Trainee Financial Planner – London Job at Attivo Group – in Trainee Financial Planner – London
Attivo Group is looking to recruit several Trainee Financial Planners in various locations due to an exciting period of expansion. This is an intensive training programme, during which you will be taught all the skills required to become a successful Financial Planner including carrying out the advice process, building client relationships, and influencing and negotiation skills.
Training will also include time within our Paraplanning team, giving you a well-rounded education in Financial Planning. Following completion of the training programme, you will begin your career as a Financial Planner with Attivo Financial Planning. This is a salaried role and all clients are provided, making it a fantastic opportunity to become a member of our team and develop your career.
As a business, we fully support hybrid working and have both working from home and flexible working policies. For this particular role, we would expect the candidate to be based at our London office one day per week and working from home or travelling in and around the London area to meet with clients the remainder of the week.
We provide our advice and service through Attivo Financial Planning, one of the very few genuinely Independent, Chartered, Occupational Pension Specialist, financial planning firms in the UK. We aim to deliver the most professional, technically competent, independent advice and service to our clients. We want to be seen as a leader in the financial planning sector, to help change the standing of financial planning to be recognised as a genuine profession and to ensure we, and the profession, contribute positively to society and the economy.
Meet with new and acquired clients to assist with the on-boarding process. Attend meetings to integrate clients and understand their individual requirements as well as manage the next stages as their point of contact
As the first point of contact for many clients, understand their circumstances and requirements, and articulate how we can help satisfy their often-complex needs with appropriate advice or services
Carry out fact finding and risk assessments to assist Financial Planners for their 1st meeting with new and acquired clients
Collate, process and monitor the required documentation to ensure client is successfully integrated and that the Financial Planner and client are prepared for Financial Planning meetings
Qualify and monitor new business opportunities to generate new private and corporate clients for the Group, using existing relationships and connections
Attend events and contact targeted businesses
Help internal stakeholders to understand prospective client’s circumstances, requirements and personalities, in order to increase client retention
Maintain good relationships with vendors who have sold their business to Attivo Financial Planning
Update and maintain client records in our back office and provider systems
Qualifications, skills and experience
Minimum 5 GCSEs graded A-B, or equivalent, including Maths and English
Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning (R01-R06)
Ideally experience in a client facing role
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Ability to work under pressure with a high level of accuracy
Strong analytical and research skills
Good organisational, time management, and caseload management skills
Ability to work on own initiative, sometimes for long time periods
Professional, ethical and discreet
Ability to build and maintain ongoing client relationships
Ability to work well under pressure whilst maintaining excellent attention to detail
A full driving licence
Educated to degree level would be an advantage
Salary and benefits
£35,000 to £40,000 depending on experience and qualifications.
Attivo Group also offers:
Excellent company benefits package including a non-contributory Pension Scheme, Private Medical Insurance, Income Protection, Critical Illness and Death in Service
Generous holiday allowance, rising with length of service
Work from home and flexible working available
Discounted corporate gym membership
Parking allowance for employees who live over 1.5 miles away from the office (Cheltenham only)
Regular company social events
Excellent culture, promoting employee wellbeing and engagement.
Attivo Group Limited is committed to being an Equal Opportunities employer. If you require reasonable adjustments at any stage of the recruitment process, please let us know and we will endeavour to make the process as accessible and as fair as possible.
Please be aware that any offer of employment will be subject to satisfactory completion of pre-employment vetting as outlined by the Financial Conduct Authority (FCA) . This may include but not limited to adverse financial history , criminal records, UK directorship and disqualifications check.
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About the Company
Company: Attivo Group –
Company Location: Trainee Financial Planner – London