Internal Audit – Divisional Operations, Sr. Analyst – New York

Job Description


Internal Audit (IA) supports the Audit Committee of the Board in fulfilling its oversight responsibilities by independently assessing the firm’s internal control structure, raising awareness of control risk, providing advice to management in developing control solutions, and monitoring the implementation of management’s control measures.


The Internal Audit Divisional Operations Team manages a broad set of divisional operating activities under the direction of the Chief of Staff (CoS) and Chief Operating Officer (COO). The team is responsible for delivering the division’s forward-looking business planning and strategic transformation initiatives through collaborating with each of IA’s business units (BUs) to forecast and achieve quantitative and qualitative results for the division.

The team manages strategic process improvements, develops reporting, performs analysis and coordinates execution across the following primary areas:

  • Expense and Headcount Management
    • Financial budgeting and forecasts, including tracking of operating efficiencies
    • Position management, including headcount budgeting, organization design, location strategy and open role management
    • Contingent worker expense management, including on-boarding and off-boarding processes
  • Process Governance and General Administration
    • Project Management Office (PMO) for key departmental activities, including quarterly risk and control self-assessment (RCSA), quarterly IA risk assessment, annual audit plan development and the annual staff skills assessment
    • Lead IA operating groups in support of key governance forums, including risk assessment and finding remediation
    • Monitor IA employee compliance with mandatory compliance training and system entitlement recertification processes
  • Business Unit Management
    • Coordinate periodic reviews to assess operational performance of IA BUs, including developing, monitoring and reporting on operating KPIs
    • Work within the major BUs to develop operational expertise across the full suite of non-audit activities

Business knowledge / Qualifications

  • Undergraduate degree in finance, accounting or other quantitative discipline
  • Minimum of 4 years of experience in financial analysis / accounting, operational management, or project/portfolio management
  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint and Business Intelligence (BI) tools
  • Driven, highly organized and detail-oriented with excellent multi-tasking and follow-through ability
  • Strong interpersonal, verbal and written communication skills
  • Solutions and innovation minded with strong analytical and problem-solving skills, including process re-engineering, the ability to organize and analyze large datasets and report results to various audiences

Salary Range
The expected base salary for this New York, New York, United States-based position is $75000-$100000. In addition, you may be eligible for a discretionary bonus if you are an active employee as of fiscal year-end.

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.

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