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Finance Placement, Bath

Are you a university student looking for a finance related placement? Ever thought about a career as a financial adviser or paraplanner? Unividual are currently hiring 4 placement students for our office in Bath.

A bit about us

Unividual is a financial advisory business like no other. We provide financial planning to people and businesses across all areas of their finances. If you want to work for a business that is unique, Unividual derives its name from the ethos that every person or business is unique and individual. This approach isn’t just applied to financial advice but also to our staff. Every member of staff is a unique individual and their training and career is built around their skills and life goals.

Established in 2000, we spent the last 20 years growing our team and culture and are proud of our values of commitment, honesty and openness, intelligence and passion. There is now 26 of us in the Unividual family, divided across our Bath and London offices and this position is based in our Bath office. We are passionate about our employees, their wellbeing and our corporate and social responsibility. We have recently been nominated as finalists in the Bath Life Awards in the Civic and Financial categories. But don’t just take our word for it, hear from our recent placement students and staff:

“Working at Unividual means that I have a company who has continuously shown a genuine interest in my learning and personal development. I know that I have a great support network to guide me in my career within the Unividual family.” Cherise

“Unividual has helped me develop a wide range of skills, I have also learnt the importance of a good company culture and environment. I have been able to use other people’s knowledge and talents alongside working with them to try and meet the semester goals.” Sameer


Apply for a finance placement now

Tell us your story, don’t go unnoticed. Explain why you are a winning candidate by submitting your CV and covering letter to jobs@unicademy.co.uk

We welcome and encourage a diverse range of candidates and encourage applications from under represented backgrounds. The follow-on recruitment stages are a video interview followed by a face-to-face interview experience day.

Finance Placement Role, Bath

This is a great experience for someone looking to gain industry knowledge in the financial services sector. You will be working alongside and mentored by a Unividual Financial Planner. You will be responsible for a variety of administration tasks that enhances the client experience when working with Unividual. This will include but is not limited to:

– Undertake research work on financial plans

– Write letters and emails to clients and product providers

– Answer incoming phone calls

– Meet and greet visitors to the office, including clients for meetings

– Organise outgoing and incoming post and scan documents on to client records

– Printing and compiling client meeting and marketing packs

– Ensure all compliance paperwork is in order

– Liaising and chasing product providers on behalf of clients

– Checking and sending off application forms

Training will be provided for all the above tasks alongside your own dedicated mentor.

Preferred qualifications & experience

Predicted grades of 1st or 2:1 in a finance/administration/business/economics related degree. However, we will consider applications from other degree subjects that have a research element. Work experience in financial services, even if voluntary, is desirable. Work experience in an office environment is advantageous.

IT skills

  • Able to use Word to create letters
  • Proficient in Excel with the ability to create spreadsheets
  • Able to pick up new software or programmes quickly


  • Presentable and smart individual
  • Experienced written communication skills with good attention to detail and a critical eye
  • Good interpersonal skills. Confident in meeting new people and building rapport and relationships
  • Ability to support and collaborate with other members of the team

Self-management & organisation

  • A highly organised individual who can use their own initiative and can take instruction from colleagues
  • Someone who can multi-task under pressure

Person specification:

  • Thrives in a fast-paced environment: A character that can adapt to a demanding environment and can deliver multiple tasks
  • Integrity: A caring, empathetic person with high morals and naturally trustworthy, especially behind closed doors
  • Team orientated: An individual that has a personable, amicable character that cares about their role, colleagues and clients
  • Learning orientated: A person who always wants to excel in everything they do and therefore welcomes constructive criticism as a channel to learn and grow
  • Self-awareness: Someone who focuses on looking after their own wellbeing and those around them

Perks & Benefits

Unividual’s philosophy is the Richard Branson way, “train people well enough so they can leave, treat them well enough so they don’t want”. The best part about Unividual is the people you will be working with. On top of that you can expect to receive the following benefits in return for all your hard work:

– 38 days holiday including bank holidays.

– Incentive programme that takes place three times a year, based around company goals, that reward your with team building trips, extra annual holiday, vouchers or bonuses

Email your CV and covering letter to our HR & Diversity Manager Tracy.Knight@unicademy.co.uk

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