Senior Financial Analyst

Permanent contract|Jersey City|Development / Coordination

Senior Financial Analyst

Jersey City, United States Permanent contract Development / Coordination


  • Support GTS/DIR and GTS Department heads to facilitate business initiatives.
  • Financial and Performance Management
  • Participate in GTS budget construction and ongoing financial review and reporting, manage headcount and trends, time tracking, project performance and reporting.
  • Perform internal finance review and liaise with other accounting and finance groups within the SG group (DFIN)  to promote best practices, harmonization, efficiency, resilience,  cost efficiency and ensure proper capturing and reporting of infrastructure expenses.
  • Meet with SG businesses utilizing GTS Services and ensure that costs are transparent.
  • Collaborate with all aspects of resource groups impacting the business, including Sourcing, Operations, Technology, Security, Accounting, Legal, Compliance, and Risk.
  • Assist with organizing business plans and track requirements in all phases of business development.
  • Work independently to review processes and propose solutions to activities requiring attention.
  • Manage the day-to-day activities related to monitoring and evaluating the process workflow.
  • Perform analyses and recommend solutions.
  • Analyze risk/reward and cost/benefit.
  • Ensure appropriate communication to project sponsor, project team, technology and accounting management, and other stakeholders.

Profile required

Technical Skills:

  • Basic understanding of finance, risks and operational processes
  • Advanced working knowledge of Microsoft Office applications (Excel-Macros & VBA, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Advanced skills using various tools for management reporting

Desired / Plus:

  • Experience with other programming languages a plus
  • Understanding of financial instruments, risks and operational processes


  • 5+ years of experience working in a global financial organization across various IT products
  • Experience in an enforcement role working in accordance within controls, budgets, and industry guidelines
  • Experience managing projects and leading groups towards specific business plans;
  • Experience representing business initiatives, including technology related improvements and process improvements;
  • Experience in directly interacting with business line managers and all resource-type functions (including Sourcing, Operation, IT, Legal, Compliance, and Accounting)


Business management, financial planning and analysis, IT allocations and chargeback methodologies, headcount reporting, IT accruals, project management.

 Experience Needed:

  • 5+ years of experience
  • Experience in Finance Institutions

Educational Requirements:         

  • Degree or U.S. equivalent in Finance, Financial Engineering, Engineering, Economics, Information Systems, or a related field
          Desired / Plus:
  • Master's degree or U.S. equivalent in Finance, Financial Engineering, Engineering, Economics, Information Systems, or a related field

Languages: (Other than English) French

Business insight

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. 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.

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: 21000UAX
Starting date: 2021/12/06
Publication date: 2021/10/07