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Controllers, Legal Entity Controllers, Analyst, Melbourne

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

IT, Accounting & Finance, Legal
Melbourne VIC, Australia
Posted on Thursday, June 6, 2024

Job Description

CONTROLLERS
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.
  • Maintain the books and records for the firm’s subsidiaries
  • Prepare reporting packages under US GAAP
  • Prepare financial statements under relevant local GAAP
  • Prepare regulatory and statistical returns to regulators and government agencies
  • Ensure that control standards are maintained and documented
  • Work closely with other areas within Controllers, both in Australia and globally, as well as with other divisions
  • Participate in cross-divisional projects for new business initiatives
  • Develop a broad understanding of the securities business and financial products financial industry

SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

  • 3-5 years of professional accounting experience, with working knowledge of US GAAP and/or IFRS preferable
  • 2024 graduates with university degree in Finance, Accounting, or a graduate degree in a related subject is welcomed
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills
  • Self motivated and proactive, with a desire to succeed
  • Strong control awareness
  • Team player
  • Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly with Excel
  • Knowledge and experience in coding and self-service tool
  • Good organizational skills
  • Ability to think broadly and make connections between diverse issues and tasks

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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