Trainee – 12 months’ contract - Finance

Trainee|Singapore|Corporate & Investment banking

Trainee – 12 months’ contract - Finance

  • Singapore, Singapore (country)
  • Trainee
  • Corporate & Investment banking


Based in Singapore, and reporting to the CFO, the successful candidate will work with the Singapore Finance Team who manage the entities in South-East Asia. The staff will support the team in various capacities, working mainly on financial production and financial performance and analysis.

Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Perform the month-end closing to ensure smooth completion.
  • Prepare control documentation for accounts owned by Finance to ensure all account balances are substantiated.
  • Prepare daily and monthly regulatory reports.
  • Perform in-depth finance analysis and prepare reports for local management and businesses.
  • Support the team for any ad hoc or new initiatives/ ideas to improve the deliverables which includes digitalization through analytics tools or automation.

Profile required


  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accountancy or Finance preferred. Fresh graduates/Recent graduates with less than 1 year of experience welcome to apply
  • CA accreditation preferred
  • Internship experience in the banking and finance industry or large institutions is ideal
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications. Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel is preferred.
  • Experience in programming or basic coding or relevant vendor solution like PowerBI and Alteryx
  • Ability to work collaboratively in a team environment
  • Strong analytical skills with a strong eye for details
  • Good verbal and written communication skills


  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make cooperation with colleagues in and outside my team a priority
  • Client - Understanding and Respect: I listen to clients and colleagues in order to understand and anticipate their needs 
  • Innovation - Simplification: I make things & ideas simple 
  • Responsibility - Performance: I strive for high performance
  • Responsibility - Risk awareness: I am constantly on the lookout for risks 
  • Commitment - Sustainability: I strive to develop my skills and knowledge

We regret to inform that only shortlisted candidate will be notified.

Business insight

Company Description

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial strength and proven expertise in innovation with a strategy of sustainable growth. Committed to the positive transformations of the world’s societies and economies, Societe Generale seeks to build together with its clients, a better and sustainable future through responsible and innovative financial solutions. Active in the real economy for over 150 years, with a solid position in Europe and connected to the rest of the world, Societe Generale has over 117,000 employees in 66 countries and supports 25 million individual clients, businesses and institutional investors worldwide (figures as of August 2023). We have a presence in 11 locations across Asia Pacific. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong – a core hub of the worldwide Societe Generale Group – we employ around 2,300 employees in the region. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai supports the Group in Asia Pacific and globally with customised business solutions.

 For more information, follow us on LinkedIn @Société Générale or visit our website

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: 240007EJ
Entity: Societe Generale Singapore Branch
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2024/03/14