Divisional CFO - Sec Div Eng Finance

Goldman Sachs
Competitive salary
04 May 2021
07 May 2021
Job role


What We Do

At Goldman Sachs, our Engineers don't just make things - we make things possible. Change the world by connecting people and capital with ideas. Solve the most challenging and pressing engineering problems for our clients. Join our engineering teams that build massively scalable software and systems, architect low latency infrastructure solutions, proactively guard against cyber threats, and leverage machine learning alongside financial engineering to continuously turn data into action. Create new businesses, transform finance, and explore a world of opportunity at the speed of markets

Engineering, which is comprised of our Technology Division and global strategists groups, is at the critical center of our business, and our dynamic environment requires innovative strategic thinking and immediate, real solutions. Want to push the limit of digital possibilities? Start here.

Who We Look For

Goldman Sachs Engineers are innovators and problem-solvers, building solutions in risk management, big data, mobile and more. We look for creative collaborators who evolve, adapt to change and thrive in a fast-paced global environment.



Learn and leverage the firm' financial framework to help fund the organization and enable business decisions
and delivery
Co-pilot business decisions that are grounded in sound financial criteria; act as a strategic financial advisor
and monitor outcomes/measure performance
Maintain and ensure adherence to budget: headcount/hiring, consulting, outsourcing, and travel spend
Partner with leadership to drive financial literacy and provide transparency and insight through analytics,
reporting, and education
Manage F2B business expenses. Provide transparency into expense trends and partner with business unit
leadership to ensure quality of allocation framework
Articulate concepts and drive ideas forward with the leadership team, including new business opportunities,
execution strategies, and budget tracking
Design, develop and support key financial reports and tracking tools, capabilities and dashboards; ensure
compliance with divisional guidelines

Conduct financial and headcount analysis, including annual and quarterly planning processes
Provide input to and validate financial reports, including tracking and forecasting of headcount, expenses and
Leverage available information to suggest focus areas to management; guide managers on the implications of
their data
Influence and guide senior management presentations covering business planning, operating goals and
strategic initiatives
Implement processes/workflows to streamline all aspects of budgeting and financial planning
Act as a point person across SDO&E for all inquiries and requests on finance related issues


Bachelor's degree with a minimum of four years of experience in Operations/Financial services
Highly articulate with strong verbal and written communication skills
Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and SharePoint
Organized and self-motivated with ability to work independently, multi-task, and manage conflicting priorities
Proven analytical skills and problem solving ability paired with meticulous attention to detail
Consistently able to produce high quality deliverables while working under pressure to tight deadlines
Aptitude for building relationships and ability to communicate complex issues to a wide array of stakeholders
Ability to coordinate and gain consensus across multiple groups (Operations, Business, Technology), in
multiple regions, at various levels of seniority
Strong team player, collaborates with others within and across teams
Ability to lead initiatives to completion; flexible and able to respond positively to change
Looks for new ways to improve current processes and develop creative solutions that are grounded in reality
and have practical value
Strong lateral thinker who challenges the status quo and is able to execute on ideas and strategy


Accounting or Finance background with at least 2 years of related experience
Knowledge of Operations & Technology in financial institutions and support model - ie how Operations
interfaces with various producing divisions and their products
Knowledge of Hyperion Essbase
Experience with Alteryx,Tableau, and other BI capabilities



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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