Careers

Current vacancies at Beaufort

Careers

Current Vacancies

If you are interested in any of the roles listed below, please email a covering letter and your CV to humanresources@beaufortsecurities.com or send them to us at the address below. Please note that we will not accept CVs or speculative enquiries from recruitment agencies.

Human Resources
Beaufort Securities Ltd
131 Finsbury Pavement
London 
EC2A 1NT


Stockbrokers

The successful candidates will be members of the Retail Broking team responsible for building and establishing a profitable department servicing the Company’s Clients and helping to develop the firm’s overall standing in the market.

Key responsibilities;

  • Advising clients on request - e.g. on market conditions, stock picking and special situations, across the entire market. Telephone the client, where he/she is happy to receive proactive advice, to advise on opportunities to deal in all the Company’s recommendations from AIM to FTSE 100;
  • Maintaining awareness of stock market conditions and economic trends by liaising with internal and external research and strategy departments;
  • Ensuring that all operations are carried out in accordance with the firm’s own policies and procedures in addition to FCA rules and regulations;
  • Building a lasting client base from leads provided by the firm;
  • Strict adherence at all times to the Company’s policy of Treating Customers Fairly;
  • Communicating effectively with other staff in the firm e.g. IT, Settlements or Marketing, in order to ensure smooth operation of supporting processes.

Candidates must:

  • Be registered CF30;
  • Possess relevant industry qualifications that meet FCA requirements (i.e. Level 4 qualification relevant to the products advised on);
  • Have their own client base;
  • Have a proven track record of excellent market knowledge, experience and understanding of the financial sector overall;
  • Have a proven track record as a Broker and a team player;
  • Have a strong compliance and regulatory awareness;
  • Possess excellent communication skills, and a confident telephone manner.

 

Investment Advisors

We are seeking experienced Investment Advisers to join our Wealth Management team in providing a high quality, personal service to both private and corporate clients.

Key responsibilities:

  • Explaining and promoting the services available, establishing new portfolios and nurturing the development of client relationships;
  • Conducting reviews of clients’ current portfolios, analysing information and designing financial strategies to support clients’ objectives;
  • Producing suitability reports/letters;
  • Providing clients with information relating to both new and existing services;
  • Managing client relationships via regular phone contact, written communications, face to face meetings and reports;
  • Responsible for delivering agreed client service levels and within budget;
  • Negotiating competitive terms with product suppliers and liaising with them in relation to day to day consultancy issues;
  • Maintaining detailed records in accordance with FSA regulations and internal procedures;
  • Peer reviewing colleagues’ work, as required;
  • Monitoring time costs and commission receipts;
  • Issuing invoices and supporting client billing procedures;
  • Liaising with internal and external research and strategy departments.

Candidates Must:

  • Be registerd CF30 or have a previous history of being FCA Approved (CF30);
  • Possess relevant industry qualifications that meet FCA requirements (i.e. Level 4 qualification relevant to the products advised on);
  • Have a proven track record of achievement within the wealth/asset management sectors;
  • Possess excellent verbal and written communication skills;
  • Be proactive and innovative in identifying opportunities for change and new business to meet the clients’ needs; open and responsive to new ideas;
  • Have a reputation for excellent long term effective client service;
  • Be able to prepare detailed and accurate written work in line with current regulation and legislation;
  • Be an excellent team player, provides support and assistance to colleagues;
  • Remain credible at all times, both internally and with clients;
  • Be committed and enthusiastic: has a keen-to-learn and keen-to-do-well attitude for the benefit of the team;
  • Be driven, resilient and competitive with an ability to deliver when working to deadlines and targets.

 

Discretionary Fund Management Assistant

Our leading Investment Management service requires a Discretionary Fund Managers (DFM) Assistant to join their DFM division; responsible for managing segregated discretionary multi-asset funds and model portfolios on Platforms/Wraps with a specific focus on utilising passive vehicles at the core of all portfolios.

