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POST DATE 8/20/2016
END DATE 10/15/2016

Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. New York, NY

New York, NY
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)


? Conduct legal, regulatory and financial due diligence to assess reputational risk in a variety of transactions and business relationships. Considerations include FCPA/anti-bribery compliance, environmental and social responsibility concerns, geo-political risk, financial irregularities, litigation risk, etc. Clients include revenue-generating departments across all divisions of the firm, as well as areas within the Federation.
? Identify and evaluate risk-relevant information from sources, including but not limited to: online media, proprietary databases, regulatory lists, public filings, litigation records, research reports, various internet sources.
? Review and analyze various independent reports on internal controls, quality of earnings, environmental impact, regulatory compliance, etc.
? Analyze financial statements and public filings to evaluate potential areas of concern.
? Prepare summary and presentation materials for analysis by relevant business areas and firmwide committees.
? Provide oversight for analyst reviews of certain business relationships and lead calls to provide feedback/analysis to representatives of the applicable business area.
? Responsible for developing relevant industry/regional expertise and anticipating potential reputational risks.
? Liaise with internal and external legal counsel on issues which merit further due diligence.
? Other special projects on an ad hoc basis.? 3-5 years related work experience
? Accounting, legal/regulatory, compliance or other financial experience.
? Excellent analytical and communication skills (both oral and written).
? Risk assessment, preferably involving legal, regulatory and/or compliance issues.
? Strong technical proficiency ? experience in online research and databases preferred.
? General experience dealing with the investment banking industry and knowledge of various types of investing and lending transactions.
? Demonstrates a strong sense of intellectual curiosity and interest in current events.
? Team player with inherent commercial judgment.
? Ability to work effectively in a fast-paced and, at times, pressured environment.
? CPA, CFA, CFE designations a plus

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