We work at the intersection of finance and law, providing counsel and advice that support activities across the firm. We handle litigation and arbitration, perform research and due diligence, aid in financing and legal filings, deal with contracts and intellectual property rights that show our commitment to clients, shareholders, and regulators. Whether you're an experienced attorney or a quick learner with a strong interest in financial law coupled with critical thinking skills, our dynamic group might be right for you.
RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS OUR DEPARTMENT CULTURE As a department we are focused on our people and their development and are committed to creating an environment that is diverse and inclusive. We offer numerous training and career development opportunities including a weekly legal training programme, department mentoring schemes and a people development committee tasked with providing tangible tools to help manage and develop careers. The department also has a number of active and varied committees including the Diversity, Pro Bono, Charity and Social Committees and encourages participation in the Women's, Black and LGBT firmwide affinity networks.
At Goldman Sachs, our culture is one of teamwork, innovation and meritocracy. We often say our people are our greatest asset and we take pride in supporting each colleague both professionally and personally. From collaborative work spaces and ergonomic services to wellbeing and resilience offerings, we offer our Legal professionals the flexibility and support they need to reach their goals in and outside of the office.
The Employment Law Group (ELG) provides legal support to all divisions across the firm. ELG is responsible for all employment related litigation, including regulatory matters. Working closely with the Human Capital Management (HCM)Division, ELG provides advice and strategic input to the handling of employee relations matters as well as providing support and advice in relation to (amongst other things) the firm's benefits and mobility programs, compensation, diversity, recruitment, acquisitions and divestitures.
HOW YOU WILL FULFILL YOUR POTENTIAL Role Responsibilities
Provide operational support for ELG processes both in EMEA and globally including year-end processes, operational reporting, and insurance reporting.
The role will involve close collaboration with the established HCM Employee Relations Operations Team in Warsaw in relation to these processes and related reports, and liaising with the head of the ELG Operations team in NY and with colleagues across the globe.
The role will provide an ELG point of contact for a range of operational processes involving Compensation Accounting, Accounting Services, Equity Compensation, and other groups throughout the firm.
Drive development of key metrics and analytics for presentations to senior management and other key stakeholders
Manage operational aspects of the EMEA severance processes lifecycle
Partner with Engineering on the development and implementation of Legal Division and ELG platforms and tools
SKILLS & EXPERIENCE WE'RE LOOKING FOR Basic Qualifications
Excellent organizational, drafting and communication skills (oral and written): commitment to excellence; ability to draft precise yet accessible communications
Strong computer skills (MS Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, SharePoint, Business Objects, with a focus on Excel functions including pivot tables, vlookups, and other formulas, as well as the ability to learn new software programs effectively
Strong analytical and quantitative skills; experience in analyzing and managing complex and detailed processes
Confident and strong project management skills
Excellent interpersonal skills: ability to build and maintain strong relationships with relevant business groups within the firm; ability to work collaboratively and across geographies with a team of diverse individuals
Excellent judgment and ability to assess risks
Highly motivated and proactive; the ability to respond calmly, creatively and quickly in a fast-paced, high-pressure, changing environment; a strong work ethic.
ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS
At Goldman Sachs, we commit our people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Founded in 1869, we are a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm. Headquartered in New York, we maintain offices around the world.
We believe who you are makes you better at what you do. We're committed to fostering and advancing diversity and inclusion in our own workplace and beyond by ensuring every individual within our firm has a number of opportunities to grow professionally and personally, from our training and development opportunities and firmwide networks to benefits, wellness and personal finance offerings and mindfulness programs. Learn more about our culture, benefits, and people at GS.com/careers .
We're committed to finding reasonable accommodations for candidates with special needs or disabilities during our recruiting process. Learn more: https:// www.goldmansachs.com/careers/footer/disability-statement.html