threesixty selection
10 Apr 2019
21 May 2019
Contract Type
Full Time

Long established Accountancy Practice require an experienced Paraplanner to join their relaxed friendly Financial Planning office in Bury. You will be responsible, along with another Paraplanner to support a very busy Adviser with a long standing client bank with varied products and levels of wealth. You will be supported by a team of technical administrators.

Relevant Skills and Knowledge

  • The requisite technical knowledge and qualification i.e. Level 4 qualified or working towards
  • Knowledge and understanding of compliance procedures
  • Dealing with clients in a compliant manner
  • Ability to use Word, Excel and template reports
  • A working knowledge of Financial Planning IT Systems
  • Ability to use various platforms

General Responsibilities

  • Keep up to date with all relevant product, legislative and technical changes
  • To provide support to the firm’s advisers in completing non-client facing tasks involved in preparing and administrating any recommendations being made to a client
  • To ensure all client files are compliant on an ongoing basis

Specific Responsibilities

o Preparing and maintaining client files

o To collate all the quantitative detailed information required to support any recommendations to be made

o To ensure all relevant paperwork held within a client file is present, relevant and compliant

o Discuss client objectives with the adviser

o Ensure all appropriate 'know your client’ information has been obtained and can be demonstrated within the relevant client file

o Prepare recommendations

o Identify and discuss areas for planning with the adviser

o Undertake relevant research to identify suitable solutions to meet a client’s specific objectives

o Prepare relevant documentation and comparisons ready to be reviewed

o Prepare draft suitability reports to be discussed and signed

o Implement recommendations

o Prepare suitability reports in accordance with the agreed recommendations

o Complete applications or proposal forms

o When instructed, make changes to a client’s investment portfolio

o Act as a main point of contact and deal effectively with client queries

o To arrange agreed client meetings with the client and adviser

o To prepare existing client files ready for reviews

o Ensure any updates and reports are issued to clients in a timely manner

o When instructed, review client investment portfolios, asset allocations, risk profile etc.

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