Finance - Controllers - Regulatory Reporting - Executive Director - London

London, England, United Kingdom
21 Oct 2018
25 Oct 2018
Contract type
Full time
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB Application Opening Date: 05 October 2018
Application Closing Date: 01 November 2018
Location: London
Salary: Competitive


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.

Controllers ensure that the firm meets all the financial control and reporting obligations of a global, regulated and public financial institution. In the Controllers Department, 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. Candidates should expect challenging, multi-faceted assignments and the opportunities to work closely with business areas and senior management on a variety of accounting issues and to gain in-depth knowledge of key business drivers and industry dynamics.


- Liaising extensively with Global Legal Entity Controllers for various Firmwide disclosures, to include Firmwide financial instrument disclosures for the 10Q/K processes, and Regulatory reporting of fair value and notional for financial instruments
- Assessing quarterly effectiveness of internal controls and escalate control issues to senior management
- Analysing legal entity regulatory capital requirements, by closely working with the Market Risk, Credit Risk and Corporate Treasury teams
- Ensuring accurate and complete reporting of regulatory information in public reports to regulatory authorities
- Liaising extensively with other areas of firm such as Product Controllers, Funding Controllers, Corporate Treasury, Legal, Tax, Regulatory, Market Risk and Credit Risk on various ad hoc inquiries including new products requests, strategic changes to existing workflows, and transfer pricing initiatives
- Developing legal entity financial information and disclosures in accordance with U.S./UK GAAP and, if applicable, other local reporting requirements
- Performing ad hoc analyses on financial and non-financial attributes of consolidating legal entities for internal and external reporting purposes


- Strong academic record with Bachelor's level, equivalent or above in Accounting, Finance or a related discipline required
- Must be a qualified chartered accountant
- Prior investment banking/financial services industry experience required
- Strong familiarity with regulatory policies/framework required
- Relevant Controller/Legal Entity Accounting experience required
- Experience in conducting transaction, ECM and DCM reviews
- Must have experience in performing private equity and investment valuations, analysis and reporting
- Experience with price verification, risk management/assessment, deal structuring, capital consumption required
- Knowledge of US/UK GAAP, DCF, NAV,FX required
- Experience with P&L reporting, preparing balance sheets, reconciliations, flow back testing required
- Proficiency in MS Office package and knowledge of Bloomberg and ERP systems required
- Experience of interacting with senior stakeholders and presenting required
- Teamwork and collaboration-oriented, with the ability to work independently
- Excellent communication skills required
- Must demonstrate considerable energy, focus, drive, and a sense of urgency
- Ability to manage multiple tasks, operate within deadlines, and escalate when appropriate

ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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