Senior accountant

Permanent contract|Montreal|Finance

Senior accountant

Montreal, Canada Permanent contract Finance



· In charge of the Financial Statements for 2 legal entities
· Key role in the monthly process of month-end and year-end closing for all 5 entities. (Booking, collaboration, completeness)
· Participate in the day-to-day finance department activities. This includes reconciliations, financial analysis and financial accounting for all Canadian entities;
· Participation in the group performance dashboard or ALCO presentation;
· Supporting role (support, back-up) in the Intra-group reinvoicing for 2 legal entities
· Preparing various monthly analysis for management;
· Preparing regulatory reporting;
· Responsible for preparing and filing sales tax declarations for SG Canada entities;
· Key role with audit queries (Internal & External);
· Assist with accounting projects;
· Assist establishing and maintaining accounting principles, practices and procedures.
· Supporting role for various request of the CFO.
· Provide support to the VP's and other analysts, review or help them in their tasks when needed

Profile required

Technical Skills:

  • Knowledge of MS Word, MS Excel


  • Strong writing and communication skills
  • Ability to work independently with aggressive deadlines
  • Good analytical and communication skills
  • Must be well organized and detail oriented
  • Must be able to multitask and adapt to a changing work environment
  • Must be a team player


Experience Needed:

  • At least 5 years of relevant experience in financial institutions

Why join us

What we do differently at Societe Generale:

  •  Competitive compensation & benefits offering, including but not limited to:
    • Minimum of 20 days Vacation days + 4 personal days
    • Supportive Maternity, paternity, parental and adoption leave policy
    • Health spending ($2,000/year) and personal spending ($1,000/year) accounts with 75+ eligible reimbursement categories (health, training, electronics etc.);
    • Fully sponsored virtual healthcare assistance and Employee Assistance Program to you and your immediate family;
  • There are many Employee Resource Groups (ERG) to engage with such as Pride and Allies, American Women Network, Black Leadership Network, One planet, etc.
  • We foster a culture of continuous development by encouraging our employees to seek improvements through various training programs (online training and coaching platform such as Coursera, GoFluent, PluralSight, First Finance, and others)

Business insight

It is with a long-term approach that we are engaging with the world as it is today: a world in which economic development goes hand-in-hand with environmental and social progress.

As a result, we made Team spirit a central value at Societe Generale Canada. We work together to be able to offer each employee the tailored approach they require to grow.

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside experts, who will support you in your task.

Get ready to join an innovative company where you can bring your full self to work and evolve with forward-thinking individuals to build the bank of tomorrow!

In accordance with its commitment to provide a safe work environment for anyone accessing its facilities, under Societe Generale Canada's Covid-19 vaccination policy, only fully vaccinated employees will be allowed to come to the Montreal and Toronto offices.

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: 22000J0A
Entity: Societe Generale Capital Canada
Starting date: 2022/07/25
Publication date: 2022/06/15