Data Management Analyst

Permanent contract|Montreal|Risks

Data Management Analyst

Montreal, Canada Permanent contract Risks


The RISQ Division's mission is to contribute, through its expertise, understanding of risks, risk management techniques, and by providing effective challenge to the business lines, to the sustainable and predictable growth of the SG Group.

RISQ Americas is looking to build out an inhouse data quality capability and is looking to hire Analyst or Associate Level Junior Data Management Analyst (“DMA”) to ensure compliance with BCBS 239 for RISQ Americas. The DMA will support Data Domain Owners and Subject-Matter Experts across RISQ Americas and Head office in all phases of BCBS239 data management program with partnership with Americas Regional Data Management Office (RDMO), RISQ Data Management Office and IT departments (GBSU and BSC).

In particular, the DMA will directly support RISQ Americas Data Domain Owner and RISQ Data Stewards in the annual certification process of Critical Data Elements (CDEs) by assessing business metadata, data lineage and associated data quality controls and teir automation. Where required, the DMA will perform additional data lineage and update meta data. 


RISQ DMA is an evolving role and is expected to contribute to the global RISQ data management strategy by collaborating with technology, operations, and other cross-organizational control functions.

The Junior DMA position will require quantitative and technical skills for data reporting and analysis.

Prior involvement project management from user’s perspective, especially innovation projects, preferred. Knowledge of data management main principles and regulations is a plus. Strong appetite to learn Credit Risk, use Referential Data, IT architecture.


Day to Day Responsibilities:

  • Support Data Domain Owners or Data Stewards in RISQ Americas in all phases of data management program
  • Help execute annual recertification process of CDE data lineage and meta data with leveraging on the off-shoring team
  • Liaise with Risk managers, IT partners and data managers to understand Data Quality Issues; prepare root causes analysis, prepare materiality study, propose and execute remediation plans
  • Implementation of Data Quality controls :
    • As described in the metadata certification
    • Provide relevant assistance for developing the business requirements and following the automated controls implementation
  • Implement data quality management KPIs
  • Secretary of the Data Management Committee chaired by SGUS Chief Risk Officer
  • Lead remediation efforts with specific finance functional areas
  • Interface with Regional Data Management Office for updates to standards, policy and procedures
  • Collaboration with technology partners (IT and Digital Office) to implement Data Strategy and remediation
  • Participate to Data management, innovation and automation projects

Are you looking for a stable company offering international opportunities?

  • Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Active in the real economy for over 150 years, Societe Generale employs over 138,000 members of staff in 62 countries and supports daily 29 million clients.

A strong cultural mix thanks to a well-established French company in the Americas:  

  • Societe Generale opened its first office in the United States in 1938 and in Canada in 1974 and has about 2,500 professionals working in 8 U.S. cities, 3 in Canada as well as in Latin America.

A pillar in the economy which is building the tomorrow’s world:

  • Societe Generale is not just a financial institution, it is a group that places innovation and sustainable financial practices at the very heart of its culture. The Societe Generale group has made the digital sector a key lever in transforming banking relationships. The 2019 edition of the eCAC40 Trophies ranks Societe Generale at the top rank of the banks that have best evolved in the digital world!

An opportunity to express yourself and get involved:

  • Our employees resource groups such as Pride and Allies, American Women Network, Black Leadership Network, One planet demonstrate the involvement of our employees for their community.

Did you know? Societe Generale remains open as an essential service during Covid-19! We have adopted a gradual process of reopening our offices, placing flexibility and health of our employees at the top of our priorities.

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Description of the skills/knowledge/expertise:

  • Strong MS Office skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint);
  • Experience in a coding language (eg: Python, R)
  • Experience using data visualization and BI tools (Power BI, Tableau)
  • Experience in writing and tuning SQL
  • Strong appetite to learn Credit Risk, use Referential Data, IT architecture. 

Why join us

A career within the Societe Generale Group is an opportunity to participate in a team effort to build the bank of tomorrow.

Together, let's be the future:

  • Commitment to putting integrity at the heart of our businesses
  • Commitment to Diversity and Inclusion
  • Climate commitment
  • Citizen engagement

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Business insight

Societe Generale opened its Canadian headquarters in Montreal in 1974 to offer its financial services to corporations, financial institutions and governments. The Toronto and Calgary offices were opened in 1978 and 2006 respectively.

We now employ over four hundred people, both in the traditional banking sector (investment banking, funds and trading activities) and in the field of information technology, with the opening of our SG Montreal Solutions Centre subsidiary which, thanks to its geographical location and its cultural diversity, provides computer support and development for the New York and Paris teams.
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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: 20000P37
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2020/12/28
Publication date: 2020/11/09