UK Corporate Interest Rate and FX Derivatives Trainee

 London - Great Britain       Fixed term contract        Corporate and Investment Banking

Responsibilities

Description of the Business Line or Department

  • The Corporate Sales team provides Risk Management and Liquidity Solutions to Corporate clients of SG GBIS. The UK desk covers clients based in UK and Ireland as well as the European operations of certain MNCs.

    Summary of the key purposes of the role

  • Assist the Interest Rate and FX Derivatives Sales teams:

  •  in their sales efforts to UK and Irish ccrporate clients by helping to prepare marketing materials and indicative pricing

  •  in liaising with other front office business partners including Relationship Managers, Debt Capital Market teams, Structuring, Research and Trading

  •  in liaising with critical support functions including Middle and Back Office, Compliance and Legal

    Summary of responsibilities

  • Preparing market updates and proposals for clients

  • Indicative pricing of derivative structures and solutions

  • Research on markets and clients

  • Preparing credit requests

  • Maintaining business data statistics

  • Reporting client information, deals, business follow-ups and updating SG databases

  • Assist sales with KYC/Account opening process

  • Assist sales with Payment/Confirmation issues

  • Maintaining and improving spreadsheets used by the desk

  • Establish strong working relationships with various business lines

  • Assist other London based Corporate Sales desks on an ad-hoc basis as required

Profile Required

Competencies

  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills – the ability to synthesise complex market arguments is crucial

  • Proven analytical skills – significant data research and credit analysis

  • Good quantitative skills – comfortable with financial maths

  • Financial skills – able to interpret a balance sheet.

  • Organisational skills – multiple tasks with short deadlines

  • Strong skills in Excel and PowerPoint

  • Exceptional communication and presentation skills – the ability to synthesise complex market arguments is crucial

  • Proven analytical skills – significant data research and credit analysis

  • Good quantitative skills – comfortable with financial maths

  • Financial skills – able to interpret a balance sheet.

  • Organisational skills – multiple tasks with short deadlines

  • Strong skills in Excel and PowerPoint

    Work experience

    No work experience is required for this role however any experience in financial services is useful

    Education

  • Degree from a top tier university

  • Consistently excellent academic record

  • Strong quantitative background (maths A-level minimum preferred)

Languages

Native/Fluent English speaker

Why Join Us

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Societe Generale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment

Business Insight

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

All our positions are open to people with disabilities

Job code: 19000T48
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 02/11/2020
Date of publication: 22/10/2019
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UK Corporate Interest Rate and FX Derivatives Trainee

Fixed term contract   |   London - Great Britain   |   Corporate and Investment Banking