Financial Analyst - Corporate FP&A

Permanent contract|New York|Corporate Finance / Accounting

Financial Analyst - Corporate FP&A

New York, United States Permanent contract Corporate Finance / Accounting


Develop and implement efficient financial and technical reporting in support of business needs, processes, projects, and ad hoc requests emanating from CEO office, CFO, Business lines/ Support & Control Function heads and Global Head Office. Core responsibilities include but are not limited to:

  • Review, analyze and monitor the performance of SG Americas CIB activities, prepare various financial analytical reports such as trend reporting, variance analysis and ad-hoc requests from C-suite level 
  • Analyze key P&L revenues/expenses drivers, areas for growth and synergies to drive executive management decisions across the Business Lines and the Support Functions
  • Prepare and present monthly, quarterly and annual financial management reporting including gap analysis of actual results vs. prior years, vs. forecast and vs. budget to business partners
  • Actively involved in the coordination of the Americas Budget process and support the forecasting exercise
  • Lead the cost allocation exercise review aiming at analyzing the business lines profitability
  • Perform reviews with operating partners, collaborate cross functionally with other finance team and apply the best practices in financial reporting and planning processes
  • Ensure data integrity of all referential data, financial results reported by the area including, data feeds, reorganizations and restatements of current and historical information.
  • Assist with month-end close procedures liaising with accounting and finance partners to ensure accuracy of management reporting and month end close
  • Ability to manage multiple responsibilities under tight timeframes, ability to organize and prioritize to move tasks forward and complete them in a time efficient manner

Profile required

Technical Skills:        

  • MS Excel
  • MS Powerpoint

Desired / Plus:

  • Essbase
  • VBA
  • Power Bi


  • Analytical skills
  • Detail Oriented
  • Presentation skills
  • High integrity
  • An energetic and determined attitude
  • Adaptability and willingness to work with people from different cultures
  • Fluency in English
  • International mindset

Experience Needed:

  • 3-5 years of working experience
  • Accounting knowledge base
  • Background in banking industry
  • Budgeting
  • Forecasting
  • Reporting
  • Data management

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor degree

Languages: (Other than English):

  • French, a plus

Business insight

The Financial Planning and Analysis department is the sole provider of actionable financial reports and analysis to assist GBIS and SG management in steering the financial performance of the Americas.  In this end, FPA consolidates the financials for management reporting, leads the Americas Budget process, prepares forecasts, produces financial trend analysis, certifies GBIS costs, contributes to the monthly closings, ensures alignment with norms around performance management analyzes and presents GBIS financial performance to senior management.

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: 21000HWB
Starting date: 2021/07/12
Publication date: 2021/06/02