Develops and implements financial plans for individuals or organisations, and advises on investment strategies and their taxation implications, securities, insurance, pension plans and real estate. Registration or licensing may be required.
Skill Level 1
Financial Planning Adviser
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Endorsed Correlations to ASCO Occupations
3213-11 Financial Investment Adviser
Group: 2223 Financial Investment Advisers and Managers
develop financial plans for individuals and organisations, and invest and manage funds on their behalf.
interviewing prospective clients to determine financial status and objectives, discussing financial options and developing financial plans and investment strategies
monitoring investment performance, and reviewing and revising investment plans based on modified needs and changes in markets
recommending and arranging insurance cover for clients
arranging to buy and sell stocks and bonds for clients
advising on investment strategies, sources of funds and the distribution of earnings
setting financial objectives, and developing and implementing strategies for achieving the financial objectives
managing funds raised from personal superannuation savings policies and unit trusts
assisting in meeting superannuation compliance requirements
directing the collection of financial, accounting and investment information and the preparation of budgets, reports, forecasts and statutory returns
may refer clients to other organisations to obtain services outlined in financial plans
Most occupations in this unit group have a level of skill commensurate with a bachelor degree or higher qualification. At least five years of relevant experience may substitute for the formal qualification. In some instances relevant experience and/or on-the-job training may be required in addition to the formal qualification (ANZSCO Skill Level 1).
Registration or licensing may be required.