MMG UK XRP – Trainee


MMG UK XRP – Trainee

London, United Kingdom Trainee Finance


Description of the Business Line or Department

Metric Monitoring Group (MMG) Department role are to strengthen their expertise in the analysis of results and risks and increase their proximity with trading activities. MMGs major stakes is to meet the regulatory challenges, accompany the development of the business lines. Ultimately, MMG task is to ensure that MARK, RISQ and DFIN are able to carry out their respective roles within a carefully-controlled risk and cost management structure.

Business Line : Prime Services & Clearing business  across the following asset classes : equities, FX, fixed income, commodities, and listed derivatives with a focus on Cash Collateral Management

Summary of the key purposes of the role

  • Follow and comment EQD PSC PnL and Risk.
  • Perform daily controls (validation, KPI…) .
  • Handle specific requests from management
  • Work on projects for the different desks (organisation changes and requirements, migration and change of tools and reporting analysis)

Summary of responsibilities 

  • Production of Daily P&L, Comment Business Line PnL and risk 
  • Maintain, and where appropriate, develop an independent daily P&L verification process which incorporates validation of trading results,
  • Daily monitoring of all exposure impacting the business as a result of the trading activity, and working with key business areas, risk and operations to ensure exposure and risk is appropriately monitored and managed,
  • Ensure documentation of all procedures relating to daily reporting and control processes are up-to-date,
  • Respond to ad hoc requests from management / trading desks
  • Build Knowledge around the Prime Brokerage, Clearing Collateral Management and Repo business to respond to queries and work on improving existing processes
  • Able to built a macro in a short period of time
  • Comply with fighting back controls
  • Report on a timely basis and escalate issues to management at the appropriate time

Profile required


  • Strong background in Economics and Finance (knowledge of plain vanilla products is a minimum)
  • Knowledge of market risks would be a plus
  •  Strong knowledge on coding : VBA, Python, SQL 
  • Analytical Skills  - understand underlying problematic issues and provide suggestions
  • Communication Skills – ability to  communicate with the trading and other teams
  • Flexibility /Adaptability - ability to develop macro and handle special request in short period
  • Ability to take initiative
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure – ability to handle very high business requirements
  • Teamwork  - Able to integrate a multi-cultural team
  • Curiosity - Ability to take initiative and propose solutions

Why join us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment

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: 21000PG5
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/10/18
Publication date: 2021/09/06