COO Analyst

International Volunteer Program|New York|Finance

COO Analyst

  • New York, United States
  • International Volunteer Program
  • Finance



Global Transaction & Payment Services (GTPS) provides Corporate Clients, Financial Institutions, SG entities and SG Business Lines with a wide range of payment products and services, such as USD payments, Corporate Cash Management Services, Check services, Foreign Exchange Conversions and Standby Letter of Credit. 
GTPS New York is composed of three Business Lines:  USD Cash Clearing Services (GTPS/BAN), Payment and Cash Management Services (GTPS/PCM) and Trade Finance (GTPS/TRA). GTPS New York team of 40 employees includes Management, Chief Operating Office (COO), Front Office, Client Service & Sales Support team.
At Societe Generale New York, you will be joining the COO team, which provides transversal support to all business activities in GTPS New York.

During your VIE mission you will be in charge of these responsibilities :

  • Work closely with the COO team on the various tasks within the Risk, Governance and Controls perimeter 
  • Provide support to the front office, the client service/middle office teams with answering regulatory/business/ internal inquiries
  • Contribute to the management reporting tasks and propose solutions to further automate and streamline the process
  • Assist with performance of periodic business controls 
  • Enhance the existing catalog of policies and procedures
  • Perform various ad-hoc requests and analyses

Profile required

Your profile

  • Graduate with a Master degree from Business/Engineering School or University with a specialization in Finance / Economics
  • Previous experience in Banking/Financial industry, in particular Global Transaction Banking is a plus, but not required
  • Proficient in MS Office, including Excel, Power Point and Word
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills 
  • Good communication and interpersonal skills
  • Excellent oral and writing communications skills in English
  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders
  • Pro-active team player
  • Time management and planning skills with the ability to prioritize tasks and work in a dynamic environment
  • Ability to take the initiative and work independently with minimal supervision
  • Fluent in English

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

The VIE assignment in a nutshell

This VIE in New-York 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 18 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 (including your financial indemnities), please see Mon VIE-VIA Business France.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

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

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: 22000STK
  • Entity: Global Transaction Banking
  • Starting date: immediate
  • Publication date: 2023/03/06