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Capgemini Invent Accelerate Graduate Programme – Financial Services Entry Route

This entry route is for applicants who wish to provide a preference to align to the Financial Services Academy once The Institute has been completed.

In addition to the entry specifics listed here, for this entry route we require applicants to have a passion for driving value and transformation in (UK or Global institutions of): Retail Banks; Business and Commercial Banks; Mid/Large Corporate Banks; Wealth/Asset Managers; and/or Payments providers. We also expect applicants to have a demonstrable interest in digital transformation and its impact on the Sector.

On entry to the Financial Services Academy, individuals will have day-to-day tasks that can vary from assisting with the implementation of Financial regulations, driving the digitisation of Financial Services and making them more user-friendly, helping Financial Service organisations respond to urgent crises, e.g. in the wake of Covid, collaboratively in cross-functional teams to drive continuous business performance improvement and creating strategies as well as developing business cases to support investment decisions.

We require individuals for this entry route to have:

  • A passion of driving value and transformation in (UK or Global institutions of): Retail Banks; Business and Commercial Banks; Mid/Large Corporate Banks; Wealth/Asset Managers; and/or Payments providers
  • Ideally banking domain expertise or a good understanding in: Account provision; Cards and Payments; Lending and Mortgages; Asset management; Onboarding/KYC; Bank servicing and maintenance operations; Data architecture (within a large UK or Global Bank); Operational Resilience transformation.
  • Understanding of Banking product platforms and modern digital technologies
  • Stakeholder management skills, with experience of being able to influence senior stakeholders and “get things done” across a range of organisations, varying in size and complexity
  • Knowledge of both Agile and traditional project management principles and practices
  • First class written and verbal communication skills; the ability to articulate complex problems and solutions in a simple, logical and impactful manner
  • Problem solving skills to work as part of a team to address some of the biggest challenges faced by large Banks & FS institutions

When you enter the Financial Services Academy, a heavy emphasis is placed on your development and being able to learn a variety of skills in a multitude of environments. During the programme you will benefit from wider learning opportunities and can choose from a suite of accreditations including:

  • We will support you with developing an understanding of the financial sector, learning from industry experts working across all major departments/ functions
  • Ability for you to shape your learning through the selections of appropriate qualifications that match your career pathway
  • Provide you with coaches and mentors to help you succeed
  • Offer you interesting and fulfilling roles within the financial sector, developing your on-the-job skills and putting your learning to practical use

We also offer a portfolio of tailored learning and development offers comprised of global and local curricula including:

  • Core consulting skills
  • Personal and professional effectiveness
  • People management
  • Leadership and sales
  • Training and certification for industry standards (e.g. ITIL, Agile, Prince2, Better Business Cases™ certification)
  • The opportunity to access Capgemini’s University Campus in Les Fontaines, France

To drive your own personal development, we also provide access to a multitude of online training platforms incl. Coursera, Harvard and Pluralsight containing 7500+ courses to help novices learn from scratch as well as advanced topics for experienced professionals.