• Competitive
  • London, England, United Kingdom London England GB
  • Internships & Graduate Trainee, Full time
  • Société Générale - UK
  • 22 Apr 18 2018-04-22

Societe Generale is one of the largest financial services groups in Europe and has been serving the needs of its clients in the UK for more than 100 years through a range of businesses

Societe Generale is one of the largest financial services groups in Europe and has been serving the needs of its clients in the UK for more than 100 years through a range of businesses: corporate and investment banking to private banking, asset management, and securities services, as well as specialised financial services including vehicle and equipment finance.

Description of the Business Line or Department - Summary of the business, coverage, services
* Candidate will be joining Debt Capital Markets team covering CEEMEA region with primary focus on CEE and Russia & CIS
* Unlike other institutions, our team does both origination and execution hence providing good experience on the whole DCM process
* Close cooperation with other business lines (Liability Management, Rating Advisory, Structuring) allows to provide complex solutions to clients meeting their needs

Summary of the key purposes of the role - Summary of the key objectives and primary goals (minimum 3)
* As a debt capital markets trainee you will work directly with the originating teams covering SG's CEEMEA client base
* The trainee will be required to ensure that each originator is fully supported and provided with the necessary information they need in order to advise their clients
* The trainee will thus need to provide support on the analytical side, presentations and marketing as well as be extremely organised. Within the CEEMEA team originators, focus on corporate clients and financial institutions from Central and Eastern Europe as well as Russia and CIS


Competencies - Define a minimum of 10 skills and technical  knowledge that are essential for the Job holder to have
* Although experience in the Debt Capital Markets, specifically Origination, would be helpful, a Fixed Income, ECM or other similar background/ business line could be considered
* Strong financial background and knowledge of the international bond market
* Able to develop an understanding of derivatives and structured products
* Fluent English – market report documents, presentations and updates are all written in English
* First class marketing skills – the ability to synthesise complex market arguments and communicate these effectively is crucial
* Requires advanced level knowledge of MS Word, Excel and Powerpoint
* Knowledge of Bloomberg would be helpful, however, is not essential
* Excellent analytical skills – significant data research and credit analysis
* Good quantitative skills – comfortable with all aspects of financial maths
* Financial skills – able to interpret a balance sheet, income and cash flow statement
* Organisational skills – Multiple tasks with multiple deadlines in short spaces of time
* The position requires a self-confident person who is a self-starter; highly motivated and reliable, with strong team spirit, well organized with good attention to detail
* Strong written and oral communication skills
* Ability to cope with multiple tasks from many different people
* Ability to complete accurate work under significant pressure
* Awareness of and experience in working with people with international backgrounds, prioritising tasks and managing competing deadlines
* Good interpersonal skills
* Hardworking ethic

Financial Conduct Authority & Prudential Regulation Authority Conduct Rules
Individual Conduct Rules - All staff covered by Code of Conduct rules are reminded of their obligation to adhere fully to these codes of conduct and failure will be considered as an act of gross misconduct
You must act with integrity
You must act with due skill, care and diligence
You must be open and cooperative with the FCA, the PRA and other regulators
You must pay due regard to the interests of customers and treat them fairly
You must observe proper standards of market conduct
All Staff are covered by SG Group Leadership Model
Team spirit – The employee encourages collective success
Innovation – The employee will create conditions that encourage innovation
Responsibility – The employee acts with integrity and in an ethical manner
Commitment – The employee is committed to the role and inspires others
Client orientation – The employee actively improves his/ her relationship with clients
* Ideally some Investment Banking experience