Role: Options Finance & Accountancy Apprenticeship Programme
Join the Options Finance and Accountancy team in Belfast!
Who are we?
Options is a leading managed services and IT infrastructure products provider to the global capital markets community. Founded in 1993, the company began life as a hedge fund technology services provider. Today over 200 firms globally leverage the Options platform, including the leading global investment banks, hedge funds and exchanges. We currently employ over 400 employees worldwide and are continuing to grow across offices in New York, Chicago, Belfast, London, Hong Kong and Singapore.
• We have offices in New York, Toronto, London, Belfast, Dublin and across Asia.
Continuous career development opportunities:
• We provide professional skills development and technical training
The chance to be a part of a self-sufficient, successful team:
• The Options team operates in a fast paced environment with endless opportunities for innovation and forward thinking.
• In addition to a competitive salary, Options reward employees with a range of bonus incentives and benefits.
Working for us
The positions will be based around apprenticeship requirements, per your course, paid and based in Belfast initially, although there will be opportunities to gain experience from company offices such as New York, Hong Kong, Singapore, Auckland and London for those who have successfully completed their apprenticeship.
We welcome applications from a broad range of disciplines including those with financial backgrounds, as well as science, business, mathematics, marketing and technology. We have a fresh new team expanding in our Belfast office and we want to hear from candidates that are motivated, self-driven and have a passion to learn and develop their skills in the world of financial technology.
At Options we are focused on creating a learning environment that enables you to develop and flourish in all aspects of your work. You own your career, you choose your own path, and we provide the opportunities to make it happen.
Strong research, writing and communication skills.
Ability to work in a fast-paced and changeable working environment.
Customer service experience (comfortable working with senior management and business owners).
Exceptional organisational skills and strong attention to detail.
Desire to travel and see the world.
Ability to work independently and manage your own projects in a professional manner.
Solid competency in the following: Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
Candidates must successfully secure a position at the relevant apprenticeship training provider
Previous start-up, financial technology or business experience.
A passion for start-ups, finance, innovation and financial technology.
Strong interpersonal skills with client facing experience.
Project management skills and proven ability to manage own workload.
(In the case of applications for technical positions, examples of previous work are encouraged.)
All applicants MUST be willing to travel, pending availability during studies.