IS Auditor, VP

Permanent contract|London|Audit / Control / Quality

IS Auditor, VP

  • London, United Kingdom
  • Permanent contract
  • Audit / Control / Quality



Are you…

  • Seeking an excellent opportunity to join one of Europe’s leading financial services groups.
  • An ambitious Internal Auditor, ideally with previous experience in Financial Services.
  • Looking to work in a diverse, respectful, and open team environment with like-minded professionals.
  • Highly self-motivated with strong communication and inter-personal skills.
  • Interested in applying and developing data analytics techniques to audit work.
  • A team player willing who can bring enthusiasm and a willingness to learn and overcome challenges.

If so, we want to hear from you!


What is the opportunity in more detail?

We are currently seeking an IS Internal Auditor to join our London audit team, covering the information systems, technologies and cybersecurity of the bank’ activities across the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands, Gibraltar and the Middle East region, such as Global Transaction & Payment Services, Capital Markets, Global Banking and Advisory.

As an IS Internal Auditor you will work under the day-to-day direction of a Regional Audit Supervisor. Your activities will include, but not limited to:

  Contributing to the effective and efficient execution of internal audits from planning to reporting and supporting the Regional Audit Supervisor in all aspects of delivery, using solid communication skills (verbal and written) to lead large and complex information technology audit assignments including global and multi-team/integrated audits.

  • Monitoring and reporting on the timely and effective remediation of audit findings, which involves maintaining a follow-up process with the auditees, where applicable. You will be expected to anticipate and escalate delays and issues in relation to the remediation of findings.
  • Contributing to the annual risk assessment and continuous audit monitoring activities, under the supervision of a Regional Audit Supervisor. This activity forms the basis of the annual audit plan and possible mid-year adjustments to audit coverage.
  • Contributing to the preparation of presentations used for various committees where Internal Audit is represented.

Profile required


Degree level qualification, ideally in a financial/technology discipline combined with some relevant technology hands-on work experience. Certified Information System Auditor (CISA) license/certification issued by ISACA or equivalent body is desirable.

Previous experience within the financial services industry, preferably this experience should have been gained in an internal/external audit, risk management or compliance function, with a good understanding of information systems, technologies and cybersecurity, with exposure to business audits/reviews.

Business-IS integrated experience.

Work with confidence and demonstrate excellent organisation, with proven coaching, time management and stakeholder management skills.

Strong relationship builder and effective communicator across all levels within a team, with the business and externally.

Clearly identify key risks, key controls and gaps/breakdowns.

Demonstrate attention to details but can summarise key messages succinctly, verbally and in writing.

Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.

️ Affinity for working within technical applications and dealing with large datasets.

Proficient/good command of MS Office (especially Excel, PowerPoint and Visio) and data analytics tools.

‍ Python, R or similar language is an advantage, although not essential.

Fluency in English is required, French would be advantageous

Why join us


This is a great opportunity to develop your internal audit career and work alongside other likeminded professionals.  Our team respects the need for a healthy work/life balance and a positive team environment where all staff feel engaged and respected.  Our aim is to help you to grow by providing the necessary training, support and opportunities to help develop your experience and career with Societe Generale. You will also discover all the diversity of our business lines in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

You should also know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to volunteering during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

So if you feel you have the right background and want to join a supportive team of like-minded professionals, don’t hesitate to apply!

Business insight

Who are we?

Societe Generale, one of Europe's leading financial services groups and a major player in the economy for over 150 years, supports 26 million clients every day with more than 131,000 staff in 62 countries. The Group combines financial strength, proven expertise in innovation and a sustainable growth strategy with the objective of creating value for all our stakeholders. We seek to be a trusted partner in the projects of those building tomorrow's world today.

The Inspection General and Internal Audit Division (IGAD) is Societe Generale Group’s 3rd Line of Defence, and Internal Audit comprises of about 1,000 professionals covering the bank’s global businesses and services from 11 regional hubs. The main role of IGAD is to review operational entities in an objective, thorough and risk-based manner to assess the compliance of the Group’s operations, the level of actual risk, the enforcement of procedures and the effectiveness and relevance of the corresponding permanent control set up.

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: 23000JWD
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2023/08/29