MORE ABOUT THIS JOB FINANCE 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, and innovative thoughts.
YOUR IMPACT Are you passionate about financial control as well as keen to be part of a dynamic and international team? We're looking for a professional to join our Legal Entity Controllers Team in Melbourne which is responsible for every aspect in financial control for the key legal entities based in Australia, including the regulated broker-dealer and holding entities.
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL In contact with every part of the firm, professionals in the Controllers Division experience Goldman Sachs businesses, products and sophisticated technology systems in depth. If you want to develop an in-depth understanding of financial services, Controllers is a great place to begin and develop your career. You will receive continuous training, both formal and informal, and the support of senior members of our team.
You will learn how we handle financial reporting for our key entities in the region and work with colleagues both locally and internationally, as part of Goldman Sachs's global reporting function. In addition, the team works on many local and global projects which have impact on our financial and operational structure and you will have the chance to experience these.
The Corporate Accounting team is responsible for the financial and regulatory reporting functions for the firm's various subsidiaries in Australia. Primary responsibilities:
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 financial industry
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
Minimum of 2-4 years of professional accounting experience with working knowledge of IFRS/AASB, US GAAP knowledge is not necessary but would be a bonus
Excellent written and oral communication skills
Self-motivated and proactive, with a desire to succeed
Strong control awareness
Strong Microsoft Office skills, particularly with Excel
Knowledge and experience in coding and self-service tool a bonus
Good organizational skills
Ability to think broadly and make connections between diverse issues and tasks
Qualified accountant is preferred, but it is not a requirement, candidate is expected to work towards obtaining qualification in future.
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS
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