Working Student Middle Office Trade Finance (w/m/d)

Trainee|Frankfurt am Main|Corporate & Investment banking

Working Student Middle Office Trade Finance (w/m/d)

  • Frankfurt am Main, Germany
  • Trainee
  • Corporate & Investment banking


Main responsibilities:

A broad variety of tasks are to be performed in close collaboration with local- and international stakeholders – this will allow you to:

  • Learn the specifics of International Guarantees and Letters of Credit
  • Gain a detailed understanding of the compliance process in international trade
  • Understand risk factors and how they are handled / mitigated
  • Be involved in the Sales activities by preparing internal business reports or other relevant statistics to support commercial and financial business  performance analysis 
  • Support the local management in the desk supervision by performing ad hoc transversal or strategic studies 

Profile required

Experience and technical skills: 

  • Ongoing studies in Finance, Accounting, Economics or equivalent
  • Interest in trade finance products (letters of credit, guarantees, etc.)
  • Fluency in English or German, an additional language is of advantage
  • Highly proficient with MS Office 

Personal abilities and competencies:

  • Strong capacity for teamwork with high level of commitment and responsibility
  • Ability to work in a deadline-driven and culturally diverse environment
  • Client oriented work approach
  • Well organized with very good attention to detail 

Why join us

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 feel you have the required experience and qualifications, thrive on a challenge and want to become part of a dedicated and driven team that strives for success, then please apply with a CV (including your expected graduation date), cover letter, certificates and reference letters as well as your preferred start date.

Business insight

Société Générale 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, aiming to be the trusted partner for its clients, committed to the positive transformations of society and the economy. With a solid position in Europe and connected to the rest of the world, Société Générale has over 133,000 members of staff in 61 countries and supports on a daily basis 30 million individual clients, businesses and institutional investors around the world.

Your environment

The desk in our branch in Frankfurt is promoting, managing and developing Trade Finance solutions to our clients. Furthermore it is actively acquiring new business prospects in close cooperation with the global Trade Finance network and related departments in the bank.

We are looking for a Working Student to support the Deal Facilitation Team within the Trade Finance Middle Office Team in Frankfurt. You will support the handling of transaction requests and associated tasks as requested to us from our clients or the international network.

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: 24000FO8
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: immediate
Publication date: 2024/06/06