Goldman Sachs Director Reviews

Updated Jul 24, 2020

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14 Ratings
  1. "Long Equities Director"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Managing Director in New York, NY

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    Compensation, reward, teamwork, intensity, collaboration

    Cons

    Long hours, stress, performance-based, intensity, region

  2. "Overall a good experience"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Fund Accountant in Dallas, TX
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    A lot of learning and great benefits

    Cons

    Long work hours and high expectations, but that's a given.


  3. "Company values"

    3.0
    Current Employee - Director 

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time

    Pros

    company values are really good

    Cons

    company values are really good expect for compensation

  4. "Friendly management"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Senior Accountant in Dallas, TX
    Recommends

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Goldman was a good place to grow and foster strong relationships.

    Cons

    I had a great experience, but i did see some teams had a very demanding career path.

  5. "Finance Analyst"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Controller 

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    great colleagues and good benefits

    Cons

    work life balance. demanding environment

  6. "Very market sensitive"

    4.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Managing Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    Surrounded by best of the best. Pay can be great.

    Cons

    One bad senior manager can stop your career.

  7. "Regional Sales & Relationship Manager Director"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Regional Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    great culture, smart colleagues, state of the art work environment, professional development

    Cons

    Long hours, little work life balance, demanding

  8. "CVA Product Controller"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - CVA Product Controller in Salt Lake City, UT
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    The exposure you have to highly effective and diligent people.

    Cons

    There are times where you may work long hours.

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  9. "Very good firm"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Former Employee - Extended Managing Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I worked at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great people, very good culture. Great reputation. My experience was for only four years, but enjoyed my time with the firm.

    Cons

    Can be intense at times and expect a lot from its employees. Recently there has been a lot of disruption in Human Resources.

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    "Managing Director"

    5.0
    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Managing Director in New York, NY
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Goldman Sachs full-time for more than 10 years

    Pros

    People, exposure, talent development, investment in their people, prestige,

    Cons

    Relentless never ending pressure, very very competitive, managers can be week.

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