• Product scope: Exotic Equity and Hybrid derivatives - Products including equity linked notes, share accumulators, auto-callable and other exotic payoffs
• Assist with trade capture / modelling of exotic products and deals in the in-house information systems
• Control of bookings based on documentation (term sheets, tickets) provided by FO
• Ensure booking timeliness; provide justifications for any late bookings and amendments
• Write down / update procedures linked to sensitive processes and controls
• Hold a Bachelors or Masters degree with a major in Finance or similar
• Equity derivatives product knowledge (vanilla and exotic, payoff understanding, life cycle events)
• Strong and sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
• Accuracy, swiftness, ability to work under pressure in trading environment
• Being able to work and tackle challenges as a team
• Excellent communication skills (both written and spoken); required to work with various internal partners (Traders, Engineers, Sales, Other Middle Offices, Product Control teams, Back Offices, IT) in different regions (Asia, Europe, America)
• 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.
Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services groups in Europe. Based on a universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth, putting its resources to work to finance the economy and its clients' projects.
With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong – a core hub of the worldwide Societe Generale Group – we employ over 9,000 employees in the region. Our expertise here ranges from corporate and investment banking to asset management, securities services, global transaction banking and specialised financial services.
Trade Support 's mission is to ensure all new trades and life cycle events are correctly reflected in the relevant information systems / database:
- for Front Office (FO) to have a clear and accurate view of their positions and risks,
- for Operations to ensure smooth settlement for all trades,
- for Finance to compute economic and accounting PnL in due time.
As the first link in the Operations chain, Trade Support is also the first level of control for the business.
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, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.
Job code: 200001IY
Business unit: SG Securities (HK) Limited
Starting date: Immediate
Date of publication: 05/02/2020