VIE: Junior Internal Auditor

International Volunteer Program|Tokyo|Audit / Control / Quality

VIE: Junior Internal Auditor

  • Tokyo, Japan
  • International Volunteer Program
  • Audit / Control / Quality


As a member of IGAD Japan, you will contribute to audit assignments.  You will support the head of assignment in identifying the areas most at risk and in proposing/performing testing. You will contribute to establish a review plan, elaborate diagnosis, define a testing plan and be the main interlocutor of the auditees on the testing that you are in charge of. You will be part of a “project team” to perform diagnostic meetings and testing, as well as organise the production of the audit report. 
You will also contribute, through transversal projects or as part of an audit review, to improve/automate audit processes and to design new innovative audit technics.
Along the year, you will participate to continuous audit monitoring consisting in following the evolution of the various activities and their associated risks through meetings and data analysis, as well as to the annual risk assessment, which will contribute to establish the annual audit plan. 
When regulatory inspections are held, you will support the head of the division in interfacing with the regulators. 
You will also continuously work on acquiring knowledge and understanding on regulation, be it newly implemented or in existence, that are applicable to the activities in Japan, and on the actual activities that are subject to audit.

Profile required

Key Skill Areas & knowledge Required


  • Openness, appetite for teamwork
  • IT development skills, data analytics experience and interest for new technologies
  • Curiosity, rigor and transparency
  • Appetite for developing new skills
  • Ability to commit and deliver in quality to deadlines
  • Concise and clear documentation skills

The following would be an advantage:

  • Internal Auditor experience
  • JSDA sales representative level 1/JSDA internal control manager (or equivalent level of knowledge in financial products used in corporate & investment banking, and Japan financial regulations)
  • Japanese

The VIE assignment in a nutshell

This VIE in Tokyo is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 24 months.
The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information, please see
To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.


  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make cooperation with colleagues in and outside my team a priority
  • Team Spirit - Open mindset: I listen and share my views and my expertise in an open mode
  • Innovation - Technology: I adopt new  technologies in the solutions and projects I work on
  • Innovation - Simplification: I make things & ideas simple 
  • Responsibility - Risk awareness: I am constantly on the lookout for risks 
  • Responsibility - Performance: I strive for high performance

Why join us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating. 
At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad.

Business insight

ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.

Department Description

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 main assignment of internal audit is to assess, as part of an objective, rigorous and impartial approach, the compliance of operations, the actually incurred risk level, the respect of procedures and the efficiency and appropriate character of the permanent control system.
IGAD Asia 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.
The Japan team is multicultural, composed of 3 senior auditors, 1 junior auditor (this position), 1 trainee, and 1 manager.
IGAD Japan covers the 4 SG entities in Japan and is part of IGAD APAC. IGAD in Asia covers all the activities of SG Group in the APAC region and teams are present in 7 countries. IGAD Japan works closely with the other teams in the region to conduct audit assignments, with mission teams composed of members with diversified profiles, based on skills and expertise. Interaction with colleagues outside Japan are frequent, to develop new methodologies as well as new data analytic tools.
As junior auditor, you will support and contribute to the overall cycle of audit missions (scoping, diagnostic, testing, report writing, conclusions) and are encouraged to propose innovative approaches, notably through data analytics.
This position is a great opportunity to leverage on your own skills, to develop knowledge/expertise in a variety of business areas, to gain transversal knowledge and insight on the various activities of the bank, and to be equipped with the latest and innovative approach in Internal Audit.

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: 230005QQ
  • Entity: Societe Generale Securities Japan Limited
  • Starting date: 2023/03/28
  • Publication date: 2023/03/02