Business Intelligence Analyst Apprentice


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Employer description: 
We’re a FTSE250 company providing investment and wealth management services for private clients, charities, trustees and professional partners. 

We manage money for mainly UK-based clients with £1,000 to £100 million to invest.

We’ve been in business since 1742, and have been trusted for generations to manage and preserve our clients’ wealth. Our tradition of investing and acting responsibly has been with us from the beginning and continues to lead us forward. 

We have 5 new Inclusion Networks, which provide a space for colleagues from under-represented groups to connect and to create positive change towards greater balance at Rathbones.  

These are focused on:

  • Gender Balance
  • Race & Ethnicity
  • Abilities Count
  • LGBT+
  • Socio-economic Background

We are now looking for an eager candidate to join us as an apprentice in Newcastle upon Tyne.

The apprentice will assist the Business Intelligence Manager in the production of timely, accurate and meaningful data to support the safe, successful and commercial operation of the business.

You will have the opportunity to gain valuable skills, knowledge and experience as you complete a Data Analyst L4 Apprenticeship.

£22,000 per annum.


  • Support the Business Intelligence Manager in providing timely, insightful and accurate information to managers across the business. 
  • Contribute to the Business Intelligence function’s reputation as a responsive and reliable source of information. 
  • Be able to highlight any deficiencies, errors or unknowns in the data being used. 
  • Help build ‘single sources of truth’ to avoid competing metrics. 
  • Be able to understand and interpret business requirements and translate these into reports. 
  • Client data held is accurate and up-to-date and informs the business. 
  • Proactively provide relevant insights discovered. 
  • Working with Business Change Managers to ensure that processes are accurately recorded and validated in CRM system. 
  • To source, refine and provide accurate and up-to-date information to underpin performance towards commercial targets and good client outcomes. 

What we are looking for:
Skills and knowledge:

  • Strong willingness to learn and develop
  • High attention to detail
  • Analytical and lateral thinker
  • Open and honest communicator
  • Ability to assimilate information and filter results
  • Able to manage multiple stakeholders and competing deadlines
  • Commercial interest and awareness
  • Ability to present technical information in a clear, understandable way to a non-technical audience

Entry requirements:
Standard entry:

  • Level 3 qualification (apprenticeship/A-levels/BTEC, etc)
  • OR equivalent work experience (typically two years in a relevant role)


  • 5 GCSE's, including English and Maths at Grade 5 (B) or above 
  • Experience with using Excel and Microsoft products (or similar)

You may also have a combination of qualifications and experience which demonstrate the minimum foundation needed for the programme. In this instance you could still be considered for the programme.

If you hold international equivalents of the above qualifications, at the time of your application you must be able to provide an official document that states how your international qualifications compare to the UK qualifications. 

Find out more here:

Opportunities for personal growth:

  • Involvement with a business at a key stage in its growth cycle providing a unique opportunity to gain valuable skills and knowledge
  • Opportunity to build professional relationships across the business
  • Joining a business that is investing heavily in its tech capabilities and developing rapidly
  • Opportunity to learn how to use a range of tools including: PowerBI, Alteryx, Snowflake and Excel
  • Opportunity to suggest enhancements to working practices and reports

Future prospects: 
90% of QA apprentices secure permanent employment after completing: this is 20% higher than the national average.

Important Information: 
QA’s apprenticeships are funded by the Education & Skills Funding Agency (ESFA), an executive agency of the Department for Education. 
To be eligible for a Government funded apprenticeship you must have lived in the UK or European Economic Area (EEA) for the last 3 consecutive years.