TRAINEE: Trader Assistant

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Internships & Graduate Trainee, Full time
  • Societe Generale
  • 23 Mar 18 2018-03-23

TRAINEE: Trader Assistant


SG CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Societe Generale Group. Present in over 50 countries across Europe, the Americas and Asia. SG CIB provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions.

Trading Team is in charge of executing equity derivatives trades on behalf of clients, and risk managing the resulting exposure on the banks' trading books. The Trainee will cover all equity derivatives products, with a specific focus on exotic options. By nature of the trades, the trainee will also have to familiarize himself with secondary position risks on the following asset classes:

  • Rates
  • Credit
  • Foreign exchange


Main Responsibilities:

  • Support trading team on day-to-day operations (outside of trade execution)
  • Maintain and improve existing spreadsheets and tools used by the desk
  • Develop on specific products a deep understanding and knowledge of parameters impact on pricing
  • Develop new products and strategies under the lead of a senior trader
  • Look at the risk systems and tools, and understand book deformations
  • Establish good relationships with sales and structuring departments


Your Profile:

  • Hold a relevant Bachelors or Masters degree in Finance, Economics, Engineering or similar
  • Previous experience in a trading floor environment is a plus
  • Microsoft Office, in particular Excel, good coding skills in VBA and/or Python
  • Proven analytical, computer and interpersonal skills as well as exceptional writing, communication and presentations skills
  • Strong team players who can demonstrate creativity and initiative
  • Strong interest in financial markets and understanding of complex products
  • Fluent English is mandatory

This is a fixed term 12 month Trainee contract with Societe Generale. You will form part of the team on a full time basis. In order to apply for the Trainee position please ensure you have completed your qualification and will be available to work full time for the duration of the Trainee contract.