Risk Officer

International Volunteer Program|New York|Risks

Risk Officer

  • New York, United States
  • International Volunteer Program
  • Risks



The RISQ division's mission is to contribute to the development of the SG Group's activity by facilitating the objectives of the Business Lines while maintaining independent oversight through risk evaluation and monitoring. The RISQ division in the US supports all the activities in the Americas Region (US, Canada and Latin America), which is almost exclusively SG Corporate and Investment Banking (SGCIB) oriented. 
In the Americas, the Corporate and Investment Banking division of the Risk Department oversees all credit risk-taking in SGUS' lending and trading activities; including by approving requests for exposure submitted by the business lines; providing an objective and independent view of exposures to Watch List or default-rated Obligors and the optimum strategies to be pursued in their management, and analyzing the quality of the portfolio.

During your VIE mission and within the Portfolio Management & Governance (PMG) team of the Americas Credit Risk department, you will be in charge of these responsibilities :

A) Working closely with the Credit Analysis Group (CAG) and the Asset Restructuring & Recovery Management (ARM) teams to:
• develop a good understanding on credit risk metrics
• develop a good understanding of their processes and practices
• perform governance related tasks with the teams
• assist the teams in different tasks requiring transversal coordination
• challenge established processes, and optimize production processes
B) Produce daily, weekly monthly and quarterly controls and reports to ensure effectiveness and compliance of SGUS Credit Risk processes including but not limited to Legal Lending Limit controls, Large Regulatory Exposures, Credit Triggers back testing, etc
C) Contribute to the coordination of committees and meetings involving different teams from Front-Office, Middle-Office, and Risk departments
D) Assist in addressing any Internal/External Audit and Regulatory requests, and participate in the different remediation actions
E) Continuous enhancement of SGUS Credit Risk processes and systems using coding language and latest available technologies to:
• streamline and optimize processes efficiency
• actively contribute to the digital transformation of Credit Risk processes and monitoring
• build risk dashboards and reports to improve risk monitoring or better emphasize tracking of Key Risk and Performance Indicators
F) Contribute actively to key Credit Risk, Transversal and Regulatory projects requiring:
• transversal coordination and liaison between different stakeholders in the US but also in Europe and in Asia
• good technology and system understanding to liaise efficiently with key Stakeholders including the Information System department

Profile required


• Graduate with a Master degree from Engineering School or University with a specialization in Data Science
• Programming skills (under Python with restitution using PowerBi technologies) 
• Knowledge of relational databases and experience with SQL queries
• A previous experience in Credit Risk management would be appreciated, and in Project Management and/or in project requiring data science analytical skills would be a plus
• Good communication and presentation skills
• Strong analytical mindset
• Self-motivated and a proactive attitude with strong desire to learn 
• Reactive, detail-oriented, driven to work in a fast paced, highly collaborative, dynamic and deadline-foduced work environment
• Proficient/Good command of MS Office
• Solid English verbal and written communication skills

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

The VIE assignment in a nutshell

This VIE in New-York 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 18 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.

Please see Civiweb www.civiweb.com, in order to have more details regarding your financial indemnities.

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.

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

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 an equal opportunity employer, and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. We are committed to recognizing and promoting the talents and achievements of our employees and staff, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, and any other characteristic or status protected under applicable law.

Reference: 23000DIG
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2023/09/01
Publication date: 2023/05/16