VIE: Legal/ Taxation/ Compliance

International Volunteer Program|Hong Kong|Compliance

VIE: Legal/ Taxation/ Compliance

  • Hong Kong, Hong Kong
  • International Volunteer Program
  • Compliance



- Undertaking focused electronic communication monitoring on other key focus areas (Benchmark Fixings, Market Abuse, Market Misconduct, Chinese Wall, Financial Crime, General Misconduct) as required.
- Undertaking communications surveillance using various communications surveillance tools as instructed by the supervisors of Communications Surveillance, as appropriate to support the alert analysis process and additional thematic reviews.
- Assessing any conflicts of interest arising from private side activities are managed timely in accordance with the relevant policy and are reported, as appropriate, to relevant compliance advisor and/or business manager.
- Maintaining the watch, restricted and insider list, associated wall crossing processes and proper transactional/role disclosures.
- Handling the processes for personal account dealings and relevant approval requests.  
- Handling and recording of breaches arising related to Control Room processes and the relevant escalation, as appropriate.
- Improving surveillance tools and applications of Control Room by coordinating with IT and business analysts.
- Proactively and timely reporting any concerns to Capital Market Surveillance and Conrtol Room management as required, ensuring regular and frequent communication on such issues.
- Supporting the running of Capital Market Surveillance governance by compiling various indicators and management information for different stakeholders namely global trade surveillance, local compliance and senior management.
- Participation in ad-hoc requests and projects within the Capital Market Surveillance and Control Room team (improving current procedures and controls) as assigned.
- Participation in the handling of regulator enquiries and internal investgations as required.
- Participation in departmental and team meetings as required.
- The candidate may also be required to work on the trade surveillance (analysing irregular trading pattern by using various trade surveillance tools, assisting in the market abuse risk analysis) as required.

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.

• Hold a relevant Bachelors or Masters degree in Corporate Finance 
• Basic understanding of Banking Products
• Strong analytical and writing skills
• Strong autonomy and adaptation skills 
• Proactivity and rigor are essential
• Fluent in French is mandatory
• Fluent English is mandatory•

This VIE in Hong Kong 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 24 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.

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 133,000 employees based in 61 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.

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: 23000LQ4
Entity: SG Securities (HK) Limited
Starting date: 2023/10/01
Publication date: 2023/08/31