An Exciting Opportunity In Financial Services At Grad Scheme

A successful, growing North-East company is looking for enthusiastic, ambitious graduates to join their young and dynamic team.

Trying to debunk the myth of the financial sector as a dull career choice, The Grad Scheme [] based in Darlington, recruits graduates with a ‘can-do’ attitude as Paraplanners and Compliance Support for Para-Sols [] and Apricity [].

As the financial industry grows, with more people and businesses looking to their future wealth, so does the administrative burden on Financial Advisers and Planners.

Outsourcing some of the routine, but fundamental, work – such as research, report writing and adhering to regulation – helps advisory firms to grow, meaning more of them recognise the benefits of working with companies that offer a range of support services, such as Para-Sols and Apricity.

That’s where you come in! If you have a good degree – in any discipline – a high standard of written English, a great attitude towards learning, and a passion to help develop what was previously considered an old, stale industry, you might find that this is the right career choice for you.

Even individuals who never considered working in the finance sector are finding it to be a challenging and stimulating environment, and, as part of the scheme, the business will pay for, and support you, through all your qualifications, as well as providing you with the practical skills to be ‘job ready’.

Founder and Director, Cathi Harrison, is encouraging graduates to think differently about a career in finance, particularly in these troubling times. She says: “Things are changing so quickly in the industry and in the wider world right now, and there are lots of graduates with the skills and ability to make a real success in these careers, who might never have considered it before.”

When you join The Grad Scheme, you become part of a young, friendly, vibrant, forward-thinking company whose mission is to “Give great service, lead the financial services industry in innovation and have some fun doing it.”

With 24 successful graduates from previous intakes now working in roles across finance, (some even training new candidates themselves) they have said the following about their journey:

“I really enjoyed the recruitment process, and at times forgot I was being assessed!” – Hannah

“The positive atmosphere within the office is really infectious.” – Lee

“The Grad Scheme in three words? Fun, innovative and life-changing!” – Luke

The trainee programme will identify a clear route for your progression within the company, and ensure that every member of the team realises their potential.

If you think you could be the right person to be part of the Para-Sols or Apricity team, look at the vacancies on the website [] for information and to apply. The current deadline for applications is Friday 23rd October.

Contact Details

Telephone: 01325 952116
Email: [email protected]

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