TRAINEE: Corporate Action Officer

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  • Assist with the detection, processing and booking of corporate action events for equity and bond products.
  • Understand the market specification on corporate action events across APAC.
  • Collect elections from trading desks and clients on various voluntary events.
  • Control over the quality and completeness of the recorded data.
  • Analyse and regularize reported discrepancies.
  • Assist traders on their specific requests with effective and innovative solutions.
  • Assist with client reporting and client queries related to events.
  • Streamline different workflows through automation and process review with global CA teams.
  • Contribute to defining specifications and performing UAT for new information systems.
  • Write down/ update procedures linked to sensitive processes and controls.
  • React in a timely manner to incidents and develop action plan for the long term.


  • Hold a Bachelors or Masters degree in Finance, Business Administration, Computer Science or similar discipline is preferred.
  • Have excellent communication skills – these are required to work with various partners (traders, sales, other middle office, clients, IT teams, Back office and custodian)
  • Team Player:  Facilitate cooperation between colleagues.
  • Accuracy, swiftness, ability to work under pressure in trading environment
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Demonstrate an ambition to build a career in the financing industry.
  • Demonstrate a control mindset and risk analysis capabilities.
  • Demonstrate equity and derivative product knowledge.
  • Demonstrate a strong drive to achieve results.
  • Demonstrate your abilities to improve our client service.
  • Demonstrate a 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.
  • Fluent English is mandatory.
  • VBA / Python programming is an advantage.

Behavioral Skills

  • Team Spirit - Open mindset: I listen and share my views and my expertise in an open mode
  • Responsibility - Risk awareness: I am constantly on the lookout for risks
  • Client - Client  focus: I put long term relationship with our clients at the center of my actions, whatever my position
  • Responsibility - Accountability: I make decisions in my scope of responsibilities
  • Commitment - Exemplarity: I embody the Group’s values
  • Client - Risk: I strive to satisfy clients while taking into account risks for the company

Company Description

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial strength and proven expertise in innovation with a strategy of sustainable growth. Committed to the positive transformations of the world’s societies and economies, Societe Generale seeks to build together with its clients, a better and sustainable future through responsible and innovative financial solutions. Active in the real economy for over 150 years, with a solid position in Europe and connected to the rest of the world, Societe Generale has over 117,000 employees   and supports 25 million individual clients, businesses and institutional investors worldwide (figures as of August 2023). We have a presence in 11 locations across Asia Pacific. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong – a core hub of the worldwide Societe Generale Group – we employ around 2,300 employees in the region. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai supports the Group in Asia Pacific and globally with customised business solutions.

Department Description

Within Societe Generale Group, you will join the Global Business Service Unit (GBSU) division, which is in charge of the corporate and investment banking, private banking, asset management and securities businesses. The Operations Department is in charge of the processing and control of operations initiated by the GBIS business. 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 GBSU, the Corporate Actions team is responsible for processing Corporate Actions and Initial Public Offerings (IPOs) for APAC market.

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, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Closing in 16 days
Closing in 16 days
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Accounting, Actuarial Studies, Administration, Agriculture, Architecture,
  • Work rights:
    Hong Kong Citizen, Hong Kong
  • Locations:
    Hong Kong
  • Closing Date:28th Jun 2024, 3:59 pm


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