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Trainee - Equity Flow Trade Support - Financing & Collateral Activities

The Programme 

Department Description Within the Global Banking & Investors Solutions (GBIS) division and the corporate and investment banking services, you will join the Global Banking Service Unit Department for Market Financing activities, which is in charge of the processing and control of operations initiated by the Financing desk (Stock Loan and Financing activities).

Our teams guarantee the quality and reliability of transactions carried out on behalf of clients in all the different financial centres around the world.

Within the Middle Office department, the team is responsible for managing in the different information systems the: 

  • Post-trading activities related to Financing desk.
  • Collateral activities related to the desk.

What You Will Do

  • Assist with the monitoring and booking of vanilla product in the FO and Back-Office (BO) information systems.
  • Follow-up exposures and collateral guidelines.
  • Mark to Market booking and client notification.
  • Cover short positions of the managed pool of assets.
  • Control over the quality and completeness of the recorded data.
  • Analyse and regularize the discrepancies reported by the Control Middle Office and other stakeholders.
  • Assist with client reporting and client queries.
  • Follow-up of transversal issues (systems, financial, accounting ...).
  • Streamline the different workflow through automation and process review.
  • Contribute to defining specifications and performing UAT for new information systems.
  • Ensure booking timeliness; provide justifications for any late bookings and amendments.
  • Write down / update procedures linked to sensitive processes and controls.
  • Assist FO on their specific requests with effective and innovative solutions.
  • React in a timely manner to incidents and develop action plan for the long term.

Required Skills and Abilities 

  • Hold a relevant Bachelors or Masters degree in Finance, Engineering, Mathematics and Information Technology or similar.
  • Vanilla equity derivative products knowledge.
  • Demonstrates operational risk detection and analysis capabilities.
  • Result oriented - Demonstrate strong drive to achieve result while well estimate risk of own actions.
  • Client focus - Consistently search for ways to improve our client service.
  • Excellent communication skills; required to work with various internal partners.
  • Team Player - Make cooperation between colleagues, inside and outside the team, a priority.
  • Responsible, proactive and positive mindset.
  • Think out of the box, propose new ideas and solutions on identified problems or existing processes for the sake of continuous improvement.
  • Accuracy, swiftness, ability to work under pressure in trading environment.
  • Strong and sharp analytical and problem-solving skills.
  • Knowledge of VBA/Python would be appreciated.
  • Fluent English is mandatory.

This is a fixed term 12-month Trainee contract with Societe Generale. You will form part of the team on a full time basis. In order to apply for the Trainee position please ensure you have completed your qualification and will be available to work full time for the duration of the Trainee contract.

Closed 6 months ago
Closed 6 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    Banking and Finance, Engineering, Information Technology,

  • Citizenships:

  • Locations:

    Hong Kong (Hong

  • Closing Date:8th Jun 2021, 6:00 pm


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