Portfolio Management – Structured Finance

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Societe Generale
  • 16 Jan 18 2018-01-16

Portfolio Management – Structured Finance


Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services group in Europe. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity and a strategy of sustainable growth. Our objective: to be the leading relationship-focused bank, a reference in its markets, close to its clients and chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams.

Societe Generale Corporate & Investment Banking is a part of Global Banking & Investor Solutions (GBIS). Portfolio Management - Structured Finance works with the Global Financing (GLFI) platform to structure private debt to service the needs of our clients via risk monitoring and backend execution in line with the overarching 'Originate to Distribute' strategy. Portfolio Management - Structured Finance provides coverage over various sectors including energy, metals and mining and infrastructure.


Main Responsibilities

  • Work with senior team members to conduct credit analysis with respect to transaction monitoring (annual credit reviews, semi annual credit reviews, watch list and defualt files)
  • Focus will be mining and metals including China.
  • Credit analysis and assessment of client requests which include documentation waivers and amendments including recommendations
  • Review legal documentation for transaction execution
  • Contribution towards various portfolio management reporting tasks (ad hoc client requests, specific credit analysis for internal partners, data quality, scarce resource management)



  • Bachelor degree, preferably with a financial background

Past experience

  • At least 3 years with an investment bank, corporate finance or similar financial institution role, preferably with structuring experience. Candidates from a risk management background familiar with project and structured finance transactions will also be considered
  • Experience in energy (oil & gas, renewable), metals and mining, infrastructure sectors preferable


  • Fluent English
  • Mandarin preferred but not necessary

Technical skills

  • Excellent credit analysis skills
  • Proficiency in financial modelling (with Excel), VBA preferable but not necessary
  • Familiarity with loan and project documentation drafting and transaction documentation process
  • High level of written and verbal communication skills

General Competencies

  • Operational Skills
  • Regulatory Skills
  • Communication Skills
  • Flexibility - Adaptability
  • Ability to make Decisions
  • Ability to Work Under Pressure
  • Analytical Skills
  • Initiative
  • Leadership Qualities
  • Teamwork

Personal abilities

  • Analytical mindset, detail oriented and conscientious
  • Ability to present and persuade
  • Team player, willingness to learn & to listen
  • Self-motivated with initiative
  • Commercial acumen
  • Strong communication skills
  • Strong relationship building skills