Junior Legal Entity Controller/Accountant -(H/F)

CDI|Jersey City|Finance

Junior Legal Entity Controller/Accountant -(H/F)

Jersey City, Etats-Unis CDI Finance

Vos missions au quotidien

Monthly close process

  • Oversee secondary control review on intercompany reconciliations, French to IFRS GAAP reconciliation, Equity rollforwards and reasonableness of accounts e.g. hedging effectiveness, accounts receivables and payables, tax impacts and cost of risk reserves to name a few.
  • Monthly account certification via the review of account balance supports and balance certifications
  • Monthly GPS control certification to evidence review of key controls e.g.  intercompany reconciliation, manual account review, FX cession process etc.
  • Balance Sheet and Income Statement Analytics
  • Review books and records, record adjustments and facilitate a smooth month end closing process.
  • Complete end to end process for Corporate expense accruals and monitoring

Quarterly and Yearly close process

  • Oversee offshore team on additional quarterly head office reporting requirements on both the primary and secondary reporting packages to meet all deadlines
  • Review filing requirements and ensure timely filings to regulatory authorities when applicable.
  • I2C certification of key controls used to prepare and file financial statements
  • Annual retained earnings roll forward


  • Provide support and information for other DFIN downstream reporting needs
  • Provide support and expertise to New Product Committee discussions and ensure smooth transition from project to production in terms of the accounting life cycle.
  • Work with ITEC support team for process improvements, efficiency gains and constantly work towards improving past processes.

Et si c’était vous ?

Technical Skills:         

  • MS Office including Word, Excel and Power Point
  • Knowledge of IFRS and FR GAAP
  • Knowledge of Business Objects and/or Figaro
  • Technology skills with Alteryx, and Power Bi


  • Knowledge of accounting schemes and treatment of financial products
  • Solid understanding of accruals
  • Familiarity with financial statement compilation
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills and presentation skills
  • Excellent teamwork, ability to work with others
  • Ability to prioritize deliverables and meet time constraints
  • Demonstrated integrity within a professional environment
  • Ability to work effectively in a location separate from direct supervisors

Experience Needed:

  • 1 to 3 years of accounting experience (financial service industry preferred)

Educational Requirements:

  • Undergraduate degree in Accounting or Finance.

Pourquoi nous choisir ?

The department is primarily responsible for legal entity reporting under French, and IFRS GAAP for Société Generale New York Branch.  It includes oversight of production from our Bangalore, India primarily on head office (Paris) reporting to ensure the accuracy and completeness of books and records, including regulatory reporting where applicable. It also serves the controllers function of ensuring financial statements are presented fairly via reasonable review of usage of accounts, reasonableness of asset classification, correlation to business market highlights and risk based reporting.  The role also coordinates with various Finance, and Operations departments to provide supports for downstream reporting needs such as: tax reporting, income statement reporting, management reporting and risk reporting.

Nous sommes un employeur garantissant l'égalité des chances et nous sommes fiers de faire de la diversité une force pour notre entreprise. Le groupe s’engage à reconnaître et à promouvoir tous les talents, quels que soient leurs croyances, âge, handicap, parentalité, origine ethnique, nationalité, identité sexuelle ou de genre, orientation sexuelle, appartenance à une organisation politique, religieuse, syndicale ou à une minorité, ou toute autre caractéristique qui pourrait faire l’objet d’une discrimination.

Référence: 21000RGQ
Date de début: 18/10/2021
Date de publication: 21/09/2021