Technical Consultant (Trainee IFA) Financial Planning Altrincham

Technical Consultant         Financial Planning                              J891


£ 25,000 – £30,000

Chartered award winning Financial Planning firm with over 70 employees across 3 offices, the Altrincham office are currently recruiting for Technical Consultants.

The role of the Technical Consultant is to work alongside one of the Financial Consultants to provide an all-round financial planning service to clients.  Ideally Diploma qualified, or very near to it, with a whole of market background.  You will engage with the companys clients on a much more personal level and learn the softer skills required to become an adviser, whilst continuing with your studies to achieve Chartered status.

Previous relevant industry experience required (Sales Support / Paraplanning / previous advisory experience)

There are four vacancies in the Altrincham office, within general Financial Planning, Employee benefits and the Sports division.  The starting salary for this role is up to £30,000 plus a bonus scheme.

There is a clear progression path for those that want to move on from a Technical Consultant role to an advisory role once Chartered. 


  • Provide technical support and back up to the Consultant/Director
  • Provide analysis, detailed research of funds and providers, report writing and product recommendations for presentation to clients and/or reports for sending to clients in conjunction with the Paraplanning team
  • To provide assistance to the Paraplanning team when workload dictates for all consultants
  • Facilitate all advice within a strict ethical and compliance framework and under supervision of the Director
  • Deal with client and insurer queries to completion via the telephone or in writing
  • Ensuring your technical knowledge is kept up to date and that CPD records are filed monthly for compliance purposes
  • Providing clear work requests to allow back office to support your client bank effectively whilst following processes
  • Ensuring that internal systems are used effectively and accurately and that client detail is recorded and kept up to date
  • Comply fully with all compliance regulations & requirements as detailed in the company compliance manual and in bulletins issued by the Head of Risk Management

5% Employer Contribution
4 x DIS
23 days holiday (increasing)
Buy or Sell up to 5 additional days holiday per calendar year
Birthday Day off


Please enquire confidentially using the details below quoting reference J891 , alternatively feel free to connect with me Diana Sproston on LinkedIn,

To apply for this position please call the office on 0161 973 0133 or email

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