V.I.E Coverage Analyst

International Volunteer Program|Geneva|Compliance

V.I.E Coverage Analyst

  • Geneva, Switzerland
  • International Volunteer Program
  • Compliance



You will be part of a business and client-driven coverage organisation to work closely with Bankers and Analysts in the FIG department as well as with all salespeople involved in business relationships with Swiss Financial Institutions.

Your mission can be summarised as follows:
-    Provide the best level of services and support to our strategic clients alongside bankers
-    Help to expand the FIG client base and grow global revenue potential at group level
-    Develop an expertise on the FIs specific sector in order to provide the team with consistent market research (Banks, Insurance, Hedge funds, Asset Managers)
-    Operational efficiency: participate in the design and the implementation of transversal processes to optimise the coverage model and to align the SG group strategy on FIG clients
-    Provide management with profitability reports and business opportunities
The new joiner will work in a stimulating environment. The coverage team acts as a liaising function between Societe Generale Global Markets division (Fixed Income & Currencies, Equities, and Cross-Asset Structured Products) and Support Teams (Risk, Compliance, KYC):

You will be asked to:
-    Perform economic analyses on key clients as well as on prospects
-    Conduct industry research
-    Prepare notes and marketing material to use in client meetings, covering topics such as: financing alternatives, capital markets activity, treasury services, global markets new products
-    Conduct internal reviews and follow-up action plans on some clients based on business needs: analyse business potential and participate in interviews with salespeople to identify new opportunities
-    Monitor Market trends and track client performance
-    Understand the impact of new regulation, market evolution on Financial Institutions clients and SG offer (Basel III, Solvency II, EMIR and MIFID)

Profile required

PLEASE NOTE that since this program is primarily an international development program, candidates cannot apply to a VIE assignment in their own country of citizenship.

To facilitate the examination of your application by our English-speaking managers, we thank you for applying in English.
Academic Background:

-    Master’s degree (Bac +4/5) in Finance or any other relevant field (Economics, Management, etc…)
-    Interest in finance and in the banking sector
-    Academic knowledge in corporate finance and financial markets products
-    Knowledge of the European financial environment (banking regulation, economic trends, markets evolution impact etc) is a plus
-    Previous experience in the banking industry would be appreciated

Linguistic Skills:

Mandatory: English/French - Fluent (verbal and written)
Additional language: German is a plus

IT Skills:

Proficiency with the Microsoft Office suite
Bloomberg knowledge will be a plus

Behavioural & Interpersonal skills:

-    Ready to learn
-    A dose of curiosity
-    Excellent communication skills
-    Proactive and enthusiastic
-    Autonomous
-    Able to work with multiple people across various geographies
-    Ability to manage simultaneously short and long-term projects
-    Extreme discretion regarding confidential and sensitive information
-    Attention to details
-    Good analytical and interpretation skills

The VIE assignment in a nutshell
This VIE in XX is to begin as soon as possible but you need to plan 3 months between your application date and the beginning of your VIE assignment. It will last XX months.
In case a visa is necessary, please make sure your passport is valid up to 6 months after the end of the VIE contract to not delay your departure.
The VIE is a specific contract, under Business France’s eligibility criteria, opened to candidates under 28 and from the member states of the European Economic Space. For further information (including your financial indemnities), please see Mon VIE-VIA Business France.

We would like to draw your attention to the fact there that your VIE mission could potentially get postponed, depending on the evolution of the health crisis and subjects to the decision made by the Crisis and Support Centre of the Ministry of Europe and Foreign Affairs (MEAE). In addition, the selected candidate will only be paid upon confirmation from Business France and arrival in the country of assignment.

Why join us

As soon as you arrive, you will be integrated into our teams and will learn every day alongside our experts, who will support you in your tasks. Gradually, you will become more independent in your projects, making this experience a real career accelerator. You will also discover all the diversity of our businesses, in a sector that is constantly evolving and innovating.

At the end of your VIE, various opportunities could be offered to you, in France and abroad.

Business insight

At Societe Generale, we are convinced that people are drivers of change, and that the world of tomorrow will be shaped by all their initiatives, from the smallest to the most ambitious. 
Whether you’re joining us for a period of months, years or your entire career, together we can have a positive impact on the future. Creating, daring, innovating and taking action are part of our DNA. 
If you too want to be directly involved, grow in a stimulating and caring environment, feel useful on a daily basis and develop or strengthen your expertise, you will feel right at home with us!

Still hesitating? 
You should know that our employees can dedicate several days per year to solidarity actions during their working hours, including sponsoring people struggling with their orientation or professional integration, participating in the financial education of young apprentices, and sharing their skills with charities. There are many ways to get involved.

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: 23000MCE
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2023/10/01
Publication date: 2023/09/04