Trade Support Unit Officer- Life Cycle Events

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Societe Generale
  • 24 Apr 18 2018-04-24

Trade Support Unit Officer- Life Cycle Events


SG CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Société Générale 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.

Primary Objectives

Trade Support 's mission is to ensure all new trades and life cycle events are correctly reflected in the relevant information systems / database:

  • For Front Office to have a clear and accurate view of their positions and risks
  • For Operations to ensure smooth settlement for all trades
  • For Finance to compute economic and accounting PnL in due time
As the first link in the Operations chain, Trade Support is also the first level of control for the business.


Major Accountabilities / Principal Responsibilities


  • Product scope: Vanilla Equity Derivatives Products including SFS products (DPS, ELS, EMTN, CB, Repo) and Volatility products (Options, Futures, Warrants, Variance Swaps and Volatility Swaps)
  • Monitoring, processing and booking of corporate action events for Equity Vanilla products (+ Bonds)
  • Monitoring and booking of vanilla life cycle events in the FO and BO information systems including product maturity and support of Warrant desk
  • Streamline the different workflow through automation and process review (Corporate action / expiry / Warrant booking, Fees)
  • Contribute to defining specifications and performing UAT for new information systems
  • Ensure booking timeliness; provide justifications for any late bookings and amendments
  • Write down / update procedures linked to sensitive processes and controls
  • Assist FO on their specific requests with effective and innovative solutions
  • React in a timely manner to incidents and develop action plan for the long term


Key Skill Areas & Knowledge Required

  • Vanilla Equity derivatives product knowledge (payoff understanding, life cycle events)
  • Basic knowledge on Corporate Action events (type of events, impact)
  • Strong and sharp analytical and problem solving skills
  • Accuracy, swiftness, ability to work under pressure in trading environment
  • Being able to work and tackle challenges as a team
  • Excellent communication skills (both written and spoken); required to work with various internal partners (Traders, Engineers, Sales, Other Middle Offices, Product Control teams, Back Offices, IT) in different regions (Asia, Europe, America)
  • Client oriented: Always strive for the best for our clients (internal / external)
  • English compulsory
  • Knowledge of VBA / Python programming is an advantage

Behavioural Competency Required
  • Team player
  • Result oriented
  • Thinking outside the box
  • Positive mindset
  • Change oriented