Overall Reviews at Goldman Sachs
Excellent place to work and learn
Organization is an excellent place to work and learn. The business, it is into, is an ocean and unlimited oppurtunities for a person to understand various Investment Banking related businesses. One will be very well compensated if he/she is willing to work for extensive hours on a continuous basis.
Invaluable business, data, economic analysis experience and skills gained
Invaluable business, data, economic analysis experience and skills gained. The corporate structure was just not for me, but the skills gained and lessons acquired through this experience were tremendous.
Senior Fund Accountant | India
| 17 Apr 2017
Backend Office in India
Highly structured work
Less scope of analysis and contribution to business
good work culture
gym facility is available
work hours per day can vary drastically from team to team
Reconciliation and Analysis
Day in and out it's reconciliation of company books vs. Clients on cash and stock, inclusive of Tax. Analysis of Delta between books that must be addressed within agreed SLA. Support check payments and Fraud Analysis.
Productive and fun-loving place
* Typical day is about 10 hours. Maybe longer depending on the situation
*Knowledge about financial markets and other data anlysis skills.
* Brilliant teams to work with. Supportive and fun-loving
A great place to work, oppportunites to build expertise and gain experience
My day starts early, though the timings are flexible. Deciding to start and end the day is at your disposal.
Learned how trainings are managed, multi tasking. Liaising with various external vendors and with various departments within the firm
Wonderful workplace culture. One of the best I must admit! Utmost care taken care for employees, with best amenities.
The hardest part of the job is managing various training programs held at the same time, is quite a challenge.
The most enjoyable part of the job is the team work and accountability, responsibility of each individuals within the team
ProsFlexible working hours
ConsMight need to work extra hours
Very efficient and competitive
Very meritocratic set up. Employees are well rewarded for their hard work and productive output.
Working hours can be a stretch sometime and work life balance is often reported as a concern.
Management is extremely focused on promoting and retaining the right people.
High learning experience. very challenging at the same time a fun place to work
A high learning experience and very challenging at the same time a fun place to work. Good mentorship and leadership. Flexible working hours. Steep growth.
Great place to work
This is definitely a great place to work for starters. The work culture is quite unique compared any other competitor. Diversity is included part of the firm's culture
ProsLearning is great
ConsBurns out quickly given a lot is expected
Gr8 place to work
Enjoyed my previous stint of 6 Years at Goldman Sachs, it was nice working in a global environment where the teams are expanded across 3 regions. That experience is fairly exiting and thoroughly enjoyed those years.
Productive and fun place to work
Productive and fun place to work. Management needs to be more transparent with the team on forecasting and understands each individual strengths and weaknesses.
Investment Banking Analyst | Dallas, TX
| 21 Mar 2020
Great for career advancement
Great for career advancement, I liked all of the tv exposure, sometimes related to projects I was working on. I appreciated working on projects that were directly effecting the economy and marketplace at any given time. I also appreciated being able to work from several worldwide locations
Strong company with smart people
Surrounded by smart people which provided great opportunities to learn. Meritocracy. Company offers good opportunities for growth in different regions.
Dog eat dog, pre prepared
For one thing, be aware that Goldman Sachs is an enormous company with many divisions, so be sure which division and team you're going into. Make sure that you interview with the people you're going to be working with, since turnover is really high.
Good company to work
The work environment is quite friendly, the mentors guide the employees very well, but the work hours can get pretty long. But there is a lot to learn and grow !
Productive and Inclusive Environment
The firm takes care of local communities, especially where we have offices. Diversity is a strong priority for leadership and there are many opportunities to get involved through networks.
This is a great place to work
Working was fun. This company offers flexible schedules and you are paid fairly. I really liked the work that I did as well as the people I worked with.
Productive and fun place to work
Hours are long but pay is proportional. People are very smart and hard working. Upward mobility is very feasible. You can grow a career here or find very lucrative exit opportunities.
Great place to build your career. Loved almost every single day. Smart and talented people. The place has changed a lot under new leadership but it is still a fantastic place to work.
Working here your dealing with the best of the best. Lots of work to do and nice buildings. Co workers are top notch and the best employees you can work with.