Finance & Accounting Controller - VIE Frankfurt am Main

 Frankfurt am Main - Germany, Germany       International Volunteer Program        Legal / Taxation / Compliance


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

  • Regulatory reporting, e.g. analyzing changes and  checking quality of deliverables
  • Tax matters, e.g. controlling of travel expenses and compliance with German tax laws, other tax law specifics
  • Follow-up of transfer pricing agreements,  e.g. taking care of completeness of documentation, related bookings
  • Follow-up of inter-entity billings and of current accounts as well as project management
  • Supervision of accounts payable process

The VIE assignment in a nutshell:

This VIE in Frankfurt am Main is to begin in November, but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 12 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.

Please see Civiweb to get more details regarding your financial indemnities. 

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Profile Required

Your profile:

  • Master degree from a Business School or University, ideally with a specialisation in Finance, Accounting, regulatory reporting and/or corporate taxes
  • First experience (e.g. gained through internships) in regulatory reporting, corporate taxes or/and accounting
  • Knowledge about Corporate Taxes, IFRS, German GAAP  
  • Good command of MS Office Package, especially Excel
  • Fluency in German and English (written and orally) is important; French would be advantageous
  • Very good communication skills (written and oral)

  • Being pro-active and able to work both independent and in a team

Why Join Us


You will gain a vast experience in working on very different aspects on the sales side, including direct client contacts (depending on qualification).

You will learn new skills in working with clients and take over responsibilities for rendering the best client service. Thereby, you will also have access to the main Front Office tools and will become an integral part of the team.

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

Business Insight


Société Générale is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognized on its markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams. More than 147,000 employees, based in 67 countries, accompany 31 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis.

Join for a VIE Société Générale Global Banking & Investor Solutions (GBIS) within our Finance Department (DFIN) which covers 2 entities: SG Frankfurt and SG Effekten. The main role of the Finance department is the supervision of the accounting and controlling function performed in our offshore location for the 2 entities, the delivery and supervision of the regulatory reporting, managing German tax related matters and performing required analysis impacting the financial performance and financial risks of the entities.


As VIE in the Finance department you will support the team in various functions, e.g. regulatory reporting, tax matters, follow up of transfer of pricing agreements, follow up of inter-entity billings and management fees as well as follow up of current account & project management.

Job code: 19000O36
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 01/11/2019
Date of publication: 12/09/2019
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Finance & Accounting Controller - VIE Frankfurt am Main

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