Receptionist – SGSS Dublin

  • Competitive
  • Dublin, Leinster, Ireland
  • Permanent, Full time
  • SOCIETE GENERALE Corporate & Investment Banking
  • 23 May 19


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.

Description of the Business Line or Department
Société Générale Securities Services (SGSS) is a part of Global Banking & Investor Solutions (GBIS), which is a key pillar of Société Générale's universal banking model.
SGSS has been active in Ireland for 20+ years and is a leading player in servicing Irish domiciled and offshore collective investment vehicles. We act locally as fund administrator and depositary for a wide range of international clients who manage schemes from UCITS to AIFs including private equity and real estate structures, hedge funds and special investment vehicles.
Summary of the key purposes of the role
The receptionist is responsible, for among other things, providing reception cover, administrative support, office management and accounting duties for the following entities:
Société Générale Securities Services, SGSS (Ireland) LimitedSociété Générale S.A. Dublin Branch Inora Life Designated Activity Company
Summary of responsibilities 
Reception cover:
Greet clients and visitors at front desk and manage car park spacesOperate switchboard in an efficient, polite and professional manner. Office management:Sort incoming and outgoing postLiaise with external providers, including building management and other servicesEnsure stationery and kitchen supplies are well stocked Deal with any maintenance issues within the office areaManage calendars, meeting rooms and other ad hoc requests  Administrative support:Manage travel itinerary, including booking of flights and hotelsOrganise international and local couriers as and when neededProvide secretarial / administrative support to senior managers, exercising confidentiality, tact and diplomacyUse Microsoft Office applications (Word, PowerPoint and Excel) to prepare correspondence, reports, presentations, agendas, minutes, etc. Accountant support:
Order tax saver commuter tickets on a monthly basisDeal with invoices and Accounts PayableManage online banking, perform financial transactions, including electronic cash transfer and cheque writingPrepare book-keeping and accounting recordsAssist with production of monthly accountsUpdate database of suppliers


Excellent telephone manner and interpersonal skillsGood facilities management and/or event management proceduresProficiency in Microsoft Office products (Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook)Flexible and adaptable attitude while being able to prioritise changing workloadsExcellent organisational and multi-tasking skills, with an ability to work individually or part of a teamPossess a strong attention to detail and a positive and proactive approach to work Display professionalism with a strong sense of discretion and confidentiality 
+2 yearsprevious reception/administrative experience
BSc/BA in office administration or relevant field is an advantage
Fluent English
French is an advantage