The fast track to your future as a Chief Financial Officer
The Finance traineeship at ING prepares you for a future role as a Chief Financial Officer (CFO). On this track within the ING International Talent Programme you’ll develop your financial knowledge and agility, both in analysing data from the past and forecasting figures for the future. You’ll learn to work with complex computational models and to prepare reports for the management team. You’ll be in regular contact with members of ING’s senior management team right from the start, such as during lunches with one of the CFOs.
Make a real difference as a trainee
Finance: crucial to our company
Your first project: the fundamentals of finance
Your second project: expanding your financial knowledge
It’s up to you to arrange your second project. Now it’s a matter of making use of your network and your own initiative. Many of our trainees opt to work on an international project at this stage.
In your second project you’ll expand your knowledge of Finance. We encourage you to look into the other areas within Finance in order to get a broader understanding of the finance discipline. For example, you could demonstrate how your financial knowledge contributes to improving our services. We also stimulate you to go abroad for your second rotation. Many of our trainees choose to go to Singapore, London, New York or Istanbul, where you can put the knowledge you gained during your first rotation at ING’s headquarters to good use.
Your first ‘real’ job
Shape your own career
These roles are just a handful of examples to illustrate possible career paths within ING. You’re in charge of shaping your own career. Finance trainees have the unique opportunity to be mentored by one of our CFOs. Throughout the year, we also organise several meetings for trainees with CFOs and these are the ideal opportunity to exchange ideas and share knowledge.
As you can see, we offer you the chances, the tools and the facilities, but it’s up to you to use them effectively in order to make your traineeship a success.
General and specialised training courses
All trainees at ING participate in our global learning events. You learn about every aspect of core banking, such as the role of a bank, the bank balance sheet, bank funding, IT processes and risk management. Needless to say, these events also help you to develop your soft skills such as business partnering, stakeholder management and presentation techniques. Furthermore, we offer a broad spectrum of training opportunities that are aligned with your specific development needs.
Finance trainees follow a specific training programme for the Finance discipline including CFA I. You can supplement this with further study, such as for CIMA or RC.
Are you looking for a fast track to becoming a CFO? Apply online
Are you looking for an express route to a role as a CFO? If so, choose the Finance traineeship within ING and allow your talent to flourish! Apply online for the vacancy of Finance trainee at ING and convince us of your potential. If you’re successful, you’ll be invited to take an online assessment, which is step 2 of the selection procedure for the ING International Talent Programme.
You can find detailed information about the application and selection procedure here.
We can only accept complete applications. This means your CV and (provisional) transcripts of your bachelor and master grades. Incomplete applications will not be processed. It is not necessary to upload a cover letter, since we use motivational questions that will appear during the application process.
We work with two selection cycles with different start dates: