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Investment Operations Apprentice

  • The City, City of London (EC4), EC1N 2HT
  • £19,200 per annum
  • Advanced apprenticeships
  • Expired

Located near Chancery Lane/Zone 1

About Octopus:
The Octopus Group includes Octopus Investments, Octopus Energy, Octopus Healthcare, Octopus Property, Octopus Ventures and Octopus Labs. Our aim is to have an impact in everything we do, and to make a vital contribution to the UK economy by helping people, companies and institutions generate wealth. We call it ‘a brighter way’, changing today for a better tomorrow. And we’re always on the look-out for smart, talented people who share our values.

The role:
This role would be ideal for someone looking for an Apprenticeship in a Finance related discipline looking to take their first step into Investments. Sitting within the Investor Operations Team you will have a keen interest in starting out in financial services.

Roles and responsibilities:
• General Admin duties including scanning, task management for workflow to other Teams
• Transfer of assets for clients both internal and external
• Processing client withdrawals
• Compliance with FSA (Financial Services Authority) requirements
• Focus on building stable and friendly relations with customers and fellow employees

What makes you stand out to us?
• Adaptable and flexible
• Can conform to tight deadlines
• Good problem-solving skills
• Analytical
• Excel skills
• Word skills
• Powerpoint

Personal qualities desired:
• Customer focused - Excellent communication both verbal and written
• Hands on team player, however, can work individually if required
• Personable with the ability to deal with people of all levels
• Must have a Level 3 in a stem subject

Our values and DNA:
At Octopus we don’t just focus on what we do but also how we do it. Everyone to shares our values of being straightforward, helpful and bold. These are the principles that guide us as an organisation:

• We are loyal: we fully buy-in to the company’s vision and believe in everything that Octopus stands for.
• We are respectful: we live and breathe the Octopus values of being helpful, straightforward and bold.
• We are resilient: we have an inner strength that means we never give in.
• We are intellectually curious: we seek to understand how the world works and we’re always learning, adapting and improving.
• We understand who our customers are: and because we know them really well, we always give them our very best.

Perks of the job:
• Flexible working hours

Entry requirements:
• Five GCSE grades C – A* (or 4-9), including Maths and English
• Good knowledge of IT packages e.g Microsoft Office, Google Docs/Sheets etc.
• Level 3 qualification in core subject (BTEC, NVQ or equivalent)

Included in qualification
  1. Training on the 15 month Standard Level 3 Business Administrator (BA3) apprenticeship.
  2. Being a WhiteHat apprentice means access to awesome social events, sports teams, insight/career days with other apprentices to grow your network, as well as your own personal Coach who will guide you through the qualification to help you achieve your full potential.
  3. As part of your WhiteHat Apprenticeship, you will have access to our Future Leaders Foundation modules to develop 6 key competencies, underpinned by well-being, self-awareness, motivation, conscientiousness, effectiveness and grit.
What's next:
After your Business Administration apprenticeship progress into HR, Recruitment, Sales, Marketing & PR, Real Estate, Personal Assistant, Office Management, Business Management. Most of the above can be completed in a higher-level qualification.

Working hours: 9am-6pm, Monday to Friday (Although flexibility can be discussed)
Apprenticeship duration: 18 months
Salary: £19200

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