MORE ABOUT THIS JOB
Would you like to utilize your accounting knowledge and further build your brand by way of controllership opportunities in Goldman Sachs? We are looking for a team player with strong accounting knowledge. This individual will be part of the team looking after the South East Asia Corporate entities whose businesses include Investment Banking, Investment Management and Institutional Client Services.
We're a team of specialists charged with managing the firm's liquidity, capital and risk, and providing the overall financial control and reporting functions. Whether assessing the creditworthiness of the firm's counterparties, monitoring market risks associated with trading activities, or offering analytical and regulatory compliance support, our work contributes directly to the firm's success. The division is ideal for collaborative individuals who have strong ethics and attention to detail.
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL
The primary mission of Controllers is to ensure that the firm meets the financial control and reporting obligations of a global, regulated and public financial institution.
The Legal Entity Controller team is responsible for the financial and regulatory reporting functions for the firm's various subsidiaries in the Asia Pacific region.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
Primary responsibilities include:
Maintain the books and records for the firm's subsidiaries
Prepare consolidation 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 Singapore and globally, as well as with other divisions
Participate in cross-divisional projects for new business initiatives
Develop a broad understanding of the securities and banking business and financial products
Minimum of 3-5 years of professional accounting experience
Working knowledge of US GAAP and/or IFRS
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Committed, self motivated and proactive, with a desire to succeed
Strong control awareness
Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly with Excel
Good organizational skills
Ability to think broadly and make connections between diverse issues and tasks
Working knowledge in banking industry or audit in banking industry
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