2024 Summer Analyst Program - Accounting

Internship|Montreal|Finance

2024 Summer Analyst Program - Accounting

  • Montreal, Canada
  • Internship
  • Finance

Responsibilities

ABOUT THE PROGRAM:

If you're into the following challenges: digital, energy transition, diversity/inclusion and you would like to get involved in building the future, you’ve come to the right place! We are looking for team players, invested people who are able to bring ideas and express their opinions.

Are you looking for a stable company offering international opportunities?

  • Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Active in the real economy for over 150 years, Societe Generale employs over 117,000 members of staff in 66 countries and supports daily 29 million clients.

A strong cultural mix thanks to a well-established French company in the Americas: 

  • Societe Generale opened its first office in the United States in 1938 and in Canada in 1974 and has about 3000 professionals working in 8 U.S. cities, 2 in Canada as well as in Latin America.

A pillar in the economy which is building the tomorrow’s world:

  • Societe Generale is not just a financial institution, it is a group that places innovation and sustainable financial practices at the very heart of its culture. The Societe Generale group has made the digital sector a key lever in transforming banking relationships.

An opportunity to express yourself and get involved:

  • Our employees resource groups such as Pride and Allies, American Women Network, Asian Professional Network, Black Leadership Network, One planet demonstrate the involvement of our employees for their community.

The Summer Analyst Program, in short:

  • One week of product, professional development, Culture & Conduct training, and Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) events;
  • Weekly Lunch & Learns with Senior Management;
  • Ongoing networking and development opportunities inside and outside of your assigned team;
  • A Mentorship Program, further integrating you into the SG community;
  • Option to shadow members of various teams across the bank;
  • Collaboration among fellow interns;
  • Opportunity to attend events hosted by our Employee Resource Groups, champions of our Diversity & Inclusion initiatives;
  • If awarded a full-time position, candidates will be offered a position in the 24-month Rotational Program within the Finance Department (DFIN). 
  • This program will provide business acumen to prepare for future opportunities and develop into future leaders. While Analysts will undertake important project and tasks within their teams, they will develop on-the-job skills they will carry through their career, while also uncovering their passion for specific roles and responsibilities and obtaining specified training. During the program, they will collaborate and interact with a wide variety of people within SG, not just in DFIN, building relationships and a network of connections. They will be paired with buddies and mentors in the program who will help make them feel prepared to tackle an exciting career at SG.

Description:

Which team you could be part of:

The Finance department of Global Banking and Investor Solutions (GBIS) is a global organization with local presence. Our core mission in the Americas involves delivering sound financial reports, effective challenge to business plans, and good advice on efficient use of our capital, liquidity, and funding resources. The Finance department performs independent certification of all financial aggregates and creates the daily P&L explanation on market activities. In addition, teams also oversee and execute cross-business projects in the financial and regulatory areas of the industry by providing expertise on accounting, prudential and tax norms while ensuring compliance of these norms are some of the responsibilities within our robust teams.

Responsibilities:

Projects include, but are not limited to:

  • Collecting accounting information (Income Statement and Balance Sheet) of the US entities of the Group;
  • Analysis of results;
  • Participation in the monthly production of financial statements;
  • Production of revenue, liquidity and accounting quality reports
  • Follow-up on internal client requests;
  • Production of recommendations and solutions or assistance in decision making.

Profile required

Société Générale is looking for individuals who highly value:

  • Academic accomplishments
  • Interest in financial markets and analyzing various businesses and industries
  • Team spirit and collaboration
  • Adaptability, innovative thinking, energy, and enthusiasm
  • The opportunity to experience varied work environments
  • Commitment to building meaningful professional relationships in the financial sector

Preferred Majors: Accounting, Finance, Business Administration

D&I:

Our Diversity & Inclusion Mission: Recruit, develop, advance, and retain a diverse workforce that is united in our efforts to enhance our competitive position and deliver innovative solutions to our clients.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Vision:

  • Engaged workforce that is demographically diverse in a way that reflects the communities in which we operate
  • Inclusive culture and workplace that recognizes employees' unique needs and utilizes their diverse talents
  • Engage our community and marketplace, and position the organization to meet the needs of all its clients

For more information about our D&I initiatives, please visit this link.

Hybrid Work Environment:

Societe Generale offers a hybrid work arrangement that offers employees the flexibility to work remotely, as well as on-site, in order to promote interaction and collaboration with colleagues while adhering to all SG standard protocols.  Hybrid work arrangements vary based on business area.  The applicable Business lines will determine and communicate the work arrangements that best meet their business needs.

Why join us

The 15-week (May – August) program includes a Firmwide orientation to Société Generale’s businesses, followed by formal classroom training on our Sales and Trading business. The Summer Analyst Program will enable you to benefit from ongoing networking and development opportunities inside and outside your assigned team.

It is with a long-term approach that we are engaging with the world as it is today: a world in which economic development goes hand-in-hand with environmental and social progress.

As a result, we made Team spirit a central value at Societe Generale Canada. We work together to be able to offer each employee the tailored approach they require to grow.

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside experts, who will support you in your task.

Get ready to join an innovative company where you can bring your full self to work and evolve with forward-thinking individuals to build the bank of tomorrow!

Business insight

OUR CULTURE:

At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities, and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.

Societe Generale is an equal opportunity employer, and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. We are committed to recognizing and promoting the talents and achievements of our employees and staff, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, and any other characteristic or status protected under applicable law.
We strive to write our postings as inclusively as possible. If, however, one of the two genders is used alone in this display, it designates persons of all gender identities.

Reference: 23000NZD
Entity: Societe Generale Capital Canada
Starting date: 2024/05/06
Publication date: 2023/08/25
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