TRAINEE: Cross Asset Distribution Sales Assistant


Overview of business line/support function:

The Trainee is mainly responsible for supporting the adviosry business activities of the Cross Asset Distribution Sales Teams - Private Banks & Hong Kong Distribution. 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.

Main Responsibilities:

  • Work with Sales team on a day to day basis and assist them to provide services for clients
  • Draft & Review Term Sheets, Info Sheets, Supplementary Distribution Agreements, Pre-Confirmations, Presentations etc. 
  • Check credit lines prior to trade execution and ensure requisite approvals are obtained where necessary
  • Reconcile trade details with clients, traders, middle and back offices.  Liaise internally with different parties (Legal, Operations, Client Support, Valuation, and Trading)
  • Maintain a comprehensive record of executed trades 
  • Coordinate after-sales services for clients including issues related to settlement , valuations publication etc.
  • Automate the recurring workload in existing platforms


  • Hold a relevant Bachelors or Masters 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 Cantonsese) 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.

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


Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.

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.

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Accounting, Actuarial Studies, Administration, Agriculture, Architecture,
  • Work rights:
    Hong Kong Citizen, Hong Kong
  • Locations:
    Hong Kong
  • Closing Date:3rd Nov 2022, 3:00 pm


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