2022_Working Student Middle Office Trade Finance (w/m/d)

Trainee|Frankfurt am Main|Corporate & Investment banking

2022_Working Student Middle Office Trade Finance (w/m/d)

Frankfurt am Main, Germany Trainee Corporate & Investment banking


You will support the Middle Office team in performing its daily missions:

  • work in close collaboration with the Back Office in Paris with monitoring of client orders, client invoicing, payment of commissions, booking off of guarantees,  
  • prepare internal business reports and other relevant statistics to support commercial and financial business performance analysis 

You will support the management of the desk by performing ad hoc transversal or strategic studies

Profile required

Experience and technical skills

  • Commercial education / Bachelor or Master’s degree in Finance or Business Administration
  • Basic knowledge of trade finance products (letters of credit, guarantees, etc.) 
  • First Experience in handling middle/ back-office tasks in connection with Trade Finance transactions.
  • Fluency in English and German, an additional language is of advantage
  • Proficiency in MS Office

Personal abilities and competencies

  • Strong capacity for teamwork with high level of commitment and responsibility
  • Ability to work in a deadline-driven and culturally diverse environment
  • Client oriented work approach
  • Well organized with very good attention to detail 

Why join us

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 looking for a Working Student (m/f/d) for our Middle Office Trade Finance Team starting from August 2022.

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, thrive on a challenge and want to become part of a dedicated and driven team that strives for success, then please apply with a CV (including your expected graduation date), cover letter, certificates and reference letters as well as your preferred start date.

Business insight

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, aiming to be the trusted partner for its clients, committed to the positive transformations of society and the economy. With a solid position in Europe and connected to the rest of the world, Societe Generale has over 133,000 members of staff in 61 countries and supports on a daily basis 30 million individual clients, businesses and institutional investors around the world.

Your environment

The Desk in our Branch in Frankfurt is promoting, managing and developing Trade Finance solutions to our clients. Furthermore it is actively acquiring new business prospects in close cooperation with the global Trade Finance network and related departments in the Bank. The middle Officer will be supporting a team responsible for the origination and execution of Trade Finance transactions and the development of Trade Finance solutions.

The candidate will report to the Head of GTB Client Service in Germany.

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious.

Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA.

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.

Reference: 22000IED
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2022/08/01
Publication date: 2022/06/09