Job description


  • Entry level
  • No Education
  • Salary to negotiate
  • Salt Lake City


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. 
Controllers ensure that the Firm meets all the financial control and reporting obligations of a global, regulated and public financial institution. Controllers also ensure that the Firm's activities are conducted in compliance with the regulations governing transactions in the financial markets.
Our Product Control Team reports key financial data including P& L, balance sheet and price verification. Product Controllers become experts in their business and assess valuation, profit and loss attribution, and disclosure implications of the business' positions and trades. We are seeking an Associate/ Vice President Level hire to join the Salt Lake City Product Control team.
Candidates should expect challenging, multi-faceted assignments and the opportunities to work closely with business areas and senior management on a variety of accounting issues and to gain in-depth knowledge of key business drivers and industry dynamics.Responsibilities and Qualifications
Key responsibilities: 
Perform daily, weekly, monthly, and quarterly profit and loss analyses for the trading business
Perform ongoing price verification procedures to ensure appropriate valuation of firm inventory
Assess new trades for appropriate valuation, accounting treatment, and disclosure in the financial statements
Become proficient in capital requirements impactful to the trading business
Analyze and report the balance sheet and funding sources of the trading business
Produce financial statements and/or relevant disclosures for the trading business
Work with the financial reporting team in preparation of key external reports such as earnings release and 10Q/ 10K disclosures 
Basic Qualifications: 
At least 6 years of relevant work experience
Accounting, Economics or Finance degree preferred, but not required
CPA, or CFA preferred, but not required
Strong quantitative, analytical and organizational skills
Excellent interpersonal and communication skills; the ability to clearly articulate ideas
The ability to work on a global team of diverse individuals
Proactive; the ability to respond creatively and quickly in a fast-paced, high-pressure, changing environment
Accurate and detail-oriented with sound judgment and integrityThe 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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