Risk Manager

 New York, United States       Permanent contract        Corporate and Investment Banking


Within the COO Office, GTB Risk Manager, will have to understand the end to end process of products and services from origination to payment processing and the factors that influence customer satisfaction, risk and cost.

Main responsibilities:

  1. Manage 1 LOD Enterprise Risk, Control and Monitoring platform
  • Operational Risk
    • Permanent Supervision oversight and monitoring (e.g. WSP, GPS, Operational controls)
    • Activity KRI Reporting
    • Recommendations’ and Action Plans’ Implementation and Follow Up (incl. NPC conditions)
    • Annual Risk Assessments (e.g. RCSA)
    • Business Continuity Plan
    • Operational Loss Reporting
  • Credit Risk Oversight
    • Reporting, (e.g. MOU Reports)
    • SBLC Monitoring
    • Lead the GTB US Risk Committee, and the GTB US Facilities Review
    • Any other relevant metrics related with Overdrafts and SBLCs.
  • AML & Compliance Risk
    • Participate in AML Surveillance working group
    • Prepare and present GTB Metrics for AML/Compliance
    • Annual Risk Assessments (e.g. Financial Crime Risk Assessment)
    • Monitor Regulatory training completion
  • 1 LOD risk reporting requirements
    • Coordinate the Key Metrics Assessment and Implementation exercise with GTB NY, GTPS Paris and RISQ AMER and the relevant Risk Stakeholders
    • Liaise with IT teams to define the requirements and automate
  • Cyber security & Information security oversight
    • DUAR certifications
    • Phishing and Data Leakage monitoring and reporting
  • Policies and Procedures: Coordinate the writing and revision of the documents as needed.
  • Promote the risk awareness among the team throughout regular communication and training organization
  1. Assist GTB COO in the following, as needed
  • Represent GTB US in Risk Committees as a member or a delegate of GTB US Head or GTB US COO;
  • Represent GTB US in internal and external Committees related with Support functions
  • Prepare risk related reporting and decks and the COO dashboard;
  • Manage the support provided by SGUS DFIN and GBSU to GTB Business Line;
  • Manage Employee System Access Rights Security (POPS).
  • Lead and support implementation of operational risk initiatives as assigned by management.
  • Assist the teams to facilitate the coordination with regulators and internal audits.
  • Ability to make sound judgment on operational risk issues in the region and to provide recommendations to business lines in a positive and proactive manner

Profile Required

Technical Skills: 

  • GTB Product / process knowledge.
  • Enterprise Risk analysis skills
  • Proficient with MS Office Suit (Word, Excel, Powerpoint)
  • Strong control and risk background (previous experience in Audit or Risk)


  • Autonomy and accountability
  • Comfortable with organizational complexity, high pressure environments and rapid change
  • Innovative thinking
  • Team spirit
  • Analytical
  • Reactive and adaptive
  • Straightforward and clear communicator  

Desired Languages: (Other than English) French

Risk Management 

Employees should understand the institution’s approach to risk management and their respective roles in supporting a strong risk culture, as outlined in the SGUS Operations Enterprise Risk Management Framework.

Our Culture 

At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.

Business Insight

Global Transaction Banking, GTPS/GTB/NY provides corporate clients, financial institutions, SG entities and SG business lines with wide range of payment products and services such as USD payments, Corporate Cash management services, Check services, Foreign Exchange Conversions and Standby Letter of Guarantees. GTPS/GTB NY is composed of 3 Business Lines:  USD Cash Clearing Services (GTB/BAN), Payment and Cash Management Services (GTB/PCM) and Trade Finance (GTB/TRA). GTB NY has a team of 37 staff (including 5 VIE).

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.

Job code: 200003JE
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: Immediate
Date of publication: 02/04/2020
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Risk Manager

Permanent contract   |   New York   |   Corporate and Investment Banking