Consultant Expert - Embargo

Permanent contract|Chennai|Compliance

Consultant Expert - Embargo

Chennai, India Permanent contract Compliance


Primary Responsibilities 

1) Analyze level 2 embargo alerts on transactions

  • The study of level 2 alerts on the transactions of various poles of activity to ensure compliance with the international regulations in force and the Group Policy on sanctions and embargoes, namely:

- The analysis of operations with regard to the regulations concerned and the Group Policy

- Decision-making on operations

- Monitoring application of these decisions by entities (including the follow-up of the accounting treatment)

  • Participation in the improvement of the existing system and coordination with the existing sites in Paris/ Bucharest (sharing of good practices, harmonization of analyzes)
  • Participate in other missions of the service when needed (coordination with the Management Support team, training, new products and processes, reporting, communication)

2) Ability to conduct business reviews and recommend improvements by analyzing business risks, efficiency and quality

3) Challenge and recommend the existing process enhancements with the complete functional knowledge on upstream and downstream processes

4) Proven expertise in analyzing root cause and providing solutions for residual risks at value chain

5) Know upstream and downstream processes of cluster

6) Represent and contribute to internal forums, market intelligence and innovation.

7) Continuous upskilling of industry knowledge and address any new business or product launch queries as required

8) Complete all mandatory e- learning modules within stipulated timelines and attend trainings for which nominated 

9) Uphold the values of the Group at all times 

10) Train experts and lead experts in the team

11) Work in shifts according to Business requirement

12) Manage workforce allocation/ identify team's training needs/ handle adhoc requests for the team

Profile required

Additional Specific Role Requirements: 

1) More than 9+ year of experience in any of the following is mandatory

  • Compliance,
  • Banking Operations


2) Understanding Sanctions regulations and guidelines 

3) Understands operational risks and controls

4) Create an Expert League in the team

Preferential Competencies

  1. Proficiency in French language (Speak/Read/Write) (B1 or B2)
  1. Minimum 9+ years - in one of the areas: Sanctions & Embargo Screening, Audit, Legal, Compliance, Banking Operations
  1. Sanctions related certifications like ACAMS CGSS

Technical Competencies: 

1) Knowledge of different banking products and payment systems (SWIFT / SEPA)

2) Knowledge of European, French and US regulatory frameworks on embargo and international financial sanctions

3) Manage and Mitigate Risks - Conclude investigations of potential and actual non- compliant activities & Review system safeguards and recommend process enhancements

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious.

Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA.

If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating?

You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

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: 21000UPT
Entity: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: 2022/01/07
Publication date: 2021/10/13