Structured Finance Transaction Management

International Volunteer Program|Montreal|IT (Information Technology)

Structured Finance Transaction Management

Montreal, Canada International Volunteer Program IT (Information Technology)



Financing and Transaction Banking (GBSU/FTB) is a global organization covering the management of structured finance portfolio transactions.  Within FTB, the Structured Finance Portfolio Management team (SMO) manages transactions/portfolios post-closing for a range of various business lines such as Project Finance, Leveraged Finance, Media & Telecom Finance, Commercial Real Estate, CMBS, Metals & Mining Finance and Aircraft Finance. The group supports the business lines in all aspects of portfolio management, including agency management, credit risk monitoring and reporting, client relationship support, and management reporting.

During your VIE mission you will be in charge of these responsibilities:

  • Assist the team responsible for Agency & Operational Management functions supporting the Structured Finance Business Lines (Project Finance, Leveraged Lending, Commercial Real Estate, Aircraft Finance). 
  • MO closing process: handling pre-closing to post-closing activities in cooperation with the front office and the back office ensuring proper administration of the loans. Responsibilities include legal documentation review, data quality controls, review of security package, system inputs for complementary data, rating triggers and collateral valuations..
  • Creation of Debtdomain site when Societe Generale acts as Agent, and posting of information in the deal sites
  • Preparation of periodic reporting for the portfolio per business lines as per local and global requirements.
  • Assist the team responsible for RWA and IFRS 9 ECL analysis
  • Involevement in the quarterly provisioning process in cooperation with RISQ and head office 
  • Work in close collaboration with other internal departments such as the Front Office, Back Office and RISK teams.
  • Assist in internal and external audits and regulatory examinations
  • Prepare reports and responses to management inquiries on the portfolio

Profile required


Graduate with a Master degree from Business/Engineering School or University with a specialization in Finance
A previous experience in Structured Finance or Banking would be appreciated
Good communication and presentation skills
Proficient/Good command of MS Office
Fluent in English
Ability to work in a dynamic, deadline-focused environment
Team player

The VIE assignment in a nutshell

This VIE in Montréal is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last 24 months.

The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space.

Please see Civiweb, in order to have more details regarding your financial indemnities.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact there that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.

Why join us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad.

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious. 
Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA. 
If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating? 
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

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: 22000EY9
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2022/08/01
Publication date: 2022/05/03