Cash Equity Trade Support

Permanent contract|London|Banking operations processing

Cash Equity Trade Support

London, United Kingdom Permanent contract Banking operations processing


Description of the Business Line or Department

The Cash Trade Support (CTS) team is responsible for the middle office support functions for the MARK/EQD/CEE (Cash Equity Execution) and MARK/EQD/ETF (Exchange-Traded Fund) businesses and the day to day oversight of the outsourced back office to Accenture Post Trade Processing (APTP) and SGGSC (SG Global Solutions Centre) activities.

CTS implements all necessary means to ensure the operational, administrative, and financial processing market and credit operations initiated by business lines.
In addition, CTS ensures the control and security of transaction processing in accordance with current financial legislations.

  • The execution of all operations performed by FO
  • The first level of control on operations and "quality" certification
  • Customer Relationship Management on Post Trade: Relationship with customers, KYC, any support during the life of the transactions
  • Management of repositories
  • The steering of regulatory evolution projects

The control of external service providers

Summary of the key purposes of the role

CTS main responsibilities & tasks:

  • Fully understands booking rules and their impacts on the complete FO – BO - accounting chain
  • Controls Sales & Traders’ booking in relevant product database versus available external reference sources
  • Guarantees and ensures the position integrity from Front Office to Back Office
  • Ensures end-of-day accuracy and consistency of position and valuations
  • Systematically raises alerts in case of abnormal events; abnormal variations, trades, behaviours...
  • If given FO delegation, books deals in product database on the basis of written FO booking instructions
  • Manages events, positions and resolves breaks
  • Performs internal controls (permanent supervision, FBK validation, etc...)
  • Monitors key indicators (e.g. CTS KPI) even on the off shored perimeter
  • Monitors operational risks (e.g. exceptions follow-up, pending trades)
  • Participates in projects to support the business line

Participates in Global and Regional CTS communities to share best practices

Summary of responsibilities

  • Provides support to the business in line the specific job details and objectives contained in the Evaluation appraisal and objectives system
  • Proactively mitigates potential risks, ensuring that they act within the best interest of the Company and its clients
  • Engages and works in collaboration with colleagues to reach a common goal to find solutions, ensuring adherence to SG policies and procedures
  • Establish an environment that promotes respect for the individual employee and adheres to the SG policies and guidelines
  • Recognises established policies and resolves and proposes solutions to adapt situations or ideas for improvement
  • Shows pro-activity in the development of professional competences, deliverables and contributions to compliment needs and goals of the Company
  • Provides constructive feedback when suggesting new ideas, promoting simplicity and innovations in a professional manner, and actively contributes and embraces change implementation
  • Demonstrates accountability, ensuring to evaluate and improve own performance, actively seeking feedback where applicable

Profile required


  • Excellent interpersonal skills; to be able to communicate convincingly at all levels with the key decision makers in the relevant business lines and elsewhere within the investment bank
  • Strong written documentation abilities
  • Coordination skills (across and between the teams in OPER and the business)
  • Understanding of Investment Banking market activities
  • Compliant with confidentiality requirements
  • Ability to work autonomously and be responsible for following matters through to completion
  • Solution-focused, service-oriented and proactive
  • Team player, enjoy sharing information
  • Have a strong risk culture and reliable professional conduct

Why join us

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.

Business insight

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 Société Générale, 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 identity.

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: 22000NCE
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2022/10/03
Publication date: 2022/08/04