Trainee Financial Adviser

Type: Trainee
Region: London

Role: Trainee Financial Adviser

Package: Open to Negotiation + Bonus + Benefits + Clients Provided

Our client, one of the UK’s largest financial advisory firms, is looking for trainee advisers to join the business; Working predominantly within wealth management, the firm have bases all over the country that are eager to find driven, engaging, and ambitious professionals who wish to begin a career as a financial adviser. Due to their strong focus on developing and maintaining long-term and trusted client relationships, it is highly important to the firm that their trainee advisers possess honesty, loyalty, integrity, and an excellent work ethic. To be successful within this role, it is imperative that you will be a highly motivated, enthusiastic, and hard-working individual who can confidently and competently build strong rapport with their clients; Additionally, it will be crucial to maintain long-lasting client relationships while always developing new client relationships and opportunities.

Key Responsibilities

  • You will provide financial advice to prospective and existing clients, meeting their financial goals and objectives; You must undertake frequent client meetings with existing and prospective clients while always providing a consistent service to all levels of client regardless of their business requirement.
  • You will professionally service the needs of existing clients while creating new opportunities via networking and referrals.
  • You will create a business plan with management and work towards agreed targets and goals; You will subsequently work hard to achieve business quality standards that comply with the firm’s procedures as set out in the agreed original (and future) business plan.
  • You must act in a compliant manner and deliver an outstanding level of customer service while ensuring that you adhere to the FCA rules and regulations; To ensure maintenance of competence, you will regularly review your training needs and, in conjunction with your supervisor, you will address those needs in an appropriate and timely manner.
  • You will undertake regular professional development to ensure that each client receives up-to-date and appropriate advice; Going forward, you will be fully supported in successfully completing regulatory training.
  • In line with business standards, you will ensure that all client data, business transactions and information are recorded in a timely manner; Alongside this, you will communicate and liaise effectively with the back-office, management, and marketing teams.

About You

  • You must have achieved or be working towards the level 4 diploma in financial advice (CII, LIBF, or CISI); Current or previous evidence of CAS/CF30 is desired but not essential.
  • You must have a keen interest in financial advice/wealth management as-well as be motivated to develop your knowledge on all associated advice areas (including investments, pensions, protection, and tax planning).
  • You will be eager to develop your career and will therefore possess a strong understanding of how you would like to achieve this; You will be prepared to undergo further study/training where appropriate.
  • You must be hard-working, enthusiastic, confident, and articulate with a strong commitment to delivering an excellent client experience/service; You will have a strong ability to build long-term relationships with clients.
  • You will be a confident and charismatic individual with excellent sales and presentation skills; You will also be driven and highly motivated to achieve and exceed business targets.
  • You must have exceptional interpersonal and organisational skills; You will have the ability to work individually as well as part of a team.
  • You will be IT literate.


As an Employed Adviser, you will have the opportunity to manage your clients with back-office support and on-going personal development guidance; The package on offer can be tailored to suit your requirements to ensure that you have a solid base to be an effective, efficient, and successful adviser.

As a Self-Employed Adviser, you will have all of the same support as the business’s employed advisers but with an attractive commission split that offers high earnings potential; The firm can also provide financial assistance to aid you with your transition into a new role.


In addition to your salary, bonus scheme and 25 days’ holiday, you will also be entitled to the following benefits: Retirement Benefits, Salary and Bonus Sacrifice Arrangements, Life Assurance Cover, Sick Pay Arrangements, Permanent Health Insurance, Private Medical Insurance, Employee Assistance Programme, Health Screening, Eyesight Testing, Critical Illness Cover, Car Parking (dependent on office), Season Ticket Loans, Childcare Vouchers, Staff Sales, Maternity and Paternity Benefits, Local Discounts, Share-Save Option Scheme & Share Incentive Plan, Flexible Work Arrangements (home or office work).

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