Trainee – 12 months’ contract – Listed Derivatives Client Facing Middle Office

Trainee|Singapore|Banking operations processing

Trainee – 12 months’ contract – Listed Derivatives Client Facing Middle Office

  • Singapore, Singapore (country)
  • Trainee
  • Banking operations processing


  •  Handle direct external client’s transactional queries, perform investigation for proper resolution &/or direct them to appropriate teams as appropriate.
  • Develop an expertise of the Societe Generale business and organization, as well as the general Clearing business to have an adequate understanding of the business and the supporting platforms.
  • Develop an expertise of the Client setup and work closely with business and external clients as well as offshore/global teams to support our APAC domiciled clients.
  • Cover Follow The Sun protocol for inbound clients for bothregional/global exchange markets 
  • Report and escalate significant issues and blocking points to manager on a timely manner.
  • Cover for any other activities as the need arises to back up the team in a pro-active and professional manner
  • Participate in process improvements or BAU (business as usual) change topics/projects as required.
  • Handle daily transactional activities, position & event management and ensure their completion on a timely manner in order to support both the APAC clients and global clients clearing our APAC markets
  • Cross train with teammates regularly and ensure effective communication/handovers of BAU activities among team members
  • Maintain up to date procedures of the tasks covered, and make sure to adhere to the Group policies and exchange rules as appropriate
  • Ensure that all key controls are completed appropriately and on a timely basis.

  Operational Risk & Regulatory Responsibility:

  • Observe procedures and best practices to reduce occurrence and severity of potential mistakes, escalate issues promptly to Management and participate in the continuous improvement of processes.

This is a fixed term 12 month Trainee contract with Societe Generale. You will form part of the team on a full time basis. In order to apply for the Trainee position please ensure you have completed your qualification and will be available to work full time for the duration of the Trainee contract.

We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Profile required

  • Bachelor’s degree in business, Economics of Finance fields
  • Good interpersonal and communication skills, sense of service, and flexibility are essential requirements
  • Ability to work effectively and efficiently under pressure
  • Strong analytical and numerical skills. Keen eye for details. Ability to simplify complex ideas.
  • Enthusiastic and self-motivated
  • Self-starter, and ability to work independently 
  • Ability to work within team with diverse cultural backgrounds
  • Knowledge of Advanced knowledge of MS Office especially excel, PowerPoint, python and excel VBA will be a strong plus.

Behavioral Skills:

Please select 6 skills from the leadership model

  • Client - Understanding and Respect: I listen to clients and colleagues in order to understand and anticipate their needs
  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make cooperation with colleagues in and outside my team a priority
  • Innovation - Technology: I adopt new technologies in the solutions and projects I work on
  • 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. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

Our expertise in the Asia Pacific region ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Securities Services, Trade Finance and Cash Management Services. Leveraging on our formidable global footprint, we serve corporates, financial institutions and the public sector. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong, we operate in 11 countries across Asia Pacific, employing over 6,600 employees. You can find us in Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Mumbai, Sydney and other locations in the region.

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

Department Description:

The Derivatives Clearing Operations team supports the post-trade activity of Societe Generale’s ETD, FX and OTCC business and services servicing clients including Banks, Hedge Funds, Asset Managers and Corporations.

This role is based in Singapore and reports to the Client MO manager in Singapore.

Market coverage: Global ETD markets

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: 24000ETW
Entity: Societe Generale Singapore Branch
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2024/06/28