Careers

We’re always looking for new talent, if you would like to start a career at Wellesley please submit your CV today.

If you are in an advisory environment already and are looking for a new challenge, we would love to hear from you.

If you would like to see what it’s like to work for Wellesley, we’ve created a short video of current team members highlighting what they like about the company, their role and their colleagues.

Current Vacancies

We’re always on the lookout for client-centric focused Financial Advisers.

  • Are you a financial adviser looking for the next step in your career?
  • Are you Dip level 4 qualified? Are you Chartered or looking at becoming Chartered soon?
  • Do you need office support in order to really grow your offering?
  • Salary – Competitive.

What do I need to do now?

If you wish to take your career to the next level, working for a successful financial services practice, then please submit your CV to info@wellesleywa.co.uk today!

Reports to: Financial Planning Administration Manager

We’re looking for an experienced Financial Planning Assistant to support our team of Financial Advisers.  This is a fantastic opportunity for someone to work closely alongside a Financial Adviser, helping them provide a seamless service to new and existing clients.

You must have experience in a similar role and be able to demonstrate excellent organisational and administrative skills, including a good working knowledge of all Microsoft packages. Professionalism and confidentiality are key, as is the ability to think ahead and forward plan. You should also be motivated by working in a people-centric business where developing and maintaining professional relationships with colleagues and clients is essential.

The position ideally suits a dynamic individual who has experience working within a Financial Adviser practice, as there will be a requirement to deal with a variety of tasks, necessitating a good level of financial services acumen. We’re also looking for someone who is numerate, works well under pressure, can handle a challenging workload, is adaptable and enjoys working in a fast-paced environment.

What will I be doing in the role?

  • Manage incoming calls and emails for the Adviser.
  • Make appointments for new and existing clients, annual reviews and other meetings as required.
  • Prepare recommendations/reports that account for clients’ circumstances and needs.
  • Implement actions, such as changing existing investment holdings, as directed.
  • Providing client support required via phone, email or post.
  • Attend external events with the Adviser where required.
  • Maintaining and organising the Advisers diary.
  • Set up client files and filing.
  • Produce client specific illustrations.
  • Update client holdings, valuations, obtain share values, use analytics.
  • Analyse and interpret financial and other data and produce relevant reports.
  • Maintain detailed and accurate records.
  • Interpret instructions and issues arising and then implement actions according to administrative policies and procedures.
  • Adhere to stated policies and procedures relating to quality management.
  • Greet clients who visit the office.
  • Any other tasks as required as part of a varied role reporting to the Managing Director.

What do we look for in this role?

  • Someone who is passionate about Financial Advice.
  • A person who is dynamic, positive, outgoing, professional and confidential in undertaking all aspects of their role.
  • Candidates must be articulate, numerate, well presented and used to dealing with people at all levels.
  • Someone that is comfortable dealing with a wide variety of tasks, often relating to different businesses to tight deadlines.
  • A team player, who is comfortable working closely with the Adviser, but is equally comfortable working on their own.

What are the benefits?

In addition to a competitive salary, you will benefit from a significant focus on your own personal development, with the right candidate being provided with the opportunity to have a significant input into how their role develops. In conjunction with this we offer:

  • 35 hours per week Monday to Friday (with reduced working hours of 09.00 – 13.00 on Friday’s – subject to workloads).
  • Group company pension scheme with matching of contributions of up to 5%.
  • Private medical insurance scheme.
  • Death in Service scheme.
  • Up to 25 days a year holiday + bank holidays.
  • Modern offices with onsite gym, garden, parking and breakout areas.
  • Competitive salary.

What do I need to do now?

For an informal discussion about the role please call 01444 244551 and speak to Marion Pyle, alternatively you can email your CV to info@wellesleywa.co.uk

Reports to: Paraplanning Manager

Purpose of the role: To work alongside and together with other Financial Paraplanners and the Administration team to provide ongoing assistance and support to our Financial Advisors and provide the client with a positive professional experience.

What will I be doing in the role?

  • Identify and collect any outstanding relevant quantitative information required to compile a financial report.
  • Liaise with product providers and other relevant third parties over the phone and via email to complete full investigations and product breakdown to support recommendations and to enable decision-making.
  • Implement actions, such as changing existing investment holdings and sending out letters of authority, as directed.
  • Ensure provider information is received promptly and with sufficient detail by continuously chasing the information requested every 5 working days.
  • Process Fund Switches in an accurate and timely manner, completing the review letter for the Financial Advisor within 10 working days.
  • Organise and update relevant data using in-house database applications (excel spreadsheets, the CFR and access), helping to organise the technical task and workflow for the business.
  • Assist with the accurate completion of application and proposal forms on Ibusiness and where paper-based, sending the necessary information off to St. James’s Place within the given timeframe.
  • Check all compliance paperwork is present on submission of reports.
  • Discuss and establish client objectives with the Financial Adviser(s).
  • Completion of straight forward suitability letters involving investment top-ups and new business to inform Clients on financial strategies, plans and products.
  • Proofread your own reports and letters before submission, making any necessary amendments following feedback as well as pro-actively understanding these amendments and the reasoning behind them.
  • Provide administrative support and qualified knowledge to Financial Advisers, Personal Assistants and the Paraplanning team as well as other members of staff where required.
  • Promote the profile of the business within the profession and wider communities
  • Continuous professional development to meet regulatory requirements and personal development needs
  • Generally help out with other office duties i.e. answer the telephone in a timely manner and deal with incoming enquiries by taking the appropriate action; meet and greet clients – arrange refreshments and catering when applicable; deal with incoming and outgoing post; maintain a comprehensive client filing system; maintain a smart and tidy office.

