Société Générale is one of the largest European financial services groups. Based on a diversified universal banking model, the Group combines financial solidity with a strategy of sustainable growth, and aims to be the reference for relationship banking, recognized on its markets, close to clients, chosen for the quality and commitment of its teams. More than 149,000 employees, based in 67 countries, accompany 31 million clients throughout the world on a daily basis.
We are looking for an intern (m/f) for Payment & Cash Management Team for a period of 6 months starting as soon as possible.
Societe Generale Global Transaction Banking (GTB) includes payment and cash management, cash clearing services, trade services, factoring and foreign exchange services associated to these activities. GTB integrates all the expertise and services required to facilitate the daily transactional activities of major economic and financial actors both in a domestic and international scope.
As a major player in banking flows, we rely on our strong presence in both Europe and mature and emerging markets worldwide.
With over 6,000 specialists in over 50 countries, Payments and Cash Management (PCM) is a strategic activity for Societe Generale. We can offer the expertise of a large international banking group and experience spanning over twenty years. As a real local Bank in all the countries where we operate, our global system ensures optimal coordination. We can intervene in cash management in Europe, Africa, Asia, Americas, Overseas, and in the Middle East
As an Intern in Client Service & Implementation you will support the GTB/Payments & Cash Management Midoffice team in any Implementation and Client Service Activity with Corporates and Non-Bank Financial Institutions. Thereby you will work on projects which are supervised by Senior Sales Managers. Furthermore you will be involved in the system set-up process for clients (cash pooling, EBICS, Global Cash etc.). You will report to the Head of Midoffice/Client Service.
Supporting the commercial activities of the Front Office including contract preparation, proposal development and writing, preparation of client presentations
Preparation of Client welcome packages
Support the execution and coordination of implementation projects for cash management solutions
Participate in implementation project which are led/managed by the team in Germany
Supporting the smooth communication with regards to Cash Management topics with internal and external parties and authorities.
Be part of the team which is the first point of contact for our clients with regards to service topics and required account relationship or product set-up amendments, i.e. opening of new accounts, cash pool changes, amendments to Electronic Banking set-ups, etc...
Follow up on service issues with the Front Office, Back Office and product teams in Paris. i.e. SWIFT, Global Cash, current account management, European proposals etc.
Verify product related billing (i.e. Global Cash, SWIFTNET etc.) based on information received from SG Paris
Set up and administration of EBICS Users and Authorizers based on customer request
EBICS Contract Administration including user initialization, client follow-up and filing of documents)
Day-to-day management of credit card program, i.e. application for credit card issuance, reconciliation of First Data Invoices, first point of contact for card holders in case of limit issues/questions etc.
Experience & technical skills
Bachelor/Master student, ideally in the final year of stduying
Ideally past experience in Banking, Cash Management, Transaction Banking
Fluency in German and English (written and orally) is required, French (optional), other foreign language skills would be advantageous
Highly proficient with Microsoft (Excel, PowerPoint, Word) and superior analytical and quantitative skill
Personal abilities & competencies
Pro-active team player
Time management, organizational and planning skills with proven ability to multitask and meet deadlines in a fast-paced environment
Excellent communication skills, good presentation and writing skills for pitching (English as first language), other languages could be useful for this position.
Ability to work with multiple stakeholders
Comfortable and confident to speak / present to clients and also SG senior management
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, nationality or ethnic origin.
If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, thrive on a challenge and want to become part of a dedicated and driven team that strives for success, then please apply with a CV (including your expected graduation date), cover letter as well as your preferred start date and duration for the internship.