Depositary Administrator

International Volunteer Program|Dublin|Corporate & Investment banking

Depositary Administrator

Dublin, Ireland International Volunteer Program Corporate & Investment banking


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.

The aim of SBO is to provide 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 Trustee & Depositary Services (TDS).

The role of the Depositary is to act independent of the Fund board/Management Company to ensure they are managed appropriately in all material respects and to serve in the interest of the shareholders. Reporting to the Depositary Supervisor/Manager, the Depositary Administrator is responsible for overseeing first level controls regarding legal and regulatory compliance framework governing Irish and non-Irish domiciled funds.

You will form an integral part of the Depositary team structure working with your colleagues to achieve a common set of objectives. Previous experience in Depositary/Custody role desirable but not essential. Your responsibilities:

  • Preparation of invoices for third party administered Fund clients
  • Assist with cash and stock reconciliations
  • Assist with Net Asset Valuations (NAV) and pricing control reviews
  • Assist in the preparation of monthly and quarterly client reports
  • Ensure prompt escalation to management of any issues identified
  • Contribute to the On-Site reviews of Fund Administrators
  • Monitor compliance of funds under AIFMD/UCITS Regulations
  • Cash Flow Monitoring
  • Ownership Verification / Asset Inventory
  • Fee Controls (including performance fees)
  • Other such controls as may be required.

Profile required

  • Graduate with a Master degree from Business/Engineering School or University with a specialization in Finance
  • A previous experience or knowledge of financial industry (work experience, university module etc.) would be appreciated
  • Good level of English with excellent writing and communication skills
  • Good command of MS Office
  • Desire to learn new skills with a continuous improvement attitude
  • Be self-motivated with a structured and determined approach to work and show a willingness to take ownership of problems and an ability to communicate with clients and colleagues at all levels
  • Positive work ethic and commitment to see a task through to completion
  • Attention to detail and accuracy
  • Problem solver, someone who will put forward new ideas
  • Team player, someone who will interact with their peers and foster a positive working atmosphere

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

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, 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, 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: 21000KKD
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2021/09/07