Analyst, Trade Support for Prime Services

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong Hong Kong Hong Kong HK
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Societe Generale
  • 23 Apr 18 2018-04-23

Analyst, Trade Support for Prime Services


Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

Our expertise in the Asia Pacific region ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Securities Services, Trade Finance and Cash Management Services. Leveraging on our formidable global footprint, we serve corporates, financial institutions and the public sector. With our regional headquarters in Hong Kong, we operate in 11 countries across Asia Pacific, employing over 6,600 employees. You can find us in Beijing, Seoul, Tokyo, Singapore, Mumbai, Sydney and other locations in the region.

At Societe Generale we have developed - and continue to develop - advanced programmes to support your career development. A diverse and comprehensive Learning & Development programme, a Junior programme for graduates and a Remuneration policy that stimulates your growth are just a few examples that illustrate how we help you to fulfill yourself personally and professionally, and how we develop your ability to adapt to ever-changing environments and transform challenges into opportunities.


  • To support the Prime sales and traders in their day to day activities such as trade booking and allocation, client enquiry handling and follow up
  • To ensure all trades are correctly reflected in the relevant systems / database for smooth settlement and confirmation
  • Regular review and enhancement on existing workflows and processes whilst meeting Operational compliance
  • Risk assess and forecast new control implementation on current / new business
  • Liaise and coordinate with different stakeholders and teams from front-to-back
  • Assist in KYC onboarding process and account mapping setup


Academic Background and Certifications, Experience
  • Hold a relevant Bachelors or Masters degree in Economics / Finance, Engineering, Mathematics, or similar

Operational Skills

  • Strong / solid Cross-product knowledge of Prime Business: Cash Equities, Listed Derivatives, FX, OTC (Exotic Options, FX Options, Var Swap, etc.); Some knowledge on Stock Borrow Lending (SBL) and Fixed Income / Repo is a plus; Preferably Global Equities knowledge
  • Good understanding of Prime Businesses and the Operating Model
  • Proactively support and provide quality service to the Business and Front office for existing and new business
  • Ensure Operational Support and Control for Trade Flow Monitoring for Prime Brokerage activities across all Asset Class (Securities, FX, OTC, Listed Derivatives, SBL and Fixed Income)
  • Ensure Post-Trade Support for Cash Equity Execution business in terms of booking, confirmation and settlement matching
  • Maintain a close governance with global team for Trade Support Unit to ensure coverage of processes and Follow-the-Sun
  • Risk Assessed mindset & adequate Control framework - some knowledge on Key Operations Indicator (KOI), Key Risk Indicator (KRI) is a plus; Good understanding of Regulartory environment and requirements
  • Work well under pressure to deliver client and business expectations
  • Good team player with ability to drive initiatives within the team and cross-departments for a common delivery
  • Minimum 3-5 years of experience in Global Markets Operations, in Trade Support or Middle Office function
  • Process Mapping Skill, Visio or VBA macro is a plus
  • Fluent English is mandatory

Behavioral Skills

  • Interpersonal skills
  • Open mindset
  • Thinking out of box
  • Results oriented
  • Being courageous
  • Willing to learn and develop skills

Other Behavioral Skills

  • Active Listener
  • Analytical SKills
  • Being Thorough
  • Critical Thinking Skills
  • Multi-Tasking
  • Taking Initiatives

Optional Skills

  • Business presentation, Process Mapping Skill, Visio and VBA macro is a plus