Our client who is an independent financial planning practice is looking for a Financial Advisor (Investment Specialist), their purpose of the role is to: Assist clients in creating comprehensive financial plans tailored to their specific needs and goals. This includes assessing their current financial situation, setting financial objectives, and developing strategies to achieve them. This includes investment advice, retirement planning, tax planning, monitoring and reviewing. Responsibilities: Financial Planning: Conduct comprehensive financial assessments of clients, understanding their financial goals, analysing their current financial situation, and create personalised financial plans to achieve those goals. Investment Management: Recommend suitable investment strategies and products based on the client's risk tolerance, time horizon, and financial objectives. Monitoring and managing investment portfolios to optimize performance and align with the client's goals. Retirement Planning: Assist clients in planning for their retirement by estimating retirement needs, recommending retirement accounts, and devising strategies to accumulate sufficient funds for acomfortable retirement. Tax Planning: Provide guidance on tax-efficient investment strategies and suggest ways to reduce tax liabilities through proper tax planning techniques. Client Education: Educating clients about various financial concepts, investment options, and economic trends to enhance their financial literacy and empower them to make informed decisions. Compliance and Regulatory Adherence: Ensuring compliance with relevant financial regulations, laws, and industry standards, as well as maintaining appropriate fit and proper requirements. Client Relationship Management: Build strong, long-term relationships with clients by providing exceptional service, regular communication, and being accessible to address their financial concerns. Market Research and Analysis: Stay informed about the latest market trends, economic developments, and financial products to offer well-informed advice to clients. Continual Professional Development: Engage in ongoing education and training to stay updated on industry changes, new investment options, and evolving financial planning strategies. Networking and Business Development: Build and expanding a network of potential clients and industry contacts to grow your client base and business. Ethical Conduct: Maintain the highest ethical standards and putting clients' interests first in all financial recommendations and interactions. Skills and Attributes: Microsoft Office 365 knowledge (Word, Excel, Outlook, MS Teams & PowerPoint) Excellent written and verbal presentation skills Active listening Critical thinking Professional and presentable Own reliable transport Interact professionally with clients and product providers Perform under pressure Attention to detail Takes initiative Ability to meet targets and deadlines Organises work smartly Team player Qualifications: Minimum bachelors degree in financial planning or similar Regulatory Examination 5 for representatives CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER Professional will be added advantage Experience: Minimum 5 years in financial advisory role.