Middle Officer Trade Control

Permanent contract|Hong Kong|Banking Operations

Middle Officer Trade Control

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Permanent contract Banking Operations


In close relationship with Front office and all other support functions (Back office, Risk management, Finance management, IT department), you will be responsible of following missions:

  • Control of the economic characteristics of transactions (primary bookings, secondary bookings, modifications and cancellations) based on contractual data and in particular:

                   -    Ensure the consistency of transactional modeling with respect to term sheets
                   -    Control the payoff modeling data in relation to the term sheet
                   -    Perform regular stock review needed in case of specific Asia event or operational incidents occurred in Asia area

  • Control on some non-contractual data following RISQ delegation procedure
  • Follow-up of transversal issues (systems, financial, accounting ...),
  • Participation in projects for the security and reliability of the control system,
  • Participation in impact analysis as part of the development of new activities, including participation in New Product Committee preparation
  • Participation in the production of risk indicators (KRI) or performance indicators (KPI) of the team's activity.
  • Contribute to regular error rate governance on Asia scope. Analyze error rate concentration and help identifying root-cause and remediation action plan
  • Contribute to automation governance on Asia scope

                -    Identify regularly automation opportunity (work closely with sales for term sheets format standardization)
                -    Work with local IT (specification, user test…)
                -    In partnership with IT teams, engage in developments of control tools
                -    Contribute to Star Street and EXO-ONE Asia roadmap

Profile required

  • Good knowledge of capital market exotic products with cross asset underlying (Equity, Commodity, FX, Rates)
  • 2-3 years of experience in Banking
  • Ideally, exposure in Middle Office functions and knowledge of Front-to-Back process
  • Ability to communicate at different levels
  • Ability to adapt to fast changing environment
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office applications, VBA and Python

Behavioral Skills

  • Client - Client  focus: I put long term relationship with our clients at the center of my actions, whatever my position 
  • Team Spirit - Collective mindset: I favour the team’s interest over my own results
  • Innovation - Technology: I adopt new  technologies in the solutions and projects I work on
  • Responsibility - Risk awareness: I am constantly on the lookout for risks 
  • Responsibility - Accountability: I make decisions in my scope of responsibilities
  • Commitment - Sustainability: I strive to develop my skills and knowledge

Business insight

Company Description
Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.

Department Description

Within Société Générale Group, you will join GBSU (Global Business Service Unit) in Hong-Kong, as controller on FFC Exotic scope. The controller ensures proper booking of transactions and the accuracy of modeling of products to avoid any operational incident and risk.

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: 210007Y7
Entity: SG Securities (HK) Limited
Starting date: 2021/04/17
Publication date: 2021/03/16