Sales Assistant - Trainee - 12 Months Contract

  • Competitive
  • Singapore Singapore Singapore SG
  • Internships & Graduate Trainee, Full time
  • Societe Generale
  • 20 Mar 18 2018-03-20

Sales Assistant - Trainee - 12 Months Contract


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.

Overview of Business line / Support function

The Cross Asset Solution sales team services Hong Kong and Singapore Private Banks. The team provides investment products and services across all asset classes, including, equities, interest rates, commodities, credit, foreign exchange, funds and bespoke indices.

The Sales Assistant is mainly responsible for supporting the activities of the Private Banks Sales Team.

The job holder is to provide support on administrative tasks, pre and post trade administrations, reconciling trade details, drafting documentation, automate repetitive work process and other ad hoc tasks / projects as necessary.


Main Responsibilities

  • Work with Sales team on a day to day basis and assist them to provide services for clients
  • Draft & Review Term Sheets, Info Sheets, Supplementary Distribution Agreements, Pre-Confirmations, Presentations etc
  • Check credit lines prior to trade execution and ensure requisite approvals are obtained where necessary
  • Reconcile trade details with clients, traders, middle and back offices. Liaise internally with different parties (Legal, Operations, Client Support, Valuation, and Trading)
  • Maintain a comprehensive record of executed trades
  • Coordinate after-sales services for clients including issues related to settlement , valuations publication etc.
  • Automate the recurring workload in existing platforms


  • A Bachelor Degree holder in Finance, Business Administration, Economics, Financial Engineering, Computer Science or Maths in University
  • Strong communication and analytical skills, must be detail-oriented and proficient with numbers
  • Able to work under pressure and quick on the feet
  • A team player that is self-motivated and has a positive attitude and able to work independently
  • Good IT programming skills is preferred
  • Experience in investment banking, especially Equities, Fixed Income & Foreign Exchange, is a plus
  • Fluency in oral and written English is a must. Fluency in Cantonese / Mandarin will be useful

This is a fixed term 12 month Trainee contract with Societe Generale. You will form part of the team on a full time basis. In order to apply for the Trainee position please ensure you have completed your qualification and will be available to work full time for the duration of the Trainee contract.