careers advice

Banking and finance

Overview

Below are some of the types of jobs in the financial-services industry.

  • Corporate Finance
  • Commercial Banking
  • Investment Banking
  • Hedge Funds
  • Private Equity and Venture Capital
  • Financial Planning
  • Insurance
  • Public Accounting

To learn more about each position, please read here-> https://www.investopedia.com/articles/financial-careers/08/financial-career-options-professionals.asp


Writing CVs

For this sector it is good to have a competitive CV. Also taking part in different financial events or conferences will give you a lot of advantages for your future career.

Big companies and government job roles CVs: Check with the company or the institution on their required CV format. Majority of them prefer the European CV template with qualifications and experience related to the job role. For more tips, please check the General tips section here (link).
 

Preparing for Interviews

All companies have their individual recruitment process. This information should be provided on the job role ad, on website of the company or will be send to you if you are successful candidate. For some of the job roles you might need to do a test before the interview.

 

Vacancies

  • Jobs.bg https://www.jobs.bg/
  • Job Tiger http://www.jobtiger.bg/obiavi-za-rabota/
  • Karieri.bg https://www.karieri.bg/
  • Bull Jobs http://www.buljobs.bg/
  • Job Agents https://www.jobsagents.com/
  • Zaplata. Bg https://www.zaplata.bg/
  • Jobs in Bulgaria http://careersinbulgaria.eu/jobs-in-bulgaria/

In the Finance sector most of the job offers are available in the websites above , but the government job offers are available here http://www.minfin.bg/bg/17 .

Here you can apply for internship in the Ministry of the Finances in Bulgaria until studying: http://www.minfin.bg/bg/34
 

Key employers

To be able to find a job in the Bank sector before applying, you should do some research into the position and the company you are willing to work. Learn the bank's mission statement and strategies. Mention these things in your cover letter and use them to show why you would be a good fit for the position. This investigation will also help you later on if you get an interview. Being knowledgeable about the job shows that you're committed and willing to put work in.[4]

Here is a list of the biggest banks in Bulgaria according to Profit.bg. Here you are able to see links for applying for internships in the banks as well. Please note that not all of the internships are paid. Here more information if you want to do internship in Bulgaria.-> http://www.jobtiger.bg/statia/normativna-uredba-na-studentskite-stazhove-v-balgariya-50-2 


UniCredit Bulbank (also known as UniCredit in Europe and HypoVereinsbank in Germany): 

  • Careers: https://www.unicreditbulbank.bg/en/careers/
  • Internships: https://www.unicreditbulbank.bg/en/careers/internship-program/
  • Scholarships: https://www.unicreditbulbank.bg/en/careers/scholarships/
  • Programs for students and graduates: https://www.unicreditbulbank.bg/en/careers/programs-students-and-graduates/

 

DSK bank

  • careers: https://dskbank.bg/%D0%BA%D0%B0%D1%80%D0%B8%D0%B5%D1%80%D0%B8 


FIbank

  • https://www.fibank.bg/en
  • student internships: https://www.fibank.bg/bg/stajantski-programi/page/777


Post bank

  • https://www.postbank.bg/bg-BG/AboutUs/09Careers/

 

Coca-Cola European Partners Bulgaria

  • https://www.ccep.com/

 

Obb bank

  • https://www.ubb.bg/careers
  • https://www.ubb.bg/job-vacancies

 
Raifaissen bank

  • careers: https://www.rbb.bg/bg/za-bankata/karieri/svobodni-pozicii/
  • student internships: https://www.rbb.bg/bg/za-bankata/karieri/stazhantski-programi/


Societe Generale express bank

  • careers: http://www.sgeb.bg/bg/karieri/svobodni-pozicii-i-kandidatstvane.html

 

  • Central Cooperative bank

careers: http://www.ccbank.bg/careers/


Si bank

  • careers: https://www.cibank.bg/bg/mainmenu/sl/2

 

Piraeus bank

  • careers: https://www.piraeusbank.bg/careers/new-positions.html or https://www.piraeusbank.bg/en/careers/new-positions.html
  • student internships: https://www.piraeusbank.bg/careers/career-program-2018.html

 

Allianz bank

  • careers: https://www.allianz.bg/careers/vacant_positions/vacant_positions_index/
  • student internships : https://www.allianz.bg/careers/intern_program/students_and_Interns/

 

Bulgarian bank for development

  • careers: http://www.bbr.bg/bg/careers

 

Municipal bank

  • careers: http://www.municipalbank.bg/?page=careers
  • student internships: http://www.municipalbank.bg/download/careers/Internship_2018.pdf

 

International asset bank

  • Careers: http://www.iabank.bg/bg/careers/positions
  • student internships: http://www.iabank.bg/bg/careers/internship

 

Bulgarian American Credit Bank

  • careers: https://www.bacb.bg/bg/karieri/rabota-v-bakb
  • apply for student internships here: https://www.bacb.bg/bg/karieri/stajantska-programa


ProCredit Bank

  • Apply to work in ProCredit Bank: http://www.procreditbank.bg/prcb/jobs/form.php


Invest Bank

  • Apply to work in Invest Bank: http://ibank.bg/%D0%BA%D0%B0%D1%80%D0%B8%D0%B5%D1%80%D0%B8/


BNP

  • Apply to work in BNP Paribas Bulgaria: http://www.bnpparibas.bg/en/careers/join-us/

 

BNP Paribas Bulgaria


Citi Bank

  • careers: http://www.citibank.com/bulgaria/corporate/bulgaria/career/employment.htm
  • student internships: http://www.citibank.com/bulgaria/corporate/bulgaria/career/internship.htm

  

There are a lot of companies providing internships in Bulgaria. Here are some links that might help you if you are looking for some internships in the Finance and Banking sector during or after your studies.

  • http://staj.government.bg/
  • https://praktiki.mon.bg/sp/
  • https://www.rabota.bg/search_probation.php
  • https://isic.bg/page/rabotni-pozicii-erasmus Erasmus + program
  • http://youthub.bg/category/obyavi-uchastnitsi/stazh/
  • http://career.tu-sofia.bg/stajove/ -> This is a web page for the technician university in Sofia but the job offers are open to any student and the details that you need to email to apply are available without registration
  • https://career.fmi.uni-sofia.bg/taxonomy/term/6 --> This is a web page from an university in Sofia but the job offers are open to any student and the details that you need to email to apply are available without registration
  • http://chimexpert.com/internships --> This is a web page from an university in Sofia but the job offers are open to any student and the details that you need to email to apply are available without registration
  • https://www.mfa.bg/pages/147/index.html - internship in the Ministry of the Interior.
  • http://www.cez.bg/bg/karieri/stazhant-ska-programa.html
  • https://www.vivacom.bg/bg/residential/za-nas/karieri/stajantski-programi
  • http://www.experian.bg/karieri/internship-2016.html