2nd Level Controls and Testing – Data Analytics 2nd Level Controls and Testing – Data Analytics …

in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
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in New York, NY, United States
Permanent, Full time
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2nd Level Controls and Testing – Data Analytics
The SGUS Compliance Department works closely with the Global Compliance Department in Paris to ensure timely and effective implementation of Global Compliance policies and to coordinate on all cross-border business transactions and activities. The SGUS Compliance Department is responsible for monitoring the handling of sensitive confidential business information by SGUS personnel through the Compliance Control Room. It administers the SGUS Employee Investment Policy and Compliance Manuals arranges for the registration of broker-dealer and FCM personnel, conducts compliance training and generally monitors the corporate banking, investment banking, broker-dealer and FCM activities of SGUS.

The Compliance 2 nd Line Monitoring and Testing team (CTL) provides regular and independent testing and monitoring of key controls and processes related to the management of those compliance risk associated with the business activities of Société Générale in the U.S. ("SGUS"). CTL is a key component of the SGUS overall Compliance program and is part of an effective compliance risk management program

Day-to-day responsibilities will include:

  • Coordinating and helping manage data analytics activities across assessment, testing and monitoring activities with a focus on automation of testing activities
  • Applying investigative skills and analytical methods to examine data, assess business impacts, and present actionable intelligence to support fact-based decisions
  • Employing advanced analytic techniques, such as leveraging visualization tools (e.g., Tableau, Click View, Tableau, etc.), predictive modeling (e.g., SPSS, SAS, neural networks), and geospatial analyses
  • Identifying and developing appropriate analytical and robotic tools and applications as necessary (e.g., web-based application modules, database reports, user interfaces)
  • Able to understand various data structures and common methods in data transformation
  • Assisting management in the assessment of project risks and controls - Enhancing control functions to further align to company strategy and risk
  • Increasing value and reducing costs of compliance-related activities
  • Helping in the development and maintenance of a data acquisition approach and data repository that has the appropriate tools to support analytic functions
  • Assisting in Compliance Testing activities that can be accomplished through data analytics.
  • Applying industry and technical expertise to identify and present opportunities for effectively mitigating risk, improving business performance, increasing value and reducing costs of CTL-related activities
  • Assisting with building a sustainable data platform for analyzing key metrics and identifying trends

  • Profile

  • General understanding of Compliance rules, regulations and best practices
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Ability to work independently
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to communicate well across all levels of an organization
  • Proficient in MS Office, including MS Word and Excel
  • Experienced in using advanced automation "robotic" tools such as Automation Anywhere, Blue Prism, Pega, etc.
  • Understanding of database concepts, including building relationships between tables, grouping data, and producing cohesive analyses;
  • Ability to leverage data manipulation and analysis technologies inclusive of SQL, Oracle, DB2, and Share Point
  • Working Knowledge of any of the following: R, SAS, Python, PMML, STATA, or SPSS
  • 7-10 years of experience in a Data Analytics role
  • 5 -7 years of which are in a large financial services firm; and
  • 5 -7 years of which are related to Compliance/Risk Management topics; and
  • 1-2 years of which involve BSA/AML/OFAC
  • B.A./B.S. required
  • French a plus but not required

  • Evolution
    Societe Generale is a global financial institution and one of the largest foreign corporate and investment banks. As such, it has a diverse population which fosters opportunity to collaborate with colleagues in different countries as well as access to international mobility. The firm recently unveiled its new brand platform "The Future is You" which not only demonstrates its commitment and responsibility to its clients, but also to its employees as their ideas and actions can make an impact on the direction of the organization. The Societe Generale U.S. Compliance Department is looking to hire individuals in Montreal as an extension of its U.S. team in the following divisions: Financial Crime Compliance, Digital Transformation Office, Testing, Monitoring & Risk Assessment and Capital Markets Surveillance. These individuals will be provided training by U.S. staff and will assist the team with day-to-day responsibilities on projects and deliverables for the Americas (U.S., Canada and Brazil) region.