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  • BPA - Senior Pricing Actuary
    👀 𝐍𝐄𝐖 𝐎𝐏𝐏𝐎𝐑𝐓𝐔𝐍𝐈𝐓𝐘: 𝐁𝐏𝐀 - SENIOR PRICING ACTUARY Title: BPA - Senior Pricing Actuary Location: UK (hybrid/fully-remote) Salary: £110k to £150k,...
    Salary
    £110000 - £130000 per annum
    Location(s)
    London
    Type
    Permanent
  • Birmingham's Booming - 2 Key Firms Looking To Recruit Senior Financial Planners
    The Financial Planning market in Birmingham seems to be thriving at the moment and I am currently working closely with two key players who have identified it as a high-growth region are looking to...
    Salary
    £80000 - £125000 per annum
    Location(s)
    West Midlands
    Type
    Permanent
  • Senior Catastrophe Modeler
    Senior Catastrophe Modeler Base comp up to $140k + benefits The role has a focus on property lines working closely with the actuarial team whilst also getting exposure to various projects across the...
    Salary
    $0 - $140000 per annum
    Location(s)
    North America
    Type
    Permanent
  • Senior Paraplanner - Family Office Team - Mayfair
    The Family Office division of a high profile Wealth Management firm are looking to appoint a Senior Paraplanner to their team. Working closely with a Partner who advises the firms' largest clients,...
    Salary
    £50000 - £65000 per annum, Benefits: Excellent benefits and bonus
    Location(s)
    London
    Type
    Permanent
  • Contract Senior Pensions Admininistrator
    BWD are working with a large UK in-house DB Pension Scheme who are looking for a number of Senior Pension Administrators for an initial 6-month contract. They are willing to consider fully remote and...
    Salary
    £300 - £350 per day
    Location(s)
    London
    Type
    Contract
  • Wealth Manager
    A highly respected private bank in the HNW wealth management space are seeking an experienced wealth manager in and around the Hertfordshire area.   You’ll be furnished with a partial book of HNW...
    Salary
    £60000 - £70000 per annum
    Location(s)
    South East
    Type
    Permanent

BWD Salary Calculator

Salary benchmarking is one of the biggest requests we receive; candidates looking to understand their value and clients seeking to benchmark certain roles.

Constructed from up to date and accurate market data, our bespoke calculator looks at some of the nuances of qualifications, experience, fee income, and client segmentation to give you the most accurate guide on the market.

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At BWD, you're working with recruitment experts who just get it. Our agency is filled with genuine, good people who know financial services - and love what they do.

We’re devoted to our candidates, giving them unparalleled support throughout their careers to find their next step and peace of mind knowing we deeply understand their industry.

With an impressive database of live candidates we’re already talking to and a “do the right thing” attitude, our clients can rely on our knowledge and expertise to consistently deliver perfect-match financial services talent.

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We’re passionate about removing barriers for disadvantaged candidates and driving positive change within the financial services recruitment sector, not just through our words: but with our actions - all while helping our clients to do the same. 

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Our Services

  • BWD Adapt

    Adapt is our fast and cost-effective hiring solution on a contingent basis (no placement, no fee). 


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    Engage is a service designed to deliver you the best talent. Offering a 12-month full rebate on all placements demonstrates our confidence.

  • BWD Partner

    Need multiple hires? We develop a short-term hiring strategy, delivering the talent you need, within a specified timeframe.

  • BWD Demand

    Demand is our solution designed specifically for temporary and contract hires. No matter how complex the projects are, we have the experience and network.

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    Want specific market intelligence? We offer real-time data analysis that reflects trends in the industry.

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BWD Financial Services Earnings & Benefits Census 2023/24

BWD Financial Services Earnings & Benefits Census 2023/24

Our independent survey gathered data from over 550 professionals including Financial Advisers, Business Development Managers (BDMs), Paraplanners and Compliance Professionals, all completed via an online, confidential questionnaire in January 2024.


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BWD Financial Services Earnings & Benefits Census 2023/24

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