• Controllers - Legal Entity Controller - Analyst - Taipei

    Location(s) TW-TA4-Taipei
    Job ID
    2019-56088
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Analyst
    Function(s)
    Accounting, Finance
    Region
    Asia Except Japan
    Division
    Finance
    Business Unit
    Regional Controllers
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    FINANCE

     

    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, and innovative thoughts.

     

    YOUR IMPACT

     

    Would you like to utilize your accounting knowledge as a controller and also work with the regional finance team on visionary projects in Goldman Sachs?  We are looking for a team player with firm accounting knowledge and a passion in finance to support not only Taipei’s business but also regional objectives including risk control as well as various initiatives.

     

    HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL

     

    In contact with every part of the firm, professionals in the Controllers Division experience Goldman Sachs businesses, products and sophisticated technology systems in depth. If you want to develop an in-depth understanding of financial services, Controllers is a great place to begin and develop your career. You will receive continuous training, both formal and informal, and the support of senior members of our team.

     

    The primary mission of Controllers is to ensure that the firm meets the financial control and reporting obligations of a global, regulated and public financial institution. The Legal Entity Controller team is responsible for the financial and regulatory reporting functions for the firm’s various subsidiaries in the Asia Pacific region.

    Primary responsibilities include:

    • Financial Reporting—maintain the books and records under Taiwan IFRS (TWIFRS); prepare monthly financial statements for Hong Kong office (under IFRS) and quarterly consolidation reporting package under USGAAP.
    • Regulatory Reporting— prepare semi-annual & annual audited financial statements, annual tax return and other statutory filings; prepare and file monthly regulatory reports; perform analysis of regulatory requirements for proposed new businesses/specific trades.
    • Accounting Services—coordinate with Singapore Accounting Services Division to process vendor payments per local regulatory requirements.
    • Ensure that control standards are maintained and documented.
    • Work closely with other areas within Controllers, both in Hong Kong and globally, as well as with other divisions.
    • Participate in cross-divisional projects for new business initiatives.
    • Coordinate with relevant departments and regional offices for local requirements.
    • Develop a broad understanding of the securities business and financial products.

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    QUALIFICATIONS, SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR

    • Bachelor degree or above in Accounting or Finance.
    • 1-2 years’ working experience. Fresh graduates will also be considered.
    • Knowledge in TWIFRS, USGAAP.
    • Good PC skills (particularly with Excel).
    • Strong communicator and fluency English.
    • Strong control mindset.
    • Independent, self-motivated and the ability to problem-solve.
    • Ability to work under pressure, possess strong team spirit.
    • License: Taiwan senior brokerage license.

    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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