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Paraplanner (J1158)

Paraplanner- Sandbach (J1158)

IFA Practice in Sandbach are recruiting for a Paraplanner to work alongside 3 Advisers to support the smooth running of this professional IFA practice.

The firm currently employ 23 staff across two offices, they have a very close team and a professional yet very friendly atmosphere. The team are all well qualified and experienced, and they are knowledgeable with regards to compliance and what is expected of them.

This is a technical paraplanning support role, and is pivotal to the high quality service that the business prides its self on.

  • To complete a number of non-client facing tasks involved in preparing and administrating a Financial Plan and / or Report for clients.
  • Keep up-to-date with new product, technical or legislative changes within the marketplace.
  • Comply at all times with the firm’s Compliance; Training & Competence; Complaints and Data Security policies / procedures.
  • To ensure that the firm’s clients are treated fairly at all times.
  • To work as part of a team alongside the firm’s advisers and administrators to provide clients with a professional ongoing Financial Planning experience.
  • To prepare and maintain client files
  • Once in receipt of a completed ‘factfind’, collate all the relevant quantitative detailed information required to compile a financial services report.
  • Check all paperwork / information is available to ensure that the client file meets the FCA’s rules and requirements.
  • Discuss the client’s needs and objectives with the relevant adviser.
  • To prepare recommendations.
  • Undertake research to identify suitable solutions to meet the client’s needs and objectives.
  • Prepare information for analysis by the adviser.
  • If applicable, liaise with the client’s legal and tax advisers.
  • Prepare draft recommendation report.
  • Discuss draft recommendation report with the relevant adviser. Obtain ‘sign-off’ by the relevant adviser.
  • To implement recommendations.
  • Prepare suitability reports in accordance with the agreed recommendations.
  • Ensure all compliance paperwork is in order.
  • If relevant, act on any changes made by the client.
  • Implement the chosen / agreed investment strategies.
  • To undertake client reviews
  • Act as main point of contact and deal effectively with queries from clients and other parties.
  • Establish and build strong relationships with clients.
  • If required, attend client meetings with adviser.
  • Organise future planning meetings with clients, in accordance with agree timescales.
  • Review investment portfolio, asset allocation, risk profile etc.
  • CII/Level 4 Diploma or close to achieving
  • Excellent inter-personal skills, both written and verbal.
  • Excellent report writing skills.
  • Accurate with good attention to detail.
  • Time management.
  • Detailed knowledge of the FCA’s rules and requirements.
  • Detailed knowledge of the FCA’s and the firm’s record keeping requirements.
  • Broad knowledge of the financial services sector.
  • High level of technical knowledge.
Job Benefits
  • £26,000 – £32,000
  • Company Pension
  • Qualifications supported

For further information please use the details below, or apply in confidence using the 'Apply Now' button.

Diana Sproston


0161 973 0133


Employment Type
Full Time
Beginning of employment
Duration of employment
Financial Planning
Working Hours
Full Time
Base Salary
Date posted
September 30, 2020
Valid through
October 31, 2020
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