JOIN OUR DYNAMIC AND INCLUSIVE TEAM!
- Seeking an excellent opportunity to join one of Europe’s leading financial services groups.
- Willing to become an ambitious Internal Auditor, ideally with previous experience in Financial Services.
- Looking to work in a diverse, respectful, and open team environment with like-minded professionals.
- Highly self-motivated with strong communication and inter-personal skills.
- Interested in applying and developing data analytics techniques to audit work.
- A team player willing who can bring enthusiasm and a willingness to learn and overcome challenges.
If so, we want to hear from you!
What is the opportunity in more detail?
We are currently seeking an Internal Audit Trainee to join our London audit team, covering the private banking activities (wealth planning, asset management, trust and associated supporting functions) of the bank across the UK, Ireland, Channel Islands, Gibraltar and the Middle-East region.
As an Internal Audit Trainee you will work under the day-to-day direction of a Head of Assignment, who reports into a Regional Audit Supervisor. Your activities will include, but not limited to:
- Complete assigned audit work.
- Perform other audit related tasks assigned by audit management.
Post Graduate Apprenticeship qualification available to interested candidates, subject to eligibility.
Bachelor's level degree.
Previous experience within the financial services industry, preferably this experience should have been gained in an internal/external audit, risk management or compliance function, and/or good understanding of private banking and financial products, financing business as well as supporting functions and relevant regulation requirements (e.g. MIFID II, Financial Crime regulations).
Work with confidence and demonstrate excellent organisation, with proven coaching, time management and stakeholder management skills.
Strong relationship builder and effective communicator across all levels within a team, with the business and externally.
Clearly identify key risks, key controls and gaps/breakdowns.
Demonstrate attention to details but can summarise key messages succinctly, verbally and in writing.
Excellent written and verbal communication and presentation skills.
️ Affinity for working within technical applications and dealing with large datasets.
Proficient/good command of MS Office (especially Excel, PowerPoint and Visio) and data analytics tools.
Python, R or similar language is an advantage, although not essential.
Fluency in English is required, French is a plus.
This is a great opportunity to develop your internal audit career and work alongside other likeminded professionals. Our team respects the need for a healthy work/life balance and a positive team environment where all staff feel engaged and respected. Our aim is to help you to grow by providing the necessary training, support and opportunities to help develop your experience and career with Societe Generale. You will also discover all the diversity of our business lines in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.
So if you feel you have the right background and want to join a supportive team of like-minded professionals, don’t hesitate to apply!
Who are we?
Societe Generale, one of Europe's leading financial services groups and a major player in the economy for over 150 years, supports 26 million clients every day with more than 131,000 staff in 62 countries. The Group combines financial strength, proven expertise in innovation and a sustainable growth strategy with the objective of creating value for all our stakeholders. We seek to be a trusted partner in the projects of those building tomorrow's world today.
The Inspection General and Internal Audit Division (IGAD) is Societe Generale Group’s 3rd Line of Defence, and Internal Audit comprises of about 1,000 professionals covering the bank’s global businesses and services from 11 regional hubs. The main role of IGAD is to review operational entities in an objective, thorough and risk-based manner to assess the compliance of the Group’s operations, the level of actual risk, the enforcement of procedures and the effectiveness and relevance of the corresponding permanent control set up.
Why join us
People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.
If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender identity.
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.