Finance & Risk Traineeship

  • Van Lanschot Kempen
  • Amsterdam, Nederland
  • apr 13, 2024
Traineeship Quantitative Finance Finance Risk Management Corporate Finance

Job Description

Create your own future

Our Finance & Risk Traineeship starts on September 1, 2024. In 1.5 years you will make a unique kickstart to your professional career at Van Lanschot Kempen. We are looking for a diverse group of trainees in which different profiles are represented. From quants with an econometrics education, to lawyers with an interest and knowledge of financial laws and regulations or economists with an interest in macro-economic developments. You will rotate in three teams within Finance & Risk. You will also attend one short rotation in a department outside the Finance & Risk domain to learn more about our organization.

In each rotation, you will be assigned a project where you will develop your own vision and share observations with the team and collaborate with other departments. During this traineeship you will participate in a customized personal development program and be supported by a mentor. Within a short time you will get to know Van Lanschot Kempen and develop new skills. These knowledge and skills will help you in your next steps within our organization and the rest of your career.

Previous rotation projects have included:

  • Building a comprehensive model to optimize the allocation of mortgage loans as collateral for our covered bond programs.
  • Development of an automated reporting process for our liquidity buffer and our clients' assets and liabilities.
  • Understanding upcoming regulation (the Digital Operational Resilience Act), investigating the impact on our organization, and establishing measures to ensure compliance.
  • Development and implementation of climate change risk stress scenarios on our investment funds and the clients’ portfolios.


Your talents

Communicative, proactive and willing to make an impact. That is how we can best describe you as a Trainee. You will add value for all our stakeholders and bring fresh ideas, by thinking out of the box and asking questions. For the traineeship we are looking for a wide variety of backgrounds and skills. You have:

  • Completed or about to complete your master's degree and have a demonstrable affinity with the financial world.
  • Strong analytical skills and enjoys working with numbers.
  • A pragmatic and emphatic approach with the ability to drive change.
  • Good mastery of English, both oral and written.


Move ahead at Van Lanschot Kempen

Investing in a more future-oriented, sustainable, and data-driven way with various clients. Both nationally and internationally. With nearly 300 years of experience, we make this ambition a reality at Van Lanschot Kempen. We do this with some 2,000 colleagues in various fields of expertise.

The departments within the CFO and CRO domains are a critical component in achieving Van Lanschot Kempen's strategic objectives. The departments are very diverse, but also unified in their support role towards the front end of the organization.  Teams within this domain are: Finance, Reporting & Control; Financial Risk Management; Non-Financial Risk Management; Compliance; Procurement & Facility Management; Investor Relations; Group Performance Analytics; Asset & Liability Management; Credit Approval & Financial Restructuring and Recovery; and Treasury.

An organisation's degree of innovation and agility also depends on the diversity of its workforce. Our differences make us stronger together. We promote an inclusive work environment where all colleagues feel at home. With us, you can be yourself. And we are proud of that.


Turning talent into value!

That's what we do! The fact is, if you add value, you can expect the same from us in return. A good work-life balance with our 'hybrid way of working' is a good example of this. As a Trainee, you will also be given:

  • A gross monthly salary of € 3.750 supplemented by a flexible budget of 19.47% of your gross salary. The budget consists of a 13th month, 8% vacation allowance & 7 extra days off. You can use this to buy a bicycle, your gym membership, but also to save for a sabbatical! It is also possible to have the entire budget paid out at any time during the year.
  • Training opportunities. Such as CFA and FRM.
  • Flexible working hours; you come to the office for team meetings or brainstorming sessions and work from home by mutual agreement.
  • Equipment for your home office, including iphone, laptop, a number of screens of your choice, etc.


Working on tomorrow's capital

Just the vacancy you were looking for? Please respond by April 12th.

Do you have any questions? Please get in touch with Max van Bennekom, Campus Recruiter on 06 51 58 47 05 or at .