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Graduate Trainee ACA Scheme, AstroBank Cyprus

Job Title: Graduate Trainee ACA Scheme, AstroBank Cyprus
Location: Cyprus
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Reference: EXT2020
Contact Name: Zena Vardaki
Contact Email: zena.vardaki@astrobank.com
Job Published: November 11, 2020 10:19

Job Description

Graduate Trainee ACA Scheme, AstroBank Cyprus

AstroBank is proud to be the first bank in Cyprus to offer the ACA certification. We have an exciting opportunity to join the AstroBank’s ACA Trainee Scheme, with the successful candidates starting in Summer 2021. The role is a structure, broad three-year rotation scheme specifically crafted for final year undergraduates. As part of the program you will complete up to 16 exams over a 3-year period in order to gain ACA accreditation. The scheme will provide continuous rotational opportunities and is an outstanding opportunity for an aspirational graduate to gain experience in the financial sector. At AstroBank we support you in achieving your unique potential both personally and professionally. The successful candidate/s will have the opportunity to train for a Professional Qualification in our Nicosia head office.

Entry requirements:

  • Be an undergraduate university student, in any field of study.
  • Expect to graduate from university with a minimum grade as follows:
    • 7.5/10 University of Cyprus & Greek Universities
    • 2:1 UK Universities
    • 3.5/4 Universities from United States
    • 3.5/4 Other Local Private Universities  
  • A grade B or above in at least 3 subjects at A level or at least 18.5, high school performance.
  • Proficient IT skills (Word, Excel, Power Point). 
  • A high standard of spoken and written Greek and English is essential.
  • Knowledge of additional foreign languages will be an additional qualification.
  • The male candidate has to complete their military obligations.

Skills and attributes for success:

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • Strong team working skills with the ability to build effective relationships at all levels.
  • Strong attention to detail with commitment to high quality results and accuracy.
  • Strong organizational and analytical skills.
  • Strong commercial awareness.

What we look for:

  • Self - motivated individuals who are looking to develop a career in a professional financial services organization.

Benefits:

As part of your training contract, the following expenses are fully covered by AstroBank:

  • Tuition fees, study material and examination fees, for the first attempt of each examination
  • Paid study leave, for the first attempt of each examination
  • Support, coaching and feedback from some of the most engaging colleagues in the industry.
  • Opportunities to develop new skills and progress your career. 

The purpose of all training paths within AstroBank is to prepare the ACA trainees for success in the challenging banking environment and serve as an introduction in a thriving and lasting career. Whether the applicant's interest is in lending, transaction banking, technology, internal audit, compliance, risk management, capital markets, the graduate will be provided everything s/he needs at the early stages of her/his career to succeed. ACA Training Scheme will be a source of talent for AstroBank and it will be the launch of a long term lasting career with AstroBank. 

If you are positively confident that you meet the criteria above, please apply until December 11th 2020.