TRAINEE: Compliance Analyst

Trainee|Hong Kong|Legal / Taxation / Compliance

TRAINEE: Compliance Analyst

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Trainee Legal / Taxation / Compliance


Responsibilities : 

  • Support the profiling of various clients, such as institutional and high frequency trading, and in-house algorithm for trading
  • Assist in the construction of market abuse risk analysis and mapping of trade surveillance controls to understand the residual risk
  • Analyse trading pattern such as inside dealing, ramping, wash trading and spoofing using trade surveillance tools
  • Support the running of CMS governance by compiling various indicators and management information for different stakeholders namely global trade surveillance, local compliance and senior management
  • Assist in the handling of regulator enquiries by collating information from various trading systems

Profile required

  • Hold a relevant Bachelors or Masters degree in Business School or specialize in data management or similar 
  • Previous experience in a financial institution (preferably in Compliance, Risk, Internal Audit, or Operations)
  • Proficiency in Word / PowerPoint / Excel including Macro (required to be able to compute data and perform some analysis on raw data)
  • Able to articulate your ideas well in both verbal and written manner
  • Highly adaptable, well-organised and able to multitask
  • Fluent English is mandatory 

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.

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. 
ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.

Department Description

Hong Kong is the regional Compliance hub; it is also the regional business hub. The Hong Kong Compliance team is 100+ staff and split into various teams based on their areas of expertise.

The candidate will be a member of the Hong Kong Compliance department under the Capital Market Surveillance team (CMS) and he / she will be supporting the team to detect any market abuse activities arising from clients or in-house traders.

This position constitutes a very good entry point into a leading financial services group, and a valuable experience in Compliance department as well as in transversal & organization functions of the bank.

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.

Reference: 21000DBB
Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: 2021/06/01
Publication date: 2021/04/23