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Corporate Infrastructure (Operations) 2019 Summer Internship Programme at Nomura

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: December 30, 2018

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Main business: Finance (incl. accountancy, insurance, pensions and fundraising)

Nomura is an Asia-based financial services group with an integrated global network spanning over 30 countries. By ‘Connecting Markets East & West’, Nomura services the needs of individuals, institutions, corporates and governments through its three business divisions: Retail, Asset Management, and Wholesale (Global Markets and Investment Banking). Founded in 1925, the firm is built on a tradition of disciplined entrepreneurship, serving clients with creative solutions and considered thought leadership.

About the Role:

Through this programme, you will gain in-depth knowledge of operations whilst being exposed to a wide breadth of operations disciplines, such as:

  • Global Markets Business Services: play a key role in controlling and supporting the full range of Global Markets activities. Work closely with Global Markets to support and facilitate business development and execution to build the client franchise. Key control function providing operational expertise across a broad scope of activities to manage associated risks and deliver positive business outcomes. Deliver product, process and industry expertise to wider Operations and Strategic Firm Wide Change initiatives.
  • Operations Change Management: deliver transformational change for Operations to meet regulatory, control, business enablement and efficiency goals. Ensure a structured approach to delivery and transparency of decision making for projects and programmes. Elicit business requirements from users, regulators and industry participants and ensure that they are robustly tested and are fit-for-purpose in advance of go-live.
  • EMEA Shared Services: covers a group of functions which provides operational services to support the activities of the Global Markets, IBD and Corporate functions. The EMEA group covers Settlements Oversight functions across all asset classes working closely with our Powai teams. New Issues are a global support team for the issuance of debt securities where Nomura International act as lead manager or dealer for a new debt security. Asset Servicing which involves processing corporate events working with the front office to ensure Nomura reflects its positions correctly. Tax Operations incorporates tax reporting and calculation. Reference Data Oversight is responsible for overseeing the day to day processing of all data in the Reference Data stores and associated downstream unlinked systems. Network Management function covers both the selection and performance of Nomura’s custody and settlement agent banks along with a high level of regulatory focus on due diligence.
  • Regulatory Operations: caries out the operational processes to meet our regulatory Client Assets responsibilities; oversight and management of Transaction Reporting under MiFID, EMIR and CFTC regulations; performance of due-diligence controls for new clients and on an ongoing basis to ensure clients pass Anti-Money Laundering and other control checks required by regulators and by the firm; and integration of new clients and new trading accounts into Nomura systems.
  • Operations Control: includes the creation and maintenance of control standards; internal independent review of Key Risk Indicators; oversight of reconciliation processes; analysis of Operations risk events and trends; oversight of timely remediation of audit and regulatory issues; the review of new products and processes; and the oversight and management of independent internal quality assurance testing of processes.

Requirements:

At Nomura our goal is to attract and develop exceptionally talented people who share our passion for individual excellence and our commitment to teamwork. We recruit graduates and interns with a high level of academic and extra-curricular achievement, who will be able to withstand the rigours of a rapidly changing, demanding but ultimately rewarding environment.

As an intern, you should be in your penultimate year at university and on track to achieve a 2:1 or equivalent.

How to Apply:
For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '7GBD6'

2019 CREDit Solutions Summer Internship Programme at S&P Global

Where: England - Greater London

Deadline: December 31, 2018

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Main business: Finance (incl. accountancy, insurance, pensions and fundraising)

At S&P Global, we don’t give you intelligence - we give you Essential Intelligence. The essential intelligence you need to make decisions with conviction. We’re the world’s foremost provider of ratings, benchmarks and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets.

About the Role:

You will be part of a global team of credit risk solution analysts who are a substantial part of our S&P Global Market Intelligence business line. We are looking for penultimate year students and high achievers from a diverse pool of undergraduate & postgraduate institutions that are passionate about analysis and want to develop their career in a dynamic, high performing and multicultural team. We are looking for students who are able to work well within a team and can demonstrate exceptional learning agility, creativity and problem solving ability.

