Controllers-Associate-Compensation Accounting Project Coordinator

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc

$80K — $150K *

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Less than 5 years of experience

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Job Description

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.

Compensation Accounting Project Coordinator

The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is a leading global financial services firm providing investment banking, securities and investment management services to a substantial and diversified client base that includes corporations, financial institutions, governments and high-net-worth individuals. Founded in 1869, the firm is headquartered in New York and maintains offices in London, Frankfurt, Tokyo, Hong Kong and other major financial centers around the world.

WHO WE ARE

Compensation Accounting is responsible for accounting, reporting and payment of salary, bonus (Cash and Equity), other types of remuneration paid to employees of the firm and tax payments to domestic and international tax authorities.

Compensation Accounting has six regional teams strategically located in Jersey City, London, Hong Kong, Bengaluru, Melbourne, and Sao Paulo. This role is located in Jersey City and will support various projects in the Compensation Accounting space for Payroll, Taxes, Cash Bonus, Time & Attendance, Equity, and Planning & Analysis on a global level.

ABOUT THIS ROLE

We are looking for a Project Coordinator to organize all aspects of successful project execution—from simple tasks to more complex implementations. Project Coordinator responsibilities include following project methodology to prepare comprehensive action plans, including resources, timeframes, and budgets for projects. You will perform various coordination tasks, like schedule and risk management, along with administrative duties, like maintaining project documentation. To succeed in this role, you should have excellent time management and communication skills, as you’ll collaborate with external vendors and internal teams to deliver results on deadlines. Ultimately, the Project Coordinator’s duties are to ensure that all projects meet organizational high-quality standards.

RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Coordinate project implementation activities, resources, equipment, and information
  • Ensure sound operational controls are maintained and followed in compliance with existing internal/external governance
  • Perform and maintain support documentation in accordance with Sarbanes-Oxley legislation
  • Identify and implement process improvement opportunities
  • Perform testing of system enhancements and liaise with the technology support team
  • Reconcile data between HCM and Compensation Accounting applications
  • Break projects into logical phases and set timeframes
  • Assign tasks to internal teams and assist with schedule management
  • Make sure that clients’ needs are met as projects evolve
  • Help manage project budgets while analyzing risks and opportunities
  • Oversee project procurement and shipping
  • Monitor project progress and handle or escalate issues as appropriate
  • Act as the point of contact and communicate project status to all participants
  • Work with the Project Manager to eliminate blockers
  • Monitor working hours, plans and expenditures
  • Create and maintain comprehensive project documentation, plans and reports

EXPERIENCE:

Basic Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree in Computer Science, Accounting or Finance preferred
  • 3+ Years of experience with an ERP implementation

Preferred Qualifications:

  • Proficient in Microsoft Excel, Word, Access and Power Point
  • Ability to multi-task and remain flexible to constantly changing priorities
  • Strong organization and analytical skills
  • Extreme attention to details and the ability to follow through
  • Demonstrate ability to develop positive working relationships
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Some knowledge of HRMS or Finance product such as Oracle Cloud, SAP, Workday

Salary Range

The expected base salary for this Jersey City, New Jersey, United States-based position is $85000-$140000. In addition, you may be eligible for a discretionary bonus if you are an active employee as of fiscal year-end.

Benefits

Goldman Sachs is committed to providing our people with valuable and competitive benefits and wellness offerings, as it is a core part of providing a strong overall employee experience. A summary of these offerings, which are generally available to active, non-temporary, full-time and part-time US employees who work at least 20 hours per week, can be found here.

About The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc

Learn More About The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc
The Goldman Sachs Group, Inc. is an American multinational investment bank and financial services company headquartered in New York City. It offers a range of financial services to clients, including investment banking, securities, asset management, and consumer banking. The company is one of the largest investment banks in the world and is known for its expertise in mergers and acquisitions, underwriting, and trading. Goldman Sachs has a strong global presence and operates in over 40 countries worldwide. The company is committed to providing innovative solutions to its clients and is known for its strong corporate culture.
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