• Internal Audit, Business Auditor, Associate – Singapore

    Location(s) SG-Singapore
    Job ID
    2019-57047
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Level
    Associate
    Function(s)
    Audit, Business Analysis, Risk Management
    Region
    Asia Except Japan
    Division
    Internal Audit
    Business Unit
    Internal Audit - Securities
    Employment Type
    Employee
  • MORE ABOUT THIS JOB

    In Internal Audit (IA), 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 are 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.

     

    IA is comprised of the following global functional audit teams covering the various business areas of the firm:  Securities, Investment Management & Banking, Corporate, Consumer and Commercial Banking and Technology.

     

    We are looking for an Associate in the Corporate Auditing team based in Singapore.

     

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

    RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS

     

    General Responsibilities:

    • Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of business areas, its products, and supporting functions
    • Assist in every step of an audit including scoping, planning, fieldwork and reporting
    • Execute audit testing and supervise junior team members to ensure audit fieldwork is focused on the right areas and documentation meets high quality standards
    • Identify risks, assess mitigating controls, and make recommendations on improving the control environment
    • Prepare commercially effective audit conclusions and findings, and present to IA senior management and business clients
    • Follow-up on open audit issues and their resolution
    • Assist in the audit team’s continuous monitoring effort to cover market and regulatory events, business and technology updates and audit/reviews completed
    • Participate in department-wide initiatives aimed at continually improving IA's processes and supporting infrastructure
    • Coverage responsibilities include the firm’s Federation functions including central compliance functions, Human Capital Management, vendor management, governance and legal processes                                                              

    Basic Qualifications:

    • Strong English communication skills (written and verbal)
    • Strong project and time management skills
    • Good communicator who can manage multiple stakeholders, keen to drive consensus and influence the outcomes
    • Excellent team player who is enthusiastic, motivated to learn and detailed oriented
    • University degree in Finance, Accounting, or with quantitative discipline, and ideally a graduate degree in a related subject
    • 3 years of experience in a public accounting or internal audit role within the financial services industry or a related control function is preferred
    • In-depth technical knowledge of relevant product areas
    • Experience in managing integrated business and technology audit engagements and/or projects

    Preferred Qualifications:

    • Additional Asian language (e.g., Mandarin) would be a plus
    • Relevant certification or industry accreditation (e.g., CPA, CFA, CIA, CAMS, CFE)
    • Prior experience with a bank regulatory agency
    • Experience with Data Analytics
    • An understanding of compliance risk management programs and standards or AML or vendor management or corporate governance and related industry standards

    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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