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.

FinTrU Belfast Financial Services Academy XV will be delivered virtually to ensure that the health and safety of all applicants is at the forefront of this fantastic opportunity.


The FinTrU Training Academy takes place over four weeks and begins on Monday 3 August.


The successful candidates will have the opportunity to work alongside some of the world’s largest Investment Banks from right here in Northern Ireland.

"We have launched our 20th Financial Services Academy here at FinTrU. This represents a fantastic opportunity for those embarking on their professional journey or looking for a change in career to an exciting industry. We have virtually delivered two FinTrU Financial Services Academies in recent months and look forward to welcoming applications from those who are ambitious and want to work alongside some of the world’s largest investment banks.” 

- Sinead Carville, Chief Human Resources Officer, FinTrU

All recruitment for the FinTrU Financial Services Academy will be by telephone and video calls. All training for participants will be delivered virtually to comply with social distancing during the COVID-19 crisis.


These conditions also apply to any subsequent employment with FinTrU until such time as social distancing restrictions can be lifted.

Supported by the Department for the Economy, the FinTrU Financial Services Academy is a training programme leading to a potential offer of employment.

  • Develop and grow through unique personal development programmes

  • Learn from market leading experts who have international expertise working within the Financial Services industry

  • Prepare for CISI Investment Operating Certificate (IOC) globally recognised qualifications that feature on the Financial Services Skills Councils list of recommended courses' with 'Prepare for CISI Investment Operating Certificate (IOC) globally recognised qualifications that feature on the Financial Services Skills Councils list of recommended courses':

For the duration of the programme, participants will be paid £150 training allowance per week.

Previous experience is not required but applicants must hold at least a 2.2 in any discipline.



Key Dates

Applications open: Monday 15 June

Applications close: Friday 10 July

Telephone interviews: Tuesday 14 / Wednesday 15 July

Video interviews: Tuesday 21 / Wednesday 22 July

FinTrU Training Academy commences: Monday 3 August

First day of employment with FinTrU: Tuesday 1 September

To comply with social distancing during the COVID -19 crisis all recruitment interviews will be hosted via telephone and video calls, training will be delivered through virtual classrooms

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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."


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


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