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Goldman Sachs & Co. Controllers, Legal Entity Controllers, Associate - Salt Lake City in Salt Lake City, Utah



The mission of Controllers is to ensure that the firm meets the financial control and reporting obligations of a global, regulated and public financial institution. As part of the firm’s second line of defense, Controllers provides the critical analysis required while ensuring the internal and external financial information of the firm is accurate. Additionally, Controllers serves an important role in safeguarding the assets of the firm through the independent scrutiny of financial information. Controllers engages regularly with the firm’s regulators and auditors and through its strong culture of control and challenge helps to protect the firm from reputational and other risks.



  • Act as legal entity controller, with responsibilities over the monthly closing process, including monitoring intercompany relationships, general ledger vs. sub-ledger breaks, revenue and expense sharing arrangements, funding arrangements among affiliated entities, proper booking of accruals/provisions and classification of inventory and other balances

  • Preparation of quarterly financial information for inclusion in the firm’s consolidated financial statements filed with the SEC

  • Assist in analyzing legal entity regulatory capital requirements, by closely working with the Market Risk, Credit Risk and Corporate Treasury teams

  • Ensure accurate and complete reporting of regulatory information in public reports to the regulatory authorities

  • Liaise extensively with other areas of firm such as Product Controllers, Funding Controllers, Corporate Treasury, Legal, Tax, Regulatory, Market Risk and Credit Risk on various ad hoc inquiries including new products requests, strategic changes to existing workflows, and transfer pricing initiatives

  • Assist in the preparation of standalone entity financial information and disclosures in accordance with U.S. GAAP

  • Perform and review ad hoc analyses on financial and non-financial attributes of consolidating legal entities for internal and external reporting purposes


  • Strong analytical / interpersonal skills and a high proficiency with Microsoft software applications

  • Undergraduate degree in accounting and/or finance

  • CPA is desired

  • 3+ years relevant work experience

  • Teamwork and collaboration-oriented, with the ability to work independently

  • Must demonstrate considerable energy, focus, drive, and a sense of urgency

  • Ability to manage multiple tasks, operate within deadlines, and escalate when appropriate

  • Project management skills

Location(s)US-UT-Salt Lake City

Job ID 2021-74052

Schedule Type Full Time

Level Associate

Function(s) Accounting


Division Controllers

Business UnitLegal Entity Controllers

Employment Type Employee