24/01/2017

Financial Services Firm To Create 160 New Jobs In Belfast

A financial services firm based in London is to create 160 new jobs in Belfast.

FinTru confirmed it is expanding its Belfast centre of excellence and is to recruit 60 experienced roles and 100 graduate roles over the next five years.

Invest NI's CEO Alastair Hamilton, said: "The company is a strong contributor to our vibrant Financial Services sector and is reaping the benefits of our knowledgeable and engaged talent base to leverage growth opportunities in its key markets.

"FinTrU's recent renovation work at its Belfast headquarters highlights a long term commitment to Northern Ireland and the employment and training support from government will enable the company to go from strength to strength."
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FinTrU has recently relocated its Belfast headquarters to FinTrU House, a 17,600 sq ft three storey building in the Gasworks area, which it has refurbished into high spec office space. The company has been offered over £1.5million of government support towards the recruitment of the new jobs and a pre-employment training programme.

Darragh McCarthy, FinTrU's Chief Executive Officer said: "We are delighted with progress to date at our Belfast centre of excellence and indeed completed the recruitment of our 80 strong workforce nine months ahead of schedule.

"The continued impact of increased regulation and the ongoing emphasis on cost reduction within the Financial Services sector is creating scope for us to expand our client base. This expansion will allow us to put additional resources in place to grow our service offering and capitalise on these business opportunities."

(CD)

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