About The Role

Financial Services Graduate Programme

Location: Dublin

Looking to break into the financial sector? FDM are seeking graduates from all backgrounds to join our Financial Services Graduate Programme and launch their career as an FDM Consultant in the world’s most dynamic industry.

On the FDM Financial Services Graduate Programme, you will undergo 4 weeks of industry recognised training before putting that into practice by working on projects with our industry leading clients as an FDM Consultant. This programme will provide you with multiple future career opportunities ranging from Financial Analyst, Junior Fund Accountant, Risk, Regulation & Compliance, AML/KYC Analyst and Settlements & Reconciliations Analyst.

This specific programme will see you join our Banking client on site to utilize your learning in a range of exciting Finance Ops roles. You will assist institutional investors around the globe to manage risk, drive performance and profitability and respond to market challenges.

Roles & responsibilities include:

  • Identify any unusual or potentially suspicious transaction activity and report/escalate in accordance with corporate policy
  • Work on corporate actions, equities, fixed income, futures, options and swaps and complex financial instruments
  • Prepare daily cash, position and market value reconciliations including trade capture and pricing
  • Assist in the preparation and distribution of management and client reporting
  • Develop and maintain a thorough knowledge of Transfer Agency processes and Systems
  • Continuously review processes and practices relating to the role and act as a catalyst for change and improvement
  • Assist in semi-annual and annual audit process

About You

Minimum Qualifications

  • Passion to succeed within the IT/Finance industry
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to build relationships
  • Analytical mindset and strong decision-making skills
  • Bachelor’s degree (2:2 or higher) – all degree subjects welcome
  • Right to work in both the UK and Ireland*
  • The ability to be geographically flexible throughout Ireland and the UK depending on client location
  • Commitment to a two-year contract with FDM upon completion of the training period

*Please note that if you are a UK or Irish citizen you automatically have the right to work in both countries. If you are not a citizen of either country you can still apply provided you have the right to work in both countries via another means such as a visa or residence permit.


  • Foundation training in Risk, Regulation and Compliance 
  • Training is provided by industry experts, covering both technical and professional skills, to ensure you are job-ready  
  • Ongoing career support throughout your entire FDM journey including continued professional development, mentoring and networking events  
  • Chance to launch a career in one of the most in-demand fields 
  • A 2-year full-time contract with a salary from day 1 of training 

About Us

Our people are our passion and that's why we make your training and career growth our priority. We are a global professional services provider focusing on IT and one of the world's leading graduate employers, recruiting the brightest talent to become the innovators of tomorrow. With centres across Europe, North America and Asia-Pacific, and over 4,400 consultants currently placed on client site around the world, FDM has shown exponential growth throughout the years, firmly establishing itself as an award-winning FTSE 250 employer. 

Diversity and Inclusion

FDM Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, colour, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, veteran status or any other status protected by federal, provincial or local laws.  

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