TRAINEE: Financial Sponsor Coverage


The Trainee will work closely with the Head of FSC APAC and with different Business Lines and Support Units to ensure that our Financial Sponsor clients are dynamically covered. The Trainee will learn how Financial Sponsors are operating with their various funds and will interact with a number of internal counterparts to achieve trade-ready status ahead of any potential transaction: identification of potential transactions, KYC requirements, iC updates, Committees approvals among others. The Trainee will also be integrated into the global network of FSC, GLBA and SG Group in general.


  • Hold a relevant Bachelors or Masters degree in Finance, Economics, Financial Engineering or similar.
  • Will to understand the Financial Sponsor industry.
  • Ability to navigate complex organisations.
  • Attention to details.
  • 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.


  • Client - Sales and Marketing Strategy: I contribute to adapt our offer to our clients'/internal partners' needs.
  • Client - Understanding and Respect: I listen to clients and colleagues in order to understand and anticipate their needs. 
  • Client - Risk: I strive to satisfy clients while taking into account risks for the company.
  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make cooperation with colleagues in and outside my team a priority.
  • Innovation - Thinking out of the box/Creativity: I propose new ideas and solutions.
  • Responsibility - Performance: I strive for high performance.

Company Description

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 133,000 employees based in 61 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 Global Banking and Advisory Business Unit (GLBA) is responsible for client coverage, advisory, capital markets and financing services with the aim to provide integrated service offering to Wholesale clients. GLBA provides expertise across coverage and business lines, and transversal support. Within GLBA, FSC provides coverage to Financial Sponsors.

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  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:
    Accounting, Actuarial Studies, Administration, Agriculture, Architecture,
  • Work rights:
    Hong Kong Permanent Resident, Hong
  • Locations:
    Hong Kong
  • Closing Date:1st Mar 2023, 3:00 pm


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