Financial Services Apprenticeships - Chelmsford
Apprenticeship opportunities in our Chelmsford office sit within our ringfenced ‘SJP’ team or within our ‘Client Services’ teams. They consist of two main types of roles:
Written-based roles (either responding to emails or writing letters answering queries about customer’s investments on behalf of our clients (known as ‘Management Companies’)
Telephone-based roles (similar to the above in terms of answering customer queries regarding their investments - but on the telephone!)
To find out more apply online today and one of our Resourcing team will call you back to talk about our current Apprenticeship vacancies and what might suit you!
The Ideal Candidate
- GCSE Mathematics and English Language Grade C/ 4 or above
- A good telephone manner and excellent verbal communication skills (particularly for telephone-based roles)
- A strong command of spelling and grammar with good letter-writing skills (particularly for written and email based roles)
- Good general computer skills including basic Word, Excel and email (plus any experience of using an in-house database is a bonus)
- The ability to work to daily/weekly deadlines and follow strict processes
- Strong accuracy and attention to detail
- Good communication skills
- Above all the desire to learn and an eagerness to begin a career in the financial services sector!
A fantastic opportunity to join one of the fastest growing and largest employers in Essex! Join us as an Apprentice with full training and support from day one!
IFDS offers a fully paid Apprenticeship leading to an NVQ Level 2 or 3 in ‘Providing Financial Services’ and the first paper of the globally recognised IOC qualification! All training is via E –Portfolios/webinar/on the job. No attendance at college is needed and you will be amongst many other current and former Apprentices, so with great support! Upon successful completion of your Apprenticeship an internal development scheme awaits you at DST, and with it, the ability to climb the career ladder further!
*****This position applies to candidates still in education. We are happy to conduct interviews on predicted grades and hold positions open for September, October and November's monthly intake ******
Starting salary of £12,250
Fully paid training and qualifications
6% non-contributory pension scheme
Life Assurance (4 x salary)
Single person healthcare
Flex benefits scheme
DST Sports and Social membership
On site canteen
About the Company
DST is a leading provider of specialised technology, strategic advisory, and business operations outsourcing to the financial and healthcare industries. We enable clients to transform complexity into strategic advantage by helping them continually stay ahead of and capitalise on ever-changing customer, business, and regulatory requirements in the world's most demanding industries.
Headquartered in Kansa City, Missouri, USA, DST is a public company listed on the New York Stock Exchange (NYSE: DST), employing over 16,000 talented people globally.
In March 2017, DST acquired International Financial Data Services (IFDS) in the UK and Ireland; making DST a leading provider of investor and policyholder administrative services to the funds, insurance and wealth management industries.
DST employs ~5,000 people across 12 locations in the UK and Ireland.
Our employees are responsible for all administration and processing services – on behalf of our clients - for their end customers (that’s why you may not have heard the actual name ‘DST’ before!)
All offers of employment at DST are subject to background verification checks, including 5 year employment history, proof of eligibility to work in the UK, proof of address, credit check and criminal record check. The accuracy of all information you submit as part of your application is vital and may be used as part of the background checking process should you be successful.