• Finance - Controllers - Internal Control Reporting and Analysis SOX - Associate - Bengaluru

    Location(s) IN-Bengaluru
    Job ID
    2017-39630
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Finance
    Region
    India
    Division
    Finance
    Business Unit
    Product Control
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    The Internal Control Reporting and Analysis (ICRA) Team facilitates the firm’s quarterly self-assessment and certification process globally. The primary mission of the ICRA Team is to prepare an auditable evaluation of the firm’s internal control infrastructure, processes and policies to support senior management's certification as required under Section 404 of the Sarbanes-Oxley Act.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    JOB RESPONSIBILITIES

    • Facilitate management’s assessment of the design and operational effectiveness of internal controls over financial reporting
    • Coordinate the  identification and  documentation of risks  and  key  controls  in all  significant product lines and regions
    • Review, risk rank, and opine on issues raised through the self-assessment process in conjunction with the appropriate subject matter experts
    • Monitor firm-wide control remediation initiatives
    • Assist in the coordination of the external audit
    • Contribute to acquisition due diligence and integration project management

     

    BASIC QUALIFICATION

    • Overall lead the team for all team responsibilities
    • Coordinating with assessors  and  certifiers on  the  completion  of  quarterly  assessments  and certifications
    • Coordinating and  leading  issue  review meetings  for new  issues  raised  during  the  quarterly assessment process
    • Review of quarterly certification materials for various Divisions’ Certifications and Firm wide Review Committee
    • Partner with other firm risk and control disciplines (e.g., Internal Audit, Operational Risk, Fed Reporting, CCAR)
    • Work with key project managers throughout the firm to identify changes to risks/controls and ensure organizational changes are accurately reported as they relate to quarterly certification 
    • Overall project  management  of  the  quarterly  assessment  and  certification  process  which involves a high level of communication and coordination with individuals across the firm
    • Assist in the development of strategic ICRA tools and convergence reports
    • Support production of ICRA automated reporting and dashboards
    • Liaison with regulators during exams and determine impact of any findings to the firm’s internal controls over financial reporting
    • Coordination with a global stakeholders across regions
    • Assist in helping to build the technology strategy of the team, including project management

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATION

    • Highly motivated and possess strong analytical and intellectual abilities
    • Strong verbal and written communication skills
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills with the ability to clearly articulate ideas
    • Demonstrates ability to establish strong working relationships with clients and management
    • Proactive, with  the  ability  to  respond  creatively  in  a  fast-paced,  and  continually  changing environment
    • Strong excel and powerpoint skills is a must
    • CA/CPA and/or CISA with 3-5 years post qualification experience
    • 1-2 years’ experience in internal audit, Sox or any Risk &Control profile is a plus

    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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