Financial Development Program

Financial Development Program

Do you have an aptitude for finance, and are you passionate about broadening your skills and expanding your professional horizons? The Financial Development Program (FDP) provides both the structure and freedom to reach your full potential — and puts you on the path to become a future leader or top professional at Aegon.

Aegon is a provider of insurance, pensions and asset management for 28.5 million customers in more than 20 countries. Yet, our purpose is simple and the same across the globe — to help people achieve a lifetime of financial security.

We need high-potentials like you to realize our purpose in the fast-changing environment of the 21st century.

That's why we offer high-potentials with a financial background the support and opportunity to fully develop as a professional and a future leader within Aegon in the Financial Development Program (FDP). Find out if the FDP is for you, and whether you would be a good fit for the program.

Get with the Program

The FDP is a development program that enables you to gain experience across all of Aegon's businesses. You will embark on a new challenging role in each of our three business units every two years. The business units are located in The Hague: Aegon Corporate Center (global headquarters); Aegon The Netherlands and Aegon Asset Management.

The FDP encourages personal development through mentoring and formal behavioral training modules to:

  • boost your communication skills & message impact
  • develop self-insight & self-awareness
  • improve project management & leadership skills

You will also be given the tools, time and flexibility during working hours to obtain the professional accreditation most applicable to your career path, such as CFA or a relevant accounting qualification (RC, for example).

The program is also an excellent opportunity to network with peers and interact with senior management.

Upon successful completion of the program, you can expect a senior professional or managerial role at any of Aegon's offices around the world.

the FDP is an opportunity to strengthen your self-awareness and professional skills to become an excellent financial professional

Tuğçe Işlak, a group Financial Controller at Aegon
Tuğçe Işlak, a group Financial Controller at Aegon


A basic requirement is a Master's Degree (or equivalent) in a financial discipline, such as economics, business administration, financial management or finance. You should also be passionate about your chosen area of study.

Fluency in English is essential, and knowledge of other languages is an advantage given the international nature of our business.

How to apply?

There are a wide range of job opportunities that are part of the FDP program, including business controller, holding accountant, reporting analyst and strategic financial analyst. Interested? Check out Aegon's career opportunities here or contact Emily van der Werff.

Technical Development Program

There are more opportunities at Aegon. Do you have a Master's Degree (or equivalent) in a technical discipline, such as econometrics, actuarial science, financial econometrics, quantitative risk management, mathematics and or physics? Then, check out Aegon's Technical Development Program