What do we look for in this role?

  • At least one years’ relevant experience within a financial services role, ideally in a financial planning practice environment.
  • Qualified to Cert level within CII or working towards this qualification
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written.
  • Confident and self-assured with a positive approach to change, ability to remain calm and work well under pressure.
  • Detailed and accurate in every aspect of the role.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office/IT skills.
  • Good planning and organisational skills, with the ability to organise and prioritise workloads.
  • Proactive and flexible in your approach to work and willing to go the extra mile.

What are the benefits?

In addition to a competitive salary, you will benefit from a significant focus on your own personal development, with the right candidate being provided with the opportunity to have a significant input into how their role develops. In conjunction with this we offer:

  • 35 hours per week Monday to Friday (with reduced working hours of 09.00 – 13.00 on Friday’s – subject to workloads).
  • Group company pension scheme with matching of contributions of up to 5%.
  • Private medical insurance scheme.
  • Death in Service scheme.
  • Up to 25 days a year holiday + bank holidays.
  • Modern offices with onsite gym, garden, parking and breakout areas.
  • Competitive salary.

What do I need to do now?

For an informal discussion about the role please call 01444 244551 and speak to Paul Wingham, alternatively you can email your CV to info@wellesleywa.co.uk

Reports to: Paraplanning Manager

We’re looking for an experienced paraplanner to work alongside and together with other Financial Paraplanners and the Administration team to support our team of advisers and provide the client with a positive professional experience, offering highly technical and qualified knowledge and ongoing assistance.

What will I be doing in the role?

  • Identify and collect any outstanding relevant quantitative information required to compile a financial report.
  • Liaise with product providers and other relevant third parties over the phone and via email to complete full investigations and product breakdown to support recommendations and to enable decision-making.
  • Prepare information/comparisons for analysis and further discussion with the Financial Adviser including illustrations, Critical Yield Calculations and Income calculations.
  • Organise and update relevant data using in-house database applications (excel spreadsheets, the CFR and access), helping to organise the technical task and workflow for the business.
  • Assist with the accurate completion of application and proposal forms on ibusiness and where paper-based, sending the necessary information off to St. James’s Place within the given timeframe.
  • Check all compliance paperwork is present on submission of reports.
  • Discuss and establish client objectives with the Financial Adviser(s).
  • Support the Financial Advisers in research and analysis to meet client needs and objectives, including the analysis of Client data and preparing cash flow analyses.
  • Complete strategy documents, suitability letters and reports that account for client’s circumstances and needs, informing and advising clients on financial strategies, plans and products.
  • Quality check the work of your colleagues as well as proof read your own reports and letters before submission, making any necessary amendments following feedback as well as pro-actively understanding these amendments and the reasoning behind them.
  • Provide technical support and qualified knowledge to Financial Advisers, Personal Assistants and the Administration team as well as other members of staff where required.
  • Ensure that all regulatory and compliance standards are met by maintaining your own knowledge and applying this to your research and reports.
  • Promote the profile of the business within the profession and wider communities.
  • Continuous professional development to meet regulatory requirements and personal development needs.
  • Generally help out with other office duties i.e. answer the telephone in a timely manner and deal with incoming enquiries by taking the appropriate action; meet and greet clients – arrange refreshments and catering when applicable; deal with incoming and outgoing post; maintain a comprehensive client filing system; maintain a smart and tidy office.

What do we look for in this role?

  • At least three years’ relevant experience within a financial services role, ideally in a financial planning practice environment, or working towards this experience as a Trainee Paraplanner
  • Qualified to Diploma Level within CII or working towards this qualification as a Trainee Paraplanner.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills, both oral and written.
  • Confident and self-assured with a positive approach to change, ability to remain calm and work well under pressure.
  • Detailed and accurate in every aspect of the role.
  • Excellent report writing, problem solving and decision-making skills.
  • Good knowledge of Microsoft Office/IT skills.
  • Good planning and organisational skills, with the ability to organise and prioritise workloads.
  • Proactive and flexible in your approach to work and willing to go the extra mile.

What are the benefits?

In addition to a competitive salary, you will benefit from a significant focus on your own personal development, with the right candidate being provided with the opportunity to have a significant input into how their role develops. In conjunction with this we offer:

  • 35 hours per week Monday to Friday (with reduced working hours of 09.00 – 13.00 on Friday’s – subject to workloads).
  • Group company pension scheme with matching of contributions of up to 5%.
  • Private medical insurance scheme.
  • Death in Service scheme.
  • Up to 25 days a year holiday + bank holidays.
  • Modern offices with onsite gym, garden, parking and breakout areas.
  • Competitive salary.

What do I need to do now?

For an informal discussion about the role please call 01444 244551 and speak to Paul Wingham, alternatively you can email your CV to info@wellesleywa.co.uk

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