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SOCIETE GENERALE Corporate & Investment Banking
in London, England, United Kingdom
Internships & Graduate Trainee, Full time
Last application, 17 Jul 19
SOCIETE GENERALE Corporate & Investment Banking
in London, England, United Kingdom
Internships & Graduate Trainee, Full time
Last application, 17 Jul 19
Prime Brokerage analyst intern - Financial Engineering London - Great Britain
Description of the Business Line or Department

Our Prime Brokerage Services proposes a unique continuum of expertise that offers global access to a complete cross-asset service in cash and listed derivative instruments across Equities, Fixed Income, and Foreign Exchange.

More precisely we offer a client-focused model, a simple managed account structure (including a state-of-the-art prime brokerage web portal: Pulse) and a global 24/6 follow-the-sun service throughout the trade life-cycle.

Our mains clients include: hedge funds, Commodity Trading Advisor, pension funds, asset managers, financial institutions, brokers, public trading groups, investors.

The Prime Brokerage analyst role provides a unique opportunity to gain exposure to our business. We work alongside our business partners allowing us to gain business knowledge acting as a technical and functional solutions provider.

Summary of the key purposes of the role

The successful intern candidate, will be based in London and will have to support the designated team that they are assigned to. The role will initially be to shadow colleagues within the team to gain a better understanding of how a Prime Brokerage Services business operates and to understand the function that you will be aligned to. The role will provide administration support, assist with ad-hoc projects, peer networking, documentation review and automation.

The team that you will join is ensuring an optimal Prime Brokerage Services production quality by providing a stable information system thanks to a technical and functional support across Listed Derivatives, Equities (cash/synthetic), FX, Fixed Income and OTC Cleared.

To remain on the cutting edge of technical and technological information system and due to financial regulation, the team guaranties its evolution's agility in today fast-changing environment.

Our candidate needs to have the ability to work well within a team, on his/her own initiative in a highly pressurized environment. Also responsive, high-energy, we need him/her to be able to get quickly a fluent understanding of our business needs.

The candidate has to manage the expectations and relationships of users and management.

Summary of responsibilities

  • 3-month internship plan, including; various face to face training and online training to help build the necessary skills to work in the finance industry using information systems.
  • Different frameworks documentation (incidents management, escalation matrix and Service Level Agreements review)
  • Reports automation
  • Provide administrative support to the team.
  • Involvement with any ad-hoc projects the team are working on.
  • Shadow colleagues to gain a better understanding of business proposition and operations
  • Must seek advice in case of doubt

All our positions are open to people with disabilities



  • Verbal and written communication skills
  • Numeracy
  • Word, Excel, PowerPoint and other relevant IT skills
  • Reliability and attention to detail
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Team Player & Collaboration
  • Exercise good judgement skills to prevent fraud and raise alerts as necessary


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.

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

Job code: 19000GVZ
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 29/07/2019
Date of publication: 01/07/2019

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