Analyst/Associate, Equity Flow Trade Support – Financing & Collateral activities

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|Banking operations processing

Analyst/Associate, Equity Flow Trade Support – Financing & Collateral activities

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Permanent contract Banking operations processing


Responsibilities :

  •  Assist with the monitoring and booking of vanilla product in the FO and Back-Office (BO) information systems 
  • Exposure management and respect of collateral guidelines
  • Mark to Market margin calls bookings and client notification
  • Cover short positions of the managed pool of assets 
  • Control over the quality and completeness of the recorded data
  • Analyse and regularize the discrepancies reported by the Control Middle Office and other stakeholders
  • Assist with client reporting and client queries 
  • Follow-up of transversal issues (systems, financial, accounting ...)
  • Streamline the different workflow through automation and process review 
  • Contribute to defining specifications and performing UAT for new information systems
  • Ensure booking timeliness; provide justifications for any late bookings and amendments
  • Write down / update procedures linked to sensitive processes and controls
  • Assist FO on their specific requests with effective and innovative solutions
  • React in a timely manner to incidents and develop action plan for the long term

Profile required

  • Hold a relevant Bachelor or Master degree in Finance, Engineering, Mathematics and Information Technology or similar
  • Vanilla equity derivative products knowledge
  • Demonstrate operational risk detection and analysis capabilities
  • Result oriented: demonstrate strong drive to achieve result while well estimate risk of own actions
  • Client focus: consistently search for ways to improve our client service
  • Good communication skills: required to work with various internal and external partners 
  • Team Player:  Make cooperation between colleagues, inside and outside the team, a priority
  • Responsible, proactive and positive mindset
  • Think out of the box, propose new ideas and solutions on identified problems or existing processes for the sake of continuous improvement
  • Accuracy, swiftness, ability to work under pressure in trading environment
  • Strong and sharp analytical and problem-solving skills
  • Fluent English is mandatory
  • Strong knowledge in Excel and Data analysis required
  • Knowledge of VBA/Python would be appreciated

Behavioral Skills

  • Client - Client  focus: I put long term relationship with our clients at the center of my actions, whatever my position 
  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make cooperation with colleagues in and outside my team a priority
  • Team Spirit - Collective mindset: I favour the team’s interest over my own results
  • Innovation - Simplification: I make things & ideas simple  
  • Innovation - Thinking out of the box/Creativity: I propose new ideas and solutions
  • Responsibility - Performance: I strive for high performance 

Business insight

Company Description
Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services groups in Europe. Based on a universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth, putting its resources to work to finance the economy and its clients’ projects.

With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong – a core hub of the worldwide Societe Generale Group – we employ over 10,000 employees in the region. Our expertise here ranges from corporate and investment banking to asset management, securities services, global transaction banking and specialised financial services.

Within the Global Banking & Investors Solutions (GBIS) division and the corporate and investment banking services, you will join the Global Banking Service Unit Department for Market Financing activities, which is in charge of the processing and control of operations initiated by the Financing desk (Stock Loan and Financing activities). Our teams guarantee the quality and reliability of transactions carried out on behalf of clients in all the different financial centres around the world

Department Description
Within the Middle Office department, the team is responsible for managing in the different information systems the:
•    Post-trading activities related to Financing desk
•    Collateral activities related to the desk.

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, sexual or 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: 21000RXP
Entity: SG Securities (HK) Limited
Starting date: 2021/11/01
Publication date: 2021/09/14