Senior Auditor - Corporates

Permanent contract|New York|Audit

Senior Auditor - Corporates

New York, United States Permanent contract Audit


SGIAA Department is looking to complement the team with driven individuals, who enjoy working in a fast-paced environment, are innovative and prepared to generate new ideas and “go the extra-mile” in achieving a common goal. Joining SGIAA will give you a unique opportunity to not only work on audit missions, but also to participate in department-wide projects aimed at transforming the team to the best in class. For those who succeed, future opportunities include career growth within/outside department, including international mobility.



The Senior Auditor Vice President will be part of the Corporate Team which is responsible for auditing corporate functions (Compliance, Finance, Human Resources, Operational Risk Management, Operations).

The Senior 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 possess the requisite skills and ability to run large 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
  • Coaching the staff to help develop their competencies, and provide formal feedback to team members that is objective, constructive and meaningful
  • Leading and participating in department wide transformation projects and actively contributing, communicating and implementing the changes, and supporting others through the process

Profile required


Technical Skills:

  • Demonstrate in-depth knowledge of banking products, regulatory Compliance topics under various FRB Letters and regulations (e.g., Reg D, Reg K, Reg W, etc.,), Compliance risk management practice within financial services, as well as risk assessment including First Line and Second Line control testing

  • Strong proven ability to use these skills to plan and execute audits using a risk-based approach (e.g., identify key risks and control points and suggest approaches for testing/sampling)


  • 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





  • Bachelor's degree in Business, Accounting, Finance, Economics or other relevant topic
  • 6+ years of work experience in financial services, internal auditing, or relevant risk management positions
  • Experience in managing entire audit process

Desired / Plus:

  • Work experience in internal audit, relevant business or risk management function within corporate/investment bank
  • MBA/Master’s degree in a business discipline
  • Preferred certifications: CIA, CPA, CAMS
  • Languages (Other than English): French 

Business insight

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.

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.

Reference: 19000U9H
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2019/11/05