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Internal Audit- WM Technology Audit - Senior Analyst - Hyderabad

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

IT
Hyderabad, Telangana, India
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

What We Do

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; and
  • 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.


Who 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.

Goldman Sachs Wealth Management (WM) provides advice, investing and execution for institutions and individuals across public and private markets. As a Technology Auditor, you will be involved in providing assurance on the data completeness, data integrity, applications stability, system operations, user access, change management, application controls and other technology general controls.

Technology Audit

As a Technology Auditor, you will be involved in auditing various technology systems / applications used within the firm to provide assurance on the application controls, data quality, data flows, data calculation processes used for regulatory reporting, along with other General Technology Controls including Application entitlements, Data Retention and Software Change Management.


Your Impact

As part of the third line of defense, you will be involved in independently assessing the firm’s overall control environment, and communicating the results to the firm’s local and global management the effectiveness of the firm’s controls that mitigate current and emerging risks, and monitoring the management’s implementation of control measures. In doing so, you are supporting the provision of independent, objective and timely assurance around the firm’s internal control structure, and supporting the Audit Committee, the Board of Directors and Risk Committee in fulfilling their oversight responsibilities.


Responsibilities

For each assigned review you will report to an experienced project manager. You will be expected to:

  • Assist in scoping and planning of a review.
  • Assist in executing the review.
  • Assess the design of controls around the underlying system architecture in the context of information technology controls and its impact on the business.
  • Assess the technology processes to evaluate the design and effectiveness of the relevant technology controls by executing tests to validate identified system control features, which may require data analysis, code inspection and re-performance of system processes.
  • Document the results of the test steps executed within the IA automated document project repository as per the departmental guidelines.
  • Assist in vetting audit observations
  • Assist in tracking, monitoring and recording remediation of risks identified in reviews.


Basic Qualifications

  • BE/B Tech/MCA/MBA in Systems/MSc or equivalent University degrees in technology
  • 2-5 years of experience as a technology auditor covering IT application and general controls, application development, SQA, information security, technology consulting or other relevant industry experience
  • Understanding of software development and system architecture
  • High level understanding of databases, operating systems and messaging
  • Proficiency in Excel and SQL
  • Strong written and verbal communication skills
  • Must be able to multitask while managing both time and workload
  • Must be highly motivated with strong analytical and problem solving skills
  • Willing and able to learn new business and system processes quickly

Preferred Qualifications

  • Financial Services knowledge and financial product knowledge is preferred
  • Ability to review / develop code (Java, C#, C++, Python, VBA macros etc.)
  • Experience with Data Analytics tools and techniques
  • Relevant certification or industry accreditation (e.g., CISA, CISSP etc.)

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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