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Controllers - Reg Position Reporting - Vice President - Bengaluru

Goldman Sachs

Goldman Sachs

Accounting & Finance
Bengaluru, Karnataka, India
Posted on Monday, June 10, 2024

Job Description

ASSET MANAGEMENT

Bringing together traditional and alternative investments, we provide clients around the world with a dedicated partnership and focus on long-term performance. As the firm’s primary investment area, we provide investment and advisory services for some of the world’s leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, insurance companies, endowments, foundations, financial advisors and individuals, for which we oversee more than $2 trillion in assets under supervision. Working in a culture that values integrity and transparency, you will be part of a diverse team that is passionate about our craft, our clients, and building sustainable success. We are:

  • Investors, spanning traditional and alternative markets offering products and services
  • Advisors, understanding our clients’ priorities and poised to help provide investment advice and strategies that make sense for their portfolios
  • Thought Leaders, providing timely insights across macro and secular themes to help inform our clients’ investment decisions
  • Innovators, using our suite of digital solutions to help our clients address complex challenges and meet their financial goals

OPERATIONS

Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted function that partners with all parts of the firm to provide banking, securities, and asset management services to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and controls to preserve and enhance the firm's assets and its reputation. For every new product launched and every trade executed, it is Operations that develops and manages the processes and controls that enable business flow.

YOUR IMPACT

The Analyst will be responsible to support the Private equity business within GSAM infrastructure and ensuring transaction data accuracy in internal operations systems. The ideal candidate will be exposed to several different strategies across a complex product within Alternative strategies. The candidate will be expected to learn quickly and add value in understanding the front to back support for private equity business i.e., onboarding, on-going support, reporting and reconciliations.

OUR IMPACT

Goldman Sachs Asset Management delivers innovative investment solutions through a global multi-product platform that offers clients the advantages that come with working with a large firm, while maintaining the benefits of a boutique. Goldman Sachs Asset Management is one of the pre-eminent investment management organizations globally. Critical to the success of Goldman Sachs Asset Management is our ability to leverage a global team of talented professionals and deliver continued innovation to meet our client’s evolving needs.

The External Investment Group (XIG) Group provides investors with investment and advisory solutions, across leading hedge fund managers, private equity funds, real estate managers, and traditional long-only managers. The XIG Group manages globally diversified programs, targeted sector-specific strategies, customized portfolios, and a range of advisory services. Our investors access opportunities through new fund commitments, fund-of-fund investments, strategic partnerships, secondary-market investments, co-investments, and seed-capital investments. With over 300 professionals across eight offices around the world, the XIG Group provides manager diligence, portfolio construction, risk management, and liquidity solutions to investors, drawing on Goldman Sachs’ market insights and risk management expertise. We extend these capabilities to the world's leading sovereign wealth funds, pension plans, governments, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, and family offices, for which we invest or advise on over $300 billion.

The XIG Operations team supports the XIG desk and has responsibility for various aspects of portfolio accounting, liquidity, credit facility management, foreign currency transactions, payments, and serves as the single point of contact for all business-related inquiries. These functions cover a wide range of clients and a complex product range, which include equities, money markets, currency, leveraged financing, asset backed loans, and derivatives. The XIG team supports portfolio managers, risk managers, sales, and client relationship professionals by providing accurate and timely client account information and overseeing all aspects of operational risk across portfolios and strategies. This involves extensive interaction with internal and external parties to ensure effective oversight for existing business and to shape and implement solutions for new clients, products, strategies, and system architecture. The group continues to focus on best in-class client experience and working closely with the business to maintain and enhance client relationships.

JOB SUMMARY AND RESPONSBILITIES

• Working on the investment cash process for private equity funds and performing review functionalities
•Reviewing monthly cash flow activity for private equity funds and resolve breaks with the FA.
• Handle reporting requirements to Senior Management and to Business partners.
• Work closely with other segments, including RMA, Operations, IT and Trading Segment
• Work closely with fund administrators and auditors.
• Leverage your attention to detail by managing daily responsibilities and inquiries, while also working on enhancing your project management skills working on key market initiatives and internal system enhancements.
• Assist with ad hoc projects including technology initiatives to automate reports and other materials.
• Training new team members on the product, process workflows.
• Assist with performing second level checks for cash flow booking prepared by the Analysts on the team.
• Grow with a strong team and develop a deep understanding of products and complex transactions while working with our business partners.

BASIC QUALIFICATIONS

• Qualified M.com/B. Com with experience in the alternative investment/private funds’ market and process management desired Work Experience: 2-4 years
• Good Private equity / accounting knowledge as well as MS Office knowledge (Word, Excel) required.
• Good knowledge of financial statements preparation & review; USGAAP and IFRS knowledge
• Able to grasp new concepts quickly and work in a team environment.
• Excellent interpersonal, client relationship and communication (written and verbal) skills.
• Self-starter, inquisitive, enthusiastic with a strong analytical mind-set
• Ability to handle multiple projects, deadlines, personalities, and broad-based coverage.
• Knowledge and understanding of Excel, PowerPoint, Word, and adaptability to other software products.
• Ability to work in a fast-paced, team-oriented environment.
• Effective problem solver, attention to detail and ability to work to tight deadlines under pressure
• Risk management focus

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

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