JOB CODE: 170015E6
Date of publication: 18-12-2017
Corporate and Investment Banking


Opened in 1981, and located in Sydney, Societe Generale in Australia provides products and services in the areas of financial advisory and global markets for financial institutions. There are currently 35 members of staff in Sydney, representing 10 different nationalities, from different business lines and corporate functions of the Group. This is an exciting opportunity to join a focussed and dynamic team and get hands-on experience of a global markets sales role. The successful candidate will have an opportunity to build close relationships with the teams onshore and within the organisation more broadly on a regional and global basis.
Among other services, the Société Générale Group provides corporate, financial institutions, investors and public sector clients with value-added integrated financial solutions. The mission of Coverage Officers worldwide is to establish long-term relationships with a clientele of top decision-makers (CEOs, CFOs, CIOs & Treasurers etc.) by promoting and providing our services and expertise.
The candidate will support the Senior Relationship Manager for Financial Institutions and Groups, based in Sydney, in assisting with the implementation and deployment of a multi-tiered coverage strategy with clients including banks, super funds, asset managers, and insurance companies to deliver insightful and strategic support for their needs. The Graduate Trainee role will encompass all support tasks related to the coverage activity, from assistance with client engagement and marketing activities through to the support for onboarding and transaction documentation and the administrative dimension of the function.


  • Client intelligence & coordination: assistance with roadshow event management, creation and production of high-quality pitch books and other marketing material, client database updates and coordination, drafting of minutes from client meetings;
  • Onboarding: assistance with the KYC (“Know Your Customer”) process for existing clients and the onboarding of new clients;
  • Administration: travel coordination, submission of expenses.


  • University degree in business, finance, marketing, accounting, economics, or law   
  • Proficient in MS Office (Word, Excel, Power Point & Outlook)
  • Keen interest in financial markets
  • Previous experience of event management would be an asset
  • Strong oral, written and interpersonal communication skills
  • Willingness to take initiative, proactive, enthusiastic, keen to learn, hands on attitude
  • Proven organisational and time management skills
  • Creative thinker with an ability to develop and share innovative thinking