Technical Analyst (First Wealth)

London, UK

First Wealth

Job Description

First Wealth’s Mission


To help everyone live happy and fulfilled lives through the wonder of financial planning.


First Wealth’s Why: Great financial planning can change your life. We exist to inspire ideas, create confidence and give you the freedom to live, no matter what happens!


Our Core Values: Excellence, Ambition, Respect, Happy People and Helping Others.


If this sounds like you, then you could be the one we are looking for…

The Role


At First Wealth you will have the opportunity to grow and to help us grow too. You will be working alongside some of the best Financial Planners in the profession, within a multi award-winning, B-Corp certified, Chartered firm.


At First Wealth, the Technical Analyst role is the heartbeat of any successful team and your main role responsibilities will be to support the Financial Planners when informing and advising clients on financial strategies, plans and products.


You must be able to demonstrate your technical expertise and in turn support and upskill your other team members with any technical activities as well as running and managing your team’s workflow. You are responsible for supporting the Financial Planners in ensuring our clients receive the best possible advice.


The role has huge scope for client facing interaction, offering you the opportunity to develop and refine your presenting and soft skills in client meetings, which is the ideal training ground if becoming a Financial Planner is your goal.


We will also be considering candidates with aspirations to becoming Head of Technical for the company.

Opportunities exist for those individuals willing to take them.

Remuneration


Competitive salary (dependant on experience and qualification), plus an exceptional benefits package including:


  • 25 days’ holiday, rising by one day a year up to 30 days plus bank holidays

  • Support with professional training

  • 8% employers pension contribution

  • Income protection scheme

  • Private medical insurance

  • 5 x Death in Service

  • A monthly allowance towards membership of Heka – Health and Wealth Membership

  • 1 months paid sabbatical upon completion of 5 years’ service.

Home Working and Flexibility


First Wealth is committed to flexible working, whether that be start/finish times or working from home/in the office. We provide you with the necessary equipment to work from home, as well as offering all of our team members an allowance of £250 to kit out their home office with whatever they choose.


All that we ask of you is to manage your own time effectively and to ensure your work is completed.

As a Technical Analyst you will be expected to be in the office if and when you are required to attend client meetings/company events.


And that’s it!

Required Skills


  • At least Level 4 Diploma qualified, with a view to continuing on towards Level 6 Chartered qualifications

  • 2 years + experience in a similar role

  • To demonstrate our core values at all times

  • Promote our five-star client service and be willing to go the extra step to achieve this

  • Excellent team working and liaison skills

  • Continue to develop knowledge of products and related issues through formal and informal learning

  • Excellent communication skills (written and verbal)

  • Ability to work under pressure and to deadlines with the ability to manage workflow and delegate tasks effectively

  • Accuracy of work and attention to detail

  • Thorough knowledge of products including pension transfers, tax planning investments including EIS, SEIS, VCT and BPR and structured products, research and analytical tools

  • Experience of Voyant is preferred but not essential.

What Next?


If you believe you have what it takes to succeed in this role, then we would love to hear from you.

If you are successful in being short-listed, we will first arrange to have a virtual coffee with you for the opportunity to learn more about you and what you are looking for, as well as going into more detail about the company and the role itself.


Following this we would look to hold a more formal interview before making a final decision on the successful applicant.


To apply, or for more information, please contact our Head of Technical, Daniel Evans, on daniel@firstwealth.co.uk.


We can’t wait to hear from you!