An AFSL to guide your financial planning practice's journey.


Finchley & Kent is a new, fresh, and unencumbered by the legacy issues full-service AFSL established to challenge the current participants in the financial services arena by bringing innovation, original ideas, and a novel approach to the market.

Built by experienced industry professionals, Finchley & Kent remains compliance-centric whilst offering the tools to deliver advice in a timely fashion, and provide genuine value through outstanding support and superior quality services.

Being one of Australia’s leading boutique dealer groups, we offer professional, tailored solutions to our network of financial advisers to help manage risk and overcome the day-to-day challenges of running a successful financial planning practice.

“Business is built on relationships, so we make building relationships our business”.


Having built a successful career as financial advisers ourselves, we understand the challenges you face and the support you need at every stage of your business growth.


Finchley & Kent's directors' experience at the coal face means they have experienced what you are experiencing.


We are privately owned, removing any institutional influence and creating an environment to provide conflict-free advice.


The new regulation for financial advice requires non conflicted and robust compliance framework. Finchley & Kent have the best.


An extensive list of products and platforms are available to assist you in the provision of advice.


New platforms have been developed to reduce, time, effort and cost of compliance, whilst improving the quality of delivery.

“Business is all about relationships, how well you build them determines how well they build your business”.


We understand that there is an increasing demand for dealer groups that add real value and help financial advisers to stay ahead of the competition by having a diverse service offering, up-to-date compliance, and efficient systems in place.

Approved Product List

We select products based on clients’ best interest, which is why we offer a comprehensive and well-researched approved product list which has been developed in conjunction with the research houses and market intelligence. The investment committee meets once a quarter to ensure relevance and quality are maintained.

Audit Services

We take compliance very seriously and always support you and keep you safe. That’s why each Authorised Representative will receive an annual compliance audit from the external compliance provider.

Virtual Administration

Our State-of-the-art back-office solution is available for product research and administration, documents and reports preparation, CRM and office management, ensuring your practice delivers advice efficiently and effectively.

Professional Development

We are dedicated to supporting you grow. To help our advisers stay up to date with the latest regulatory and legislative developments we host 2 Professional Development Days per year to give you an opportunity to maintain your knowledge and skills.

Mortgage Broking

Our partnership with a leading Australian mortgage aggregator enables Advisers to be an Authorised Credit Representative under their credit licence.

Compliance Framework

Compliance will always be a big part of our industry, and a huge part of our service offering. Our meticulously selected professional provider together with our expert team have a deep understanding of the rules and regulations and provide powerful tools and frameworks to ensure you deliver quality advice in the best interest of your clients.


We recognise that one research house cannot be all things to all practices and use a variety of top-rated independent research providers to ensure ongoing regular analysis of markets and investment options. So, our advisers and their clients can benefit from the extensive range of financial products that have been researched, approved and always remain up-to-date.


To keep your practice performing optimally we offer an extensive paraplanning service through an associated company or an approved provider so you can deliver exceptional outcomes for your clients.

CPD Online Study

We provide each Adviser access to relevant training programs with Kaplan Professional. This will enable each Adviser to maintain their own personalised ongoing training register to ensure that continuing education requirements are met.

Revenue Payment

We use PayLogic to provide full brokerage and commission payment and tracking which will be paid to Adviser/Practices twice monthly.

Our goal is to allow our advisers to leverage our capabilities to grow their own practices the way they have always wanted, while building their own brand and client base.

We provide outstanding support services for financial advisers that develop their advice offering with the aim to enable their clients to make sound decisions by balancing their needs and wants, and achieving their financial goals.

When you become a part of the Finchley & Kent network, you will gain access to our state-of-the-art technology solutions, full back-office support, financial expert advice, our professional compliance team, and all the resources necessary to run a successful financial planning practice.

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“What clients are willing to pay for is a personal relationship with an adviser who not only understands their goals but is managing their portfolio in accordance with those goals.”