Independent Financial Adviser

Independent Financial Adviser Job Description Template

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


  • Prospect / contact potential clients in accordance with the firm’s business plan / supervisor’s guidance;
  • Undertake sufficient product and market research;
  • Provide holistic financial planning to prospective and existing clients;
  • Maintain all standards of performance as required by the firm;
  • Follow up on all enquiries in a timely manner;
  • Generate a business pipeline level sufficient to meet your business targets;
  • Ensure all supporting documentation is maintained;
  • Strive to recognise new business opportunities;
  • Attain and maintain level of competence as required by the firm;
  • Ensure sufficient client information obtained and analyse information gathered;
  • Ensure relevant CPD is maintained and recorded accurately;
  • Undertake fact-finding, presentations and service review meetings for clients;
  • Ensure a current, in date Statement of Professional Standing (SPS) is held at all times;
  • Ensure on-going continuous professional development;
  • Maintain and ensure client files are kept up to date.


  • You will be experienced in advising clients in all aspects of financial planning including Investments, Pensions, Mortgages and Protection;
  • You must be currently working as an IFA/Financial Adviser;
  • Need to be QCF Level 4;
  • Ideally you will have 4+ years’ experience in the market providing advice and will have your own client bank and FUM;
  • You will already hold a full diploma qualification and 2 years relevant experience.