Fixed Income Sales internship Q1 2019

Company
ABN Amro
Type
Internship
Location
Amsterdam
Sector
Banking
Website
https://www.abnamro.nl

Description

Do you have strong analytical and programming skills, a nose for new business opportunities and the desire to get down to business in the dealingroom of one of the largest Dutch banks? Then an internship in the Dutch/Nordic Fixed Income Sales team may be the perfect fit for you. From the Zuidas in Amsterdam, we guide clients in the most complex financial transactions and facilitate their needs by finding the best deals for them. Tell us your story. We are curious! If you're already good, we'll make you even better. That's a promise. So seize this opportunity to develop into the professional you aspire to be.

What is the internship about?

Your activities include:

  • Work on quantitative tools and spreadsheets to be used by sales persons;
  • Keep track of investor feedback;
  • Create investor profiles and help planning investor roadshows across Europe;
  • Prepare trade ideas, conduct comparable bond analysis and relative value analysis;
  • Assisting desk in day to day activities;
  • There will be plenty learning objectives and you will be guided by experienced professionals.

Who are we?

Financial Institutions - Fixed Income Sales

Fixed Income Sales is a department of the Global Markets division within ABN AMRO. We offer sophisticated and plain vanilla products as well as tailor made solutions to financial institutions such as pension funds, asset managers, insurers and bank treasuries. We offer our clients liquidity in instruments such as bonds, interest rate derivatives, fx, repo's and deposits. Our team of sales persons are in daily contact with our clients to advise and inform them on current developments and trends in the financial markets. The Amsterdam based team covers financial institutions in the Netherlands, Nordics and central banks across the globe.

Global Markets

Global Markets is the heart of Corporate & Institutional Banking and advises clients on the purchase and sale of complex financial products i.e. currency, stocks, fixed income products and derivatives. Our clients come from different parts of the bank, from Retail and Private Banking to Corporate Clients and Financial Institutions.

Working at ABN AMRO means becoming even better at what you do. We understand clients, translate their ambitions into joint success and thus earn their trust. We want our clients to understand our products. That's why we sometimes say 'no' if the risk attached to a product is too great for the client. Serving the client's interests is also a question of offering and communicating a transparent range of products. Banking is our business, the world is our challenge.

Who are you?

You’re highly analytical and possess strong quantitative and programming skills as well as strong communication skills, but you also have a keen eye for promising developments in the market. The fact that sharing knowledge and working as a team are crucially important on the trading floor we don’t need to tell you. You are results-focused, have an inquisitive mind, enjoy learning new things and adapt easily to change.

You consider yourself to be a top student at university and you have both strong analytical and commercial skills. You have a professional work attitude, enjoy working in a team and are able to deal with multiple tasks within tight deadlines. If you are in the final phase of your academic career and if you are looking for a challenging internship in an internationally oriented environment that improves your understanding of investment banking and debt related products, this internship will match your needs.

Candidates for the internship need to fulfil the following requirements:

  • Strong affinity with financial markets;
  • University education (preferably Master students) with excellent grades;
  • Minimal availability as an intern for three months;
  • Experience in tool or model-building in Excel or other applications such as VBA;
  • Experience in programming (Python, Matlab etc.);
  • Strong communication skills, both verbally and written in English, Dutch and/or any Nordic language;
  • Relevant extracurricular activities.

What do we offer?

An internship with ABN AMRO is the chance to prove yourself in a professional working environment. We invest extensively in training and personal development of young talent. In addition to “learning on the job”, you will get excellent guidance and personal feedback on your work. Additionally, you are presented with the opportunity to really get to know our culture and to expand your network. On top of that, internship positions are an ideal stepping stone for securing a traineeship at Global Markets.

Apply for the job or learn more?

The candidate we're recruiting now could start from January 2019. If you are interested in this internship, please send an e-mail with your motivation and resume: wouter.kranendonk@nl.abnamro.com 

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