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Financial Services Administrator Apprentice ROSEWOOD WEALTH MANAGEMENT LTD

This is an exciting opportunity to join a friendly local business offering a supportive working environment where you'll be able to develop a profession working in the financial services industry. You will work closely with Financial Advisors supporting with all aspects of administration. Free parking onsite & local frequent bus routes available

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Closing date: 24 Jan 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Weekly wage

    £163.12

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 09.00 am - 5.00 pm, (45 minute unpaid Lunch)

    Total hours per week: 36.25

  • Expected duration

    18 months

  • Possible start date

    31 Jan 2022

  • Date posted

    29 Sep 2021

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC001771509

  • Positions

    1 available

  • Meeting and greeting clients and visitors in a professional manner to the business
  • Contacting clients - appointment confirmations, requesting additional/supporting information
  • Contacting providers - to gain further information on client policies/product criteria to support advisers
  • Preparing documents for client appointments
  • Reviewing client information, inputting data onto the back office system
  • Printing financial reports and various adviser research documents in readiness for client appointments
  • Handling incoming and outgoing calls in a professional manner to both clients, providers, solicitors and other third parties
  • Complying with compliance procedures, such as anti money laundering, data protection, fraud prevention
  • Showing initiatives towards continuous improvement
  • Ensuring that knowledge and competence stay up-to-date by completing and successfully passing the necessary web learning provided and participating with on the job training
  • Actioning daily correspondence received and applying this to the relevant clients and updating advisers
  • Carrying out general administration including scanning, emails, office organisation, arranging meetings, franking of post and general adviser support
  • Maintaining the offices to a clean and tidy standard, including raising any health and safety concerns that need addressing

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills

  • Excellent verbal and writing communication skills
  • Good IT skills and knowledge of Excel
  • Able to use own initiative
  • Ability to work as part of a team
  • Attention to detail and accuracy

Personal qualities

  • Good time keeping
  • Reliability
  • Positive attitude
  • Professional/smart attire
  • Respectful and polite

Desired qualifications

  • Must have GCSEs or equivalent at grade 4/C or above (or equivalent) in maths and English

Future prospects

Opportunity to have a company pension after 6 months and successful passing of probation. We would create an opportunity to support the right applicant through to a level 4 paraplanner apprenticeship or equivalent. This is not a mandatory expectation; however, we will fully support professional development within the business and ensure this is available to the right applicant

Things to consider

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About the employer

Friendly local business offering independent financial advice across pensions, investments, mortgages and equity release.

Employer

ROSEWOOD WEALTH MANAGEMENT LTD

Address

388

Brimington Road

Chesterfield

S41 0TF

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Training

Training provider

NICHOLAS ASSOCIATES GROUP LIMITED

Applications for this apprenticeship are being processed by Nicholas Associates

Contact

Georgia Marlow 07540 716312 georgia.marlow@apprentice-employment.co.uk

Level 3 Financial Services Administrator apprenticeship standard.

The Financial Services Administrator apprenticeship is ideal for learners beginning an entry level role in the financial sector.

As an entry level role, this apprenticeship provides the foundation knowledge, skills and experience for progression along a number of career paths. The qualified apprentice will be prepared for advancement to positions including senior administrator, mortgage adviser and financial adviser roles.

Key Learning Outcomes:

• A broad understanding of the financial services sector

• An understanding of the role of the appropriate regulatory bodies

• The importance of relationship building with clients and colleagues

• Understanding of processes and procedures relevant to the role

• How to develop commercial awareness

• Building skills and capabilities within an organisation

Professional Qualifications:

Cii CF1

Completion of CF1 will provide a solid foundation for the learner and can lead on to progression to study in other areas.

To help prepare the apprentice for the professional qualification, Apprentices are provided with Simply Academy’s qualification resource package, alongside a structured study plan supported by a series of live revision sessions with our qualified tutors.

The Apprentice is assigned a dedicated experienced mentor to guide them through the programme. Regular scheduled interactions with the apprentice ensure they are developing the Knowledge, Skills and Behaviours required to become competent in the role

Apprenticeship standard

Financial services administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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