Exotics Equity Trade Support Analyst

 Hong Kong, Hong Kong       Permanent contract        Corporate and Investment Banking


Major Accountabilities/Principal Responsibilities:


  • Product scope: Vanilla Equity Derivatives Products (Options, Futures, Warrants, Variance Swaps, Volatility Swaps…)
  • Ensure all the bookings are properly booked in Front Office database
  • Improve/control quality of database inputs
  • Ensure booking timeliness; provide justifications for any late bookings and amendments
  • Streamline booking workflow through automation and process review
  • Contribute to defining specifications and performing UAT for new information systems or booking scheme
  • Write down / update procedures linked to sensitive processes and controls
  • Assist Front Office on their specific requests with effective and innovative solutions
  • Liaise with other departments to ensure the smoothness of the operational flow
  • React in a timely manner to incidents and develop action plan for the long term
  • Work closely with other teams ((Traders, Engineers, Sales, Other Middle Offices, Product Control teams, Back Offices, IT) in different regions (Asia, Europe, America) to deliver a seamless client experience

Profile Required

Key Skill Areas & Knowledge Required:
  • Good equity and derivatives products knowledge
  • Strong and sharp analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Accuracy, swiftness, ability to work under pressure in trading environment
  • Able to prioritize and meet deadlines
  • Responsible, proactive and autonomous
  • Being able to work and tackle challenges as a team
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and spoken); required to work with various internal partners.
  • Client oriented: Always strive for the best for our clients (internal/external)
  • English compulsory
  • Knowledge of VBA / Python programming is an advantage

Behavioral Competency Required:

  • Team player
  • Result oriented
  • Thinking outside the box
  • Positive mindset
  • Change oriented

Business Insight

Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services groups in Europe. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial solidity and a strategy of sustainable growth. 

Primary Objectives: 

Trade Support ’s mission is to ensure all new trades and life cycle events are correctly reflected in the relevant information systems / database: 

  • for Front Office to have a clear and accurate view of their positions and risks,
  • for Operations to ensure smooth settlement for all trades,
  • for Finance to compute economic and accounting PnL in due time.

As the first link in the Operations chain, Trade Support is also the first level of control for the business

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.

Job code: 20000EAH
Business unit: SG Securities (HK) Limited
Starting date: 24/07/2020
Date of publication: 24/06/2020
Share on

Exotics Equity Trade Support Analyst

Permanent contract   |   Hong Kong   |   Corporate and Investment Banking