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Business Advisor CV Template + Tips and Download

author Sobhan Mohmand, Career Expert         date 1 Feb 2021

Tip: Use the Business Advisor CV Template below as an example to help you write your own personal and fully-tailored CV.

Sean Hunt

16 Red Lane
CE28 1BD
Mob: 079 8351 1190       Email: [email protected]

Personal profile statement

I am highly-motivated, consistent and articulate Business Advisor with more than two years of experience in advising and supporting businesses from a variety of industries. I have been instrumental in both changing the businesses’ operations and also negotiating finance deals and securing investment on behalf of my clients. My customer service skills and ability to develop client relationships has resulted in an increase in positive feedback and higher ratings for the organisation that I currently work for.


  • Secured one of the largest contracts for the company, December 2015
  • Graduate Intern of the Month, May 2015
  • President of Aston Entrepreneur Society, 2013


2012 – 2015BSc Business ManagementAston UniversityGrade achieved: [2:1]

Relevant Modules:

  • Business Policy
  • Principles of Operation Management
  • Business and Government
  • Marketing and Advertising
  • Analytics and Marketing Trends

2010 – 2012
Results: Business: A Economics: B Mathematics: B
A LevelsHills Road College
2002 – 2009
Results: 11 GCSEs at Grades A*-C.
GCSEsSt Mary’s School

Work experience

Sept 2015 – PresentBusiness Advisor       BDO International

Main duties performed:

  • Meeting clients to discuss their business idea and giving them independent and confidential support
  • Supporting new start-ups in the South West of the UK
  • Analysing customers’ business proposals and highlighting what issues or difficulties they might face in the implementation and growth stages
  • Assisting clients with business ideas, forecasts and applications for funding
  • Working with clients to develop solid business plans
  • Helping businesses with their Information Technology (IT) systems
  • Helping small businesses with hitting their monthly sales targets
  • Providing mentoring and advice to clients
  • Monitoring and tracking client’s progress
  • Teaching key business skills to entrepreneurs, sole traders and start-ups
  • Attending networking events and building business relations
  • Applying for European Development Fund on behalf of the clients
  • Negotiating new business contracts
  • Researching expansion opportunities and advising clients accordingly
  • Referring clients to the relevant specialist agents or organisations who may be able to help them further (when necessary)
  • Organising and running advice workshops and seminars
  • Sending SMS messages, emails and letters to customers on a regular basis
  • Performing general admin duties including photocopying and filing

Feb 2015 – Sept 2015Business Products Intern         L’Oreal

Main duties performed:

  • Working with a variety of staff from different departments, both internally and externally, to maximise productivity across the business
  • Working closely with Market Supply Logistics to ensure that no delivery mistakes or delays occur and resolving any issues that may arise
  • Working with the Marketing and Communications department to ensure that they have access to products and facilities when required
  • Building relationships with customers and external representatives to demontrate and present products that are currently in demand on the market


  • ILM Level 5 Certificate in Business Support
  • NVQ level 2 in Customer Service


  • Business: Well-rounded business graduate with a background in sales, customer service, training and development. I have advised more than 30 small to medium-sized companies on all matters related to their businesses.
  • Administrative: I can adeptly handle administrative tasks including making calls, arranging meetings, taking minutes, booking venues, ordering supplies, photocopying, filing and dealing with customer feedback.
  • IT: Experienced in using Microsoft Office, Outlook and Lotus Notes. Having worked with IT organisations before, I am familiar with the latest trends in the industry.

Hobbies and interests

I am currently the lead coach of my son’s football team, giving me the opportunity to work with the children’s parents and keeping them up to date with all of the latest information and activities. This hobby, while being extremely rewarding, also enhances my communication and organisational skills which I can then utilise in my job.


Mr Luke Short
Business Manager, BDO International
Address: 2 Grove Rd, Stafford, ST8 12DT
Tel: 0223 7755 8331
Email: [email protected]
Mr Brandon Coleman
Manager, L’Oreal
Address: 16 Milk Street, Stalham, LE5 8GG
Tel: 0880 2488 2388
Email: [email protected]

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  • Track-record: Your job as a Business Advisor is work with businesses in order to improve their productivity, efficiency and performance. Your CV should, therefore, make clear mention of the positive impact your contribution has made to your previous clients. These contributions could include exceeding sales targets, successfully implementing new technology, improving efficiency across business processes and driving down the costs of running the business.

Good Luck!

Written by Sobhan Mohmand
Sobhan is a qualified Careers Advisor and Professional CV Writer with over 10 years of experience in helping job seekers get a job. He is a Member of the Careers Development Institute (CDI) and is listed on the official UK Register of Career Development Professionals. He holds a Level 6 Diploma in Career Guidance and Development (QCF).


    £20.000 – £55.000
    Degree and Relevant Work Experience
    37+ hours per week


  • Communication Skills
    Ability to communicate business ideas and concepts clearly and effectively to clients
  • Computing Skills
    Having good knowledge of computers, Microsoft Office and analytical programs
  • Analytical Skills
    Ability to analyse business finances and market information and proposing meaningful solutions
  • Problem Solving
    Ability to come up with effective solutions to critical problems
  • Numeracy Skills
    Excellent numeracy skills to make accurate financial projections and preparing and managing budgets and accounts
  • Organisational Skills
    Methodically running different projects and meeting deadlines

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