To continue putting local talent on the global stage, FinTrU is committed to investing in their Academy to prepare its employees for life on the global investment banking stage.

Join the 'Best Place to Work' and 'Employer of the Year' at its headquarters in Belfast, Northern Ireland.





Looking to break into a career in Financial Services?

The FinTrU Financial Services Academy is supported by the Department for the Economy.


The FinTrU Financial Services Academy is divided into two learning stages:

Stage 1 (Six weeks): FinTrU Training Academy

Stage 2 (Two years): FinTrU Academy Graduate Programme

Technical trainers and lecturers are market leading experts who have international market expertise in working within the Financial Services industry. 

Personal Development trainers all possess a wealth of experience in “getting the best from people” and can bring unique learnings to the programme.

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.

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.



5th/9th/10th December 2019

Interviews/team exercise sessions are held at FinTrU House, 1 Cromac Avenue, The Gasworks, Belfast

6th January 2020

The FinTrU Training Academy comprises of 6 weeks of mixed blended learning at Belfast Met and Ulster University.

17th February 2020

Candidates who successfully complete the training will have the opportunity of employment with FinTrU.

All correspondence will be via email, it is the applicant's responsibility to act as required within the given time frame.

Please note that anyone who has applied to FinTrU and been unsuccessful in the last 12 months should not apply.*

*Does not apply to those on the reserve list


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.

For further information please email your enquiry to



The FinTrU Academy is a bespoke pre-employment training programme which includes:

Introduction to FinTrU

Regulatory Risk and Compliance

CISI Investment Operations Certificate Unit 1

Team Building

Business Relationship Management

Trade Lifecycle

Communication Skills

Data Management

Creative Problem Solving

KYC Training


Once employed as an Analyst, you will receive continuous professional development:

Product Specific Skills Training and Knowledge Transfer

Client Delivery Experience

Training and Exposure in relation to Derivative Documentation (ISDA/CSA)

CISI Investment Operations Certificate Unit 2

CISI Investment Operations Certificate Unit 3 (specialise in 1 of 5 module options)

Project Management Training

Reece Gilmour: “The Academy experience allowed me to learn with my future colleagues while growing in confidence that I will use in my job role at FinTrU. The Academy provided me with an excellent insight into the Financial Services industry, helping me gain valuable knowledge and skills that I will use in my future career at FinTrU.” 

Jenita Soares: “I really enjoyed my experience of the FinTrU Academy. It was a great opportunity to learn about the products that FinTrU offers as I did not have previous Financial Services experience. It was also a great way to meet new people who have now become my colleagues and I'm looking forward to my future at FinTrU.”

Ryan McComiskey: “I thoroughly enjoyed my experience on the FinTrU Financial Services Academy. Alongside getting to know my future colleagues, it provided an excellent opportunity to learn from a range of respected industry professionals. The Academy allowed me to grow in confidence and equipped me with the essential knowledge and skills required to thrive in the Financial Services industry."

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North West:

Belfast Headquarters: FinTrU House, 1 Cromac Avenue, Belfast, BT7 2JA

Belfast Office: FinTrU, 1A Pakenham Street, Belfast, BT7 1AB

North West Office: FinTrU, Carlisle House, 3 Horace Street, Derry/Londonderry, BT48 6JS

London Office: FinTrU, Warnford Court, 29 Throgmorton Street, London, EC2N 2AT 

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