Financial Advisor

Job Title: Financial Advisor
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: London, England
Salary: £50000 per annum + Bonus / Benefits
Reference: 10303/001_1508855758
Contact Name: Jane Paton
Contact Email:
Job Published: October 24, 2017 15:35

Job Description

Our client is an established Wealth Manager who provide Investment Management & Financial Planning to private clients, instituions, trustees and charties. They are expanding their current team due to continued growth

Key Tasks

Identify, prospect and develop clients

  • Prospect / contact potential clients in accordance with the business plan
  • Conduct in-depth reviews of clients' financial circumstances, current provision and future aims.
  • Analyse information and prepare plans best suited to individual clients' requirements.
  • Complete risk assessment as appropriate.
  • Researching the marketplace and providing clients with information on new and existing products and services.
  • Design financial strategies;
  • Assist clients to make informed decisions.
  • Research information from various sources, including providers of financial products.
  • Review and respond to clients changing needs and financial circumstances;
  • Negotiate with product suppliers for the best possible rates;
  • Ensure suitable recommendations are made.
  • contacting clients with news of new financial products or changes to legislation that may affect their savings and investments;
  • Ensure all supporting documentation is maintained.

Risk Management and Compliance

  • Comply with the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, the FCA Statements of Principle & Code of Practice and the relevant FCA rules at all times.
  • Comply with the relevant compliance, TCF, T&C, financial crime anti-money laundering, data security, anti-bribery, fraud and corruption) at all times.
  • Provision of advice to clients in a compliant manner as detailed in the firm's compliance manual and procedures.
  • Ensure a current, in date Statement of Professional Standing (SPS) is held at all times
  • Attain and maintain level of competence as required by the firm.
  • Maintain all standards of performance as required by the firm.
  • Ensure relevant CPD is maintained and recorded accurately.

Skills and Experience

  • The requisite technical knowledge and qualification (e.g. QCA Level 4 exams)
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • The ability to explain complex information clearly and simply
  • The ability to analyse and research information
  • Good sales negotiation