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Private Banking Apprenticeship - Client Facing - Leeds - Others - Leeds, United Kingdom

Leeds, West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
Competitive Salary
Closing date
Jun 14, 2024

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Job Role
Finance Apprentice
Contract Type
Full Time
Company Description

About SG Kleinwort Hambros

Kleinwort Hambros has more than 200 years of experience helping individuals, families, entrepreneurs, trusts and charities to manage their wealth. From expert wealth planning advice and investment strategies to specialist lending products, we provide the personal approach clients would expect from a modern and responsible private bank.

We have one clear purpose - to simplify life's financial challenges. Providing a personal and holistic approach to wealth management, we know how to meet the needs of our clients with imagination, skill and attention to detail. We also understand the importance of creating strong relationships based on trust, service and expert knowledge.

As part of the Societe Genérale Group, we have access to the resources and services of one of the world's leading financial groups. Based on a diversified and integrated banking model, the Group combinesfinancial strength and proven expertise in innovation with a strategyof sustainable growth, aiming to be the trusted partner for its clients, committed to positively transforming the world.

Job Description

What's in it for you?

Join us as a Client Facing Apprentice on a 22-month contract, the apprenticeship programme will consist of department rotations within the Front Office Teams, giving you valuable exposure in each department. Depending on your strengths, career aspirations and business needs departments could include Client Services, Private Banking Client Relationship Management, Investment Management, Credit, Wealth Planning and the Business Management and Strategy Office.

The apprenticeship is a structured programme with a variety of core learnings, optional learnings, networking sessions and we will support and fund a formal Apprenticeship qualification and a Professional Qualification. The qualification will vary depending on your level of study, current qualification and interests but will be the first step to becoming a Client Relationship Manager.

Every member of staff, regardless of role, contributes creating longstanding and personal relationships with our clients, while offering them a greater level of service and opportunity.

Impact make yours a positive one.

Profile required


Skills and Experience
  • We are looking for individuals interested in Private Banking and who display our values ofTeam Spirit, Responsibility, Innovationand ourCommitmentto each other (Colleagues, employees and clients alike).
  • Have natural ability and enjoy working with clients, supporting them over the phone, email and occasionally in person.
  • Be curious, point out opportunities, generate ideas and solutions for improvements present information in a confident and compelling manner.
  • Focus and complete task in a timely manner and to a high standard, be able to manage your own workload and prioritise deliverables.
  • Working knowledge of MS Office; Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and other relevant IT skills
  • Interest or academic knowledge of regulations applying to the financial services industry, its staff, and our clients. Be aware of the importance of integrity and honesty and willingness to do the right thing, following the rules and guidance in situations.


We're looking for career changers or students who are finishing their degree or A-Levels 2024, the subjects are not important or happy to start in July 2024.

We value diversity and collaboration, when you bring people together with different backgrounds and experiences, they offer fresh perspectives and innovative ways of working, which in turn boosts creativity and productivity

This is a place where you're encouraged to contribute from day one, so you'll be a great fit if you're motivated, entrepreneurial and resourceful. To succeed in a collaborative, fast-changing and fast-paced environment, you'll also need to be adaptable and a quick learner, with great attention to detail.

Why join us

People join for the impact they can have on us. They stay for the impact we have on them. A flatter structure offers visibility and exposure beyond that of our competitors, so you know our names, and we know yours. It's personable, human, and inspires success through passion. By encouraging open mindedness and a willingness to share ideas, we have adapted to market changes and thrived through innovation. Bringing words like "hard work" and "dedication" together with "community" and "respect" has enabled us to work collaboratively and build our future together. We call this Team Spirit and it's what makes us different. It's what makes you different.

Business insight

If you feel you have the required experience and qualifications, then please apply to the SG Resourcing Team, and we will manage your application. At Société Générale, we believe our people are our strength and are core to the success of our business. As such, we search for, recruit and appoint the best available person on the basis of aptitude and ability, regardless of sex, marital or civil partnership status, race, colour, nationality, ethnic or national origins, pregnancy, disability, age, sexual orientation, religion, belief or gender identity.

We are an equal opportunities employer and we are proud to make diversity a strength for our company. Societe Generale is committed to recognizing and promoting all talents, regardless of their beliefs, age, disability, parental status, ethnic origin, nationality, gender identity, sexual orientation, membership of a political, religious, trade union or minority organisation, or any other characteristic that could be subject to discrimination.

Reference: 24000FFV
Entity: Kleinwort Hambros
Starting date: 2024/08/05

Publication date: 2024/06/05

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