TRAINEE: Front Office Trading Risk Analyst

Fixed term contract|Hong Kong|Risks

TRAINEE: Front Office Trading Risk Analyst

Hong Kong, Hong Kong Fixed term contract Risks



  • Assist in the reviews of clearing houses (CCP) on the rules, procedures of the CCP to assess Societe Generale’s risk as a trading and clearing member with focus on default risk through default fund contributions
  • Follow up of CCP limits and consumptions
  • Work on CCP topics and particpate in CCP related meetings with colleagues from other regions
  • Assist on the daily market risk limit breach monitoring for the Capital Market Division

Profile required

Profile Requirements:

  • Hold a relevant Bachelors or Masters degree in Finance, Risk Management or similar
  • A first experience on a trading floor would be a plus
  • Knowledge of Financial products
  • Experience in Excel (including VBA), with Python, C#, SQL being a plus
  • Tenacity and being results oriented
  • Being Pro-active
  • Reliability and being quality-oriented
  • Able to make suggestions on how to solve issues and propose new report to follow up on risks
  • Strong analytical skill and ability to summarize key points in communication with Management will be important
  • Able to identify potential risks for the bank. Capacity to understand their consequences in the short, mid and long-term will be needed as well as ability to anticipate and alert as required
  • Capacity to work in team will be a key to success
  • 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:

Trading Risk Team, part of the trading department, is in charge of analyzing global risks of the Capital Market Division, understanding and overseeing the positions and risks of the different Business Lines and providing reports to the management. As a team member you will follow and analyze the risks associated with the Asia trading desks, with a focus on clearing (CCP) risks, market risks, and scarce resources.

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: 21000GMU
Entity: SG Securities (HK) Limited
Starting date: 2021/06/21
Publication date: 2021/05/24