Risk & Compliance Second Level Controller

Permanent contract|Bucuresti|Finance

Risk & Compliance Second Level Controller

  • Bucuresti, Romania
  • Permanent contract
  • Finance


A subsidiary of the Société Générale Group, specialised in automotive financial services, Ayvens is a leading international provider of sustainable mobility solutions, historically a leader in car leasing. Previously known as ALD, the ongoing merger with LeasePlan will strengthen the leadership position of the new entity, which is now regulated by the European Central Bank. The range of services of Ayvens allows companies, in France and abroad, to focus on their business by delegating the financing, management and maintenance of their vehicle fleet and more generally the management of the mobility of their employees.

The holding company is responsible for the development of the Group and the supervision of its activities in the 44 countries where it operates. It provides technical support to subsidiaries through its coordination role and promotes the creation of synergies between countries and regions, but it also leads the Group's digital transformation accelerated by trends such as environmental awareness, urbanization, and the transition from ownership to usership.

Level 2 Control international team regroups experts on various risks to which Ayvens is exposed (operational, IT, fraud, financial crime…), the team’s success lies in the diversity and complementarity of its members.


Are you passionate about improving things that matter? Do you want to join a dynamic team? As a second level Controller, you independently assess controls implemented by the business to protect Ayvens against various risks. 


·         Interact with stakeholders to understand and assess the effectiveness of the control framework; test the control framework (procedures, processes, controls, committees, KPIs, etc), and issue recommendations to strengthen the controls (improve risk coverage and/or efficiency).

·         Maintain close relationship with those responsible for implementing the recommendations, to ensure that they are implemented fully and within the agreed timeframe.

·         Contribute to the animation of the team of second level controllers in its area of expertise.

·         Participate in the definition, with a risk-based approach, of the second level control plan.

·         Travel within the entities is to be expected (on average 3-5 days per quarter).

Profile required


·         Master’s degree in Finance/ Compliance/ Risk Management or equivalent.

·         At least 5 years of experience in leasing or banking, including at least 3 years in managing a risk important for Ayvens business, or in an audit/permanent control function.

·         Good understanding of the role of internal control in managing risks.

·         Fluent English, written and oral (the working language is English). Another language is a plus.


·         You have an excellent understanding of the challenges of your work environment and business processes.

·         Methodical and proactive, you know how to identify and assess risks to determine the necessary actions.

·         You are recognized for your analytical skills and ability to highlight priority issues.

·         Pragmatic and solution-oriented approach.

·         Ability to work independently while ensuring a good level of transparency.

·         Open-mindedness and ease of working in an international environment.

·         Excellent communication (oral and written) by knowing how to adapt yourself to interlocutors of all levels including the General/Executive Management of the entities.

·         Experience in working with data analytics is a plus.

Why join us

SG GSC is a Great Place to Work® certified company. Here, you will find a flexible workplace and culture, autonomy, constant learning opportunities, dynamism, and talented people, 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.

If you feel like ambitiously pursuing your goals, then you have come to the right place.

Plus, you will enjoy all our benefits:

  • competitive compensation & remuneration, including annual performance bonus;
  • preventive healthcare plan, and group health & life insurance;
  • wide range of flexible benefits within a monthly budget;
  • office perks, wellbeing and mental health programs;
  • various social benefits and bonuses for personal or family events;
  • 9-to-5 workday & work-from-home options; 
  • additional paid and unpaid time off, including Sabbatical leave;
  • learning and growth opportunities based on individual development and career plans;
  • unlimited access to various eLearning resources.

Business insight

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: 24000F6S
Entity: SG Global Solution Centre Romania
Starting date: 2024/08/01
Publication date: 2024/06/03