Global Markets (Equities) Apprenticeship 2024 - London Bank of America

Our apprentice program starts in September 2024, you will join our Global Markets (GM) division working in a full-time role in our EMEA Equities Strategy and Business Development team whilst studying with one of our trusted learning providers for a Level 6 Financial Services Professional Apprenticeship, which includes a Degree in Applied Finance.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 25 Feb 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    Competitive

    This pay rate is above National Minimum Wage

  • Working week

    Monday to Friday 9am to 5pm

    Total hours per week: 40

  • Expected duration

    42 Months

  • Possible start date

    02 Sep 2024

  • Date posted

    05 Feb 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Degree
    Level 6 (Degree with honours)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000228180

  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

Apprentices evolve during the program based on their career aspirations and depending on how quickly their technical and soft skills develop. We encourage apprentices to take advantage of employee networks, mentorship and all other resources made available to them to accelerate their career.

Successful apprentices will continuously relate what they are learning with their work at Bank of America, as they progress through their degree program.

Our Global Markets team operate at the centre of the world’s debt and equity markets. They provide sales and trading services, liquidity, hedging strategies and industry-leading insights, analytics and competitive pricing to more than 9,000 institutional clients across six continents

As an Apprentice within Global Markets, you will have a unique opportunity to work closely with experienced and supportive colleagues on suggesting and implementing improvements on strategic business initiatives and projects to help drive growth. In addition (but not limited to) you may be asked to help with supporting and preparing business case and presentation materials; building and nurturing advisory relationships; identifying issues, developing hypotheses and communicating insights and recommendations to key decision makers and develop comprehensive and in-depth understanding of our business and external market forces.


As the successful applicant, you will have the following behaviours and competencies:

  • The desire to learn with demonstrable evidence of self-learning outside of studies
  • Be able to display clear motivation for exploring a career within financial services
  • Be able to demonstrate capacity for creative thinking, problem solving and the ability to deal with competing priorities
  • Effective communication and interpersonal skills, and ability to interact with a variety of people
  • Display evidence of strong teamwork

The training you will be getting

You’ll spend most of your time working alongside experienced colleagues, learning relevant and valuable skills, and contributing to exciting projects whilst also following an established apprenticeship program, graduating after four years with a Level 6 Financial Services Professional Apprenticeship,which includes a Degree in Applied Finance.

All potential qualifications according to the Financial Services Professional Apprenticeship Standard;

  • Functional Skills in Maths and English if required
  • Diploma in Treasury Management (Associate Membership - The Association of Corporate Treasurers) or Certificate in International Cash Management (Affiliate Membership - The Association of Corporate Treasurers).
  • Advanced Diploma in Retirement Provision (PMI Associate Membership – APMI designation)
  • CFA Institute – CFA Level I (Regular Membership of CFA Institute/CFA UK) (with the option to include CFA UK - Investment Management Certificate (IMC designation) or CISI Certificate in Investment Management (ACSI Designation) where these are used as FCA Appropriate Qualifications to demonstrate competence to practice)
  • CISI Cert in Private Client Investment Advice & Management - PCIAM L6 (Full CISI Membership: MCSI)
  • CII Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning (250 Credits: Associate of the Personal Finance Society: APFS)
  • The London Institute of Banking & Finance, Chartered Associate Programme (Chartered Associate Status)
  • CISI Diploma in Investment Operations L6 (Full CISI Membership: MCSI)
  • Chartered Institute of Credit Management - CICM Level 5 Diploma in Credit Management (CICM Graduate Member: MCICM (Grad) designation)
  • Chartered Banker Institute (CBI)
  • Associate Chartered Banker Diploma 2018 (2 from 3 modules) – Associate Chartered Banker designation
  • Advanced Diploma in Banking and Leadership in a Digital Age (4 from 5 modules) - Chartered Banker designation

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

Upon successful completion, we can offer a range of career options.


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Presentation skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent English (Grade 5) Essential
GCSE or equivalent Maths (Grade 7) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any (Grade A) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any (Grade A) Essential
A Level or equivalent Any (Grade B) Essential

About the employer

Here at Bank of America, we’re developing innovations in emerging fields like virtual reality, artificial intelligence and machine learning. Through our cutting-edge projects and prototypes, we help all kinds of businesses to access finance more safely, rapidly and globally than ever. And, we support our people while they make the world of technology better, too.

Employer

Bank of America

Address

2 King Edward Street

London

EC1A 1HQ

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Training

Training provider

UNIVERSITY OF EXETER

Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience

Apprenticeship standard

Financial services professional

Level 6 (Degree with honours)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications


Employer's Application Instructions

All applicants must apply online via our campus website.

This apprenticeship requires you to apply through the employer's website.

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Closing date: 25 Feb 2024