Compliance Analyst M/F - VIE Sydney

 Sydney, Australia       International Volunteer Program        Legal / Taxation / Compliance


The successful candidate will support the Australia Compliance team with day to day Compliance tasks as well as other project-based activities as required.

Major tasks:

• Responsible for tracking all interactions with Australia regulators in an organized and auditable manner.
• Responsible for responding to some Regulator inquiries either in written form (drafting documented responses) or on conference calls.
• Responsible for executing the implementation of the supporting documentation required to meet the regulatory requirements of all SG Australian entities including manuals, obligations registers and local policies.
• Responsible for the creation of controls and monitoring of Regulatory requirements fulfillment
• Responsible for the execution of some controls and approvals, especially Personal account dealing approvals and tracking and visitors management and tracking
• Responsible for preparatory work related to Compliance training program
• Responsible for production of Regional reporting and other Regional projects as required.
• Assist Compliance management with the preparation of Committee meeting materials
• Other daily tasks include assisting the compliance team to manage day to day compliance obligations, and compliance team mailbox management

Profile Required

You are graduated with a Master degree from Engineering or Business School or University with a specialization in Finance, Economics, Law, Accounting or related discipline.

You have previous working experience (permanent employment, temporary employment or internship) in Banking/Insurance, consulting/audit with exposure or direct handing of regulatory matters.

You are fluent in English

You are proficient in Microsoft Office application (Excel, powerpoint)

You have the following job skills:

- Capacity to work in a fast-paced environment on a broad range of rapidly evolving issues

- Highly motivated with capacity to work independently and as part of a team

- Strong sense of accountability and ownership

- Strong communication, interpersonal and change management abilities

- Strong organizational and people management skills


The VIE assignment in a nutshell  


This VIE in Australia 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 24 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



Why Join Us

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

Business Insight

Serving 31 million customers in 66 countries, Societe Generale is one of Europe's largest financial services organizations’. We employ 146,000 people in 67 countries worldwide. Based on a diversified universal banking model, Societe Generale combines financial solidity and a strategy of sustainable growth. Our objective: to be the leading relationship-focused bank, a reference in its markets, close to its clients and chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams.

Societe Generale has been present in Australia since 1981. Located in Sydney, it currently provides financing and advisory, as well as global markets solutions. Leveraging the strength of its client coverage and leadership in structured finance including energy, metals & mining, infrastructure finance, together with product and service offerings such as debt capital markets, asset-back products and commercial real estate finance, Societe Generale supports its Australian wholesale clients in their financing and advisory needs, and to serve its global clients who wish to access the Australian market with global banking services. Societe Generale also provides its global markets solutions by offering futures execution and clearing, equity derivatives sales and structured product distribution.

There are currently 40 members of staff in Sydney, representing 10 different nationalities, from different business lines and corporate functions. 

We are currently looking for a Compliance Analyst to join support our Australian Compliance team. The Compliance Team performs a key role within the Societe Generale working closely with all Australia businesses. 

The Australian Compliance team, based in Sydney is a team of 3 which provides Compliance Advisory services to the onshore and offshore businesses of Societe Generale into Australia.

The candidate will be reporting to the Head of Compliance for Australia.

The successful candidate will get exposure to Corporate & Investment Banking environment in an international and multi-cultural context, will get the opportunity to work on multiple aspects of the compliance function and develop exposure to the various businesses, as well as interact with local senior management of Australia entities. 

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: 200003RO
Business unit: Societe Generale Australia Limited
Starting date: 01/06/2020
Date of publication: 20/02/2020
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Compliance Analyst M/F - VIE Sydney

International Volunteer Program   |   Sydney   |   Legal / Taxation / Compliance