Looking to break into a career in Financial Services?
FinTrU is a multi-award winning financial services company that is committed to giving local talent the opportunity to work on a global stage with the largest international investment banks. Based in Belfast and London, FinTrU provides its clients with high quality, cost-effective, near-shore resourcing solutions.
The FinTrU Financial Services Academy is supported by the Department for the Economy and delivered in partnership with Belfast Metropolitan College and Ulster University. It is a 5-6 week programme, designed to provide graduates with the core skills needed to take up exciting new graduate roles in FinTrU’s Belfast Centre of Excellence. Graduates selected to join the programme will receive practical, real world training and have the opportunity to work within FinTrU’s main product areas; Compliance, Legal, Risk, Operations, KYC and Consultancy.
Successful Academy participants will have the opportunity to complete level 1 of the Investment Operating Certificate (IOC) through CISI and a potential offer of employment. The selection process will include an aptitude test and an interview/team exercise. Training for successful applicants will take place in Greater Belfast.
Previous experience is not required but graduates must hold at least a 2.2 in any discipline. For the duration of the programme participants will be paid £150 training allowance per week plus travel expenses
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Successful applicants claiming Job Seekers Allowance can contact their local Jobs and Benefits office to have a ‘Better off Calculation’ carried out before proceeding with the programme. Applications are welcome from those who meet the criteria irrespective of religious belief, political opinion, age, sexual orientation, disability, race, marital status, gender, whether or not they have dependents and women returning to the workforce.
Applications are welcome from those who meet the criteria irrespective of religious belief, political opinion, age, sexual orientation, disability, race, marital status, gender, whether or not they have dependents and women returning to the workforce.
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Psychometric assessments are a common part of the selection process and enable organisations to better understand candidates and determine if they have the skills for the job.
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