Feb 07, 2024

Options Fast-Track Finance Programme

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

Job Description

Options Fast-Track Finance Programme


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 Options?


Options is the largest global financial technology company headquartered in Belfast. We are at the forefront of banking and trading infrastructure, serving clients globally with offices in New York, Chicago, Toronto, London, Cambridge, Paris, Hong Kong, Tokyo, Singapore, and Auckland. At Options, our services are woven into the hottest trends in global tech, including high-performance Networking, Cloud, Security, and AI (Artificial Intelligence).


Unique to Options


  • Global Presence: Belfast Centred: You will be part of a truly global business, with subsidiaries and clients in every major financial centre, while enjoying the benefits of being based in Belfast.
  • Direct Access: Work in the same office with direct access to the CEO, CFO (Chief Financial Officer), COO, and CMO (Chief Marketing Officer) of a leading global tech company.
  • Board-Level Exposure: Take part in board-level finance sessions, monthly finance meetings, and board meetings.
  • Industry Leaders: We serve 700 clients, including the top 40 global banks, and we are highly acquisitive, giving opportunities to be involved in deal teams.
  • World-Class Finance Function: We are committed to building a world-class finance function in Belfast for the long term, with a record of accomplishment of developing talent from within.
  • Tech Savvy: We value tech-savvy individuals who are curious about technology and automation, willing to learn, and proficient in tools like advanced Excel, PowerBI, or Python.


The Role


The Fast-Track Finance Programme will involve performing a variety of roles for a multi-national finance team. 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.


Preferred Requirements

• 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 A-Levels (or equivalent), preferably with a maths or finance background.


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 Options Fast Track Finance Programme 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.