Trainee - 12 months' Contract - Trade Commodity Finance

 Singapore       Trainee        Corporate and Investment Banking



  • Support and work closely with Senior Relationship Managers in the Trade Commodity Finance team in Asia

  • Prepare credit applications of structured trade and financing facilities, organize the credit review process and prepare facility/security documentation

  • Perform account opening/closing, new client on-boarding (including KYC) & product pricing/profitability simulations

  • Actively follow up on the flow of financed transactions

  • Liaise with other departments of the Bank for efficient handling of operations, processes and regulatory requirements

Profile Required

Skills Required:

  • Relevant Bachelors or Master’s degree in Banking, Finance, Business, Economics or related field

  • Keen interest in the commodities industry and trade finance

  • Proficient in Microsoft applications (Excel, Word, PowerPoint)

  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to multi-task and manage multiple assignments from different team members concurrently while prioritizing the duties assigned

  • A team player that is self-driven, responsive, positive attitude, resourceful and able to work independently

  • Strong analytical skills with attention to detail

  • Fluent in English. Additional Asian languages especially Mandarin is a plus.

Business Insight

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.

Department Description

Trade Commodity Finance is a business line housed under the platform of Natural Resources with a worldwide presence. TCF offers financing solutions to commodity traders and processes as well as trade finance services to cover traders and commodity players non-payment risk.

We are looking to appoint a new or recent graduate (with less than 1 year of working experience) in the Trade Commodity Finance Team in Singapore offering an initial one year traineeship program. 

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: 19000XXO
Business unit: Societe Generale Singapore Branch
Starting date: Immediate
Date of publication: 16/12/2019
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Trainee - 12 months' Contract - Trade Commodity Finance

Trainee   |   Singapore   |   Corporate and Investment Banking