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Graduate Analyst, Market Risk


What We Offer

Our Graduate Program is a two-year elite program with the following aims:

  • Provide you with a unique opportunity to kick off your dream career
  • Build solid foundations for your future growth and development
  • Give you a chance to contribute to the development and success of the bank
  • During the two-year program, intensive and comprehensive talent management approach will be adopted to develop your skills and professional expertise.

Program Structure

You will be part of the Global Market Risk team in Asia which covers Market activities in countries such as Greater China (China, Hong Kong, Taiwan), Singapore, South Korea, Japan, India and Australia. The department defines Risk appetite framework, methodologies for regulatory measures (Counterparty and Market Risks) and validates pricing and liquidity models. The department supervises, as second level of defense, global market activities through certification of market risk metrics and Profit/loss of different business lines in Asia.

You will take on three eight-month rotations amongst the following teams:

For your first rotation, you will join a Metrics Monitoring and Certification team:

The team oversees risk metrics indicators production and certification. It monitors the market risk exposures of Global Market activities and provide independent PnL analysis by risk factors/strategy

For the second rotation, you join transversal Cross business team for Metrics Monitoring and Analysis:

The team has a double-objective of taking part of certification on global metrics and supporting directly the chief risk officers (CROs) across Asia region. The metrics monitoring analyst manages regulatory metrics computation, indicators consolidation and back-testing.

Depending on your profile, in third rotation you will join one of the following functions:

  • Counterparty and Market Exposure
  • Market and Counterparty Risk Framework
  • Risk Design and Digital Office

Counterparty and Market Exposure has double mission of extracting relevant market information and conduct cross asset risk analysis. The cross-asset analyst contributes to key transversal topics, performs second level analysis through a cross asset control and reports high-level synthetic summaries to risk management direction.

Market and Counterparty Risk Framework analyses the activities and counterparties and design framework of limits/thresholds in accordance with the group risk appetite. It analyzes transactions and provide trades authorization. The team also defines measures to assess both Market and Counterparties risks and contributes to definition of regulatory models and valorization methods.

Risk Design and Digital Office is the digital laboratory of Risk department. The principal mission is to design tools of data analysis, identify market trends, detect metrics anomalies and propose innovative data and analysis tools to Risk analysts combining Technology expertise with Global market and Risk management knowledge.


We are looking for top-notched university graduates with the following attributes and competencies

  • Bachelor’s degree or above preferably in Finance, Risk Management, Engineering or Mathematics, with excellent academic results
  • Fresh graduates or candidates with less than one year’s working experience after graduation
  • Passionate for a long-term career development in the banking industry
  • Understanding of capital market, and in particular the strategies and products
  • Superior analytical, critical-thinking and synthetical mind
  • Good technical and programming skills (Python, Matlab, R, VBA…)
  • Strong leadership potential and interpersonal skills
  • Self-motivated, mature, and possessing a strong drive for excellence
  • Ability to solve problems and propose new ideas
  • Excellent command of English


Company Description

Societe Generale is one of the leading European financial services groups. Founded in 1864, we have been playing a vital role in the economy for over 150 years. With more than 148,000 employees based in 76 countries worldwide, we accompany 32 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial strength with a strategy of sustainable growth.

ASIA-PACIFIC (ASIA), as one of the Business Units of Societe Generale, operates in 12 locations across the Asia Pacific region, employing over 2,500 employees with the regional headquarter located in Hong Kong. Our activities here are centered on Societe Generale's Global Banking & Investor Solutions pole (GBIS), a major growth engine for the Group and a key pillar of Societe Generale's universal banking model. Our expertise in Asia Pacific ranges from Corporate & Investment Banking (Advisory, Financing and Global Markets) to Asset Management, Global Transaction Banking and specialised financial services like Equipment & Vendor Finance and Vehicle Leasing & Fleet Management. In addition, Societe Generale's Global Solution Centre (SGGSC) in Bangalore and Chennai offers customised business solutions to the Societe Generale Group globally including ASIA.

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, sexual or gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Closed 9 months ago
Closed 9 months ago
  • Job type:Graduate Jobs
  • Disciplines:

    All Disciplines

  • Work rights:

    Hong Kong Permanent Resident, Hong

  • Locations:

    Hong Kong (Hong

  • Closing Date:7th Nov 2021, 3:00 pm


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