Controllers - MBD Fund Accounting - Senior Analyst- Bengaluru

Recruiter
Goldman Sachs
Location
India
Salary
Competitive salary
Posted
07 Sep 2020
Closes
17 Sep 2020
Ref
2020-64921
Job role
Accountant
Experience level
Qualified accountant
MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

The Controllers group is responsible for safeguarding the firm's assets - to help maintain the integrity of Goldman Sachs' finances and expenditures. Through careful consideration and analysis of firm finances, objectives and strategies, we ensure that the firm's Businesses continue to be profitable and efficiently run. Controllers also ensure that all business practices are in compliance with financial and regulatory requirements worldwide. Since contact with virtually every part of the firm is essential to Controllers, professionals in the department experience Goldman Sachs businesses, products and sophisticated technology systems in depth. Direct Hedge Funds, Hedge Funds Strategies, Private Equity Group teams within Controllers support the alternative investments within Goldman Sachs Asset Management division with oversight over complex private funds.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

RESPONSIBILITIES

Job duties include accounting for funds which own investments in foreign and domestic real estate and/or securities investments which are accounted for using the equity method of accounting and fair value accounting.

Responsibilities also include-

Prepare and book journal entries consisting of:
  • Daily cash into and out of the funds.
  • Monthly management fee accruals.
  • Quarterly equity pickups where applicable.
  • Quarterly mark to market entries.
  • Currency purchases.
  • Miscellaneous income and expenses.


In addition to the above the employee maybe asked to prepare or assist with the preparation of the following:

  • Quarterly balance sheet and income statement analytics
  • Research of variances and reporting to Dallas / New York
  • Cash reconciliations
  • Financial statement preparation including footnotes for some entities
  • Trial balances and reporting packages for various corporate entities
  • Liaison with Investment and Fund Accounting groups in Tokyo, Paris, Dallas and New York
  • Various other ad hoc management reporting requests


BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Qualified Chartered Accountant
  • Prior general ledger experience
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Strong analytical skills
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office products, tools and utilities for business use
  • Familiarity with electronic accounting packages


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.

© The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc., 2019. All rights reserved Goldman Sachs is an equal employment/affirmative action employer Female/Minority/Disability/Vet.

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