GSAM, Control Oversight Group, Analyst

  • Competitive
  • Chicago, IL, États-Unis
  • CDI, Plein-temps
  • Goldman Sachs USA
  • 19 sept. 17

GSAM, Control Oversight Group, Analyst

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Goldman Sachs Asset Management's Control Oversight Group manages various control-oriented activities within Strategic Client Services ("SCS") and the division. The team focuses on continually enhancing the control environment and applying consistent, scalable methodology across the various businesses in GSAM. Examples of control activities include, internal and external audits, supervisory controls, vendor management, and due diligence of our third party distributors. The Control Oversight Group partners with Strategic Client Services, Sales, Internal Audit, Compliance and other Federation areas, as well as key business partners including external auditors, key vendors, and financial intermediaries.

The position requires participation in facilitating initiatives related to these control-oriented activities specific to the U.S. region. Previous experience in a control-oriented role and/or knowledge of financial products including mutual funds and alternative investments is preferred. Other critical qualifications include attention to detail, strong communication and motivation skills, desire to continually learn, and the ability to manage multiple priorities.

Primary Responsibilities
The responsibilities of the Control Oversight Group include the following:

  1. Perform or assist in periodic audits and risk based reviews to evaluate effectiveness of internal SCS controls
  2. Execute and facilitate the GSAM Distributor Due Diligence Program
  3. Facilitate the divisional Vendor Management Program
  4. Communicate status and results of initiatives to management in clear and concise manner
  5. Coordinate best practices with offshore offices (London, Japan)
  6. Management reporting of controls, exceptions, and issues
  7. Facilitate review of Shareholder Services Policies and Procedures
  8. Research inquiries from Legal and Compliance
  9. Drive initiatives by identifying key stakeholders and building consensus within group to achieve strategic solutions
  10. Partner with various teams across Global Shareholder Services on key regulatory and operational risk related initiatives
Basic Qualifications

  • Bachelor's degree
  • Strong written and oral communication skills
  • Highly organized with exceptional attention to detail; strong Control/Risk mindset
  • Ability to work and adapt in a fast paced and dynamic environment
  • Strong organizational, communication, leadership, interpersonal and time management skills

Preferred Qualifications

  • 1-2 years of audit, asset management or other financial services organization experience preferred

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