What We Do
Finance is a numbers-driven organization which strives to create functional experts and values analytical thinkers. The Finance Division contributes to the firm by partnering with each of the firm’s businesses to understand and manage risks, measure profitability, and create solutions through quantitative analysis, projecting and forecasting.
Apply Your Skills to One of Two Finance Areas
Within the Finance Division, many of our people serve in multi-function capacities but fundamentally, you can be hired into four main functions. While each area is different, the skillsets required are similar. We encourage you to apply for one of two areas: Controllers & Tax or Corporate Treasury & Bank Finance.
Controllers & Tax
- Controllers play a key role in measuring and accurately reporting the profitability of the firm’s complex products, services and businesses globally. Professionals work with each of the firm’s businesses, gaining the expertise required to provide the critical 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. Teams are responsible for profit and loss (P&L) reporting and analysis, independent valuation, capital analysis and financial reporting. Professionals in this function have an analytical mindset, exhibit intellectual curiosity and are from diverse academic backgrounds.
- Tax analyzes and supports the activities, operations, reporting obligations and transactions of the firm’s business lines to ensure that tax consequences and reputational risks are evaluated appropriately.
Corporate Treasury & Bank Finance
- Corporate Treasury is tasked with finding the best ways for Goldman Sachs to deploy its financial resources within the parameters of regulatory guidelines as well as the firm’s own risk appetite. The Treasury function plays a key role in the management of the firm’s liquidity, funding, capital, and allocation of financial resources to align with the firm’s overall strategy and to ensure the firm is resilient in its ability to carry out its activities. Treasury teams are strategically focused, have a collaborative nature and possess strong problem solving skills.
Bank Finance advises and reports on key performance drivers to senior leadership, through managing the financial position of GS Bank USA, managing the Bank’s budget, and performing monthly testing to ensure established goals are met. Bank Finance teams assist in analyzing liquidity risks of new lending structures, execute funding strategy by raising capital in partnership with the Securities Division, source new deposit channels, and develop and implement risk and pricing models. These professionals have a strong understanding of core financial fundamentals, and have data analytics and research skills.