TRAINEE: Regulatory Transformation, Asia Pacific

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Internships & Graduate Trainee, Full time
  • Societe Generale
  • 18 Jan 17

TRAINEE: Regulatory Transformation, Asia Pacific


SG CIB is the Corporate and Investment Banking arm of the Societe Generale 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.

The Asia Pacific COO (Chief Operating Officer) team supports, develops and supervises the Global Markets activities in their day to day operations as well as strategic development.

The Trainee will assist the Chief Operating Officer Regulatory in charge of the regulatory transformation in Asia Pacific in anticipating and assessing the impacts of market regulations to Global Markets' business lines and clients in Asia Pacific. He/ She will support all the aspects of the implementation of the various regulations into SG's Asia Pacific business.


Main Responsibilities:

  • Perform a regulatory watch for all market regulations that may impact SG businesses in ASIA PACIFIC, for both local regulations (countries where SG is implemented or has business) and cross-border regulations (DFA, EMIR, MIFID2, Volcker, French Banking law...)
  • Assist the COO on a day-to-day basis for all internal and client queries and communication related to regulations implementation projects
  • Assist the COO in computing business impact studies as well as presentation to business and internal stakeholders: production of a monthly project dashboard, project forecast …
    • She/he will have to be comfortable in analyzing complex data's on spreadsheet, pivot tables
    • She/he will have to be proficient in Excel/PowerPoint
  • Ad-hoc support on prioritized initiatives required by COO team such as:
    • She/he may have to help investigating and understanding certain anomalies flagged by spreadsheet. Therefore, a previous experience in finance will be well regarded
  • Help on organizing meetings & write their minutes
  • Participate to reduce administrative workload


Your Profile:

  • Hold a relevant Bachelors or Masters degree in Finance or similar
  • Previous working experience in financial industry and knowledge of basics in quantitative finance such as Black-Scholes pricing theory would be preferred
  • Familiar with products traded (Equity derivatives: swaps, futures, options)
  • Strong interest in financial markets and regulatory changes
  • Capable to work autonomously and demonstrate strong analytical sense
  • Excellent knowledge of MS Office tools
  • Familiar with extracted data's management using spreadsheet and pivot table
  • Good communication skills with fluent English is mandatory

This is a fixed term 6 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.