Capital Markets Financial Officer

Permanent contract|New York|Corporate Finance / Accounting

Capital Markets Financial Officer

New York, United States Permanent contract Corporate Finance / Accounting


The Financial Planning and Analysis specialist overall objective is to apply analytical thinking/knowledge of data analysis methodologies to create and analyze reports that gauge SG Americas alignment with forecasted performance.

Day-to-Day Responsibilities:

  • Drive forward looking processes including forecasts, strategic/operating plans, monthly outlooks, and review results
  • Perform analysis and deliver presentations related to the financial performance of SG Americas and its competitors to senior management,
  • Day to day interaction with the head of the business unit, on every financial matters
  • Frequent ad hoc analysis,
  • Provide insight and guidance to other Finance teams, Operations, IT, Risk,
  • Answer to external auditors, regulators and tax authorities.

Profile required

Experience Needed:

  • 5 to 10 years of relevant work in the financial services industry


  • Experience within financial services
  • Famliarity with financial statements (e.g. revenue, balance sheet, RWA, etc.)
  • Fundamental knowledge on financial instruments (e.g. derivatives, options, repos, etc.)
  • Experience providing financial analysis for monthly forecasts, strategic multi-year forecasts, and annual budgets
  • Consistently demonstrates clear and concise written and verbal communication
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Team player

Technical Skills

  • Ability to to build complex spreadsheets (e.g. inputs vs outputs, large datasets, well-organized)
  • Proficient Microsoft Office skills with an emphasis on Excel and PowerPoint
  • Knowledge in additional systems including Essbase and Cognos
  • Strong ability in data analytics,


  • Bachelor Degree (Business, Finance or Economics preferred)
  • Master’s degree preferred

Business insight

The Finance Department of Global Banking and Investor Solutions (GBIS), is a global organization with local presence, providing the same set of services through global and efficient processes and consistent norms, leveraging on production hubs. Our Core Missions are: Quality and timeliness of GBIS financial statements; Assisting GBIS management and all Business Lines in their steering with actionable reports on financial performance and forecasts; Independent certification of all financial aggregates in particular the daily P&L explanation on Market Activities; Financial communication and constant benchmarking; Providing expertise on accounting, prudential and tax norms and ensuring the compliance of these norms.

The FP&A group for Global Market Activities (DFIN/MAR/MPA) provides Performance Management reporting, analysis and second-level of control on NBI, Balance Sheet, Costs, Headcount, Budget and a variety of ratios.

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.

Reference: 210000XF
Starting date: 2021/02/23
Publication date: 2021/01/11