TRAINEE: Cross Asset Distribution Sales Assistant

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The Trainee is mainly responsible for supporting the daily business activities of the Cross Asset Distribution Sales Teams - covering Private & Retail Bank Distribution in Hong Kong and Singapore. The job holder is to provide support on administrative tasks, pre and post trade administrations, reconciling trade details, drafting documentation, automate repetitive work process and other ad hoc tasks/projects as necessary.

  • Assist Sales team on daily workflow to optimize client services.
  • Work with internal Legal & Compliance etc teams on different product offering documents, legal agreements etc.
  • Check credit lines prior to trade execution and ensure requisite approvals are obtained where necessary.
  • Reconcile trade details with clients, traders, middle & back offices etc and optimize the operation efficiency & reduce risk.
    Report to team / seniors on regular basis.
  • Coordinate after-sales services for clients including settlement, valuations publication etc.
  • Automate the recurring workload in existing platforms.


  • Hold a relevant Bachelors or Master's degree in Mathematics, IT, Finance & Banking or similar.
  • Display of innovation, team spirit and time management.
  • Strong communication and analytical skills, must be detail-oriented and proficient with numbers

  • Able to work under pressure and quick on the feet.
  • A team player that is self-motivated and has a positive attitude and able to work independently.
  • Good IT programming skills is preferred.
  • Experience in investment banking, especially Equities, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, is a plus.
  • Fluent English and Chinese (Mandarin or Cantonese) is mandatory.

Behavioral Skills

  • Client - Sales and Marketing Strategy: I contribute to adapt our offer to our clients'/internal partners' needs
  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make cooperation with colleagues in and outside my team a priority
  • Responsibility - Accountability: I make decisions in my scope of responsibilities
  • Commitment - Sustainability: I strive to develop my skills and knowledge
  • Client - Risk: I strive to satisfy clients while taking into account risks for the company
  • Team Spirit - Collective mindset: I favour the team’s interest over my own results

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.


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

The Cross Asset Solution sales team services Hong Kong and Singapore Private Banks, as well as Hong Kong retail banks, securities and EAMs.  The Advisory team provides investment ideas, products and services across all asset classes, including, equities, interest rates, commodities, credit, foreign exchange, funds and bespoke indices.

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

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 15 days
Closing in 15 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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