Quality Assurance Specialist

MB Fitzgerald
Bristol, Avon
09 Jul 2017
08 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

One of the UK most prestigious Investment Management organisations are currently seeking to hire a Quality Assurance Specialist to provide further support to their growing Financial Planning function.

The role will include the following duties:

  • Acting as first line of defence conducting file checks to ensure advice is given according to the firm’s policies.
  • Consistently reviewing the methodology for checking and reporting findings to advisers, their managers and the senior management team which includes clear data to allow KPIs to be monitored.
  • Providing input to training events to improve knowledge and drive up advice standards.
  • Working with the Financial Planning Manager and Paraplanner Manager to raise issues affecting quality, commerciality or timescales for advice.
  • Working with T&C team to ensure timely acquisition of competent status for new advisers.
  • Working with the compliance team who provide 2nd line of defence checks to ensure any audit findings are communicated within the team

The ideal candidate will have:

  • Experience of working in a T&C or Compliance function within a Financial Planning business
  • Level 6, Chartered Financial Planner qualification (preferred but will consider Level 4)
  • Analytical and logical approach to work
  • Able to understand complex planning advice
  • Strong team work ethic and influencing
  • Excellent communicator, including high literacy, numerical and verbal skills
  • Able to adopt a pragmatic approach to case checking
  • Good analytical skills, capable of thinking logically and using initiative

This is a first class opportunity to work for a genuine market leading whop can offer a highly competitive salary, a benefits package second to none along with genuine career development opportunities.