Apprentice Financial Services Administrator Kingsfleet Limited

This is a fantastic opportunity to enter the finance sector and progress your career within financial services. In your initial role you will be trained to provide comprehensive, professional administration that allows Kingsfleet to exceed client expectations and demonstrate full regulatory compliance.

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Closing date: 05 Jul 2024

Apprenticeship summary

  • Annual wage


  • Working week

    Monday - Friday 09:00am - 17:00pm 1 hour lunch

    Total hours per week: 35

  • Expected duration

    18 Months

  • Possible start date

    08 Jul 2024

  • Date posted

    29 May 2024

  • Apprenticeship level

    Level 3 (A level)

  • Reference number


  • Positions

    1 available

What you will do in your working day

To be trained to provide comprehensive, professional administration that allows Kingsfleet to exceed client expectations and demonstrate full regulatory compliance

Specific to this role:

  • To undertake administration associated with new clients, ensuring accuracy, timeliness, completeness and compliance with procedures

In particular:

  • Send signed Letters of Authority from new clients to providers
  • Collate information received from new clients and give to managing director
  • Add fact find information to IO when the client has agreed recommendation
  • Process new application forms
  • Monitor progress of application; ensure questions are answered
  • For completed transactions update the plan details on IO
  • For existing clients to update valuations on IO in advance of client reviews
  • To welcome visitors to the business
  • To answer and, where appropriate, deal with enquiries by the phone
  • To study for and pass the CF1 exam

All staff:

  • To live out and communicate effectively the values of Kingsfleet
  • To comply with the firm’s Health and Safety policy
  • To comply with FCA requirements
  • To maintain complete confidentiality regarding our clients and our processes
  • In agreement with your line manager to undertake other responsibilities as required

The training you will be getting

  • Financial Services Administrator Level 3
  • Fully and part funded learning and development programme that includes the CF1 Financial Services Regulation and Ethics
  • Develop the knowledge, skills and behaviours of successful Financial Services Administrators
  • Free CII membership for non-members through the CII Aspire Apprenticeship Programme
  • Includes the CII CF1 study book and exam entry
  • CII and EPA resits are to be covered by the employer
  • Fortnightly workshops for the CF1 exam from our CII approved trainer
  • All workshops recorded and available on-demand
  • Interactive chat, forums and class note books for real time support and assistance from experienced financial services professionals
  • Exam tips, tricks, and strategies
  • Additional resources through RM Advance
  • Regular tutorials and assessments from an experienced financial services professional
  • R01 is available as an alternative to CF1. Suitability for R01 will be determined by a Skills Assessment completed by Skills Edge

What to expect at the end of your apprenticeship

The business is invested in developing their staff and progression would be available for the right candidate.

Requirements and prospects

Desired skills and personal qualities

Communication skills, IT skills, Team working, Telephone Skills, Friendly, Presentable, Punctual, Hard Working, Reliable


GCSE or equivalent 5 Subjects including Maths and English (Grade 4/C or above) Essential

Things to consider

Benefits: -Paid study leave -4x Death in Service benefit -Annual eye test -Income protection (after 6 months service) -Biennial BUPA Health Check (after 1 year’ service) -Private Medical Insurance (after 2 years’ service)

About the employer

Life is too short to not spend it the way you want. We believe great financial planning is all about giving you the tools to take control and live life on your terms – spending your money and your time however you wish. We exist to help our clients do exactly that. Our name not only refers to Colin’s primary school, but is also the name of a tributary of the River Deben where Edward III fitted out his fleet for his expedition to Flanders in 1338. Every day we set out on our own expedition; to guide our clients towards their financial goals, and to educate them into making more informed choices. Our values: Honesty - We tell our clients what they need to hear for their own best interests. Integrity - We do the right thing by people, and always do the things we promise. Transparency - We are open in how we work together and how we charge for our services.


Kingsfleet Limited






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Adjustments for experience

You could reduce your training time, or finish your apprenticeship faster, if you have relevant prior learning or experience. This could be relevant:

  • training
  • qualifications, like an NVQ in a relevant field
  • industry or sector experience


Paige Waistell

0333 358 3559

Apprenticeship standard

Financial services administrator

Level 3 (A level)

Demonstrating experience

If your application is successful, you will have a chance to discuss your relevant prior learning or experience with your training provider and employer. You will all need to agree any adjustments to your training plan.

You should be prepared to show your competence, and evidence of relevant qualifications

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