Junior Internal Auditor

International Volunteer Program|Tokyo|Audit

Junior Internal Auditor

Tokyo, Japan International Volunteer Program Audit


Under the supervision of the head of mission and the local head of audit, the junior auditor will support and contribute to the following areas :

  • Execute all audits in accordance with professional standards. 
  • Assist audit management in preparation & execution of the audit plan
  • Prepare audit work program and understands the specific risks to be evaluated
  • Acquire knowledge on activities and risks during assignments and via trainings
  • Perform evaluation of internal controls, testing of processes
  • Perform reviews of major financial and operational processes 
  • Perform testing for information system integrity and transaction accuracy
  • Perform testing on the effectiveness of the internal control environment within SG.
  • Maintain clear work papers and audit trail of the work done in the appropriate tool
  • Write formal & clear reports to communicate audit results to management 
  • Make appropriate recommendations to improve SG processes
  • Ensure timely issuance of the audit reports
  • Follow-up recommendations, evaluate deliverables, and escalate when needed

Profile required

Job Skills :

  • You are graduated with a Master degree from Engineering or Business School or University with a specialization in Audit
  • Fluent English is mandatory
  • Openness, appetite for teamwork
  • Ability to interact with a wide range of staff (all staff levels & Management)
  • Analytical skills
  • Curiosity, rigor and transparency
  • Appetite for developing new skills
  • Ability to commit and deliver in quality to deadlines
  • Autonomy to conduct audit duties
  • Concise and clear documentation skills
  • Microsoft skills (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)

The following would be an advantage :

  • Internal Auditor experience
  • JSDA sales representative level 1/JSDA internal control manager (or equivalent level of knowledge in financial products used in corporate & investment banking, and Japan financial regulations)
  • Data analytics experience
  • Japanese

The VIE assignment in a nutshell
This VIE in Tokyo 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 24 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, please see www.civiweb.com.

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

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.

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth. 

ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.

General Inspection and Internal audit teams are part of the Inspection and Audit division (IGAD) of SG Group. 

Audit main task is to assess the compliance of transactions, actual risk exposure, respect of procedures as well as the relevancy and efficiency of permanent control.
This is managed thanks to an objective, rigorous and unbiased risk-based approach.

Auditors participate or lead audit assignments covering risks areas as per the multi-year audit plan.
They apply IGAD processes and methodologies, and use the tools supporting the audit cycle (Risk Assessment, Time tracking, Work Papers, Recommendation follow-up).

The junior auditor supports and contributes to the overall cycle of audit missions (scoping, diagnostic, testing, report writing, conclusions).

Audit processes, tools, methodologies are mainly global.

Internal Audit is on a development path to build the “auditor of the future”, through innovative data analytics tools, agile and selective methods.

Overall, a great opportunity to leverage on own skills, develop knowledge/experience in a variety of business areas, and be equipped with the latest and innovative approach in Internal Audit.

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: 20000RZJ
Entity: Societe Generale Securities Japan Limited
Starting date: 2021/04/01
Publication date: 2020/12/17