Equity Flow Trade Support

  • Competitive
  • Hong Kong
  • Permanent, Full time
  • Societe Generale
  • 20 Nov 18

Equity Flow Trade Support


Environment

Societe Generale is one of the leading financial services groups in Europe. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combines financial solidity and a strategy of sustainable growth.

Primary Objectives:

Trade Support 's mission is to ensure all new trades and life cycle events are correctly reflected in the relevant information systems / database:

  • for Front Office to have a clear and accurate view of their positions and risks,
  • for Operations to ensure smooth settlement for all trades,
  • for Finance to compute economic and accounting PnL in due time.
As the first link in the Operations chain, Trade Support is also the first level of control for the business

Mission

Major Accountabilities/Principal Responsibilities:
  • Product scope: Vanilla Equity Derivatives Products including SFS products (DPS, ELS, EMTN, CB, Repo..) and Volatility products (Options, Futures, Warrants, Variance Swaps and Volatility Swaps)
  • Monitoring, processing and booking of corporate action events for Equity Vanilla products and bonds
  • Monitoring and booking of vanilla life cycle events in the FO and BO information systems including product maturity and support of Warrant desk (product KO)
  • Streamline the different workflow through automation and process review (Corporate action / Product expiry / Warrant booking, Fees...)
  • Contribute to defining specifications and performing UAT for new information systems.
  • Ensure booking timeliness; provide justifications for any late bookings and amendments.
  • Write down / update procedures linked to sensitive processes and controls.
  • Assist FO on their specific requests with effective and innovative solutions
  • React in a timely manner to incidents and develop action plan for the long term.


Profile

Key Skill Areas & Knowledge Required:
  • Vanilla equity derivative products knowledge
  • Basic knowledge on Corporate Action events (type of events, impact)
  • Previous experience in trade support of Equity Derivatives business or Corporate action is preferred
  • Accuracy, swiftness, ability to work under pressure in trading environment.
  • Strong and sharp analytical and problem solving skills.
  • Being able to work and tackle challenges as a team
  • Excellent communication skills; required to work with various internal partners (Traders, Engineers, Sales, Other Middle Offices, Product Control teams, Back Offices, IT) in different regions (Asia, Europe, America).
  • English compulsory


Behavioural Competency Required:
  • Team Player
  • Responsible and Proactive
  • Result oriented: demonstrate strong drive to achieve result while well estimate risk of own actions
  • Client focus : consistently search for ways to improve our client service
  • Positive mindset
  • Think out of the box


Qualifications:
  • University graduate major in Finance, Engineering, Mathematics and Information Technology preferred