Financial Adviser

Financial Adviser Job Description Template

Our company is looking for a Financial Adviser to join our team.


  • Make recommendations to clients that meet their goals and ambitions;
  • Keep abreast of new industry developments and research the market to ensure that knowledge is current;
  • Provide strategic advice across a variety of financial products and services (Pensions, Investments & Savings, Protection);
  • Work to a programme agreed with the Area Manager;
  • Act in accordance with the FCA Code of Conduct for Company Representatives;
  • Ensure on-going continuous professional development;
  • Maintain and ensure client files are kept up to date;
  • Generate a business pipeline level sufficient to meet your business targets;
  • Strive to recognise new business opportunities;
  • Respond to client questions and requests;
  • Keep up-to-date with new product, technical or legislative changes within the marketplace;
  • Build strong and long-lasting relationships with clients;
  • Proactive approach to business development including developing own introducer and professional connections network;
  • Work closely with clients to provide customised recommendations to help them achieve their financial goals;
  • Consult with clients on investment strategies.


  • Experience as an IFA, Financial Adviser, Financial Consultant or Financial Planning Manager;
  • Good compliance track record;
  • Good admin/diary management;
  • 2 years minimum experience in a CF30 role;
  • Level 4 Diploma Qualified in Financial Planning;
  • Enthusiasm and willingness to assist clients;
  • Full driving licence and own car essential;
  • Ability to manage own workload;
  • Compliance focused;
  • Ability to manage own workloadĂ‚;
  • Level 4 qualification or above, willingness to work towards chartered status;
  • Empathetic and relationship focused – quick to understand the needs of the consumer;
  • Knowledge of the current market place;
  • Flexibility/adaptability to cope with changeĂ‚;
  • Commercially minded, astute and excellent networking skills.