• Internal Audit, Data Analytics, Analyst/ Associate, London

    Location(s) UK-London
    Job ID
    2019-54000
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Audit
    Region
    EMEA
    Division
    Internal Audit
    Business Unit
    Internal Audit - Tech Audit
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    INTERNAL AUDIT 

     

    In Internal Audit, we ensure that Goldman Sachs maintains effective controls by assessing the reliability of financial reports, monitoring the firm’s compliance with laws and regulations, and advising management on developing smart control solutions. Our group has unique insight on the financial industry and its products and operations. We’re looking for detail-oriented team players who have an interest in financial markets and want to gain insight into the firm’s operations and control processes.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    YOUR IMPACT

     

    Are you passionate about using data to challenge the norm? We’re looking for a strong data analytics professional to join our Embedded Data Analytics team where they will work closely with the audit teams to apply analytical techniques to data and develop insight into the firm’s control environment.

     

    OUR IMPACT

     

    In Internal Audit,we ensure that Goldman Sachs maintains effective controls by assessing the reliability of financial reports, monitoring the firm’s compliance with laws and regulations, and advising management on developing smart control solutions. Our group has unique insight on the financial industry and its products and operations. We’re looking for detail-oriented team players who have an interest in financial markets and want to gain insight into the firm’s operations and control processes.

    The Embedded Data Analytics team leverages their programming and advanced analytics skillset to work closely with auditors and develop data-centric analysis and testing strategies that derive insight and help the audit team to better understand the firm’s businesses.

     

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

    • Assist auditors through hands-on analysis of firm data and providing insights from it.
    • Help the audit team understand the tools, approaches and infrastructure available to them
    • Extract data from the firm’s data stores, profile to identify key features, patterns and outliers, and performing scenario based testing.
    • Assess the quality of data extracted to understand potential limitations or issues
    • Develop visualization analytics and reporting to present scenarios from the data; both at a high level to highlight potential risks and at the detailed level to enable root cause analyses
    • Work with the audit teams to build strategic self-service data products that enable auditors to more efficiently and effectively work with firm data and identify potential risk

     

     

    SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE ARE LOOKING FOR


    BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

    • Minimum 4 years of experience working in the Data Analytics field with preference for experience in Financial Services
    • Hands-on experience with SQL programming, preferably in Sybase and MS SQL
    • Experience with analytical/statistical programming such as Python, R, or SAS
    • Excellent communication skills (written and oral). Ability to communicate what is relevant and important in a clear and concise manner
    • Drive and Motivation. Ability to handle multiple tasks, takes initiative to improve their own performance

     

     

    PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS

    • Understanding of the basics of Finance is preferred
    • Knowledge of basic statistics (Time Series Analysis, Correlation, Regression) and its application to data
    • Experience with any visualization tool (Spotfire, Qlikview or Tableau) will be an added advantage
    • Experience with scripting or formal programming languages such as Javascript, Python or Java
    • Creativity/Innovation. Ability to create new ways to improve current processes and develop solutions that are grounded in reality and have practical value

    A financial industry certification (CFA, FRM, PRM etc.) would be useful but not required  

    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.