PARAPLANNER

Recruiter
Maze Recruitment Services Limited
Location
Bishop's Stortford, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
15 Jun 2019
Closes
01 Jul 2019
Ref
1174822135
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
JOB TITLE: PARAPLANNER

SALARY: £35,000 - £45,000 depending on experience + excellent benefits

LOCATION: Bishop's Stortford

Do you commute to work at a distance and now looking to work in Bishop Stortford?

Are you an experienced Paraplanner looking to take their next career opportunity and to join a forward thinking organisation? If so, an excellent opportunity has arisen for Paraplanner to be based in Bishop Stortford... Our Client is currently looking to complement their team so if you are a candidate with at least 12 months experience we would welcome your CV.

Main Purpose of the role:
  • To provide a quality, tailored and supportive service to a range of clients working alongside the Financial Advisors and Administrators in the team.
  • Assist clients with their specific needs in Financial Services.
  • This post is office based but will involve out of office activity and travel from time to time. Access to a vehicle may provide additional flexibility within the role. Flexibility of working hours will be required to meet client needs.

Main Responsibilities
  • Responsible for managing a mixed caseload of client matters subject to appropriate supervision.
  • Collect all detailed client information to compile a financial plan and confirm that the client risk profile is determined and the fact find is completed
  • Discuss client objectives and any specific requests or requirements with the Financial Advisor
  • Identify and collect the necessary information to compile a financial cash flow forecast.
  • Compile draft net worth, income and expenditure statements, and financial cash flow forecast, maintaining discussions with the relevant Financial Advisor.
  • Enabling and supporting the Financial Advisors in achieving the Firm's fee targets.
  • Undertake research both independently and with the Financial Advisors to identify suitable solutions to meet the client's needs.
  • Prepare information and comparisons for analysis by the Advisors.
  • Where necessary, liaise with clients' legal and tax advisers.
  • Consider current and future allocation of assets for investment strategy with regard to client risk profile.
  • Prepare draft recommendation reports to be discussed and agreed by the Financial Advisors.
  • Fact finds and prepare suitability letters in accordance with the agreed recommendations.
  • Ensure that all compliance paperwork is in order and refer to the Compliance Manager and Compliance Officer for advice where necessary.
  • Make changes to clients' investments as instructed.
  • Implement the chosen and agreed on investment strategies.
  • Act as the main point of contact and deal effectively with queries from clients and other parties using effective communication.
  • Establish and build strong client relationships and attend client meetings with Financial Advisor's if required.
  • Review investment portfolios, asset allocation and risk profile, etc.
  • Initiate review meetings with clients and send planning figures to clients for update and revision in preparation for their next meeting with the Financial Advisor.
  • To perform any other duties as required by the Executive Director

PERSON SPECIFICATION:
  • Is passionate and enthusiastic about their area of specialism.
  • Is in a similar role providing high-quality financial services as a Paraplanner.
  • Holds a minimum Level 4 qualification from either the CII, LIBF, CIBS or CISA
  • Understanding of the Financial Planning process.
  • Able to work within defined business processes
  • Demonstrates passion and delivers a high level of client service
  • Client-focused attitude.
  • Ability to build and maintain personal relationships with clients.
  • Demonstrates integrity, shares knowledge, supports colleagues
  • Manages own time effectively and is organised
  • Works independently, as a member of a designated team and as part of the firm.
  • Establishes positive professional and effective relationships.
  • Acting calmly in a crisis, tactful, determined, quick-thinking, but methodical and consistent
  • Computer literate and other new media, strong ICT skills.
  • Uses technology and other resources available to achieve objectives.
  • Communicates effectively and appropriately.
  • Strong oral, written and presentation skills.
  • Uses initiative to seek out suitable technical solutions.
  • Handles problems in an innovative way.
  • Demonstrates excellent research skills and attention to detail.
  • Strong report writing skills.
  • