Working Student Financial Accounting & Controlling (w/m/d)

Trainee|Frankfurt am Main|Others

Working Student Financial Accounting & Controlling (w/m/d)

  • Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • Trainee
  • Others


  • You will support the team in various controlling and accounting tasks (e.g.account analysis, performance analysis and communication to internal stakeholders)
  • You will support the implementation of new projects (e.g. process improvements, reorganizations)
  • Regarding tax matters, you will be involved in controlling frequent taxation matters on gifts & events in compliance with German tax laws
  • You will support the preparation of German Balance Sheet
  • Preparations of documents for review meetings (Business/Audit) will also belong to your work

Profile required

Experience & technical skills:

  • Currently studying at a university in the area of Finance & Accounting
  • You must be enrolled in an undergraduate or post-graduate program
  • Previous experience e.g., through accomplished internships in the area of accounting, corporate taxes or/and regulatory reporting (in a bank/financial institution) would be desirable.
  • Strong analytical skills & interest in dealing with Corporate Taxes, IFRS & German GAAP
  • Very good command of MS Office (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)
  • Being fluent in German and English is required (in writing and orally); French would be a plus

Personal abilities / competencies:

  • Good communication skills
  • Being quality- and detail-oriented
  • Having a good sense of risk
  • Being able to work independently as well as in a team
  • Displaying team spirit and pro-activity
  • Being flexible

Why join us

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious.

If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

If you thrive on a challenge and want to become a part of a dedicated and driven team that strives for success, then please apply with a CV, a cover letter and all your educational and professional certificates.

Business insight

The Finance department covers two entities: SG Frankfurt and SG Effekten. The main role of the Finance department is the supervision of the accounting and controlling function performed in our offshore location for the two entities, the delivery and supervision of the regulatory reporting, managing German tax related matters and performing required analysis impacting the financial performance and financial risks of the entities.

We are looking for a working student (m/f/d), who will support our Finance team (max. 20 hours/week) in various topics, such as regulatory reporting and tax matters as well as follow up of current account & project management.

You will get a good understanding of the regulatory framework in which banks operate in Germany and in Europe. Moreover, you will learn how to work in a network (local – offshore locations – headquarters) and get deeper knowledge and comprehension of tax matters. Finally, you will be able to improve project work & project management skills.

By joining our team, you will have the opportunity to work in a truly international environment and organization within one of the key countries of Société Générale Group.

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: 24000I9E
Entity: Group Corporate Functions
Starting date: 2024/09/01
Publication date: 2024/07/08