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L4 Investment Consulting Apprentice - ISIO (Leeds)

Boar Lane, Leeds, LS1 5DA
£18,505.50 annually
Closing date
16 Dec 2023

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What you will do in your working day

Investment Advisory Apprenticeship - the opportunity.

During your Apprenticeship in Investment consulting at Isio you will get involved in:
  • Working in a client team to assist in the delivery of client advice, ranging from the appropriate investment strategy to implementation of the chosen strategy.
  • Setting up our asset liability and allocation models to better understand the client's range of potential future outcomes.
  • Preparing and presenting investment monitoring reports to our clients.
  • Asset class research; evaluating investment cases and current market pricing for asset classes from traditional equities to alternatives such as direct lending.
  • Researching fund managers and fiduciary managers.
  • You will be supported with training alongside the other apprentices, your local office team and also national training to help you learn both specific knowledge and effective personal behaviours. Your learning will be focussed on progressing through a Level 4 Investment Operations Specialist Apprenticeship, guided by our external learning partner.
  • At each stage of the process, you will be in control of your progression and supported by a people manager and a local 'buddy', alongside informal mentors across the organisation. Our vision is that after several years you will be an experienced and key member of the team and progressing well to achieving recognition as a CFA Chartered Financial Analyst.
  • What we are looking for in Apprentices in Investment Consulting.
  • We are keen to recruit Apprentices who have a strong interest in investments, current affairs and the markets, have good numerical skills, and can communicate with a wide range of people. We are looking for Apprentices who are enthusiastic and self-motivated to be part of a team and show good levels of self-discipline, organisational skills and time management.

We will also be looking to see how applicants align to our core beliefs:
  • Power in Partnership: We work in partnership with our clients & each other building open and trusted relationships. Working together allows us to deliver the best for our clients.
  • Future Focus: We want to push our industry forward by solving problems in better ways that benefit both our clients & society.
  • Strength in Difference: We work with diverse perspectives to find better solutions. Working with differences makes us stronger.
  • People First: We recognise that pensions is a people business. People are the source of Isio's expertise and it is people's lives that we affect through our advice.

The training you will be getting

As an Investment Operations Apprentice with BPP, you will complete the Investment Operations Specialist Level 4 Higher Apprenticeship. Completion of the apprenticeship will result in you being awarded CISI IOC qualification.

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Following the programme, you will retain a full-time position within the business, where you will continue to progress, learn and develop into senior positions.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Numerical skills, Willingness to learn, Determined, Can do attitude


GCSE or equivalent English (Grade (A*-C/9-4 or equivalent)) Essential
GCSE or equivalent maths (Grade (A*-C/9-4 or equivalent)) Essential

Things to consider

To apply for this Apprenticeship you need to be available for full-time employment from 1 September 2024. Please ensure that you apply for the position as soon as possible to avoid disappointment. The closing date is a rough guideline as to when an advert will close. The advert may close before the given closing date if the employer has filled the position(s). BPP have a dedicated team who support students with disabilities, learning difficulties, health conditions and well being. Please contact us if you have any queries or would like more details.

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