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Closing Date: 28 November 2021

FinTrU Legal Reignite Programme

Closing date: Sunday 28 November 2021 at midnight

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You will join FinTrU on 10th January 2022 and undertake an intensive, in-house training programme to fully prepare you for a Legal role within one of our growing project teams working for a Tier 1 Global Investment Bank.

The four week training programme with our inhouse specialist team will include;

  • Your FinTrU induction

  • Overview of the Financial Services industry, our clients and relevant products

  • Legal training with a focus on financial regulation and derivatives

  • Professional skills training to equip you for the dynamic environment of Financial Services

Further to the FinTrU Legal Reignite Programme, you will also be supported in your development with opportunities to undertake fully funded, relevant industry-recognised qualifications, including the Investment Operations Certificate (IOC).

Role Responsibilities

There are a variety of opportunities available with FinTrU across our Business As Usual and Projects teams.  Responsibilities can include any of the following:

  • Drafting, negotiating and arranging for the execution of a wide range of legal trading documentation to facilitate trading in line with current financial regulations

  • Liaising with trading desks, client relationship teams, risk management and specialist legal teams to resolve various derivatives-related issues

  • Carrying out legal capacity and authority due diligence checks

  • Reviewing and implementing advice from collateral netting and legal opinions

  • Working closely with relevant stakeholders on client launches and priorities to ensure timely execution of all trading documentation

  • Liaising with the appropriate teams to ensure trading accounts are activated and ready to meet Day-1 trading requirements

  • Liaising with local counsel in multiple jurisdictions

Essential Experience

  • Undergraduate degree is essential, preferably in Law

  • Minimum of two years’ experience of working within professional services, preferably with a law firm, investment bank, asset manager, stock exchange, debt collection agency, clearing house or depositary (either in-house or through a third party intermediary)

  • Experience working within a structured, project-driven role following a complex process guide or manual

  • Language skills are desirable, especially Spanish, German, Italian or French

Person Specification

  • Self-starter with a proactive approach and ability to work without supervision

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced and demanding environment and to excel in working to deadlines

  • Attention to detail and high-quality standards of documentation

  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills, both verbally and written

  • Organised and structured approach

  • Focused on quality of output as well as speed of delivery

The closing date for applications is midnight on 28th November 2021.

Please note that we will be reviewing applications and inviting for interview throughout the duration of the advert.  Therefore, the sooner you apply the sooner you may be invited for screening and interview.

About FinTrU

FinTrU is a multi award winning RegTech company, specialising in the areas of KYC, Compliance, Legal, Risk & Controls and Operations.  We consider ourselves to have a fundamental social purpose to create high-quality professional employment and we care deeply about our culture and values of Partnership, Passion, People and Professionalism.  Working with Investment Banks around the globe, we design technology-enabled solutions to help our clients meet their regulatory obligations.

We currently employ over 900 people worldwide across Belfast, Derry/Londonderry, London, Dublin, Maastricht and New York.

We were proud to receive the Digital DNA award for ‘Workplace of the Year’ in 2021, which recognised how we had instilled an excellent workplace culture and had reacted to the challenges presented by the pandemic.  As we begin a phased return to the office, hybrid working is available for all FinTrU employees.  You will be able to choose a pattern of working which will incorporate both working from home and/or working in a FinTrU city centre office in Belfast or Derry/Londonderry over the course of the week. 

You can read more about our hybrid working announcement here.

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