Financial administrators provide invaluable support for financial advice firms and financial administration should be considered a career in its own right, says Sophie Wilkin, financial administrator for Para-Sols.

‘Administration’ is a word often thrown about across many different industries, perhaps too often that people have started to overlook the fundamental importance of it. In my experience, it’s such a rewarding and fulfilling career in itself that it shouldn’t necessarily considered as a stepping stone to a ‘real job’. There’s no denying that, yes, it’s a great way to get your foot in the door of a business, allowing you to explore your options, but administration in itself has plenty of progression options without feeling daunted by the thought of having to push yourself into something you might not actually want to do.

Read more in our Professional Paraplanner article here.