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SOCIETE GENERALE Corporate & Investment Banking
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Competitive
SOCIETE GENERALE Corporate & Investment Banking
in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Competitive
Trainee – Assistant to the CAO - Other job functions London - Great Britain
Description of the Business Line or Department

Societe Generale Securities Services (SGSS) is present in 29 locations worldwide with around 4,000 employees. SGSS provides financial institutions and brokers, asset managers and insurers, and businesses with a full range of securities services adapted to the latest financial market and regulatory trends: clearing services, custody & trustee services, retail custody services, liquidity management, fund administration & asset servicing, fund distribution and global issuer services.

SGSS/CAO is the department in charge of transversal functions within SGSS, including all administrative, financial and operational activities for the business. It also provides the functional coordination of the Support Functions dedicated to SGSS, including Finance (DFIN), Compliance (SEGL/CFT) and Legal (SEGL/JUR).

Summary of the key purposes of the role

  • Support of the SGSS UK CAO in all its activities including financial, risk management, administrative processes, etc ...
  • In charge of coordinating and submitting various reports on a regular basis: monthly dashboard, quarterly risk pack, monthly staff follow-up, ...
  • Helps in conveying the necessary information between the business management and resource functions, others businesses, SGLB and Paris HQ, and he / she helps in answering ad hoc requests for information, ...
  • Assists in the credit risk monitoring process by running daily reports, performing ad-hoc analysis, ...

Summary of responsibilities

  • The assistant to the CAO is involved in administrative (e.g. premises, expenses ...) and financial activities for the business (business cases, monthly financial reports, budget process, ...)

  • He /she is in charge of administrative and business report production.

  • He /she regularly submits reports to the senior management including the SGSS UK dashboard.
  • He /she assists in the credit risk monitoring process by running daily reports, performing ad-hoc analysis, ....

  • He/she helps in conveying the necessary information between the business management and support functions, others businesses, SGLB and Paris HQ, and he / she helps in answering ad hoc requests for information.

  • He /she is in charge of the organisational tasks of some committees (organisation, minutes taking, safe keeping and distribution of documents).

  • He/ she is instrumental to document and safe keep evidence in the framework of the Senior Management Regime.

  • Any ad hoc activities related to the CAO perimeter as agreed.

The successful candidate will be playing an important role in SGSS's strategic journey to extend its presence in the UK.

This opportunity may kick-start the candidate's career with an unique chance to:

  • work in a fast-moving, multi-cultural and innovative banking environment in the world's first Financial Centre,
  • understand how critical are support functions (finance, legal, compliance, risk, management information... ) to the building and the running of a business within the UK financial markets, and participate in strengthening the governance,
  • get involved in international and large business and technology change initiatives and transformation programmes,
  • get overall knowledge of Securities Services Businesses to be able to understand Business priorities,
  • have business exposure at stakeholders level and interactions with various teams within Societe Generale across Europe

Level of Autonomy and Authority

High level of autonomy on recurring tasks.

All our positions are open to people with disabilities

Profile

Competencies

  • Microsoft office expertise(MS Excel, MS Word, MS Powerpoint)
  • Strong communication skills written and verbal
  • Team player
  • Organisational skills
  • Enthusiastic
  • Pro -active
  • Exposure to financial services/capital market/securities services would be an advantage

Work experience

Prior experience in financial services/capital market/securities services would be an advantage

Education

Russell Group university graduate or equivalent

Languages

English

Evolution

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

Environment
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: 19000JKB
Business unit: Societe Generale London Branch
Starting date: 02/09/2019
Date of publication: 05/07/2019

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