Operation - Accounting Services -Vice President - Bengaluru

  • Competitive
  • Bangalore, Karnataka, India
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Goldman Sachs International
  • 21 Mar 19

Operation - Accounting Services -Vice President - Bengaluru

MORE ABOUT THIS JOB
OPERATIONS

Operations is a dynamic, multi-faceted division that partners with all parts of the firm to provide banking, securities, and asset management services to clients around the world. In addition, Operations provides essential risk management and controls to preserve and enhance the firm's assets and its reputation. For every new product launched and every trade executed, it is Operations that develops and manages the processes and controls that enable business flow.

YOUR IMPACT

This is a challenging role in a global, real-time environment with exposure to a wide range of financial products. It is focused on teamwork, exception management, continuous improvement and proactive control. The Portfolio Control team is seeking a professional who can collaborate effectively across functional groups in the active mitigation of operational risk.


OUR IMPACT


Goldman Sachs is leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of services worldwide to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, it is one of the oldest and largest investment banking firms. The firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Bangalore, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centres around the world. We are committed to growing our distinctive Culture and upholding our core values which always place our client's interests first. These values are reflected in our Business Principles, which emphasise integrity, commitment to excellence, innovation and teamwork.

RESPONSIBILITIES AND QUALIFICATIONS
JOB SUMMARY AND RESPONSBILITIES

The role requires an individual to be responsible for delivery of key functions in the department. Requires efficient management of risks associated with process. This includes driving forward key initiatives, identifying opportunities for improved efficiencies and involvement in projects both globally and regionally. Individual needs to exhibit the ability to identify problems and control gaps and come up with innovative solutions to mitigate the risk. The role also demands the ability to effectively communicate with stake holders across different regions including Firm wide Divisional and Senior management team. Interface with senior management, business unit managers, divisional finance, controllers and tax departments. They will also have continual contact with our global offices in Americas and Singapore.

PRINCIPAL RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Participate in Firm wide platform changes relating to Accounts Payable and Employee Travel & Entertainment
  • Develop new processes and re-engineer current processes to meet changing needs of the business
  • Working closely with Technology partners on system enhancements at department level
  • Translate Firm and Divisional strategies into objectives for the Department, and proactively manage performance against these deliverables
  • Manage relationships with global divisional finance teams.
  • Managing risks in the process by implementing and reviewing relevant controls.
  • Represent Accounting Services on various cross department initiatives
  • Help develop and motivate diverse teams on departmental vision and strategy
  • Performance and management reporting of non-comp expense data
  • Exhibit confidence in communicating in a variety of forums, including one-to-one feedback sessions, formal presentations, training sessions and town halls
  • Manage relationships with risk partners like Global Control, Treasury and Controllers
BASIC QUALIFICATIONS
  • Minimum 8 years' experience in relevant profiles
  • ERP Implementation/Transformation experience - SAP, CONCUR, ARIBA
  • Strong analytical, organizational and interpersonal skills
  • Should be able to effectively communicate and develop/sustain good working relationships with other teams and stakeholders
  • Ability to motivate teams to high levels of productivity and accuracy during periods of increased volume and retain risk and control focus is also essential to the role
  • Excellent partnership building skills and strong customer service perspective
  • Good teamwork skills and ability to work with a wide user group in different regions of the world
  • Effective organisational and time management skills
  • Committed and proactive with a desire to succeed
  • Forward thinking with the ability to assert new ideas and follow them through
PREFERRED QUALIFICATIONS
  • Change management - The ability to identify opportunities for improvement in order to gain efficiencies and enhance controls
  • Knowledge on accounts payable, vendor management and accounts reconciliation requirements.


ABOUT GOLDMAN SACHS
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global investment banking, securities and investment management firm that provides a wide range of financial services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in all major financial centers around the world.

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