Trainee Structured Finance

 London - Great Britain       Permanent contract        Other job functions


Description of the Business Line or Department

  • To work in GBSU/FTB/EUR – Structured Finance Middle Office in London

    Covering 8 business areas, Power, Infrastructure, Mining, Oil & Gas Reserve Base Finance, Leverage Finance, TMT, Real Estate and Strategic Acquisition Finance.

    Summary of the key purposes of the role

    Key objectives comprise:-

  • Performing detailed annual/semi-annual/quarterly credit reviews

  • Handling various amendments/waivers to portfolio transactions

  • Responsible for producing various research papers, as required

  • Ensuring formalities at closing are correctly adhered to and data correctly reflected in systems

  • Managing RWA parameters of transactions and ensuring they are inputted correctly into the systems

  • Updating internal project ratings using Starweb model

  • Ensure covenants on transactions are correctly inputted on systems and received in a timely manner

    Various ad hoc tasks & reports, papers, as requested

    Summary of responsibilities 

  • Analyses historical financial statements
  • Report on the construction progress or operating

performance of the projects

  • Identify industry trends
  • Run sensitivity analysis on financial forecasts and models
  • Assess country, market and environmental risk
  • Prepare and process waivers and amendments to loan documentation
  • Track and monitor compliance with financial and information covenants provided under the loan documentation and inputting them into the banks system
  • Liaise with other departments within the bank (front office,

back office, RISQ etc.) as well as external contacts (Borrowers other banks, advisers ie legal technical and insurance.)

At the end of the internship, the candidate can expect, at the least, to have enhanced his/her credit analytical skills and interpersonal skills as well as have a better understanding of financing structures in respect of Structured Finance.

All our positions are open to people with disabilities



  • Operational Skills

  • Regulatory Skills

  • Communication Skills

  • Flexibility – Adaptability

  • Ability to make decisions

  • Ability to Work Under Pressure

  • Analytical Skills

  • Initiative

  • Leadership Qualities

  • Teamwork

  • Innovation

Work experience

An awareness of the following areas:

  • project finance structures,

  • project risks and commercial rationale

  • legal documentation

  • main industries covered

  • credit analysis skills

  • cash flow models

  • dealing with customers, banks, and advisers

  • agency needs, would be preferable


University degree level




If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Societe Generale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment


People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Job code: 19000MT6
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 07/10/2019
Date of publication: 07/08/2019
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Trainee Structured Finance

Permanent contract   |   London - Great Britain   |   Other job functions