Credit Analyst, Portfolio Management – Structured Finance Middle Office - Analyst / Associate

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Societe Generale
  • 18 Aug 18 2018-08-18

Credit Analyst, Portfolio Management – Structured Finance Middle Office - Analyst / Associate


Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services group in Europe. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity and a strategy of sustainable growth. Our objective: to be the leading relationship-focused bank, a reference in its markets, close to its clients and chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams.

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking is a part of Global Banking & Investor Solutions ( GBIS). Portfolio Management - Structured Finance works with the Global Financing ( GLFI) platform to structure private debt to service the needs of our clients via risk monitoring and backend execution in line with the overarching 'Originate to Distribute' strategy. Portfolio Management - Structured Finance provides coverage over various sectors including energy, metals and mining and infrastructure.


Main Responsibilities

  • Work with senior team members to conduct credit analysis with respect to transaction monitoring (annual credit reviews, semi annual credit reviews, watch list and defualt files)
  • Focus will be Energy Finance, Mining and Metals including China.
  • Credit analysis and assessment of client requests which include documentation waivers and amendments including recommendations
  • Review legal documentation for transaction execution
  • Contribution towards various portfolio management reporting tasks (ad hoc client requests, specific credit analysis for internal partners, data quality, scarce resource management)



  • Bachelor degree, preferably with a financial background

Past experience
  • At least 3 years with an investment bank, corporate finance or similar financial institution role, preferably with structuring experience. Candidates from a risk management background familiar with project and structured finance transactions will also be considered
  • Experience in energy (oil & gas, renewable), metals and mining, infrastructure sectors preferable

  • Fluent English
  • Mandarin preferred but not necessary

Technical Skills

  • Excellent credit analysis skills
  • Proficiency in financial modelling (with Excel), VBA preferable but not necessary
  • Familiarity with loan and project documentation drafting and transaction documentation process
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills
General Competencies
  • Operational Skills
  • Regulatory Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Flexibility-Adaptability
  • Ability to make Decisions
  • Ability to work under pressure
  • Analytical Skills
  • Initiative
  • Leadership Qualities
  • Teamwork

Personal Abilities

  • Analytical mindset, detail oriented and conscientious
  • Ability to present and persuade
  • Team player, willingness to learn & to listen
  • Self-motivated with initiative
  • Commercial acumen
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong relationship building skills