Smith Cooper Independent Financial Solutions (SCIFS) has onboarded two graduates Aman Matharu and George Brandist to the firm as financial planning analysts.
Both join the firm from Coventry University, where they completed degrees in Accounting and Finance, and Finance respectively. They will now be trained to become chartered financial planners.
Paul Hamilton, director of SCIFS, has “close ties” to Coventry University Business School dating back to 2008, contributing time and “financial planning expertise” to the department of Economics, Finance and Accounting.
He said: “Aman and George are the second and third appointments from this source following the earlier successful appointment of Jason Million who will become a chartered financial planner later this year.
“We are delighted to be able to identify talent directly from one of the highest ranked Modern Universities in the UK and to be able to employ two of the six high quality candidates that applied on this occasion.”
He added: “Over the past year, our services have become increasingly relevant to a wider range of individuals and businesses, who have been looking to review their wealth management strategies and planning.
“This in turn, has resulted in continued growth for the firm, and we are proud to be able provide our professional services to support our clients at this time.”
SCIS offers bespoke wealth management services exclusively to corporate and private UK high net worth clients, including inheritance tax and estate planning, investment advice, retirement planning and corporate planning.