
  • 3-5 years of relevant work experience
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance (CPA/CFA preferred)

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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.

Salary Range
The expected base salary for this Jersey City, New Jersey, 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.