Controllers

Manages the firm’s financial and regulatory obligations in accordance with rules and regulations governing worldwide financial markets.

What We Do

We are a global team responsible for ensuring the accuracy of the firm’s financial and regulatory information by complying with the rules and regulations governing financial markets worldwide. As well as managing both internal and external financial reporting, our expertise plays a key role in the firm’s business planning decisions around allocation of scarce financial resources such as capital and balance sheet. We partner with the business in providing advice on accounting, valuation, capital, liquidity, reputational risk and other regulatory considerations when executing business with our clients. Controllers is ideal for individuals who want to work and learn within our strong culture of teamwork and collaboration.

How We're Organized

Teams are responsible for profit and loss reporting and analysis, independent valuation, capital analysis, regulatory and financial reporting. Our teams work across the firm’s businesses, using their expert analysis to ensure the internal and external financial information of the firm is accurate and that the firm meets the financial control and reporting obligations of a global, regulated and public financial institution. Controllers have an analytical mindset, exhibit intellectual curiosity and are from diverse academic backgrounds.

 

Engineering

Engineering is at the critical center of our businesses. Our engineers are solving challenging problems using innovative strategic thinking and the latest technologies – read more

Who We Look For

Working in Controllers will give you a unique insight into the firm’s businesses and the opportunity to have an impact on key firmwide strategic and financial objectives. We’re looking for candidates who will thrive in a dynamic environment where multitasking, attention to detail and analytical skills are essential. Strong communication and interpersonal skills are important in order to work successfully with internal clients, external stakeholders (e.g. regulators) and team members.

Above all we value integrity, a strong work ethic and a desire for excellence from our people.

“A key part of our team’s remit is to provide best practice guidance, so you’ll generally hear the team holding conversations trying to identify the best solution.”

Associate, Controllers Valuation Group, New York

We Invest in Our People

Learning

We created Goldman Sachs University to help our people grow professionally – starting with their orientation and integration into the firm and continuing with ongoing development over the course of their careers.

Development

From ongoing feedback to diverse talent programs, we’re committed to empowering our people to drive their own development and expand their horizons.

Apprenticeship

We emphasize an apprenticeship culture in which our junior team members learn by working closely with seasoned professionals. We believe this is critical to developing the next generation of Goldman Sachs leaders.