Responsibilities include:

  • Provide timely and accurate quarterly financial statistics and data analysis
  • Assist in reporting, research, presentation on research & analysts and modelling
  • Support the team on improvement in execution and ad-hoc writing projects

Requirements:

  • Fully matriculated students maintaining a minimum 2.1 in a BSc or BA degree, or equivalent
  • Postgraduate & Undergraduate students in their penultimate year of studies ONLY
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Ability to learn quickly, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Problem-solving, time-management, attention to detail and organizational abilities
  • The ability and the desire to learn to conduct your own analysis and research
  • Fluent command of English Language is essential and a 2nd European language is desirable

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'YK9Z4'

2019 CREDit Summer Internship Programme at S&P Global

Where: Europe - multiple

Deadline: December 31, 2018

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Main business: Finance (incl. accountancy, insurance, pensions and fundraising)

At S&P Global, we don’t give you intelligence - we give you Essential Intelligence. The essential intelligence you need to make decisions with conviction. We’re the world’s foremost provider of ratings, benchmarks and analytics in the global capital and commodity markets.

About the Role:

You will be offered the opportunity to assist S&P Global in achieving its mission of being one of the leading providers of the highest quality risk evaluations and analytical information to the world’s financial markets.

Summer interns will work with junior and senior analysts within S&P Global and senior management of issuing entities through the ratings process (including ratings committees and management meetings).

You will also complete a group mock ratings committee project for the duration of the summer program. Interns will be provided with an unrated company or entity and will be responsible for all due diligence and research, in order to develop a suggested credit rating for the assigned entity. Interns will present their final recommendation at the end of the internship to a Ratings Committee, comprised of senior business leaders.

Responsibilities include:

  • Learn and understand ratings criteria and methodology
  • Assist with preparing required documents for rating committee and issuer management meetings
  • Work with assigned summer intern project teams to successfully complete and present during mock ratings committee
  • Provide timely and accurate quarterly financial statistics and data analysis
  • Assist in reporting, research, presentations and modelling
  • Support the team on improvement in execution and ad-hoc writing projects

Requirements:

  • Fully matriculated students maintaining a minimum 2.1 in a BSc or BA degree, or equivalent
  • Postgraduate & Undergraduate students in their penultimate year of study ONLY
  • Strong verbal & written communication skills
  • Able to learn quickly, multi-task and work in a fast-paced environment
  • Problem-solving, time-management, attention to detail and organizational abilities
  • The ability and the desire to learn to conduct your own analysis and research
  • Fluent command of English Language is essential and a 2nd European language is desirable

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'ONMXG'

Commercial Summer Internships at Fidelity International

Where: England - South East

Deadline: December 31, 2018

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Fidelity International offers world class investment solutions and retirement expertise. We are a privately owned, independent company, with the commitment and resources to provide the investment expertise, technology and service innovation needed to help our clients achieve their financial goals.

At Fidelity there is a culture of excellence and innovation and the highest integrity in everything we do. We work hard, to provide the best outcomes for clients, think of new and creative ways to go about things and take responsibility for the decisions we make.

About the Roles:

There are 2 types of Commercial Internship available at Fidelity. If you show promise and improvement over the course of the summer, you could be offered a place on our graduate programme.

  • Operational Management: Distribution Operations is a global enterprise comprising myriad functions that support the success of the business, including Project Management, Business Analysts, Investment Operations, Brokerage and Process Automation to name but a few. The majority of our roles are based in our Surrey office. Over the course of an eight week programme, you’ll absorb and learn all about Fidelity International and discover how our component parts work together. This is particularly true within Distribution Operations where, in addition to the lunch and learns and overviews you will receive, you will complete a project in one of; Anti-Money Laundering, Brokerage, Fund Data Management or Pricing.
  • Sales and Marketing: Our Sales and Marketing teams are crucial to the success and continued growth of our business. From developing new investment products and solutions and telling our clients about them, to bringing in new business and managing client relationships to help them choose the right products; it’s an exciting and varied department to work in. As well as providing investment products, we provide innovative wealth management and retirement planning solutions. Over your eight weeks you’ll be allocated to one of our sales, marketing or product teams in either London or Surrey to give you a thorough understanding of our clients and their lifecycle, different markets and our products and solutions.

