Fund Operations Analyst

International Volunteer Program|Dublin|Asset Management

Fund Operations Analyst

Dublin, Ireland International Volunteer Program Asset Management


Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) is part of Global Banking & Investor Solutions (GBIS), a key pillar of Societe Generale’s universal banking model.

SGSS is among the top ten global custodians, and the 2nd largest in Europe, employing over 4,000 staff in 26 locations.

The key purposes of the role consist in reporting to the Head of Operations; the role will involve assisting the management team in monitoring & steering the operations & risks associated, in addition to a variety of other tasks and projects in a dynamic and varied atmosphere. The ideal candidate will have an entrepreneurial mind-set who is eager to gain broad exposure and experience.

You will have the following responsibilities:

  • Prepare activity & risk dashboards
  • Attend meetings, prepare minutes and matters arising
  • Follow action logs & projects liaising the management & project team
  • Monitor regulatory changes
  • Assist in the preparation and follow up of budgets
  • Client invoicing
  • Participate to projects as may be required
  • Prepare NAV for investment funds
  • Book and reconcile transactions
  • Ensure all portfolio prices are correct and in line with the procedures & fund valuation policy
  • Report & escalate issues to management promptly
  • Interact with clients, brokers, banks when required

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.

  • Graduate from Engineering school, Business School or University with a master degree in Finance.
  • You are fluent in English; French is a plus.
  • You are proficient with MS Office.
  • Good organisational, interpersonal and communication skills necessary.
  • Strong attention to detail.
  • Good initiative required but also ability to recognize when escalation of issues needs to be taken.
  • Strong financial product knowledge.
  • Good IT skills, knowledge of SQL, VBA an advantage.

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: 22000Q02
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2022/11/01
Publication date: 2022/09/13