Future Finance Professional
At Nordea Markets in Finland we believe in talent, and find many of our junior employees through our Future Finance Professional programme. Is it you?
A head start to your career
Whether you have recently graduated or are about to graduate, we offer an exciting opportunity to those at the start of their career with our Future Finance Professional programme.
You will work with some of the greatest talents in the industry while gaining experience and developing your interpersonal skills. We offer training and challenging tasks throughout the summer to ensure a steep learning curve. On top of that, you will build a large network in the Finnish financial sector.
In the Future Finance Professional programme, you will be assigned to a department within Nordea Markets from May throughout September. From day one, you will be an integral part of the team and move towards customer contact and trade execution. You will also take part in summer projects with other Future Finance Professionals.
Roles in the Future Finance Professional programme
We offer a great variety of different roles for our Future Finance Professionals. Your personal motivation, ambition and skills are key when we consider you for different roles. We want to leverage your talent and help you to meet your career objectives which is why we are committed to the constant evolution of our staff.
The roles we offer are unique combinations of the below, and we encourage and nurture you in order to develop skills widely in them, depending on your level of ambition.
You will collaborate on challenging projects with stakeholders varying from other summer interns to our top management and experts outside of Markets. Projects will vary in length and size and you will gain vast experience in our business processes from our experts and help us to create new ways to deliver great customer experiences.
You will learn the tools and concepts needed through an intensive training period that starts on your very first day. After that, you will shift into execution mode, delivering professional advice to our real internal and external customers in cooperation with your colleagues.
You will start to gain experience and knowledge in a well-defined business segment. You will learn from our experts and should take ownership of your own learning as the ultimate goal is that, later on your career, you are the one who is teaching others in your respective field. You will work in close co-operation with our sales managers, customers and other internal stakeholders.
Middle Office (Finance & Risk Control)
Finance & Risk Control (FRC) has the responsibility for ensuring efficient compliance to financial risks relating to Nordea Markets activities. This includes controlling, reporting and analysis in relation to Risk, Finance, Capital and Valuation. We also actively support sustainable development through participation in projects.
FRC offers several challenging job opportunities in the valuation, accounting, risk and capital domain. A high motivation, engaged attitude and an eagerness to learn are driving success factors for the job. The broad set of skills and competences that you will pick up during your internship will make you a valuable asset in the market of financial professionals.
Controllers are characterized by having excellent IT competences and a general curiosity towards data (information), products, and capital markets business. During your summer internship, you will gain valuable insights into how Nordea Markets’ products work and behave from a valuation-, accounting-, risk- and capital perspective. FRC is a place for people who are interested to learn how things really work.
Future Finance Professional in FRC will be employed in one of the following sections:
- Financial Control
- Valuation Control
- Product Control
- Risk & Capital Control
Smart people who know how to get smarter
Generally, we expect you to be a top performer in your Masters level studies, but more than anything we are looking for the right attitude and aptitude. You need to be confident, self-motivated and be in the right mind-set for constant improvement and personal development.
Here are few examples of traits that will help you shine:
- Great social and communication skills
- Analytical and quantitative problem-solving skills
- A keen interest in financial markets
- Excellent verbal and written English
- Ability to work and make decisions under pressure
- Strong personal integrity
- The drive to deliver great customer experiences
Need more information?
Application period for Future Finance Professional 2020 opens around October 2019. Meanwhile subscribe to nordea.com/career.
For more information and questions regarding the FFP programme, please contact Pauliina Takala: firstname.lastname@example.org.
Also, you can have a look at the video with Henrik as he is shows around at Markets Trading floor and tells about his FFP life.
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