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CMCC Financial Solutions - Sandyford

CMCC Financial Solutions

Suite 30 The Mall, Beacon Court, Sandyford, Dublin 18

Send CV to: careers@cmcc.ie

CMCC Financial Solutions are a firm of financial brokers based in Sandyford, Co Dublin. The company was established back in 2006. We provide financial solutions including Family Protection, Business Protection, Retirement Planning, Pensions and Mortgages. We adapt to our clients ever-changing financial circumstances and in doing so develop lasting financial relationships. Our aim at all times is to not only provide value but more importantly add value. Our focus will always be on our clients as they have made us what we are – their first and last Trusted Financial Adviser. 


The Apprenticeship

An opportunity is available by way of a three year fixed term contract apprentice scheme that provides exposure to all aspects of our business, allowing you to develop technical expertise as well as professional skills.

In addition to gaining on the job practical experience, you will complete the insurance industry professional qualifications APA and QFA as well as a Bachelor of Arts (Honours) in Insurance Practice (Apprenticeship) which is Level 8 on the NFQ awarded by IT Sligo. Further information is available at https://www.earnandlearn.ie/.


The Role - This is a Life Assurance Role

The vacancy is based in our Sandyford office and the role will involve supporting the sales and management team. As an apprentice, you will gain in-depth knowledge of the insurance market and the products available to our customers.


Duties will include:

  • Processing new business pensions, investment, life & mortgage applications
  • Liaising with life offices to process client requests
  • Providing a fast and reliable customer service to new and existing clients
  • Task follow up and diary management
  • Typing, preparation of outgoing post & general administration
  • Adherence to internal processes and compliance procedures
  • Maintaining detailed records and administrative tasks
  • Keeping up to date with regulatory changes and changes in the insurance market
  • Ensuring compliance with relevant Central Bank Codes & Data Protection Regulations
  • The ability to be flexible with the role to undertake duties as assigned


Who should apply?

We are looking for an ambitious individual who is seeking not just a job but a career in financial services. You must be focused, diligent & committed to working and studying for a level 8 education programme over the course of the 3-year contract. To do this you must have the following skill set:

  • Excellent communications skills
  • The ability to work as part of a team
  • Good time-management & organisational skills
  • Good IT Skills
  • Self-motivation


Minimum Entry Level Requirements:

Applicants must;

  • Be 18 years of age or older
  • If between 18 and under 23 years – must have completed Leaving certificate with a minimum of 160 points to include two honours in higher level paper and passes in Maths and English/Irish with specific requirements on grades/levels,
  • FETAC Level 5 qualification holder
  • Mature students – if over 23 years there are no minimum educational requirements


Interested applicants should ask themselves the following key questions before applying:

  • Do I meet the minimum entry level requirements?
  • Can I commit to a three-year contract of apprenticeship?
  • Do I have the self-motivation and time management skills to study at a BA (Hons) level and work at the same time?
  • Can I be diligent and committed to all aspects of work, training, and education?
  • Do I have the ability to communicate effectively both with customers and in a team?
  • Can I take ownership and accountability for my own actions and responsibilities?
  • Can I contribute €600 annually for three years (reduced student registration charge)?



If you are interested in availing of this exciting career opportunity please apply by submitting your CV to careers@cmcc.ie by 22 August, 2022.