Lead Auditor - Business Audit

Permanent contract|Bangalore|Audit / Control / Quality

Lead Auditor - Business Audit

  • Bangalore, India
  • Permanent contract
  • Audit / Control / Quality


  • People management role as well as audit delivery role, to lead the Sanctions and Embargos specialist team.
  • Experience in Sactions and Embargos operations and/or audit is preferred
  • Experience within Financial Crime risk - audit can also be considered. 
  • ACAMS Certification is preferred.
  • Responsible for managing multiple audits in parallel and work in global and joint audits.Work will involve travel in the future, and will involve working on global audits across Asia, Europe and Americas
  • Communication and stakeholder management is another key skill requirement.
  • Involvement in Audit engagements either as a lead or as a contributor, which will include planning executing, directing, and completing S&E audits.
  • Good knowledge of business process, operational process related to banking in the context of S&E.
  • Experience working in and good knowledge about S&E regulations and systems.
  • A strong understanding of principles of risk management with a thorough understanding of internal control systems including IT controls.
  • Responsible for client management, research and gather information, resolve problems, and make recommendations for business and process improvements.
  • Review the evidence of audit conclusions are ensure they are well-documented.
  • Communicate assigned tasks to engagement team in a manner that is clear and concise and ensure the deliverables are of high quality, accurate, and efficient
  • Dedicate focus on professional growth and take on more challenging assignments, in line with standard audit career progression
  • Updates job knowledge by being aware of new regulations; participating in educational opportunities; reading professional publications; maintaining personal networks; participating in professional organizations
  • Annual risk assessment and audit planning
  • Quality initiatives within audit function
  • Working on Integrated audits
  • Monitoring audit recommendations
  • Statutory and regulatory norms applicable to banking business 
  • Fluent Command over English language

Profile required

MBA/CA with 11+ years of experience in S&E operations/ audit and/or Financial Crime audit.

• Execute all audits in accordance with professional standards.
• Assists audit management in preparation & execution of the audit plan
• Prepares Audit work program and understands the specific risks to be evaluated.
• Performs evaluation of internal controls, testing of processes
• Performs reviews of major financial and operational processes
• Perform tests on the effectiveness of the Internal control environment within SG.
• Maintains clear work papers and audit trail of the work done in the appropriate tool
• Write formal & clear reports to communicate audit results to management
• Makes appropriate recommendations to improve SG processes
• Timely issuance of the audit reports
• Follow-up recommendations issued timely and escalate when needed
• Acquire knowledge on activities and risks during assignments and via trainings

 Strong communication skills with experience of working in global teams and managing global stakeholders.

Why join us

“We are committed to creating a diverse environment and are proud to be an equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity or expression, sexual orientation, national origin, genetics, disability, age, or veteran status”.

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: 24000GLV
Entity: SG Global Solution Centre
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2024/07/10