Small Business Financial Advisor Courses

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What does a Small Business Financial Advisor do?

A Small Business Financial Advisor works with owners of small businesses to improve their profitability. You might find ways for businesses to increase their profit margins, find new customers or take the business in a new direction. Small Business Financial Advisors look at issues such as cash flow, budgeting, taxation and cost of overheads. You might make overall recommendations for the business to improve or develop strategies for particular business areas.

Small Business Financial Advisors need to have good personal skills and be able to communicate with business owners in a range of industries. You need to be able to listen to their individual circumstances and understand the issues involved. Small Business Financial Advisors should be good with numbers and have strong attention to detail.

Small Business Financial Advisor Courses

There are 8 courses available for people who want to become a Small Business Financial Advisor.

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How much does a Small Business Financial Advisor earn?

In Australia, a full time Small Business Financial Advisor generally earns $1,350 per week ($70,200 annual salary) before tax. This is a median figure for full-time employees and should be considered a guide only. As you gain more experience you can expect a potentially higher salary than people who are new to the industry.

What are the job opportunities for a Small Business Financial Advisor?

This industry has seen a slight decrease in employment numbers over the last five years. There are currently 24,100 people employed in this field in Australia and many of them specialise as a Small Business Financial Advisor. Small Business Financial Advisors may find work across all regions of Australia.

Source: Australian Government Job Outlook 2020

How do I become a Small Business Financial Advisor?

If a career as a Small Business Financial Advisor interests you, consider enrolling in a Certificate IV in Finance and Mortgage Broking. You could also consider a Certificate IV in Financial Services, a Diploma of Banking Services Management or a Diploma of Finance and Mortgage Broking Management.

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Job Pathways

Here are some potential career pathways within financial planning. Click on the occupation for information on the course you should enrol in to start your journey.

Sourced from The Australian Apprenticeships & Traineeships Information Service (aapathways.com.au) funded by the Australian Government Department of Education and Training and MySkills.gov.au.