Requirements:

We’re looking for highly driven people with intellectual curiosity, ambition and an absolute commitment to serving the best interests of our clients. We want candidates with a thirst for knowledge, independent and confident thinkers, from any degree discipline and on track for a 2:1.

How to Apply:

For more information and to find out how to fast track your application, email your Wiser representative at: sophie.corden@hotmail.co.uk or scorden1@sheffield.ac.uk

Public Sector Audit Graduate at Grant Thornton UK LLP

Where: England - West Yorkshire

Deadline: December 31, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Business, consulting and general management

Grant Thornton is one of the largest Professional Services network of independent accounting and consulting member firms which provide assurance, tax and advisory services to privately held businesses, public interest entities and public sector.

About the Role:

Looking for a fulfilling career? One that can have a wider impact on society? At Grant Thornton, that's precisely what we offer. A career where you can have your ideas implemented. Your opinions heard. Your contributions valued. Not just by your colleagues, but by coveted clients. And the opportunity to inspire changes that can be felt wider than our business, helping us achieve our bold and ambitious vision of shaping a vibrant economy for the UK and beyond. It's a compelling mix. So bring your passion, ambitions and inspiration, and together let’s make it happen.

Our clients are operating in uncertain times. It's our job to work with them to help them to grow sustainably and fulfil their responsibilities. As part of our audit team, you’ll spend most of your time going out to work with our clients at their sites. Right from the start, you’ll develop relationships built on credibility and trust with clients across a wide range of sectors. Getting to the heart of how they work and what challenges they face, you’ll help us provide the business and financial advice they need to grow and make the right decisions about the future. Public sector audit focuses on public bodies, government departments and national services. The scope for making a difference is huge, our people who work in this area are proud of the value they bring on a daily basis.

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'DYVG4'

Please please apply at your earliest convenience.

Operations Management Graduate Scheme at Fidelity International

Where: England - South East

Deadline: December 31, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Fidelity International offers world class investment solutions and retirement expertise. We are a privately owned, independent company, with the commitment and resources to provide the investment expertise, technology and service innovation needed to help our clients achieve their financial goals.

At Fidelity there is a culture of excellence and innovation and the highest integrity in everything we do. We work hard, to provide the best outcomes for clients, think of new and creative ways to go about things and take responsibility for the decisions we make.

About the Role:

Distribution Operations is a global enterprise comprising myriad functions that support the success of the business, including Project Management, Business Analysis, Investment Operations, Brokerage and Process Automation to name but a few. The majority of our roles are based at our Kingswood office in Surrey. Our aim is to produce the best operational leaders of the future. During your two-and-a-half year programme you will undergo five six-month rotations, starting in client services to understand the foundations of Fidelity, followed by rotations across our technical, change or project management areas. Once you have developed your core knowledge and gained wider business exposure, you will then have the opportunity to explore areas of interest or specialism as you move in to your final rotation.

Requirements:

We’re looking for highly driven people with intellectual curiosity, ambition and an absolute commitment to serving the best interests of our clients. We want candidates with a thirst for knowledge, independent and confident thinkers, from any degree discipline and on track for a 2:1.

How to Apply:

For more information and to find out how to fast track your application, email your Wiser representative at: sophie.corden@hotmail.co.uk or scorden1@sheffield.ac.uk

Operational Management Graduate Programme 2019 at Fidelity International

Where: England - South East

Deadline: December 31, 2018

Type: Graduate

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About the Company:

Main business: Finance (incl. accountancy, insurance, pensions and fundraising)

Fidelity International invests money on behalf of institutions and private individuals.

Because we’re privately owned, we’re fully focused on the long-term interests of our clients – with both the commitment and the resources to provide the investment expertise, technology and service innovation needed to help them achieve their financial goals.

