May - Aug 2021: Intern, Derivatives Clearing Client Facing Middle Office

Internship|Singapore|Banking Operations

May - Aug 2021: Intern, Derivatives Clearing Client Facing Middle Office

Singapore Internship Banking Operations


  • Develop an expertise of the Societe Generale business and organization, as well as the general Clearing business to have an adequate understanding of the business and the supporting platform
  • Develop an expertise of the Client setup and work closely with business as well as offshore/global teams
  • Handle daily transactional activities, position & event management and ensure their completion on a timely manner
  • Ensure that all key controls are completed appropriately and on a timely basis
  • Handle direct client’s transactional queries, perform investigation for proper resolution &/or direct them to appropriate teams as appropriate
  • Cover Follow The Sun protocol for inbound clients, regional/global exchange markets 
  • Report and escalate significant issues and blocking points to manager on a timely manner
  • Cover for any other activities as the need arises to back up the team in a pro-active and professional manner
  • Cross train with teammates regularly and ensure effective communication/handovers of BAU activities among team members
  • Participate to BAU change topics or improvement plans as required
  • Maintain up to date procedures of the tasks covered, and make sure to adhere to the Group policies and exchange rules as appropriate

Profile required

Academic Backgroung and Certifications, Experience

  • Currently studying towards a Bachelors or Masters degree in Finance or Economics discipline
  • Demonstrate the capacity to work in a team environment, on collective success
  • Knowledge of Listed Derivative ETD sector is an advantage
  • Fluent in written and spoken English. Other Asian languages will be an advantage (Japanese, Korean, Chinese) due to market coverage and clients’ locations

Operational Skills

  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills
  • Keen eye for details
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Self-starter, and ability to work independently
  • Ability to work within team with diverse cultural backgrounds

Behavioural Skills

  • Client-Oriented
  • Collective Mindset
  • Risk Awareness
  • Interpersonal Skills
  • Willing to Learn and Develop Skills
  • Thinking Out of the Box

This is a 3-month internship with Societe Generale in Singapore whereby you will work within the Prime Services Clearing Listed Derivatives Client Facing Middle Office team for the period. In order to apply for an internship opportunity with us please ensure you are currently studying towards a Bachelor’s or Master’s degree and are available for the 3-month period.

Business insight

Company Description

Societe Generale* is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognised on its markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams.

  • Retail banking in France with the Societe Generale branch network, Credit du Nord and Boursorama, offering a comprehensive range of multi-channel financial services at the leading edge of digital innovation;
  • International retail banking, insurance and financial services to corporates with a presence in developing economies and leading specialised businesses;
  • Corporate and investment banking, private banking, asset management and securities services, with recognised expertise, top international rankings and integrated solutions.

Department Description

The Derivatives Clearing Operations team supports the post-trade activity of Societe Generale’s ETD (exchange traded derivatives), FX and OTCC business and services servicing clients including Banks, Hedge Funds, Asset Managers and Corporations.

This role is based in Singapore and reports to the Client Middle Office manager in Singapore.

Market coverage: Global ETD markets

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: 210002CZ
Entity: Societe Generale Singapore Branch
Starting date: 2021/05/16
Publication date: 2021/01/26