Finance & Regulatory Controller

Job code: 18000B75
Date of publication: 2019-02-01 00:17:19.0
Starting date
Job function
Corporate Finance / Accounting
Business unit
Jersey City - United States
Job type
Permanent contract


Department Summary:
The Finance Department of Global Banking and Investor Solutions (GBIS), is a global organization with local presence, providing the same set of services through global and efficient processes and consistent norms, leveraging on production hubs.  Our Core Missions are: Quality and timeliness of GBIS financial statements; Assisting GBIS management and all Business Lines in their steering with actionable reports on financial performance and forecasts; Independent certification of all financial aggregates in particular the daily P&L explanation on Market Activities; Financial communication and constant benchmarking; Providing expertise on accounting, prudential and tax norms and ensuring the compliance of these norms.


As part of the Finance Second Level Control team, the Financial Controller will have the opportunity to use his/her skills to participate in rigorous reviews and assessments of Societe Generale Americas’ financial and regulatory control framework.
Day-to-Day Responsibilities:
  • Participating in reviews of controls over financial and regulatory reporting
  • Designing testing plans on high risk processes and or areas
  • Validating the flow of transactions from the point of origin to final reporting
  • Analyzing and quantifying the impact of identified findings on the regulatory reporting and the financial statements
  • Preparing and presenting areas of improvement to senior management and responsible business units
  • Developing strong partnerships with multiple teams in the organization, such as Liquidity, Regulatory Reporting, and Technology.
  • Being a subject matter expert in terms of internal control, accounting, and regulatory risk
  • Staying up to date on emerging GAAP, IFRS, and liquidity regulatory changes and assessing their impact on the firm’s policies and control framework


  • Good understanding of audit techniques (risk approach, substantive testing, high view analysis…)
  • Product knowledge in banks
  • Understanding of accounting treatment of financial products

Experience Needed:

  • Approximately 3-5 years of experience working in the financial sector in a similar capacity

Educational Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, Computer Science, Information Systems, Engineering, or a related discipline.
  • Advanced degree or CPA a plus


  • French speaking a plus
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