About the Role:

During this two-and-a-half year programme you will undergo five six-month rotations, starting in client services to understand the foundations of Fidelity, followed by rotations in both a technical area and a change or project management role. Once you have developed this core knowledge and exposure, you will then have the opportunity to explore areas of interest or specialism as you move in to your final year, all with the aim of producing the best operational leaders of the future.

  • Client Services:

In addition to playing a large part in first line customer care, your rotation will also involve a project to look at ways to improve processes and procedures to increase efficiencies and customer satisfaction.

  • Operations:

Operations are responsible for supporting the business in a variety of ways. You could potentially have rotations within Fund Data Management, Retirement Benefits Team – Pensions, Re-Registrations and Transfers – Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP), Workplace Investing (WI), Personal Investing (PI), Brokerage or the Anti-Money Laundering team.

  • Operation Architecture Group (OAG):

The role of OAG is to support Fidelity International’s global operational teams in improving the efficiency and quality of their processes. This is achieved through detailed process analysis, operational reviews and the implementation of various agile process management solutions.

  • Process Re-engineering:

This team shapes and directs how operational teams work to improve their processes to make them more efficient, eliminate waste, mitigate risk or improve the customer journey. We will provide you with full training and exposure to the Lean and Six Sigma tools we use. You will then have the chance to utilise these skills in re-engineering an end to end process during the rotation.

  • Project Management:

Our Business Analysis Team engage in all activities through a project/change life cycle with particular focus on operational requirement gathering, as well as the production of Business Requirement Documents (BRD) for technology led projects and creating supporting business cases. Fidelity adopts an agile approach to its project management and during your rotation you will immerse yourself in these ways of working.

Requirements:

You need to be ambitious, enthusiastic and driven. We want someone who is unafraid to challenge the status quo, yet someone who can disrupt appropriately. We want innovative thinking but critically, people who can complement this skill with delivery. You need to be both resilient and tenacious in order to overcome any obstacles in your way.

You will have a minimum of three C’s at A level or equivalent and have obtained or be on track for at least a 2:1 degree (or equivalent).

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID 'AYEE6'

Operational Management Intern Programme 2019 at Fidelity International

Where: England - South East

Deadline: December 31, 2018

Type: Internship

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About the Company:

Main business: Finance (incl. accountancy, insurance, pensions and fundraising)

Fidelity International invests money on behalf of institutions and private individuals.

Because we’re privately owned, we’re fully focused on the long-term interests of our clients – with both the commitment and the resources to provide the investment expertise, technology and service innovation needed to help them achieve their financial goals.

About the Role:

Over the course of an 8-week programme, you’ll absorb and learn all about Fidelity International and discover how our component parts work together. This is particularly true within Distribution Operations where, in addition to the lunch and learns and overviews you will receive, you will complete a project in one of; Anti-Money Laundering, Brokerage, Fund Data Management or Pricing.

You’ll learn how our team of experts ensure that Fidelity works seamlessly on multiple platforms and understand what is necessary in the back office to ensure this success.

Distribution Operations are responsible for supporting the business in a variety of ways. You could potentially have rotations within Fund Data Management, Retirement Benefits Team – Pensions, Re-Regulations and Transfers –Self-Invested Personal Pension (SIPP), Workplace Investing (WI) or Personal Investing (PI), Brokerage or the Anti-Money Laundering team.

At the end of your eight week programme, you’ll present a review of your time with Fidelity and answer questions which will contribute towards the potential of a graduate offer for 2019.

Requirements:

You need to be ambitious, enthusiastic and driven. We want someone who is unafraid to challenge the status quo, yet someone who can disrupt appropriately. We want innovative thinking but critically, people who can complement this skill with delivery. You need to be both resilient and tenacious in order to overcome any obstacles in your way.

You will be graduating in 2019 and you will have a minimum of three C’s at A level or equivalent and be on track for at least a 2:1 degree (or equivalent).

How to Apply:

For more information and to apply please visit Career Connect and search Reference ID '3E4VL'