Structuring Trainee - Corporate and Investment Banking London - Great Britain Structuring Trainee - Corporate and Investment  …

in London, England, United Kingdom
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in London, England, United Kingdom
Contract, Full time
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Structuring Trainee - Corporate and Investment Banking London - Great Britain
Description of the Business Line or Department
This internship position would be for 12 months, starting in December 2019, within the Cross Asset Development team which forms part of SG's Structuring and Product Solutions team, part of the bank's markets department.
This is an opportunity to work with seniors on structuring, distribution, tax and regulation issues relating to various financial products and wrappers. The team is focused on all structuring aspects involving, inter alia, regulatory, legal, fiscal, accounting and financial aspects of structuring innovative products.
Summary of the key purposes of the role
  • Assist senior structurers in transaction management and internal control of various products
  • Assist in assessing regulatory, fiscal and market environment, liaise with internal support functions
  • Assist in the formalization of information and creation of knowledge data base
  • Assist in the follow up of documentation and project launches
Summary of responsibilities
Note: many of the following responsibilities may transition from a role of assisting more experienced members of the team to a higher degree of autonomy and responsibility:
  • Assist senior structurer in the review of term sheets for Sharia compliant products
  • Assist senior structurer in summarising cashflows and bookings and liaising with middle and back office functions
  • Assist senior structurer in running a Sharia screening process for stocks
  • Assist senior structurer in answering day-to-day questions related to credit default swaps (CDS)
  • Preparation of transaction records for internal audit purposes
  • General assistance on product launches and transaction execution, including presentations
Delegated responsibilities
N/A - as this is an internship role, the candidate will be given the responsibility to carry out actions his/herself and delegation to others in the bank will be carried out with the agreement of the supervisor
Level of Autonomy and Authority
This is an internship role, so the starting point is that any decision must be run by a senior member of the team.

Profile Required

  • Reliability and attention to detail are mandatory
  • Understanding of financial structures and distribution channels
  • Dynamism and high motivation
  • Ability to take ownership of a task
  • Willingness to learn and ask questions - we want the candidate to ask questions of the team to better understand what is going on and become a useful member of the team
  • Proven analytical skills
  • Computer skills (Word/ Excel/ PowerPoint; knowledge of C# is a plus)
  • Knowledge of financial markets / financial mathematics
  • Interpersonal skills
  • Good written and oral communication including presentation skills

Why Join Us

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

Business Insight

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.

All our positions are open to people with disabilities

Job code: 19000OO2
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 04/11/2019
Date of publication: 10/10/2019