UK EQD Flow Sales Trainee

Fixed term contract|London|Corporate and Investment Banking

UK EQD Flow Sales Trainee

London, United Kingdom Fixed term contract Corporate and Investment Banking


Description of the Business Line or Department

At Société Générale, you will be joining Global Banking & Investors Solutions (GBIS), our business that brings together Corporate and Investment Banking activities, Private Banking activities, and Asset Management and Investor Services. 

The position is based within the UK Equity Derivatives Sales team which offers a wide range of products and service to UK and Europe based Hedges Funds and Asset Managers. As VIE, you will be part of a team of 8 people and will be working on our fast paced trading floor.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

Your role will be to support the UK Sales force on day-to-day tasks and cooperate with Sales, trading and engineering in order to improve products and markets knowledge and help to develop innovative solutions.

If the candidate is successful in the above tasks, he will be allowed to communicate and trade with clients (after FCA approval).

Summary of responsibilities 

  • Onboard clients
  • Send daily reports
  • Check pre-trade formalities (including credit risk, documentation etc)
  • Liaise with middle and back offices to handle post-trades formalities
  • Contribute to the improvement of internal tools and processes
  • Develop understanding of markets, products and client needs
  • Backtest strategie
  • Propose trade ideass
  • Manage client requests and executing clients’ orders (after FCA approval).

Level of autonomy and authority

The successful candidate will be given more and more autonomy as he deepens his knowledge of the internal processes and market culture.

Profile required


Fluent English

Excellent communication skills

Team spirit, Curiosity

Outstanding Analytical skills

Strong understanding of financial markets and derivatives specifically

Background in Finance

Financial market culture

MS Office

VBA and Bloomberg are a plus

Why join us

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.

Business insight

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 Société Générale, 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.

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: 210008FT
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2021/05/16
Publication date: 2021/03/18