The finance teams manage the firm’s liquidity, capital and risk, and provide the overall financial control and reporting function.
Their responsibilities include managing liquidity risk, long-term debt issuance and share repurchases and dividends; assessing the creditworthiness of the firm’s counterparties; monitoring market risks associated with the firm’s trading activities; designing and operating systems to support financial management, planning and forecasting; building risk models to support new businesses and derivatives analysis; managing the firm’s relationships with regulators, rating agencies and creditors; and providing broad analytical and regulatory compliance support across all our businesses
The finance division is organized into discrete groups that cover these responsibilities.
Who We Look For
Our people come from a diverse set of backgrounds and experiences, including specialist fields such as accounting, tax and quantitative analysis as well as broader business experience. Current finance professionals come from finance, accounting, economics, mathematics, engineering and liberal arts backgrounds.
If you’re interested in working in the Finance Division you should be able to demonstrate that you are highly motivated, with commercial focus and strong analytical and communication skills. We look for people who enjoy being challenged, are team oriented and have good attention to detail.
Above all, you should have integrity, a strong work ethic and a desire for excellence.
How We’re Organized
The Finance division is organized into discrete groups with a broad remit. When applying for a position within the finance division you will be asked to specify which team (or teams) you’re interested in joining.
The Controllers group is responsible for safeguarding the firm's assets - we help maintain the integrity of Goldman Sachs' finances and expenditures.
The Tax teams work in offices around the world to ensure that the Firm complies with the tax laws of the countries in which we do business.
Corporate Treasury manages the firm’s liquidity, secured and unsecured funding programs, as well as the level and composition of its consolidated and subsidiary level equity capital.
Credit protects the firm's capital against counterparty default and advises clients on credit ratings.
Market Risk Management and Analysis measures, analyzes and controls the market risk of the firm globally.
Operational Risk focuses on the development of risk assessment frameworks that identify, measure, monitor and manage risk exposures.
Firmwide Strategy develops and executes long-term strategic plans.
Goldman Sachs Bank USA engages in a number of business activities unique to the Bank, and conducts a number of key Goldman Sachs trading businesses and lending activities.
What You Would Be Doing
While each department within Finance has its own areas of responsibility, as a team member many of your daily activities will be the same across all of them. Choose from the options below to learn more about what you might be doing in the Finance department.