Global Clearing Graduate Program, Chicago - Chicago

  • Posting Date: 23-04-2019
  • Vacancy number: 15830

At a glance

Do you want to be part of the global change the Clearing industry 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 global financial markets driven by IT solutions? Then the ABN AMRO Clearing Global Talent 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.

Your job

You will be based in Chicago with the opportunity to rotate to positions to other ABN AMRO Clearing regions including Amsterdam and APAC. In the first weeks you and your fellow graduates will attend the Global Talent Program training in Amsterdam where you’ll get to know the structure of the bank. Besides a broad training to get to know the business, working on your personal development is a key component of the program. Sessions are facilitated by experts, professional trainers and ABN AMRO Clearing managers. Together they will give you a solid basis for your future role within the ABN AMRO Clearing organization. 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 program you will work in 3 business rotations. You’ll take full responsibility for your own assignments. You could, for instance be working on product or service improvements, or you may be involved in developing a new risk model. You will have 2 rotations in your ‘home’ country – the office where you applied - and in 1 rotation you will gain experience abroad working in Singapore, Sydney, Tokyo, Chicago, London or Amsterdam for example. During your rotations you’ll get to know different parts of the organization. You’ll get a chance to branch out into the fields of Risk, Finance, IT, Operations or Commercial; broadening your knowledge base and network. After 12 months, you’ll be ready to start in you first role at ABN AMRO Clearing Chicago.

Your working environment

At ABN AMRO Clearing we aspire to lead the way to safe and transparent markets. In banking, Clearing denotes all activities from the time a commitment (buy or sell) is made for a transaction until it is settled. Clearing acts 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. We do so for professional traders, investment managers and corporations. We understand them and strive to deliver the same high-quality service across the globe. As clients are highly demanding and the market environment fluctuates, you are 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 are 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. 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;


 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, new technologies

What we offer

During the entire 12 months of the Global Talent 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. The Global Clearing Talent Program starts in September with a kick-off in Amsterdam, the application deadline is June 1st, 2019
Selection process
Early June you will receive an e-mail to let you know if you have been selected to move forward to the next round. The overall recruitment process includes:

  1. Resume, cover letter & transcripts submitted online
  2. Telephone interview could be part of the process
  3. Online cognitive and personality test
  4. Assessment day in the Chicago office. This includes an interview, online game assessment and case presentation
  5. Final hiring decisions will be made the week of July 22nd


US HR: recruitment@us.abnamroclearing.comWe look forward to getting to know you!