Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate


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.
Would you like to utilize and build your finance knowledge in Goldman Sachs? We are looking for a team player with a passion in finance to support the Special Situations Group and Merchant Banking Division which specializes in the investment and management of a diverse portfolio of asset classes including private and public equities, structured finance, high yield or distressed credits, nonperforming loans portfolios and real estate.
In contact with every part of the firm, professionals in the Controllers function experience Goldman Sachs businesses, products and sophisticated technology systems in depth. Product Control main responsibilities are to produce and analyze the daily trading activities, to report the trading divisions' profits and losses and to verify the values of positions held by the trading desks, both cash and derivatives. This role requires extensive liaison with the business, the Risk Management Group and the Operations Teams, as well as with colleagues in other Controllers functions. Product Controllers are expected to develop a good understanding of the products they monitor and of the strategies used by the trading desk to generate revenue for Goldman Sachs.
Key responsibilities include:
Intelligently monitor trading activities to ensure the business is supported in a controlled manner
To be fully informed of all developments and issues in their trading areas
Work effectively with the Business and other Federation teams, including Operations, Risk, Tax, Technology and Treasury
Assess new trades for appropriate valuation, accounting treatment, and disclosure in the financial statements
Perform independent valuations on trading inventories including Illiquid instruments such as private equities, bonds and corporate loans in both primary and secondary markets, structured financing and real estates
Prepare daily P&L and other financial analysis for the firm
Month-end procedures to facilitate the preparation of the firm’s financial statements and disclosuresMinimum 3 years of relevant work experience
Knowledge of financial products and market awareness
Team player with a strong character and control mindset, able to work under pressure
Strong communication skill and confidence to interact with various stakeholders globally
Excellent PC skills and highly numerate
Willing to take on extra responsibilitiesThe 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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