Do you want to be part of the global change Clearing is going through? Do you have strong analytical skills, an eye for finding ways to innovate or automate business and new business opportunities? Do you want to work for a key player in financial markets driven by IT solutions? Then the ABN AMRO Clearing Global Graduate Programme might be just what you are looking for. You’ll work together globally to serve the best trading firms via our network and proximity to market infrastructures on four continents.

What do you see when you envision the next step? Work on achieving your goals and developing yourself professionally and personally. Tell us your story. We want to hear it!

Your job
Depending on your preferences and/or home country you will be based in Amsterdam, London, Chicago, Sydney or Singapore. In the first weeks you and your fellow graduates will attend the Global Clearing Graduate Programme training in Amsterdam in which you’ll get to know the ins and outs of the bank. Besides a broad training to get to know the business, working on your personal development is a key component of the programme. Trainings are facilitated by experts, professional trainers and ABN AMRO Clearing managers. Together they will give you a solid basis for further development within Clearing. In this programme you will be part of an international group of graduates allowing you to build a global network. A great start to your ABN AMRO Clearing career!

In the 12 month programme you will have two business rotations. You’ll take full responsibility for your own assignments. You could, for instance be working on product or service improvements, developing a new risk model or you may be involved in the on-boarding of new clients. You will start your first rotation in your ‘home’ country and the second rotation you will gain experience abroad in for example Singapore, Sydney, Chicago, London or Amsterdam. During your rotations you’ll get to know as many different parts of the organisation as possible. You’ll get a chance to branch out into the fields of Risk, Finance, IT/Innovation, Products, Operations or Commerce; broadening your knowledge base and network. After 12 months, you’ll be ready to find a role that best matches your skills and ambitions.

Your working environment
In banking, Clearing denotes all activities from the time a commitment (buy or sell) is made for a transaction until it is settled. Clearing act as an intermediary between clients and the exchanges they trade on. We become the buyer to the seller and seller to the buyer taking over the risk to reconcile orders between the parties in the transaction. Clearing is necessary for the matching of all buy and sell orders in the market. Clients include professional traders, investment managers and corporates with whom we have longstanding personal relationships. We understand them and strive to deliver the same high-quality service across the globe. All with the aim to reduce risk and make financial markets more efficient. Because clients are highly demanding, the markets environment fluctuates and thus the work is ever-changing, you’re guaranteed to learn a lot in a short space of time. Working at ABN AMRO Clearing means thriving in an international, professional yet informal, fast-paced, IT-driven environment.

Your profile
You’re attracted to the global financial markets, you are highly analytical and you embrace technological developments. You have the ability to bring colleagues from different backgrounds, expertise and cultures together in order to optimally serve our clients. The continuously changing environment in which regulations and sustainability play an important role requires an adaptive mindset. You are curious by nature, drawn to continuous improvement and innovations like A.I., Big Data and Blockchain. And, of course, you are result driven, have an inquisitive mind and you enjoy learning new things in an international environment.

Who are you:

  • Entrepreneurial spirit, creative mindset and capable of assessing and evaluating risks
  • Knowledge of or at least interested in technology and how this supports business improvements;
  • Thrives in an international context;
  • Thinks in terms of what’s possible, sees opportunities and takes a solutions-oriented approach;
  • Self-starter who readily assumes responsibility;
  • The team comes first!

What is your experience:

  • Bachelor’s degree, preferably followed by a Master’s degree;
  • No more than two years of work experience;
  • Extracurricular activities;
  • Experience abroad or demonstrated international interest;
  • Affinity with the financial sector and markets, IT and/or innovation

What we offer
During the entire 12 months of the Global Graduate Programme, you'll receive dedication and guidance from your line manager, assignment supervisor, trainers and mentor. In addition, ABN AMRO Clearing offers you extensive soft and hard skills training that allows you to increase your technical knowledge, deepen your understanding of financial markets and products, and further develop your personal skills. You'll also be working together with your fellow graduates throughout the programme.

Interested? Read this carefully!
Are you interested? Apply via the button below and upload your resume and cover letter. Please include your grades to either your resume or cover letter. The Global Clearing Graduate Programme training will start in October with a kick off in Amsterdam, the application deadline is 27 May 2018. We will review and take your application into procedure during May 28th and June 1st.

Selection process
In the first week of June you will receive an e-mail to let you know if you have been selected and can move forward to the next round.The overall recruitment process includes

  1. Resume, cover letter & grades list;
  2. A telephone interview can be part of the procedure;
  3. Online cognitive and personality test;
  4. Assessment day in Amsterdam/London/Chicago/Sydney/Singapore (depending on what your home country is) including: an interview, online game and presentations from different people within Clearing who will tell you all about our company, the different roles and the content of the programme;
  5. Call to discuss start date, location, job offer and VISA (if necessary, we will take care of this).

For more information send an email (please note that we won’t be answering questions that are clearly stated in the vacancy text):
London HR : Louise Thomas (
APAC HR: Helen Hindmarch (
Amsterdam HR:

We look forward to getting to know you!