Internal Audit - Compliance & Legal, Vice President - New York
Location: New York,
Type: Full Time
Internal Number: 20712010
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. We commit people, capital and ideas to help our clients, shareholders and the communities we serve to grow. Our people are our greatest asset - we say it often and with good reason. It is only with the determination and dedication of our people that we can serve our clients, generate long-term value for our shareholders and contribute to the broader public. We take pride in supporting each colleague both professionally and personally. From collaborative workspaces and ergonomic services to wellbeing and resilience offerings, we offer our people the flexibility and support they need to reach their goals in and outside the office.
In Internal Audit, 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're 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.
WHAT WE LOOK FOR
Goldman Sachs Internal Auditors demonstrate strong risk and control mindsets, analytical, exercise professional skepticism and are able to challenge and discuss effectively with management on risks and control measures.?? We look for individuals who enjoy learning about audit, businesses and functions, have innovative and creative mindsets to adopt analytical techniques to enhance audit techniques, building relationships and are able to evolve and thrive in teamwork and in a fast-paced global environment. We also look for expertise in financial crime controls.
As the third line of defense, Internal Audit's mission is to independently assess the firm's internal control structure, including the firm's governance processes and controls, and risk management and capital and anti-financial crime frameworks, raise awareness of control risk and monitor the implementation of management's control measures. In doing so, internal Audit:
Communicates and reports on the effectiveness of the firm's governance, risk management and controls that mitigate current and evolving risk
Raise awareness of control risk
Assesses the firm's control culture and conduct risks
Monitors management's implementation of control measures
Goldman Sachs Internal Audit comprises individuals from diverse backgrounds including chartered accountants, developers, risk management professionals, cybersecurity professionals, and data scientists. We are organized into global teams comprising business and technology auditors to cover all the firm's businesses and functions, including securities, investment banking, consumer and investment management, risk management, finance, cyber-security and technology risk, and engineering.
Develop and maintain an in-depth understanding of business areas, its products, and supporting functions
Identify risks, assess mitigating controls, and make recommendations on improving the control environment
Follow-up on open audit issues and their resolution
SKILLS AND RELEVANT EXPERIENCE
Approximately 8+ years of experience in internal audit or compliance
Strong knowledge and expertise in auditing Bank Secrecy Act and Anti-Money Laundering (BSA/AML), financial crime risks
Strong understanding of compliance program components, risk and control processes
Understanding of internal audit processes as related to a large financial institution
Project management experience, including oversight and leadership of junior staff
Highly motivated with strong analytical skills, willing and able to learn new business and system processes quickly
Ability to multi-task and remain organized in a fast-paced environment, and to regularly present to senior leadership
Accurate, accountable and able to multitask while managing both time and work load
Approximately 7+ years of experience as an internal auditor, consultant, and/or regulatory agency examiner within the financial services industry
4-year degree in a finance, accounting, or quantitative discipline, and ideally a graduate degree in a related subject; advanced degree (e.g. JD) is a plus
Relevant certification or industry accreditation (e.g., CAMS, CIA) is a plus
Salary Range The expected base salary for this New York, New York, United States-based position is $115000-$250000. In addition, you may be eligible for a discretionary bonus if you are an active employee as of fiscal year-end.
Benefits Goldman Sachs is committed to providing our people with valuable and competitive benefits and wellness offerings, as it is a core part of providing a strong overall employee experience. A summary of these offerings, which are generally available to active, non-temporary, full-time and part-time US employees who work at least 20 hours per week, can be found here .