Auditor - Capital Markets

Permanent contract|New York|Audit / Control / Quality

Auditor - Capital Markets

New York, United States Permanent contract Audit / Control / Quality



The Business Auditor, Associate Markets and Investment Management Audit Team. The group has four distinct mandates: i) cover the Markets & Investment Management businesses from Front to Back in the Americas; ii) cover Risk management teams (second line of defense) focused on four risk stripes namely Market, Counterparty, Model and Liquidity Risk; iii) cover Compliance to markets related regulations related to these businesses and iv) more recently, that is coverage the broad Finance organization.

The Associate is expected to participate in audits across various business lines and support functions within the Americas regions. The Associate will be expected over time to also be capable of leading missions. Primary responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Working independently and responsibly on assigned tasks

  • Actively participating in all stages of the audit process: planning & diagnostic, testing, report drafting, and recommendation follow-up

  • Effectively communicating with auditees, developing a good relationship and timely escalating when there is an issue

  • Analyzing assigned business processes, procedures, risks; and evaluating the internal controls, and adopting a risk-based approach

  • Preparing high quality workpapers that support the findings and conclusions

  • Anticipating, understanding and escalating issues appropriately for timely resolution

  • Participating in department wide transformation projects, actively contributing to the changes and demonstrating readiness and willingness to apply the changes

Profile required


Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge and/or familiarity with some of the following audit types: General Controls Reviews, Integrated audits, pre-implementation reviews

  • Familiarity with Capital Markets businesses and understanding of Financial Services products

  • Familiarity with Risk Management best practices and how they apply in the Financial Services Industry

  • Familiarity with rules and regulations applicable to Markets and Investment Management businesses

  • Knowledge of data analytics techniques


  • Highly motivated and committed to lead and progress

  • Excellent written / verbal communication skills

  • Demonstrates curiosity, motivation, enthusiasm for learning and self-development

  • Demonstrates strong prioritization, organizational and time management skills; able to meet all deadlines and proactively seek guidance when needed

  • Demonstrates willingness and readiness to provide help/support whenever needed

  • Demonstrates openness to new ideas and suggestions and proposes new ideas and enhancements 

  • Able to communicate and find effective means of communication; able develop professional relationships effectively and independently

  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills



  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics or on a quantitative field like Engineering or Mathematics

  • Experience working/auditing Markets businesses with sales and trading activities

  • Relevant professional experience or coursework


  • Desire to pursue a relevant certification (CIA, FRM, CFA)

  • Languages (Other than English): French

Business insight


The Inspection and Group Audit Division (IGAD) represents Société Générale’s independent internal audit function, comprised of over 1200 professionals covering SG’s global businesses and services in over 80 countries. The SG Internal Audit Americas (SGIAA) Department within IGAD is a group of about 80 professionals, based in New York, New Jersey, San Paulo and Bangalore, who are responsible for assessing SG’s multiple businesses in the Americas region.

SGIAA Department is looking to complement the team with driven individuals, who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, are innovative and prepared to generate new ideas and “go the extra-mile” in achieving a common goal. Joining SGIAA will give you a unique opportunity to not only work on audit missions, but also to participate in department-wide projects aimed at transforming the team to the best in class. For those who succeed, future opportunities include career growth within/outside department, including international mobility.

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 21000YH6
Starting date: 2022/01/18
Publication date: 2021/11/22