Associate - Trader

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|Corporate & Investment banking

Associate - Trader

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Permanent contract Corporate & Investment banking


Major accountabilities & responsibilities (Job Objective)
•Main trader on Financing and Collateral book.
•Backup trader on Hybrids book.
•Position management and hedging.
•Produce reports for Management (P&L, Position, Sensitivities, Market Data) and monitor risks and risk limits across the desk
•Liaise with other departments (risk, MO/BO, IT, R&D, Sales, Traders and Engineers) to implement new products and solutions

Operational objectives
•Trading and manage positions and executions. In compliant with market making obligations if applicable, respect risk limits and correct
overshoots in a timely manner.
•Develop strong knowledge of Cross-Asset Products & Solutions and interacts daily with Sales, Engineers, Structuring and Trading. Participate to trainings sessions, product presentations.
•Client Coverage & Sales: Assess client needs and develops and expands client coverage and relationships on cross-asset products with a focus on non-flow solutions. Seeks to onboard new clients and expand both new and existing sales mandates. Detects business
opportunities arising from local regulations.
•Market Intelligence: Has a clear view on the client segment, activity and industry trends to optimize and maximize our revenue
generation and client coverage. Conveys market intelligence, relevant regulatory, legal, tax knowledge and issues to internal
stakeholders, decision makers.
•Team Work & cooperation: to ensure client business continuity, ensure effective team work within local/global requirements.
•Reporting and Transparency: Reports meeting to different parties involved, enter information on client and meeting into IC or any
other CMU tools and escalate/report any sensitive incidents or transactions to COO and/or direct manager and/or compliance.
•Compliance & Risk Management: Respects the SG Code of Conduct and the Traders Handbook. Ensures that transactions respect regulatory environment (public offering rules, protection of investor’s rules, KYC and other compliance rules) and SG internal polices & procedural guidelines and requirements.
•Post-trade coordination: Coordinates with support functions and ensures the soundness and accuracy of the post trade process
   (bookings, documentation, risk consumption, etc)

Profile required

Skills & Competencies Requirement
•Holder of Master degree in Finance, Business, Physics, Mathematics or related discipline
•Relevant product & market knowledge/experience and client base; be sensitive to latest market news and business knowledge
•Experience in the financial services industry, servicing investment banks
•Experience in Repo and Futures on both equity and bonds markets is highly preferred
•High result orientation and working capacities
•Autonomous and reliable in dealing with client relationship
•Ability to present the business at senior level both externally and internally
•A strong teamplayer and be able to work under pressure

Business insight

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 148,000 employees based in 76 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
SG CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Société Générale Group. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia. SG CIB provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public-sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.
Trading Risk Team, part of the trading department, is in charge of analyzing global risks of the Capital Market Division, understanding and voverseeing the positions and risks of the different Business Lines and providing reports to the management.

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: 21000XX1
Entity: SG Securities (HK) Limited
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2021/11/15