Junior Auditor

International Volunteer Program|Hamburg|Audit / Control / Quality

Junior Auditor

Hamburg, Germany International Volunteer Program Audit / Control / Quality


The Inspection and Audit Division (IGAD) is comprised of all of the periodic control teams whose main responsibility is to provide an objective, thorough and impartial evaluation of transaction compliance, the level of risk effectively incurred, procedural compliance, as well as the effectiveness and relevance of the permanent control system in place.
The German Audit team is responsible for the audits of all SG companies in Germany, the Netherlands and Austria. The companies to be checked/ inspected belong to divisions of Global Banking & Investor Solutions and International Retail Banking.
You participate to audit assignments covering the activities within the scope of the IGAD Germany.  In addition you will be involved in local projects and other different support activities.

Your main missions will be the following:

  • Identifying the operational, counterparty risk, market risks and any other type of risk;
  • Verifying of the correct respect of the internal rules and legal requirements and regulations;
  • Assessing the security of the transactions and IT-system;
  • Assessing the quality of the risk portfolio and the counterparty risk management;
  • Assessing the efficiency of the internal control environment;
  • Controling the quality of accounting and financial information;
  • Formalizing the investigations and issues findings and recommendations;
  • Contributing to the preparation of the debriefing to the auditee and the audit report.

Profile required

PLEASE NOTE that since this program is primarily an international development program, candidates cannot apply to a VIE assignment in their own country of citizenship.

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

  • Graduated with a Master degree in Business Administration, Banking, Finance, Economics, Accounting or any related field
  • First experience or internships, preferably within a bank or financial institution would be appreciated. 
  • Good level of German and English required, knowledge of the French language is appreciated
  • You are proficient in Office application.
  • Good analytical skills

The VIE assignment in a nutshell :

This VIE in Hamburg is to begin as soon as possible 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. For further information (including your financial indemnities), please see Mon VIE-VIA Business France.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact there that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

Why join us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad.

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious. 
Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA. 
If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating? 
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions 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.

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: 22000ZRQ
Entity: Group Corporate Functions
Starting date: 2023/03/01
Publication date: 2023/01/06