Sales Assistant in Global Markets (Intern/Trainee)

Fixed term contract|Tokyo|Corporate & Investment banking

Sales Assistant in Global Markets (Intern/Trainee)

  • Tokyo, Japan
  • Fixed term contract
  • Corporate & Investment banking


As a Sales Assistant, you will:

• Assist the salespersons in their daily business

• Book transactions

• Ensure the back-up of salespersons when they are on business trips

• Coordinate client requests in interaction with the desks of pricing, trading, structuring, legal, Middle office and Back Office

• Maintain the valuation and ensure its publishing on due time (Issue Date) and with correct margin and levels

• Keep updated with rules / regulations and be an active part of the sales analyst community

• Be the safe keeper of the sales dealing rules in close co-ordination with Chief Operating Officer (COO)

• Send push emails as per the strict instruction of the salespersons (always in cc)

Regarding all transactions, you will:

• Respect the internal selling procedures during product implementation (margins, respect of guidelines of the Sales Handbook, regulations…)

• Monitor credit lines in interaction with Risk department

• Book and set up traded products in various systems

• Be responsible for post trade monitoring

For secondary market your will:

• Handle the secondary order Booking

• Ensure the correct functioning of the secondary market of the desk and all connected tasks On-boarding and efficiency

• Launch the KYC(Know Your Clients) process of clients

• Manage and be responsible for the client on-boarding: -

  • KYC/KYD 
  • Master Agreements 
  • Credit lines
  • Monitor and optimize P&L and prepare P&L reporting

Profile required


• University students or less than 1 year of professional work experience after the graduation

• Able to work 5 days per week

• Educational Background in Finance, Business or similar

• Able to work under pressure and deal with exposure to risk

• Result oriented, determined and able to make independent decision

• Familiar with the computer software, including Excel, PowerPoint, coding languages

• Native level Japanese language skill

• Business level English language skill

• Required to pass the Securities Sales Representative Exam level 1 of JSDA (Japan Securities Dealers Associate) before starting sales related activities in the future

Behavioural competences:

• Transparency and concise communication with client, sales team, sales manager, Business Manager Office (BMO), engineer, trading, and support teams

• Capacity to handle pressure, ability to prioritize and meet deadlines

• Able to multitask and manage peak workload, be proactive and oriented to help and solve ongoing demands from the team and clients

• Be rigorous and precise

Business insight

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, recognized on its markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams.

Societe Generale has been playing a vital role in the economy for 150 years. With more than 145,000 employees, based in 66 countries, we serve on a daily basis 31 million clients throughout the world. Societe Generale teams offer advice and services to individual, corporate and institutional customers in three core businesses:

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: 22000UZ4
  • Entity: Societe Generale Securities Japan Limited
  • Starting date: immediate
  • Publication date: 2023/03/13