As Paraplanner, you will be Level 4 qualified, or very close to completing this qualification with strong experience working in a Paraplanner role for an IFA or similar firm. The desire to become chartered and progress will be viewed upon favourably, and dynamic work practices are encouraged. Advanced pension qualifications would be an advantage.
This role will require a candidate who enjoys speaking with clients over the phone and would suit a person who may wish to be authorised to provide limited client advice. Final salary pension experience would also be highly desirable.
Paraplanner – Level 4 Diploma Qualified
Conducting relevant research in respect of funds and financial products
Identifying and providing suitable solutions for clients
Ensuring new business is submitted correctly
Producing suitability reports
Recording relevant accurate data on back office system in line with company procedures
Enthusiastic and proactive.
Show initiative/problem solving.
Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
Organisational skills to a high level.
Competent in letter writing skills (high quality level of grammar and spelling).
Must be able to recognise and understand Paraplanning processes.
Must have experience in writing Suitability Reports.
Has a good knowledge and understanding of the finance industry and the compliance requirements.
Must have a knowledge of back office systems, Intelligent Office preferred.
Must be Level 4 Diploma qualified.
Full time position, 35-hour week (9am-5pm Monday to Friday with an hour for lunch)
Salary is negotiable based on experience and qualifications.