Risk Administrator Internship - Dublin

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Description of the Business Line or Department

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

SGSS is among the top ten global custodians, and the 2nd largest in Europe, employing over 4,000 staff in 28 locations.

SGSS has 4 divisions :

CAO – Support functions

CML – Coverage, Marketing and Liquidity Management

FSO – Fund Services Operations

SBO – Securities Banking Operations

SGSS has been active in Ireland for 20 years and is a leading player in servicing Irish domiciled and offshore collective investment vehicles. SGSS acts locally as fund administrator and depositary for a wide range of international clients who manage schemes from UCITS to AIFs including private equity and real estate structures, hedge funds and special purpose vehicles.

Part of CAO (Support functions), the Risk department is responsible for organising and managing SGSS's operational risk management and permanent supervision framework including information security and business continuity matters, monitoring credit risks and overseeing our regulatory framework.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

The Risk Administrator will be involved in the Risk Framework for a number of different business lines: Trustee and Custody, Fund Valuation, Shareholder Services.

Summary of responsibilities 

Reporting to the head of the department, Risk & Regulatory Administrator will be responsible for assisting with the following:

Operational Risk

  • Anomalies /Incidents/pricing errors reports & monitoring

  • Follow up on action plans

  • Follow up on recommendations from Auditors and Regulators

  • Risk reporting: Analysis of monthly activities, implementation of action plans, and review of Key Risk Indicators (KRI) – Permanent Supervision on an on-going basis

  • Prepare monthly risk dashboard for management

  • Risk and Control Self-Assessment for three business lines on an annual basis.

  • IT incidents Reports& monitoring

  • Business Continuity Plan (BCP): monitoring/setting up of the procedure, mapping (Business Impact Analysis), action plans, budget and tests

  • Information security: implementing an Information Security framework which include aspect of cybersecurity, data protection and awareness campaign

  • Provide support for various requests received from SGSS RISK Headquarter.

  • Provide support for client’s requests ie. RFP (request for proposal), Reporting …

  • To provide advice and guidance to management and staff regarding internal procedures and the interpretation of and adherence to relevant legislation and regulation.

  • Review & update of Risk framework and procedures

  • Conduct annual Compliance and Risk testing

Credit Risk

  • Overdrafts & Credit Facility Monitoring

  • Client’s risk scoring

All our positions are open to people with disabilities



  • Student in risk/business/accounting/finance;

  • Good Excel skills;

  • Very strong organisational and administrative skills;

  • Good communication skills both oral and written;

  • Ability to work as part of team or on own initiative to meet deadlines;

  • Desire to learn new skills ;

  • Good initiative required but also ability to recognize when escalation of issues needs to be taken;

  • Knowledge of statutory regulations;

  • Work requires willingness to work a flexible schedule in order to respect deadlines.


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 Societe Generale, 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.


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.

Job code: 19000LS7
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 26/08/2019
Date of publication: 25/07/2019
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Risk Administrator Internship - Dublin

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