Sri Lanka’s leading investment banking firm and the preferred partner in capital markets, Capital Alliance Limited (CAL), has launched a new management trainee and internship programme called ‘CAL Talent Circle’ to attract and nurture talent in the financial services industry.
This programme offers graduates, undergraduates and school leavers a unique opportunity to learn and contribute in a dynamic setting and a fast-paced environment coupled with professional development and career progression. Commencing operations in October 2000, CAL has established itself as a leading player in the financial markets of Sri Lanka.
CAL Head of Group HR Rochelle Mortier said, “CAL is currently focused on creating new market and value networks, challenging the existing networks and displacing market leaders to catapult the company to the forefront of the industry.
In keeping with our ambitious growth plans, we are seeking to attract bright young talent through the CAL Talent Circle, which will provide an intensive learning experience in a wide spectrum of financial services for the strongest and the most competent candidates who are selected for this programme.
CAL Talent Circle is designed to provide candidates with a challenging and broad learning experience, job rotation and hands-on training in a secure and conducive work environment with best-in-class learning prospects for continuous growth and success.
The financial services industry offers strong career growth prospects and this initiative will benefit youth by catapulting them on to a high-value industry. CAL will even absorb trainees who demonstrate strong potential and who meet management benchmarks, while others can go on to find their niche in Sri Lanka’s vibrant financial services industry.”
The CAL Talent Circle is open to graduates, undergraduates and school leavers who may be seeking exposure in the financial services and investment banking domain. Placements range in duration from 12 weeks to one year, which are offered across CAL’s business in equity research, corporate banking, treasury, investment management, corporate finance, stockbroking, software development and cross-functional services.
Selected candidates will work on in-depth company and industry research, financial analysis and models, client pitches and the origination and execution of transactions.
This programme is ideal for students with a high interest in a long-term career in financial services and investment banking, including graduates, undergraduates and
Those who are pursuing CIMA, CFA, ACCA, CMA, ICASL, CIM, CCM, BCS, CISI, IT and software development-related programmes or an equivalent professional qualification will have an added advantage in the selection process.