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TRAINEE: Exotics Equity Trade Support – Life Cycle Events
January 28, 2018
SG CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Societe Generale Group. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia. SG CIB provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.
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 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
Product scope: Exotics Equity and Hybrid derivatives. Products including equity linked notes, share accumulators, auto-callable and other exotic payoffs.
As the first link in the Operations chain, Trade Support is also the first level of control for the business.
Monitoring, calculation and booking of exotics and vanilla life cycle events in the Front Office and Back Office information systems
Control of bookings based on documentation (term sheets, tickets) provided by front office
Understand the modeling of exotic products and deals in the in-house information systems. Resolve breaks that might occur in the different systems. Identify the root cause and put in place long term action plan
Streamline booking workflow through automation and process review
Ensure booking timeliness; provide justifications for any late bookings and amendments
Contribute to defining specifications and performing UAT for new information systems
Write down / update procedures linked to sensitive processes and controls
Assist Front Office on their specific requests with effective and innovative solutions
React in a timely manner to incidents and develop action plan for the long term
Hold a relevant Bachelors or Masters degree in Finance, Mathematics, IT or similar
Strong equity derivatives product knowledge (vanilla and exotic, payoff understanding, life cycle events)
Knowledge of VBA / Python programming is an advantage
Accuracy, swiftness, ability to work under pressure in trading environment.
Being able to work and tackle challenges as a team
Strong and sharp analytical and problem solving skills
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)
Client oriented and always strive for the best for our clients (internal / external)
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.