Senior Trade Support Officer, Vice President

Permanent contract|New York|Banking operations processing

Senior Trade Support Officer, Vice President

  • New York, United States
  • Permanent contract
  • Banking operations processing

Responsibilities

Within the Trade Support Unit department, of Operations direction, the service Trade Capture (Transaction Modeling) is in charge of booking transactions in the information systems under delegation of the Front Office
Within Societe Generale, you will join the pole Global Banking & Investors Solutions (GBIS), in charge of activities of financing and investment banking, private banking, asset management and securities.
Our teams guarantee the quality and the reliability of transactions negotiated on all financial worldwide.
We are involved in different project types with different products:

  • Fixed Income: Trade over the world (follow the sun)
  • FI FOREX (FX CASH & FX option)
  • Fixed Income (Money Market)

In this context, and in close relationship with the Front Office and all Support functions (Middle-Office, Back-Office, Risk Department, Finance Department, Market Activity Indicators Department, Information Systems Department…), as a Trade Support Analyst you will be in charge of controlling trading activities for FX.

You must know and comply with the regulations, rules and procedures, internal and external applicable in the context of its function and follow the compulsory training.

On the daily basis, your main responsibilities will be:

  • The Trade maintenance by monitoring STP flows, resolving breaks, and Quality control of trading.
  • Ensure consistency of follow-the-sun process with global TSU counterparts
  • Working with trading and sales to ensure proper booking of trades
  • Coordinate with different actors to perform specific events (Quarterly IMM, Novation, NPV…)
  • Liaising with Back Office and other teams to investigate and resolve breaks.
  • Processing Deals lifecycle events on Forex activity (FX and FXO) and Money Market
  • Acting as proximity support for the MARK/FIC Sales and Trading Desks in New York in order to assist in urgent requests & incidents and lead resolution with remote teams

You’ll also take part to the projects and the transversal tasks of the service

  • Deal Control: enforce controls designed to make sure that executed trades are booked promptly and accurately.
  • Review lifecycle events on Forex and Forex Option activity
  • Ensure consistency of follow-the-sun process with global TSU counterparts.  
  • Keep all procedure manuals current and up to date.
  • Respond to requests for Audit and Compliance teams.
  • Responsible for correct static data maintenance.
  • Liaison between Front Office, Back Office, Product Control Group, IT teams globally in order to improve processes and be a facilitator for business activity increase.
  • Test system upgrades/enhancements.  
  • Ad Hoc assisting of the traders and salespersons.
  • Monitoring of the STP processes so that all trades flow to BO systems promptly.

Profile required

SKILLS AND QUALIFICATIONS:
Must Have:

  • At least 3 years' experience in a similar role
  • Strong knowledge of Fixed Income & Forex products
  • Bachelor’s Degree with a major in finance or financial markets
  • A first experience in financial markets is needed, in order to master the financial products and the processes
  • Deep knowledge and practical skills in Excel, VBA and financial mathematics

REQUIRED COMPETENCIES:

  • Strong interpersonal, communication and partnering skills. 
  • Ability to handle various ad-hoc requests in a dynamic environment.
  • Prone to take initiatives. Proactive and detail oriented.

Business insight

OUR CULTURE: 
At Societe Generale, we live by our 4 core values of commitment, responsibility, team spirit and innovation. We are engaged and demonstrate consideration for others. We act ethically and with courage. We focus our talent and energy on collective success. We experiment and propose new ideas. This way, we maximize our ability to serve client needs and anticipate market changes. Societe Generale is committed to strengthening bonds with colleagues, communities, and the world in which we live, because relationships are at the heart of how we operate.
For more information about our Culture and Conduct initiatives, please visit this link (https://americas.societegenerale.com/en/careers/get-know-culture/)

D&I: 
Our Diversity & Inclusion Mission: Recruit, develop, advance, and retain a diverse workforce that is united in our efforts to enhance our competitive position and deliver innovative solutions to our clients.

Our Diversity & Inclusion Vision: 
•     Engaged workforce that is demographically diverse in a way that reflects the communities in which we operate
•     Inclusive culture and workplace that recognizes employees' unique needs and utilizes their diverse talents 
•     Engage our community and marketplace, and position the organization to meet the needs of all its clients

For more information about our D&I initiatives, please visit this link (https://americas.societegenerale.com/en/societe-generale-about/diversity-and-inclusion/)

HYBRID WORK ENVIRONMENT:
For most positions, Societe Generale offers a hybrid work arrangement that offers employees the flexibility to work remotely, as well as on-site, in order to promote interaction and collaboration with colleagues while adhering to all SG standard protocols.  Hybrid work arrangements vary based on business area.  The applicable Business lines will determine and communicate the work arrangements that best meet their business needs.

COMPENSATION & SALARY RANGE:

Base salary range does not include overtime pay, bonus and/or other benefits, where applicable. Actual base salary offer will vary based on skills and experience.

Societe Generale is an equal opportunity employer, and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. We are committed to recognizing and promoting the talents and achievements of our employees and staff, regardless of race, religion, color, national origin, sex, disability, age, gender, sexual orientation, and any other characteristic or status protected under applicable law.

Reference: 24000HUI
Entity: SG Americas Securities
Starting date: 2024/09/30
Publication date: 2024/07/05
Salary or Compensation Range: $81,000 - $250,000
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