Trainee – Assistant To Head of SBO UK - Other job functions London - Great Britain Trainee – Assistant To Head of SBO UK - Other job  …

in London, England, United Kingdom
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in London, England, United Kingdom
Permanent, Full time
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Trainee – Assistant To Head of SBO UK - 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/SBO is the department in charge of operating services for settlement, custody, corporate actions and tax and other operational services. It supports a wide set of business activities in the UK including Wealth Management, Broker Dealers and Fund Solution.
Summary of the key purposes of the role
  • Support of the SGSS UK Head of SBO (Securities Banking Operations) in all its activities including management reporting, administrative, financial, team updates, etc
  • In charge of coordinating and submitting various reports on a regular basis: weekly updates, monthly dashboard, monthly staff follow-up, etc
  • Help in conveying the necessary information between the senior management and team members, reporting to senior management, others businesses, Societe Generale London Branch ("SGLB") and Paris Headquarter ("HQ"), and he / she helps in answering ad hoc requests for information, etc
  • Manage delivery of initiatives / minor projects required for the Operations from initiation to production
Key Responsibilities
  • The individual helps to coordinate and to submit management and staff reports on the request of SGLB and Paris HQ,
  • He /she is in charge of supporting the production of weekly updates, monthly dashboard, monthly staff follow-up, month end financials, key performance indicators, etc
  • He/she helps in conveying the necessary information between the business management, staff and others businesses, SGLB and Paris HQ,
  • He / she helps in answering ad hoc requests for information
  • He /she is in charge of the secretarial tasks of various committees (organisation, minutes taking, diffusion of the decisions, etc)
  • He /she is in charge of coordinating and delivering small projects / initiatives across the Operations remit
  • Any ad hoc activities related to the SBO perimeter as agreed, etc
The successful candidate will be playing an important role in SGSS' strategic journey to extend its presence in the UK.
This opportunity may kick-start the candidate's career with a 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 great 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.

Profile Required

Competencies and Work Experience
  • Strong experience with Microsoft office (MS Excel, MS Word, MS Powerpoint)
  • Strong communication skills written and verbal
  • Reliability and attention to detail
  • Team player and collaboration
  • Organisational skills
  • Enthusiastic
  • Pro -active
  • Can work under pressure and to deadlines
  • Exposure to financial services/capital market/securities services would be an advantage
Russell Group university graduate or equivalent
English - Fluent
French - desirable but not essential

Why Join Us

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

Business Insight

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

All our positions are open to people with disabilities

Job code: 19000QPW
Business unit: SG CIB
Starting date: 02/12/2019
Date of publication: 27/09/2019