IFA Advice Technician

Heat Recruitment
10 Jan 2018
09 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Full Time
Job Title: Advice Technician

Salary: Negotiable DOE

Location: Bromsgrove

A reputable IFA Firm has created an opportunity for an experienced Advice Technician to join their successful team.


  • Understanding of the Firm’s Advice Guidance in order to maintain and develop knowledge of the firm’s technical approaches
  • Conducting advice audits both on a pre-submission and post-submission basis, in line with the firm’s T&C Scheme
  • Performing an assessment on specific case-types, which carry a high risk to the client, firm and the firm’s IFA’s at the second stage of pre-approval
  • Delivery of informative and constructive feedback to IFA’s in connection with audits and stage 2 pre-approvals conducted
  • Identification of potentially unsuitable advice cases and phase 2 pre-approval declines and referral to Advice Assurance Co-ordinator as necessary
  • Dealing with day-to-day advice and regulatory queries from other departments, undertaking research, where necessary, in order to provide informed responses
  • Involvement in investigations into client complaints, following the firm’s standard complaints procedure and formulating client final responses, where necessary
  • Providing new business concessions, where necessary and referral to Advice & Regulatory Administration for recording
  • Maintaining a good level of knowledge and technical understanding of all financial planning concepts and regulatory focuses through the completion of annual CPD
  • Skills:

  • Diploma in Financial Planning as a minimum qualification Requirement
  • Willingness to take further relevant to you role
  • Demonstrate of knowledge and experience in personal financial planning
  • Experience in an IFA environment, demonstrating quality communications of constructive feedback
  • A high standard of written and numerical skills
  • An ability to demonstrate strong report- writing skills
  • A high level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Aptitude in Microsoft Office
  • Synonyms: Advice, Compliance, Technical

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