Independent Financial Adviser

Contract: Full time
Location: Ipswich/Colchester
Salary: Competitive 

Are you looking for a new challenge in an innovative and fast-moving regional firm?  We have an exciting opportunity in our Financial Planning Department for an Independent Financial Adviser.   
Why Scrutton Bland?
The Scrutton Bland Group is a leading provider of financial services and advice to both business and private clients.
We place a strong emphasis on valuing individuals needs and contribution. You will have the opportunity to develop your career whether this be within the team, developing knowledge and skills in a different area of the business or personal development. We are committed to supporting individual’s continuous development.
The role
Our Independent Financial Advisers are responsible for generating work from new and existing clients. As a firm, we pride ourselves on offering clients with high quality financial advice, suitable to their needs.   
The successful candidate will:
  • Manage an existing client bank in addition to creating new business opportunities, with new and existing clients
  • Provide tailored advice and solutions to clients both face to face and virtually
  • Be committed to continuous professional development and driving the success of the Financial Planning team
 The successful candidate will:
  • Hold a Diploma in Financial Planning, and ideally will hold Chartered status
  • Have at least two years’ experience in an Independent Financial Adviser role
  • Have previous experience of managing a small team of Paraplanners
  • Be able to demonstrate a breadth of industry knowledge in subjects such as pensions, investments and protection related products and services
And in return? 
You’ll be joining a team of experts in a leading financial services provider, receiving a competitive salary, enrolled in our Employee Benefits scheme with opportunities to volunteer in ways that help our community. We are currently working from home the majority of the time. Post COVID-19 we are looking at hybrid ways of working, gaining the best of both worlds whilst ensuring we deliver the very best for our clients, and supporting our desire for work/life balance.

There is ample opportunity to develop your skills further and progress your career.

Diversity Statement 
Scrutton Bland values diversity, inclusion and equal opportunities. We don’t discriminate on the basis of race, gender, sexual orientation, gender assignment, age, religion or belief, pregnancy, maternity and paternity status, disability, marital or civil partnership status. 

How to apply
Sounds interesting? We look forward to hearing from you, please apply now by sending us your CV and a covering letter, which outlines why you’d like to join our team to our Careers Team.