Head of Strategic Financial Planning dedicated to SG Luxembourg Securities Services activities - CDI

Permanent contract|Luxembourg|Finance

Head of Strategic Financial Planning dedicated to SG Luxembourg Securities Services activities - CDI

Luxembourg Permanent contract Finance

Responsibilities

Mission : 

The Finance Department (DFIN) is responsible for the production and financial management as well as the financial steering of SG Luxembourg.

The Strategic Financial Planning department is a team within the Finance Department serving several internal partners of the SG Group.

1) Working closely with the other divisions in the Finance Department, the Strategic Financial Planning department supports the transformation of the Finance Department in a banking environment that is undergoing major regulatory changes and new constraints.

2) In partnership with the banking business lines, the Strategic Financial Planning department ensures the management of activities (revenues, costs, consumption of scarce resources, etc.) in a forward-looking manner (multi-year strategic plan, budget, estimates) and on the basis of the period’s actual results (monthly, quarterly, annual results). In this context, the Strategic Financial Planning department also provides insight to the central Group Finance Department of the BUs (Business Units).

3) In a transversal manner, the Strategic Financial Planning department assists the SG Luxembourg Finance Department in its missions vis-à-vis the SG Luxembourg General Management, the SG Luxembourg Board, regulators and auditors.                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Tasks and responsibilities:

Management control of SGSS Lux activities                                                                                                         

· Develop a partnership with the SGSS banking business in Luxembourg and with the finance sector (in particular DFIN / SGSS)         

· Deepen and implement standardised analyses & processes on the SGSS banking business based on SG Lux practices (with financial focus on NBI & Overheads with the dedicated costs steering team) and the DFIN/SGSS WW sector                                                                                                                                          

· Carry out various analyses: profitability of products, activities, business lines, consumption of equity capital, cost trends                     

· Support SGSS/LUX in the transformation of its processes & IS contributing to the financial management of SGSS                               

· Participate in and propose improvements to the finance process (multi-year plan, budget, estimate, actual) of SGSS/LUX                   

· Work with the rest of the Strategic Financial Planning team on cross-cutting and/or BU/SU-related issues "SGSS/LUX Junior Management Control" Manager and "Offshore Strategic Financial Planning team dedicated to SGSS" Leader                                                                                                                                         

Expected output:                                                                                                                                            

· Participate in the timely production of the SGSS business line's NBI newsflashes and CRm         

· Control of monthly accounting / management entries - Control of business items / KPIs

· Coordinate - with DFIN/SGS expectations - the timely production of NBI newsflashes and CRm

· Streamline, automate and formalize control and production work on the SGSS LUX scope           

· Participate in the timely production of media to the General Management of SG Luxembourg (and the Board)

· Champion various transformation projects in the Strategic Financial Planning department            

· Contribute to multi-skilling, by becoming an operational back-up for management controllers      

Profile required

Operational skills                                                                                                                                           

In-depth knowledge of management control / Knowledge of bank accounting                                           

Knowledge of the Investor Services business                                                                                                      

Knack for the use of specific Management Control or office automation (Excel / PPT) IT tools

Advanced level of French and English      

                                                                                                                                             

Behavioural skills                                                                                                                                          

A natural knack for the technical understanding of the banking business                                  

Active listening and deadline management skills                                                                                

Priority and deadline management                                                                                                                          

                                                                                                                                             

Managerial skills                                                                                                                                            

Ability to support the development of skills (junior or senior) on a transversal target                            

Delegation and coordination skills                                                                                                                           

Ability to influence          

Position non submitted to MIF II

Why join us

Société Générale Luxembourg is a multi-category bank offering every employee the possibility to have several careers in a professional career path. Internal mobility and training are two core areas we focus on, in a dynamic, prosperous and evolving context.

Business insight

We offer our employees a working environment adapted to the evolution of the business lines; this translates in two key words: remote working & agility (depending on the department). Our unique geographical location in the heart of the City Centre and close to the Luxembourg City train station allows our employees to benefit from the advantages of a European capital.

“Building together, with our clients, a better and sustainable future through responsible and innovative financial solutions”. Our CSR strategy is at the heart of our DNA and the Group wishes to position itself as one of the key players in the fight against climate change by supporting customers in their energy transition. In Luxembourg, our international environment offers us tremendous diversity within our teams, for which we guarantee equal opportunities. Our open-innovation lab #Leplateaulux, in connection with the Luxembourg innovation ecosystem, allows our employees to benefit from proximity with external start-ups and internal project developers.

A subsidiary of the Société Générale Group, Société Générale Luxembourg is the first foreign established bank in Luxembourg that is a well-known international financial place. We benefit from the means of a large Group allied to the flexibility of a local entity, which allows us to be reactive, innovative and always in motion. Starting as a commercial bank, we are now a multi-category bank serving an international and diversified clientele.

Our Recruitment process:

The short-listed candidates will be invited to perform a reasoning test, a personality questionnaire and to one or more face to face interviews in order to discuss about their experience, skills and values. In order to finalize the recruitment process, the selected candidate will have to present a certain number of supporting documents before his integration (copy of diplomas, proof of previous jobs, and possibly an extract of the criminal record (bulletin n ° 3 for the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg).

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: 22000PPL
Entity: SG Luxembourg
Starting date: 2022/11/01
Publication date: 2022/09/15
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