Paraplanner – Financial Services – J – 672
£27,000 – £36,000
- Minimum 3 years continuous experience in a Financial Planning Firm.
- Proven experience as a Paraplanner.
- Achieved or working towards the Regulated Diploma in Financial Planning (Level 4).
- Understanding of UK financial regulatory framework and legislation.
- Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
- Excellent computer skills, proficient in Outlook, Word, Excel and PowerPoint.
- Excellent interpersonal skills, collaborative working style and commitment to completing tasks in a timely and efficient manner.
- High level of attention to detail.
- A demonstrated commitment to high professional ethical standards and a diverse workplace.
- Capable of operating in a fast paced and challenging environment.
- Ability to work within a team.
- Ability to progress under the supervision of the Technical Team Leader.
- Ability to multi task and prioritise work effectively.
- Ability to give and receive specific, constructive feedback to/from multiple sources.
- Ability to look at situations from several viewpoints.
- Persuasive and confident with details and facts.
- Working towards Chartered Status or willingness to become Chartered in the future.
- Comply with the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000, the FCA Statements of Principle & Code of Practice and FCA rules at all times.
- Comply with the firm’s Compliance, TCF, T&C, AML, Data Protection and Data Security Procedures at all times.
- Detailed knowledge and understanding of the firm’s compliance procedures including, record keeping requirements.
- Commit to achieving the required level of competency within the initial six month probationary period.
- Understanding of the firm’s employee handbook and associated policies.
- To accurately interpret the advisers client files to ascertain the client’s needs and advisers instructions to translate this successfully into a Financial Planning Report.
- To carry out appropriate research and analysis to determine the most suitable providers, products and investment funds to meet the client’s needs.
- To liaise with the Technical Team Leader in the first instance to ensure that they are kept up-to-date as to the nature of advice being passed through paraplanning.
- To liaise with the Compliance Team in regards to work that requires pre sale authorisation.
- To prepare the report within an agreed timescale.
- To ensure that the Financial Planning Reports are accurate in regards to spelling and composition.
- To ensure that recorded data is accurate and updated on a regular basis (Paraplanning log).
- Commit to a Personal Development Plan and maintain all standards of performance as required by the firm.
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