How to become a financial investment adviser & manager
Help clients achieve their financial goals with your financial plans, investment advice, and funds management services.
Pathways to this career
- Complete a degree in commerce or business, majoring in finance, economics or accounting.
- Boost your career with further studies in management or postgraduate qualifications.
- Obtain your state or territories required registration and licensing with leading bodies such as the AFS (Australian Financial Services) and ASIC (Australian Security and Investment Commission).
What does a financial investment adviser & manager do?
Duties and tasks
- Analyse client finances and budget and formulate a strategy to meet long term goals.
- Ensure all transactions meet the legal requirements.
- Listen to clients goals and values, then research opportunities to meet those goals.
- Make transactions on behalf of clients via phone, internet, or in person.
- Monitor markets and stay up-to-date with trends.
- Prepare documents such as reports and statements.
- Australian Securities and Investments Commission (ASIC)
- Financial Planning Association of Australia Ltd
- The Institute of Chartered Accountants in Australia (ICAA)
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