IFA recruitment agency listing
Independent financial advisers (IFAs) provide individuals and businesses with support on a wide range of financial matters.
Qualifications and entry requirements
Entry qualifications for IFAs vary, although employers often seek applicants with at least two A levels and five GCSEs. Personal qualities, such as good communication skills, are often considered to be just as important as qualifications. It may be possible for prospective IFAs to secure an Advanced Apprenticeship in Advising on Financial Products. Alternatively, it is possible to enter into an administrative role in a company that employs IFAs before training to become an IFA.
New recruits receive training from experienced IFAs and gain theoretical knowledge through studying for a professional qualification, such as a Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) Certificate in Financial Planning. The Institute of Financial Planning (IFP) also offers a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) licence. Before they can provide guidance to clients, newly appointed IFAs must pass an exam from a professional body, such as the Institute of Financial Services.
Qualified IFAs are currently in high demand. Employment opportunities can be found in insurance companies, investment firms, estate agents, banks, retailers and building societies. Many IFAs are registered as self-employed, but have contractual arrangements with companies. Vacancies for IFAs tend to be advertised through specialist publications and financial recruitment agencies.
Starting salaries for trained IFAs are between £15,000 and £25,000 a year. Experienced staff may be able to move into supervisory or management positions.
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We recruit for any employee who works within a Accountancy practice or within the Finance sector. We offer a tailor made service to clients across the Midlands.
Huntsman Recruitment specialise in providing temporary and permanent Driving, Industrial, Commercial and Technical personnel to independent and blue chip companies throughout the West Yorkshire area. As part of our service we offer; Immediate Supply or Free Advertising, Pre-Booking Facility, Competitive Rates, Complete Recruitment and Account Management, 24/7 Telephone Support, Free Recruitment Consultation at Your Convenience.
HW IT Search & Selection Ltd
HW IT Search & Selection can address all permanent and contract staffing needs within the Financial Services. We are a boutique agency that appreciates the differences between each of our clients. We listen to your needs before providing candidates such as Auditors, Investment Managers and Underwriters that are best suited to your organisation. We use databases, social media and industry experts to provide effective recruitment throughout the UK.
LinkPoint Resources Limited
LinkPoint operates a network of offices with specialist consultants who have years of experience in the Financial Services sector. Whether you are looking for a senior accountant, tax auditor or credit controller, LinkPoint's specialist consultants have an extensive database of well-sourced contacts. Our screening process enables us to source candidates with not only the right skills and experience but also the best fit for your company.
McBarron Wood Recruitment Specialists
Our Financial Services functional practices covers all aspects of this complex industry from Equity Release Advisor, Credit Analyst, Research Analyst through to IFA, Property Accountant, Insurance and Qualified Senior level executive appointments. Headed by our CEO with more than a decade of international experience, every search is tailored to your specific needs and requirements. Call us NOW.
Interaction Finance Recruitment
Unlike other agencies, we're able to dedicate a specialist team of financial experts to supplying staff that will compliment the economic products your business offers. We work with an exemplary talent pool of analytical and commercially knowledgeable candidates who are experienced in Compliance, Admin and Advisory positions. We've been delivering solutions since 1986 and have built relationships with a range of high profile institutions.
Addressing the areas of Admin, Compliance, Advisory and Management, Hammond Clarke uses a 10K+ candidate database and over 25 years experiences to supply the best Financial Services staff in the industry. We specialise in the City of London area but also have a portfolio of clients that stretch across the UK. Our ability to analyse social media and job boards allows us to find in demand staff for all Financial Service positions.