Graduate with degree level qualification, ideally in a financial discipline, from a top business school and/or Qualified Accountant (ACA, ACCA or CPA) or IIA qualified, or time served experience.
10 years+ experience within the financial services industry with proven successful leadership, preferably this experience should have been gained in an internal/external audit, risk management or compliance function, and/or good understanding of private banking and financial products, financing business as well as supporting functions and relevant regulation requirements (e.g. MIFID II, Financial Crime regulations).
⚙️ Coaching skills and able to manage efficiently internal audit team members with different levels of experience and backgrounds. Able to clearly articulate the audit's objectives, timeframes and priorities. Coordinate tasks, supports members of the team and hold them accountable for meeting deadlines and delivering high quality outputs.
Able to make decisions, work autonomously and take initiatives.
⏫ Highly motivated and committed to lead and innovate.
Strong relationship builder and effective communicator across all levels within a team, with the business and externally.
Passionate about driving change, making improvements and helping stakeholders.
Clearly identify key risks, key controls and gaps/breakdowns in complex areas of a financial institution.
Demonstrate attention to details but can summarise key messages succinctly, verbally and in writing.
Good writing 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 is a plus.
Why join us
People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.
If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender identity.