Senior Auditor - Capital Markets

Permanent contract|New York|Audit / Control / Quality

Senior Auditor - Capital Markets

New York, United States Permanent contract Audit / Control / Quality



The Senior Auditor in the Market Related Activities (MARK) Team is expected to make key contributions to Audit’s regular assessment of the adequacy and effectiveness of SG’s markets related activities.

While the senior auditor could be engaged on these different areas, the individual will focus on front to back coverage of the Markets Business. The Auditor’s primary responsibility is to lead audit assignments. He/she is expected to have a high degree of technical proficiency, autonomy and the ability to oversee and monitor the work of their team. He/she should be able to run larger and complex audits with minimal supervision or oversight. Some responsibilities will include, but not limited to:

  • Independently, leading various types of audit missions (including complex, global, multi-team/integrated, etc.,) overseeing all aspects of the audit process and having full ownership of the audits assigned
  • Preparing high quality and impactful audit reports, especially executive summaries that effectively address the key issues to be raised to management’s attention
  • Actively participating in department’s continuous monitoring programs - understands the ongoing changes in internal and external environment related to specific audited activities and evaluates the impact of changes on the business and company
  • Participating in various stages of the annual risk assessment and providing professional conclusions on the risks' evaluation
  • Participating in department wide transformation projects and actively contributing, communicating and implementing the changes, and supporting others through the process

Candidates must have the ability to travel for periods of 1-3 weeks when required (USA, Europe).

Profile required



  • Understanding of markets businesses including Equities, Fixed Income, Prime Brokerage the way they are organized.
  • Understanding of middle and back office processes
  • Understanding of risk, finance and compliance processes designed to support markets businesses.


  • Advanced education on revelant fields
  • Relevant Certifications (CIA, FRM, CFA, CTP)
  • Languages (Other than English): French


  • Highly motivated and committed to lead and progress; shows initiative, integrity, and creativity
  • Demonstrates curiosity, motivation, enthusiasm for learning and self-development with high level of independence and autonomy
  • Demonstrates strong organizational/project management skills, able to establish goals, priorities, and realistic plans that maximize use of available resources; able to meet all deadlines; able effectively delegate, make decisions, solve difficulties and timely escalate issues
  • Demonstrates willingness and readiness to provide support and collaborate to promote team spirit
  • Establishes relationships with junior team members; actively coaches, provides training, shares knowledge, feedback and support
  • Demonstrates openness to new ideas; able to propose and actively initiate process improvement
  • Demonstrates a high level of written and oral communication skills through audit reports, meetings and presentations
  • Able to maintain effective relationships with auditees and audit counterparts and facilitates conflict resolution
  • Demonstrates strong analytical skills, able utilize data analytics tools to extract and analyze data

Business insight

Department Summary:

The Inspection and Group Audit Division (IGAD) represents Societe Generale’s independent internal audit function, comprised of over 1200 professionals covering SG’s global businesses and services in over 80 countries. The SG Internal Audit Americas (SGIAA) Department within IGAD is a group of about 80 professionals, based in New York, New Jersey, San Paulo and Bangalore, who are responsible for assessing SG’s multiple businesses in the Americas region.

The Market Related Activities (MARK) Team coverage focus includes:

  1. front to back coverage of Markets businesses and all associated first line of defense which report to the Head of Markets;
  2. four risk management stripes on the second line of defense reporting to the CRO including Market Risk, Liquidity, Model and Counterparty;
  3. compliance to selected rules and regulations related to Markets activities;
  4. coverage for regional Finance function.

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: 21000OR0
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2021/11/18