Trader Assistant M/F

 London, United Kingdom       International Volunteer Program        Corporate and Investment Banking


Join Société Générale Global Banking and Investor Solutions (GBIS) and more precisely you will be part of the Global Banking & Advisory (GLBA), in London.
As a VIE, you will support the Asset Backed Products (ABP) Front Officers, working on quantitative tools such as pricing models as well as conducting portfolio analysis and qualitative structural analysis.

Your main role is to support ABP traders in their day to day activities. You will work on various trades such as Repo, Collateralized Financing, Structured Credit Financing, Credit Facilities for various types of clients. Asset Class will be securitized products such as ABS/RMBS/CMBS/CLO as well as Loans.

You will have the opportunity to work in a trading desk environment working with Financing traders, Market Makers, Sales as well as Engineers.


 During your VIE mission you will be in charge of these responsibilities:
- Work closely with trading, engineering, client support, middle office and risk to manage the current positions and sourcing new opportunities;
- Daily PnL analysis;
- Weekly and monthly reporting of the desk activity;
- Pricing and analysis of ABS deals including cash flows stress tests;
- Helping on specific projects to improve internal tools for relative value analysis and risk management of the book.


Profile Required

- Graduated from a Business School or University, with a master degree in Financial Engineering/Financial Mathematics, Statistics/Mathematics

- English Fluently
- Communication Skills
- Competency in finance
- Work ethic
- Quality oriented
- Flexibility
- Problem-Solving Skills
- Proficient with MS Office, VBA and C++
- Team spirit

The VIE assignment in a nutshell  

This VIE in London 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 18 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. For further information, please see

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, 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.

Job code: 20000GDY
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 01/10/2020
Date of publication: 21/07/2020
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Trader Assistant M/F

International Volunteer Program   |   London   |   Corporate and Investment Banking