Key responsibilities:

  • Day-to-day portfolio analysis and management
  • Investment analysis and research across global asset classes
  • Ongoing enhancement of the investment processes and infrastructure
  • Developing materials to demonstrate investment ideas and portfolio positioning
  • Updating and managing performance attribution and risk analysis
  • Assisting with regular and ad hoc reporting

Key contributions will include:

  • Accurate, insightful analysis and research and a willingness to develop investment market knowledge and experience
  • Pro-active improvement of existing analysis and processes
  • Adaptability to a range of tasks – e.g. quantitative analysis, investment research, client projects, product development and management
  • Accurate, well structured analysis for portfolio risk management and investment analysis
  • Assistance with the growth of assets under management
  • Enhancements to the effectiveness and efficiency of the investment process
  • Problem solving

Key candidate requirements:

  • Experience of financial markets and risk management
  • Experience analysing complex investment problems
  • Knowledge of risk management approaches and measures
  • Knowledge of derivatives, including pricing and application to portfolios
  • Experience in an asset manager and of fund management
  • Experience of coding (e.g. VBA, Matlab)
  • Qualified to QCF level 6

 

Business Development Associate

The ideal candidates will have proven track record in target driven sales, have excellent communication skills, first class customer service and after sales customer care skills; will be confident, self motivated with great interest in the financial markets. Following satisfactory performance and meeting required targets, Business Development Associates will have the opportunity to join our Trainee Stockbroker programme. With this Associates are trained and guided through industry level qualifications.

As a Business Development Associate you will join, and will be an integral part the Stock Broking Team and your responsibilities will include:

  • Contact warm and cold leads and potential prospects to explain and market our services
  • Identify potential new clients
  • Communicate with in a professional and effective manner and raise awareness and interest in Beaufort Securities
  • Identify their suitability to meet our minimum client criteria (i.e. Income, experience, risk profile, investment objectives etc)
  • Open accounts for those that meet these requirements by explaining the account opening process and internal procedures to these potential clients
  • Ensure that all client responses are followed up in a timely manner – within 48 hours
  • Ensure that the new clients are allocated to a Broker who can provide them with suitable advice
  • Keep communication lines open with those new clients in order to monitor their performance, satisfaction and maintain exceptional customer service
  • Constantly improve knowledge of the investment market and relevant legislations
  • Communicate effectively with departments to ensure smooth process of account opening

Candidates should have:

  • A proven track record in target driven sales roles is preferred, especially in telesales
  • Relevant investment sales experience in financial services is an advantage
  • Relevant industry qualifications are an advantage (e.g. CISI level 4)
  • Proficiency using all Microsoft Office programmes

 

Online Marketing Executive

The Purpose of this role is to build mutually beneficial relationships through sophisticated communication strategies. Establish and maintain a good rapport and high level of service between Beaufort and our clients, both existing and prospective including the following responsibilities;

  • Establish and develop Client Relationship Marketing in Beaufort
  • Maintain, develop and update the corporate websites and intranet
  • Provide adequate and compliant e-marketing activities to client base
  • Assist in the delivery of the company’s marketing plans and analyse campaigns effectiveness, and offer suggestions on how to increase click through and conversion tasks
  • Identify opportunities to cross and up-sell on all service and marketing communications
  • Design, maintain and update all Beaufort printed materials on an ongoing basis (company literature, print adverts etc.)
  • Contribute to the development, tracking and respond to specifically agreed direct marketing initiatives
  • Distribute new marketing leads to sales staff and monitor their conversion rates using in-house CRM system
  • Help with one-off projects and new product launches in association with third-parties as required
  • Produce updates for other departments and the board as required
  • Ensure that personal and departmental objectives are met if not surpassed
  • Promote Beaufort brand and perception in the market place
  • Maintain professionalism at all times

Candidates should have:

  • Broad general knowledge of online marketing, across all channels
  • Experience of Search Engine Optimisation and Google AdWords campaign planning
  • Knowledge of using Social Media for online marketing purposes
  • Basic HTML coding ability
  • Comfortable using website Content Management Systems/Client Relationship Management Systems
  • Previous experience of Photoshop/Dreamweaver an advantage
  • Proficiency in using the Microsoft Office suite (Word, Excel, Access etc)
  • Passionate about online marketing
  • Enthusiastic/Self Starter
  • Excellent communication skills

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