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Business Intelligence Apprentice Level 4 CIMA with Hogan Lovells

Birmingham, West Midlands
£20000 per annum - 35 hours per week
Closing date
30 Jun 2023

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Accounting, Law
Role Type
Apprenticeship, Higher
Start Date
18-24 months

Job Details

Duration of Apprenticeship:

 18 months

Job Description:


Financial Reporting


  • Compile financial reports based on requests received from the broader Marketing and Business Development team.
  • Gain an in-depth understanding of the self-service tools that the broader M&BD team has access to and be able to advise on the best way for the team to find the information they need.
  • Assist the Business Intelligence team in the generation and analysis of financials as part of larger projects for firm.
  • management, spotting trends and providing a write up on key trends and findings.
  • Develop an in depth understanding of the firm’s research tools and be able to work on quick turnaround research requests.
  • Assist in the production of quarterly financial presentations for the region, practice, and sector teams.




  • Develop an understanding of how the budget maps to various offices and practices across the business.
  • Assist servicing budget requests on an ongoing basis from the team, including budget vs actual analysis and directing cost reallocations as needed.
  • Wider Business Intelligence initiatives and tasks.
  • Produce weekly newsletters for the firm’s Sector marketing teams including, proofreading, checking links, and quality
  • of content, managing the newsletter archive, and overseeing the distribution lists.
  • Ensuring that new joiners in the global M&BD team have access to the standard finance reporting tools, working with the technology team amongst others to ensure that this is carried out.
  • Maintaining the team’s shared mailbox and ensuring that the tasks are forwarded on to the appropriate team member and that our clients receive acknowledgement of request in a timely manner.
  • Assist as needed in researching and market analysis as part of broader BI team projects for senior management.


Systems and Software


  • Become proficient in tools that the firm and team use such as, iPublish, Interaction, Introhive, the firm’s finance.
  • system 3E.
  • Develop an in depth understanding of the Microsoft Office suite especially Microsoft Excel and PowerPoint, with the ability to run some intermediate data analysis and present it in a user-friendly fashion.
  • Specific duties or responsibilities may be reviewed from time to time to reflect changes in personnel and management
  • structure, staff location or services.
  • All members of the firm participate in our Responsible Business program



Training Provided:


As an Accounting Apprentice with BPP, you will complete the Professional Accountancy Taxation Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship. Within the apprenticeship you will undertake the CIMA certificate level professional qualification.

The apprenticeship will be completed at a BPP centre or via the Online Classroom platform, in addition to at the workplace.


Qualification Requirements:


5 GCSE's Including Maths & English - Grade 4 or C and above

Completed A-levels is preferred


Personal Qualities & Skills:


  • The ideal candidate will be a self-starter who is resourceful, resilient and analytical. The candidate will also work well both independently and in a team environment.
  • Be able to manage their work and tasks methodically.
  • Good written and verbal communication skills with an eye for detail.
  • An effective and confident communicator, with strong written and verbal communication skills, with an ability to write clearly for an international audience.
  • Strong attention to detail with copy editing and proofreading skills, from general text to specialised content.
  • Ability to create a positive impact with colleagues, managers and internal clients.
  • Demonstrates consistent excellent service delivery to internal clients.
  • Can manage a number of tasks simultaneously and works well under pressure.
  • Commercially minded.
  • Dedicated to meeting and exceeding customer expectations.
  • Process driven, with the ability to thrive in an environment with a focus on continuous improvement and client service.
  • Forthcoming with suggestions for improving processes and procedures.
  • An excellent team player.
  • Outcome focused.


Previous experience with Excel and the Microsoft Office Suite would be advantageous though not essential.

Some prior work experience would be advantageous, although not required.

Future Prospects:

Internal progression through Business Intelligence and BD teams.



About BPP Professional Apprenticeships

BPP is one of the UK’s largest providers of professional apprenticeship training. They work closely with some of the UK’s leading employers including RBS, EY and Starbucks to create unique opportunities for apprentices.

Who Are BPP Professional Apprenticeships?

BPP have been delivering professional qualifications for over 40 years. Training over 80,000 leaners each year, across areas including law, management, accountancy, insurance, banking, nursing, healthcare and more.

What BPP Professional Apprenticeships Offers

BPP's programmes are developed in partnership with employers and respected professionals. Their programmes offer recognised professional qualifications, with a clear pathway from one level to the next – all the way up to chartered status. Regardless of position, almost anyone can get involved. From entry-level talent, to the most senior leaders. Through an apprenticeship you’ll have the opportunity to develop a stronger, wider and deeper skill set. 


Once you’re on your apprenticeship, you will be surrounded by BPP’s experts. Including dedicated Coaches who will support you through your journey, and Tutors who will provide their expertise on your chosen course. BPP’s flexible delivery blends digital learning with a face-to-face approach, and in some cases peer-to-peer learning, to help minimise disruption in your working environment.

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