Start your career by learning and earning at the same time

You'll have hands-on responsibility and the support you need to develop a breadth of skills and experience that help you fulfil your potential.

  • A rewarding career in investment services with interesting and challenging work
  • Professional development opportunities, sampling different areas of our business giving you hands-on experience
  • An extensive range of sports and social events for you to get involved with

The programme runs over two years, during which you will have the opportunity to apply for internal positions as they become available whilst continuing your study and development. 

As part of your primary role in the Ravenscroft Academy, you will develop a sound knowledge of our data management system opening new accounts, client account administration, assisting with regulatory reviews and trade reporting. You will be involved with internal project work and assisting other teams with data-related tasks and and duties. You might also look at settling trades, sending out contract notes to clients and inputting payments.

We also aim to give you a broad spectrum of experience across the whole organisation with a view to taking the CISI Investment Operations Certificate (IOC) and then moving onto a qualification of your choice at a higher level. This could lead you into different sectors of the business such as advisory investment service, discretionary investment management or even precious metals.


We offer study leave, annual holiday allowance, pension and healthcare benefits.

What roles might be available to me after completing the Ravenscroft Academy? 

Ravenscroft is an independently owned investment services group with offices in Guernsey and Jersey. Our primary goal is to meet the needs of our clients, so all our teams play their part in achieving that aim. Our support teams typically work behind the scenes ensuring that the client teams have everything they need to work with clients.

Client Facing Teams

Discretionary Investment Management

Research and manage our range of investment strategies for clients.

Advisory Investment Service

Provide advice on investment and stock ideas and guide clients on investment decisions.

Execution Only Trading

Deal on behalf of clients who want to buy and sell on global stock markets.

Cash Management

Find the best rate of returns for clients who wish to keep their investment in cash.

Precious Metals

Buy, sell and store physical gold, silver and platinum in the form of bars and coins.

Corporate Finance

Manage specialist funds, market listings, consultancy and real estate project management.

Client Services

The first port of call for new and existing clients; the team aims to ensure that all clients are well looked after.

Support & Administration


Oversee all financial transactions, set budgets, settle invoices and manage company funds.


Ensure the rules and regulations for our sector are followed.

Company Secretarial (Co-Sec)

Responsible for the efficient administration of the company and for Board support.


Ensure all transactions are completed timeously by managing trades, making payments and transfers.


Work on the computer systems and programmes that keep everyone up and running smoothly.

Human Resources

From first stage interviews to internal promotions, the HR team look after everything involving staff.

Marketing & PR

Manage the brand and promote the company through advertising, social media, sponsorships and events.

New Business

Oversee the screening and opening of accounts for new clients.

Data Management

Monitor and ensure that all company and client data is up to date and correct.

Office Management

Meet and greet clients and ensure the smooth running of the office as a whole.

Investing together in your future
What we offer...

  • Competitive starting wage
  • Salary increases on successful completion of exams
  • Generous employee pension
  • 25 days paid annual leave
  • AXA healthcare package
  • Regular learning and development reviews with your line manager
  • Twice yearly discretionary bonus scheme on succesful completion of probation
  • Full support financially to undertake professional qualifications
  • 35hrs per week, Monday to Friday

For further details or to apply for the Ravenscroft Academy, please contact us on or +44(0)1481 732751