Financial Investment Advisers / Financial Planners

Financial Investment Advisers / Financial Planners

Financial Investment Advisers and Managers develop financial plans for individuals and organisations, and invest and manage funds on their behalf.


Financial Investment Advisers / Financial Planners

Job Demand: High

Average weekly wage: $1,701

Where you could work:

BanksSt George Bank, Bendigo Bank, Wespac 

Financial PlannersQuill Group, Morgans, Integral Private Wealth, Steward Funding 

Superannuation CompaniesHesta, MLC, CBus

Financial Investment Advisers / Financial Planners do the following tasks:

  • 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