Intern Middle Office Cash Management – – M/F/D


Intern Middle Office Cash Management – – M/F/D

Zürich, Switzerland Internship Others


      SG Zurich Branch (CIB) provides innovative financial solutions, advisory services and capital market products serving the needs of its corporate, institutional and private clients. Present in Switzerland since 1927 SGCIB Zurich Branch offers local and cross-border expertise providing a full range of financial services to its clients with a particular focus on securities, services to foreign funds, trade finance and cash management services.

     Société Générale Global Transaction Banking (GTB) includes Payments & Cash Management (PCM), Cash Clearing services (BAN), Trade Finance services (TRA), Factoring (CGA) and Foreign Exchange services (FX) associated to these activities.

       With over 6,000 specialists in over 50 countries, Payments & Cash Management (PCM) is a strategic activity for Société Générale. We can offer the expertise of a large international banking group and experience spanning over many years.

            Cash Management includes all the processes companies use to improve their treasury management. It allows companies to have better control of their financial and cash flows and to improve their information gathering. In a group of companies, Cash management can be used to manage risks such as liquidity risk. It is also used to control interest and exchange rates which may affect the company.

            The Swiss Payments & Cash Management team deliver and support transactional banking products and services that are provided to our corporate customers including:

  • Bank account management
  • Execution and settlement of domestic and international payment orders and collection services
  • Secure electronic channels for the exchange of balance and transaction information and payment orders
  • Financing arrangements where we provide intraday and overnight facilities
  • Domestic and international inter-company cash pooling and netting

Period of internship: 18 months


            You will be able to bring your expertise and learn a lot on the Compliance / Regulatory environment in which Banks evolve nowadays. You will also gain Commercial exposure and interactions with different stakeholders.

Tasks and responsibilities:

You will be fully part of our team and your efforts will be expected in the following fields:

  • Support the KYC collection process – KYC (Know Your Customer) represents a wide range of activities that enables Société Générale to conduct business with its corporate clients
  • Support our clients in their day-to-day interactions with the bank related to their cash management and payments
  • Support the team with any administrative / follow up / investigations tasks
  • Get familiar with our processes. Once mastered, you will be requested to support their enhancement, if possible
  • Work on special projects linked to the automation / transformation of our processes

Profile required

Studies & experience:

  • University degree with a specialty in Law / Compliance

Language skills:

  • German C2
  • English B2
  • French A2

Technical, operational & Soft skills:

  • Good working knowledge of Microsoft Office suite of application, especially Word and Excel regulatory skills
  • Easy communication: with clients, with colleagues and management
  • Flexibility: ability to work in a changing environment
  • Team spirit
  • Creativity
  • Results oriented
  • Meets deadlines
  • Speed
  • Organization skills
  • Proactive
  • Thorough
  • Responsible
  • Autonomy
  • Engagement
  • Stress management skills

Why join us

Société Générale Switzerland is a multi-category bank offering every employee the possibility to have several careers in a professional career path. Internal mobility and training are two core areas we focus on, in a dynamic, prosperous and evolving context.

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 studies, various opportunities could be offered to you, in Switzerland and abroad.

Business insight

At Société Générale, 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: 22000MO4
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2022/11/01
Publication date: 2022/07/27