A career as a financial adviser may suit you if:
You're a people person
One of the most important aspects of an adviser's role is to spend time talking to their clients to build relationships and understand their needs. Building trust is vital, as people will be depending on you to look after their money.
You get satisfaction from helping people
As a financial adviser you'll help people achieve the things they want out of life. This means you can make a real difference and get a great sense of fulfilment.
You want a well-paid career, with clear progression
Financial advisers earn a competitive income. There are clear routes to progress through the ranks and you will build up your own client bank. Find out how much you could earn as an adviser.
You want lots of career options
A range of organisations employ financial advisers, from small independent firms through to large insurance companies, accountancy firms and even estate agents. You could set up your own business or join an adviser network – the opportunities are endless.
You like flexibility
As a financial adviser you might work from your office or travel to meet clients in their own homes, either during the day, in the evenings, or at weekends. This can give you the opportunity to create a healthy work-life balance to adapt to your lifestyle.
You enjoy variety
Whether it's explaining financial matters to clients, conducting research, writing reports or networking with other businesses, you'll see the whole process of giving financial advice through from A to B. No day – and no client – is ever the same!