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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 will 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.

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Closing date: 31 Aug 2022

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage

    £9,066.85

  • Working week

    Monday - Friday, 9.00am - 5.00pm with 45 mins unpaid lunch

    Total hours per week: 36.25

  • Expected duration

    15 Months

  • Possible start date

    15 Sep 2022

  • Date posted

    15 Jul 2022

  • Apprenticeship level

    Advanced
    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number

    VAC1000066570

  • Positions

    1 available

What will the apprentice be doing?

Duties to include:

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

What training will the apprentice take and what qualification will the apprentice get at the end?

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:

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

What is the expected career progression after this apprenticeship?

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


Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Attention to detail, Organisation skills, Customer care skills, Problem solving skills, Administrative skills, Number skills, Analytical skills, Logical, Team working, Creative, Initiative, Non judgemental, Patience, Enthisiastic, Punctual

Qualifications

GCSE or equivalent Maths and English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

Things to consider

Please note you may be asked to complete suitability assessments as part of the recruitment process. Once you have submitted your application, you will be contacted to discuss your application and arrange a telephone interview if you meet our initial shortlisting criteria. Your application may be shared with training providers and employers.

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

Contact

Georgia Marlow

georgia.marlow@apprentice-employment.co.uk

07540 716312

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Training

Training provider

SIMPLY ACADEMY LTD

Apprenticeship standard

Financial services administrator

Level 3 (A level)


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