Cathedral Appointments Ltd
23 Mar 2019
30 Mar 2019
Contract Type
Full Time
Excellent career building opportunity to work alongside established team and client bank within HNW profile. In time the opportunity will have the potential to move to a more active client facing Advisor role.

* Paraplanning for the established HNW client bank and supporting the MD`s clients– to include analysing data and using research tools to provide solutions to meet client needs and objectives, producing high quality suitability reports and quarterly/ad-hoc reviews and switching.

* Assist with client contact queries, dealing with requests or referring to the MD as appropriate and ensuring all queries are resolved to client satisfaction.


* At least Level 4 Diploma qualified, working towards Chartered status. Ability to obtain CF30 status and hold SPS to perform client contact role

* Demonstrate strong practical awareness and technical knowledge of retail financial products and current regulatory expectations

* Deliver effective and positive communication, with exceptional report writing skills

* Demonstrate excellent IT skills and competent use of research tools

* Analytical in solving tasks with a keen attention for detail

* Possess excellent organisational and time management skills with an ability to work under pressure and prioritise

* Desire to complete tasks to the highest standards and in a timely fashion, taking ownership and accountability for own actions

* A positive and proactive approach to work and a desire to help and support the wider team.

* Calm and considered outlook in approach to problem solving

* A commercial awareness, with an appreciation of the impact of sound Technical support and robust Paraplanning on the profitability and risk mitigation of the business


* Responsible for portfolio CGT management and actioning client reviews - deferring fund selection to Investment & Compliance Director.

* Ensuring file notes following client or company contact are placed on the back-office system.

* Production and distribution of quarterly and ad hoc reporting / fund switches to the above clients, to include managing replies and passing switch requests to MD`s administration team.

* Contribute to the production of profitable and compliant business through the efficient preparation of high-quality written advice and delivery of technical research.

* Ensure new business cases are compliant, presented to the Private Client Administrator to process and contract notes checked before continuing to provide ongoing service.

* Ensure that significant risk issues are referred to the Investment & Compliance Director where appropriate.

* Proactively enhance industry knowledge, through external and internal sources and maintain an accurate CPD log

Excellent opportunity to develop and move forward your current role as a technical Paraplanner – but develop and be mentored to the career of Adviser with ready-made client bank.

Keywords: Paraplanner, Financial Adviser, CII Level 4

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