COO Financial Engineering Trainee

  • Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Internships & Graduate Trainee, Full time
  • Société Générale - UK
  • 18 Sep 18 2018-09-18

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.

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like “hard work” and “dedication” together with “community” and “respect” has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.


Description of the Business Line or Department
 
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.

You will be part of the Global Markets Financial Engineering group which brings together the Equities, Fixed Income & Currencies structuring capabilities with the objective of providing investors with one integrated multi-asset market solutions team. You will join more specifically the Global Management team.
 
Summary of the key purposes of the role
 
Lead the weekly production and monitor key results metrics
Assist the top management in the analysis
Optimize and improve existing processes
 
Summary of responsibilities
 
• Lead the weekly production and monitor key results metrics of the financial engineering division: main deals, deals running, market results…
• Assist the top management in the analysis of both market results and engineering results
• Data analysis of the financial results of structured products (Credit, Rates, Forex, Equity…) across all regions: Americas, Asia and Europe
• Help manager of each asset class (Forex, Credit, Rates, Equity…) monitoring the activity
• Work closely with COO teams regarding regulatory and business monitoring topics
• Provide global Management with ad-hoc analysis and forecasts regarding engineering activity (Cost, HR, organisational chart…)
• Support the global management in the quarterly production
• Optimize and improve existing processes, business data statistics and spreadsheets
 
Level of Autonomy and Authority
 
A high level of autonomy is expected, after a standard period of learning


Profile:

Competencies
 
• Experience in Investment banking/ financial services industry or consultancy
• Some market knowledge
• Sound numerical and Literacy skills
• Proficient with Microsoft Office and VBA (Python, SQL is a plus).
• Good communication and written presentation skills
• Exceptional skills in Excel and strong skills in powerpoint
• The ability to synthesise complex market arguments is crucial
• Proven analytical skills – significant data research and analysis
• Good quantitative skills – comfortable with numbers
• Ability to leverage on digital tools to facilitate and simplify day to day work
• Dynamic, resilient, well organised, able to work accurately under pressure with good attention to detail
 
Work Experience
 
You ideally have a previous experience in a bank, finance or consultancy firm.
• Ability to develop relationships based on trust and professionalism
 
Education
 
Graduate from Engineering school, Business School or University with a master degree in Finance or Management.
 
Languages
 
You are fluent in English.
 
 

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Societe Generale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender reassignment.