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Finance, Controllers, Fund Accounting, Vice President, Dallas

at Goldman Sachs

Posted: 6/20/2019
Job Reference #: 52177

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  • Location(s)US-TX-Dallas
    Job ID
    Schedule Type
    Full Time
    Vice President/Executive Director
    Business Unit
    IMD Controllers
    Employment Type


    We're a team of specialists charged with managing the firm’s liquidity, capital and risk, and providing the overall financial control and reporting functions. Whether assessing the creditworthiness of the firm’s counterparties, monitoring market risks associated with trading activities, or offering analytical and regulatory compliance support, our work contributes directly to the firm’s success. The division is ideal for collaborative individuals who have strong ethics and attention to detail.

    Goldman Sachs Asset Management (GSAM) is one of the world’s leading investment managers. GSAM provides institutional and individual investors with investment and advisory solutions, with strategies spanning asset classes, industries, and geographies. We help our clients navigate today’s dynamic markets, and identify the opportunities that shape their portfolios and long-term investment goals. We extend these global capabilities to the world’s leading pension plans, sovereign wealth funds, central banks, insurance companies, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, individuals and family offices.

    The Alternative Investments & Manager Selection (AIMS) Group provides investors with investment and advisory solutions, across leading hedge fund managers, private equity funds, real estate managers, public equity strategies and fixed income strategies. The AIMS Group manages globally diversified programs, targeted sector-specific strategies, customized portfolios, and a range of advisory services. Our investors access opportunities through new fund commitments, fund-of-fund investments, strategic partnerships, secondary-market investments, co-investments, and seed-capital investments. With over 200 professionals across eight offices around the world, the AIMS Group provides manager diligence, portfolio construction, risk management, and liquidity solutions to investors, drawing on Goldman Sachs’ market insights and risk management expertise. We extend these global capabilities to the world’s leading sovereign wealth funds, pension plans, governments, financial institutions, endowments, foundations, and family offices, for which we invest or advise on over $150 billion of alternative investments, public equity strategies and fixed income strategies

    Controllers Divisional Overview:

    Controllers ensure that the firm meets all the financial control and reporting obligations of a global, regulated and public financial institution. In the Controllers Department, our professionals measure the profitability of, and risks associated with, every aspect of the firm's business. Controllers also ensure that the firm's activities are conducted in compliance with the regulations governing transactions in the financial markets. The fund accounting team within the Controllers Group is looking to add a Vice President in Dallas, TX.

    These responsibilities include investment and new product review, oversight of information prepared by third party administrators and ongoing design an execution of the control environment. The team works closely with other areas of GSAM including investment, risk, client service, operations, technology, legal and compliance.



    • Manage a team responsible for the preparation of various regulatory reports, compliance reports and reports to Board of Directors related to funds
    • Participate in new fund launches including the review of fund documentation (LPA/PPM/OM/Side Letters), fund set up, and vendor selection
    • Support team, department, and business managers on various special projects
    • Manage technology initiatives by providing scope of project, managing timeline, and coordinating testing


    • B.S. or above in accounting or related field
    • 8+ years of experience
    • CPA with investment company experience preferred

    • Private equity experience preferable

    • Strong technical knowledge of accounting and financial reporting
    • Strong analytical/problem solving skills; detail orientated
    • Ability to work independently and as a key member of a team in a fast paced environment under challenging deadlines
    • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills
    • Skilled in use of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)


    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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