London-based Financial Services and IT Consultancy Chooses Belfast For New Development Centre
McGinnis Consulting will be opening a new development centre in Belfast with the creation of 10 new jobs. McGinnis Consulting, based in London and founded by Marius and Anne-Marie McGinnis, provides financial services and information technology consultancy to Tier 1 banks across Europe. Focusing on Credit, Market and Regulatory risk business areas within the financial services industry.
The recent start-up company has chosen Belfast for a new 10 person financial services and software development centre at the Innovation Factory in Belfast.
Alan Wilson, Invest Northern Ireland, Director of International Investment, said: “This new development centre in West Belfast will offer opportunities to experienced professionals to work on international blue chip projects. There are high quality Business Analyst and Project Management roles on offer, working in a niche financial services market.”
Marius McGinnis, Managing Director of McGinnis Consulting, and originally from Northern Ireland, said: “Northern Ireland is in possession of one of the best educated financial services workforces in Europe, so it was a natural choice to locate our business here. As financial institutions move away from a cost focused strategy, to a more value-added location strategy, we believe Northern Ireland is uniquely positioned to take advantage of this growing opportunity. I am happy to report that our clients agree.”
The positions will offer an average salary of £40,000. Invest Northern Ireland has offered the company £60,000 towards the new jobs.