Account Assistant M/F

 Dublin, Ireland       International Volunteer Program        Audit


During your VIE you will:

  • Compile and analyse financial information to prepare entries to accounts, such as general ledger accounts and document business transactions.
  • Prepare monthly closing pack to include monthly financial statements, reconciliation files and variance analysis and commentary.
  • Communicate financial reporting information both internally to head office and externally to the central bank before respective deadlines.
  • Monitor intercompany invoicing and aged debtors.
  • Process timely VAT information.
  • Prepare and file tax computation.
  • Analyze and review budgets, revenue and expenditure trends, and ensure expenditure control.
  • Resolve accounting discrepancies.
  • Recommend, develop and maintain financial data bases, computer software systems and manual filing systems (Dynamics, Management Reporter, Magnitude) 
  • Interact with internal and external auditors in completing audits.
  • Participate in any finance related projects.
  • Provide accounting policy orientation for new processes
  • Other duties as assigned.

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The VIE assignment in a nutshell   

This VIE in Dublin is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 12 months.

The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information, please see

Graduate with a Master degree from Business school or University in Finance/Accounting.

A previous experience in Investment Banking would be appreciated.

You have knowledge of finance, accounting, budgeting, cost control principles including Financial Reporting Standards, statutory regulations. and software applications

You have ability to analyse financial and statistical data and prepare financial reports, statements and projections.

The mission requires willingness to work a flexible schedule in order to respect dead lines.

You are fluent in English

You are proficient in Office application

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.

Why Join Us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad.



Business Insight

Société Générale Securities Services (SGSS) is part of Global Banking & Investor Solutions (GBIS), a key pillar of Société Générale’s universal banking model.

SGSS has been active in Ireland for 20 years and is a leading player in servicing Irish domiciled and offshore collective investment vehicles. We act locally as fund administrator and depositary for a wide range of international clients who manage schemes from UCITS to AIFs including private equity and real estate structures, hedge funds and special purpose vehicles.

The Finance department is responsible for 2 entities in Dublin; SGSS Ireland Ltd and SG Dublin Branch and provides all accounting, banking, intercompany invoicing, internal and regulatory reporting, internal and external auditing and other ad hoc queries from management.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Job code: 200005O5
Business unit: Group Corporate Functions
Starting date: Immediate
Date of publication: 19/06/2020
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Account Assistant M/F

International Volunteer Program   |   Dublin   |   Audit