Intern Financial Crimes Compliance - Summer 2022


Intern Financial Crimes Compliance - Summer 2022

Montreal, Canada Internship Compliance


Internship starting in May 2022

Work environment

The Compliance department, working in liaison with the various business and service units of Société Générale (global markets, financing, operations, legal, IT), provides assistance on regulatory and compliance matters, such as:

  • Drawing up policies, guidelines and procedures aimed at meeting Group requirements and the demands of regulatory authorities in Canada in the area of Compliance so that customer interests and the Group's reputation can be protected.
  • Ensuring the observance of the laws and regulations applicable in terms of conduct of business rules by SG Canadian entities that provide corporate financing and investment services.
  • Proposing requirements, procedures and controls designed to ensure the fulfillment of obligations with regard to combating the laundering of capital originating from drug trafficking and organized crime, and the financing of terrorist organizations, in accordance with prevailing laws.
  • Ensuring the observance of personal ethics rules applicable to all employees located in Canada.
  • Monitoring changes in applicables rules and regulations

Your day-to-day missions

- Provide support in the implementation of rules relating to account documentation and know-your-client obligations.

- Assist in policy/procedure documentation and training.

- Track and maintain records of emails, and follow-ups on compliance files.

- Provide administrative support to the team when required (e.g. assemble and prepare metrics and reports for various committees).

- Work in close cooperation with other members of the Compliance Department.

- Perform other related tasks.

Profile required

Education and Skills:

Currently enrolled in a Bachelor or Masters degree in law, finance, economics, management or other field relevant to the position in a Canadian university.

Very good knowledge of Microsoft Office (Word, Excel and PowerPoint)

Excellent oral and written communication (French and English)

Required skills:

- Critical / analytical thinking

- Strong intellectual curiosity: interest in the banking and securities sector and regulatory requirements

- Team spirit / sense of responsibility

- Problem solving skills

- Attentive to details

- Organizational skills

- Autonomy / initiative

- Must be able to multi-task

Business insight

If you're so intrigued by the challenges of digital, energy transition, diversity and inclusion and want to get involved in building the future, you're in the right place. We're looking for team players who are committed, able to contribute ideas and stand up for their opinions.

Are you looking for a stable company with international opportunities?

  • Societe Generale is one of Europe's leading financial services groups. A major player in the economy for more than 150 years, Societe Generale employs more than 138,000 people in 62 countries and serves 29 million customers worldwide on a daily basis.

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

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

A pillar of the economy that builds tomorrow's world:

  • Société Générale is not just a financial institution, it is a group that places innovation at the heart of its culture. Société Générale Group has made digital technology a key lever for transforming the banking relationship. The 2019 edition of the eCAC40 Trophies ranks Société Générale as the bank that has best negotiated the digital shift!

An opportunity to express yourself and get involved:

  • Our Employees Ressource Group such as Pride and Allies, American Women Network, Black Leadership Network, One planet are a testament to our employees' community involvement.

In accordance with its commitment to provide a safe work environment for anyone accessing its facilities, as of November 15, 2021, under Societe Generale Canada's Covid-19 vaccination policy, only fully vaccinated employees will be allowed to come to the Montreal and Toronto offices.

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: 21000VN3
Entity: Group Corporate Functions
Starting date: 2022/05/02
Publication date: 2021/11/23