Experienced IFA Administrator/Sales Support
Paul Charles Recruitment is delighted to be assisting this prominent Wealth Management firm with their search for an additional experienced Financial Services Administrator to join their team - to be based in their offices in Northampton.
The main functions of the role will be:
To work closely with the Financial Planners and Paraplanners.
To oversee the new business process from quotation and submission of applications through to completion of the case, addressing all queries and ensuring that the client is kept aware of progress as appropriate.
To will need to ensure that client files are completed to the high standard necessary to provide evidence of client transactions and able to demonstrate that 'know your client’ and suitability principles have been adhered to for every case.
To input data in IRESS (1st)/ WRAPs/Virtual Cabinet or other systems as required achieving the job in line with company policy.
To maximise the use of the IRESS (1st) Adviser Office system / WRAPs for the retention of client information.
In addition you will need to conduct all research to provide the Financial Planners with relevant information to enable them to prepare for meetings and presentations as required, and prepare quarterly/ad-hoc client valuations accurately by collating information from numerous providers.
You will need to be able to Address all ad-hoc queries from existing clients and maintain appropriate file notes. To update IRESS(1st)/Virtual Cabinet/WRAPs accordingly.
Advise existing clients of information from external sources (e.g. product providers) relevant to their current and potential needs.
Proactively review existing clients’ circumstances and provide information to the Financial Planners/CRMs to enable them to address the client’s needs in a timely manner in line with company segmentation policy.
Demonstrate excellent organisational skills and attention to detail.
Ensure all administration for the advisory function of the company is completed in a timely and effective manner to meet the company’s record keeping and file quality requirements.
Maintain back office database and client accounts, ensuring that the information is always current to facilitate reporting requirements.
Finally, there will be an on-going requirement to undertake targeted market research to support business development objectives; monitor responses and follow up client quotes as required.
The ideal candidate will be working towards their CF exams and have a desire to progress to Diploma level.
On offer is an excellent basic salary to £32,000 plus bonus and benefits.