TRAINEE: Market Activities Auditor

Trainee|Hong Kong|Audit / Control / Quality

TRAINEE: Market Activities Auditor

  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • Trainee
  • Audit / Control / Quality


  • Understand the business thoroughly, across its different business lines and locations
  • Monitor continuously its evolution thanks to regular interaction with business partners
  • Participate actively in Audit assignments and use data analytics technique for investigation works
  • Report audit findings/reviews to management, recommending appropriate and practical actions to address any issues identified
  • Participate to the knowledge sharing initiatives amongst the market activities auditors' team worldwide

Profile required

Profile Requirements:

  • Hold a relevant bachelor's or master's degree in finance, Engineering, Business or similar
  • Preferably, have working experience in market activities: Front Office, Operations (Middle and Back Office), Risk controls
  • Knowledge of investment banking and financial products including derivatives
  • Good analytical skills, at ease with data
  • Good communication, presentation and report writing skills
  • Positive attitude and able to work with all levels of staff
  • Fluent English is mandatory
  • Programming skills (e.g. Python) is a plus

Through this traineeship, the candidate will acquire solid business knowledge around global markets activities and the various functions in an investment bank, and obtain strong experience on audit work, data analytics and coding.

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.

Behavioral Skills:

  • Team Spirit - Synergies: I make developing synergies a priority
  • Team Spirit - Open mindset/Respect: I listen and share my views and my expertise in an open mode
  • Innovation - Technology: I take new technologies into account in my activities
  • Responsibility - Risk: In order to improve the Group's security, I am constantly on the lookout for risks
  • Innovation - Simplification: I make things & ideas simple
  • Responsibility - Performance: I strive to generate high individual and collective performance

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 customized business solutions.

Department Description:

The General Inspection and Internal Audit Division (IGAD) is the third line of defense, which conduct independent audits of operational entities in an objective, thorough and impartial approach.

The Trainee will assist in performing audit missions for market activities in Asia, providing an independent and objective opinion on the adequacy and effectiveness of the management systems and controls.

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: 24000GCF
Entity: Societe Generale Hong Kong Branch
Starting date: 2024/08/01
Publication date: 2024/07/02