Trainee, Lending

NIB offers you the chance to do banking that makes a difference. We finance projects that make the Nordic-Baltic region sustainable and competitive. As a Trainee at NIB you will work with professionals with a broad range of expertise in sustainable finance. You will perform demanding work and obtain valuable experience of an international financial institution. We are a close network of some 250 people located in the heart of Helsinki. Our official internal language is English.

NIB is seeking a TRAINEE to join the Lending Department. The position is optimally held for six months, with the possibility for extension.


  • Assisting analysts with corporate financial data spreading and forecasting, and production of credit risk ratings.
  • Acquisition and modelling of climate impact data
  • Providing general support to the Lending department, including administering meeting minutes, preparing presentation material.
  • Performing research and analytical tasks to support activities such as, product development, business intelligence, and digital transformation.

We are looking for someone who:

  • Has completed minimum 2 years studies in Accounting or Finance.
  • Is good at using Microsoft office tools, primarily Excel, Word and PowerPoint.
  • Has competence in data and analytics. Experience in SQL, Python and Power BI development are considered an advantage.
  • Is fluent in English is a prerequisite. Working knowledge of any Nordic/Baltic language would be an asset.
  • Has personal qualities like open-mindedness, flexibility, good interpersonal and organisational skills and a genuine interest in learning.
  • Has aptitude for figures and attention to details.

The work is conducted on hourly basis with flexible time schedules. The workload for the position will be higher in periods yet combinable with studies. The intended start is 1 September 2024.

For more information about the Trainee role, please contact Tamara Friedrich-Julin at and for general information about employment at NIB, contact Freeha Hussain at

The deadline to apply is 30 May 2024. Please note that the screening of candidates and interviews will start during the application period, and we recommend that you submit your application as soon as possible. To apply, please fill in the application form on NIB’s website, (Jobs). Please attach a copy of the latest available exam grades with your application.

The vision of NIB is a prosperous and sustainable Nordic-Baltic region. Our employees are our strongest asset in realising this vision. Our core values are competence, commitment and cooperation.

In recruitment, NIB puts the main emphasis on personal and professional qualifications and experience.

NIB is a professional expert organisation, and encourages employees to continuously develop their professional competencies while maintaining a sustainable work-life balance.

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