Aug 28, 2023

Finance Graduate

  • Options Technology
  • Belfast, County Antrim
Full time Accounting Finance Insurance

Job Description

Finance Graduate


Location: Belfast

Salary: Competitive


Join the Options Finance Team and kickstart your career!


Working for Options


Developing and engaging our people is a strategic priority for our business. We are looking for talented individuals to join our team and contribute to Options’ future growth and success.

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.


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 450 employees worldwide and are continuing to grow across offices in New York, Chicago, Belfast, London, Cambridge, Hong Kong and Singapore.


Why Options?


  • Global travel: We have offices in New York, Chicago, 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.
  • Competitive salary: In addition to a competitive salary, Options reward employees with a range of bonus incentives and employee benefits.


The Role


The 2023 Finance Graduates will perform a variety of roles for a multi-national finance team. These roles, starting Summer 2023, are intended to be permanent.

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.


We’re looking for someone who has technical proficiency in:

• Customer service experience (comfortable working with senior management and business owners).
• Solid competency in the following: Word, PowerPoint and Excel.
• Candidates must have or be working towards or completed an Undergraduate degree in a Finance-related discipline.


The successful applicants will be able to work within all of Options-IT’s Finance function which is split into a variety of areas including:


  • Financial Planning and Analysis.
  • Financial Accounting.
  • Management Accounting.
  • Budgeting & Forecasting.
  • Monthly Reporting and Consolidation.
  • Transaction Services.
  • Accounts Payable & Accounts Receivable.
  • Ad-hoc experience in other specialist functions such as tax and procurement.


We’re also looking for candidates with:


  • Strong research, writing and communication skills.
  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and changeable working environment.
  • 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.
  • A passion for innovation and the financial technology sector.
  • Strong interpersonal skills.
  • Project management skills and proven ability to manage own workload.


How to apply


Please submit a CV and cover letter to the Finance Graduate role on the Options Career Page at https://www.options-it.com/careers/. The CV must be a maximum of two pages. The covering letter must detail the role you are applying to, along with your availability.