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Trainee - Bond Syndicate - Others - London, United Kingdom

London, United Kingdom
Closing date
Jul 20, 2024

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Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time
Description of the Business Line or Department

The bond syndicate team acts as an intermediary between issuer clients and investor clients. The role of syndicate is to advise on pricing, to define an execution strategy, to distribute bond issuance through the fixed income salesforce and, occasionally, to manage the unsold portion of a deal. Most of the deals brought to the market by syndicate are done on a best effort basis (sized and priced to demand).

Summary of the key purposes of the role

• Assist the credit bond syndicate team in providing highest quality advice to their internal and external issuer clients

• Production of analytics and statistics

• Basic support in transaction execution and help with certain internal documentation

Summary of responsibilities

• Accurately update team databases where relevant

• Assist with basic new issue pricing exercises under supervision of a senior person

• Assist in roadshow organisation and feedback gathering through discussion with salesforce

• Analysing investor books and ensuring online systems are accurate

• Support with book-building process

• Assist in miscellaneous administrative tasks that are required (data gathering for management presentations, sales credit allocation, etc)

Profile required


• The ideal candidate will hold a degree or equivalent in a Finance / Mathematics-related discipline

• Good basic Bond Mathematics skills essential

• Some work experience in a similar field is advantageous

• Excellent Excel and MS Office skills essential

• Excellent level of written and spoken English essential

• Good analytical skills

• Good communication skills

• Flexibility/adaptability

• Ability to work under pressure

• Ability to work under own initiative

• Good teamwork skills

Why join us

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.

Business insight

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 Société Générale, 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 identity.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 24000HPN
Entity: SG CIB
Starting date: 2024/09/30

Publication date: 2024/07/08

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