Custody Administrator VIE

International Volunteer Program|Dublin|Asset Management

Custody Administrator VIE

Dublin, Ireland International Volunteer Program Asset Management


Société Générale Securities Services (SGSS) is part of Global Banking & Investor Solutions (GBIS), a key pillar of Société Générale’s universal banking model. Société Générale Securities Services (SGSS) has been active in Ireland for 20 years and is a leading player in servicing Irish domiciled and offshore collective investment vehicles. We act locally as fund administrator and depositary for a wide range of international clients who manage schemes from UCITS to AIFs including private equity and real estate structures, hedge funds and special investment vehicles. Within SGSS Ireland, you will join the SBO team which provides a full line of local and global custody services, as well as clearing, issuer and trustee services. It is structured around three operational businesses, one of those being Clearing and Settlement Services (CSS).

Reporting to the Custody Manager, the Custody Administrator is responsible for, amongst other things; overseeing custody requirements regarding Irish and non-Irish domiciled collective investment schemes to ensure that they are operational regarding cash, securities and corporate actions settlement and ensuring the correct setup of accounts for these schemes in general. In addition, the Custody Administrator will support the middle office activities of SBO.

In a very dynamic and growing business the Custody Administrator will be involved in projects, new products launching, middle office functions and understanding structured financial deals. Banking & Custody Services:

➢ Ensure accuracy of automated client settlement instructions; investigate failing trades & consult counterparties/brokers where necessary.

➢ Liaise with clients on cash queries.

➢ Monitor the full back to front flow of client’s Fund of Fund operations.

➢ Liaise with Fund Administrators for stock & cash reconciliation.

➢ Collaborate with SGSS sub-custody network to attend to client requests efficiently.

➢ Work with the tax team on tax set-up for clients.

➢ Monitor corporate events and ensure these are reflected on client accounts.

➢ Liaise with the various teams in Paris & Nantes on post-trade/custody and middle office specific queries.

➢ Calculation of client invoices and distribution of invoices to clients on a monthly basis.

➢ Attend to client access needs with respect to the SGSS custody interface.

➢ Completion and circulation of Custody Confirmations when requested from auditors.

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.

  • Excellent time management & organisational skills
  • Highly flexible and able to prioritise important tasks
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills with an ability to communicate with clients and colleagues at all levels.
  • Client focus.
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office.
  • Highly motivated with a positive can-do attitude.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Desire to learn new skills with a continuous improvement attitude.
  • Fluent English essential; knowledge of any other European language an advantage.
  • Strong financial product knowledge.
  • Degree required.

The VIE assignment in a nutshell


This VIE in Dublin 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: 22000R05
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2023/01/09