Job Summary And Responsbilities

Perform full-cycle, entity-level accounting in accordance with GAAP, including:
Review and analyze asset-level activity and financial statements
Prepare and post accounting entries and monthly activity uploads
Execute monthly close procedures and exception analyses
Prepare and analyze GAAP financial statements and review packages
Understand inputs, outputs and data flows for Investment Accounting and Firm systems such as Yardi, PeopleSoft, JD Edwards and others
Prepare and contribute to annual audited financial statements under US GAAP, coordinating audit requests with external auditors
Facilitate quarterly consolidated reporting of the Goldman Sachs Group with regular interaction with Financial Reporting Controllers.
Facilitate quarterly close and reporting for investment funds as well as the accompanying management, regulatory and client reporting that varies by fund
Understand macro and micro business plans and keep up-to-speed with business developments and their impact to be able to communicate them effectively to team members
Provide business insights around transaction and capital planning, cash forecasting, entity formation and dissolution, lender draw requests, insurance claim administration, and other ad hoc requests
Coordinate with federal, local and foreign tax teams on tax issues, submission of returns, accounting for income taxes and non-income-based taxes.
Ensure compliance with internal and external reporting requirements through coordination with other departments such as financial and regulatory reporting controllers, fund accounting, corporate treasury/operations, and external auditors.
Proactively identify improvements to manual processes and automate workflows leading to higher value-added work
Involvement in a broad range of department-wide projects and initiatives as well as cross-departmental initiatives.

Basic Qualifications

Strong analytical, time management and interpersonal communication skills
Knowledge of GAAP, accounting processes, controls and systems
Chartertered Accountant with strong articleship background
0-1 years work experience
Ability to grasp new concepts quickly and work in a team environment
Ability to handle competing deadlines