Assistant Middle Office Cash Management

International Volunteer Program|Amsterdam|General Management / Strategy

Assistant Middle Office Cash Management

Amsterdam, Netherlands International Volunteer Program General Management / Strategy


Société Générale Global Transaction Banking (GTB) includes payment and cash management, cash clearing services, trade services, factoring and foreign exchange services associated to these activities. GTB integrates all the expertise and services required to facilitate the daily transactional activities of major economic and financial actors both in a domestic and international scope (Europe and mature and emerging markets worldwide). With over 6,000 specialists in over 50 countries, Payments and Cash Management (PCM) is a strategic activity for Société Générale.

As Assistant Middle Officer Cash Management, you will support the GTB/Payments & Cash Management team in Country in any Middle Office Activity with Corporates and Non-Bank Financial Institutions. You will report to the Head of the GTB Middle Office. Products and services to be marketed will include, amongst others domestic and international means of payment, foreign Exchange (when related to cross-border payments), electronic Banking products as well as associated services, liquidity Management solutions like cash pooling and Guarantees.

The role requires a strong client service orientation, analytical and communication skills as well as professional integrity at all times. You will be an effective team player and possess excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal).

Main responsibilities :

  • Assist the Middle Office with the implementation of cash management products like Electronic Banking (Global Cash, Swiftnet) and Liquidity management (Cash Pool) this in coordination with the International Corporate Desk for implementations covering more countries.
  • Assist the Middle Office in Risk and Compliance aspects like responding to Anti Money Laundering Requests, Sanctions & Embargoes and KYC anomalies.
  • Provide consistent, high quality client service and support to achieve high client satisfaction and loyalty
  • Respond to reporting requests both external (Dutch Central Bank) and internal (Compliance/Risk Operational) linked to payments and cash management activities
  • Manage/support projects in order to optimise the workflow between the Front Office, the Middle Office and the European Middle Office
  • Act as back up of the other Middle Office colleagues when they are absent

Profile required

PLEASE NOTE that since this program is primarily an international development program, candidates cannot apply to a VIE assignment in their own country of citizenship.

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.

  • Graduate with a Master degree from Business/Engineering School or University with a specialization in Finance 
  • A previous experience in Finance would be appreciated
  • Well organized with very good attention to the detail
  • Ability to work with multiple stakeholders 
  • Team player
  • Proficient/Good command of MS Office
  • Good communication skills English (word, writing)
  • Dutch and French represents an advantage

The VIE assignment in a nutshell
This VIE in Amsterdam is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 18 months.
The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information (including your financial indemnities), please see Mon VIE-VIA Business France.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact there that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

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.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad.

Business insight

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. 
If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating? 
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

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: 22000I71
Entity: Global Transaction Banking
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2022/08/03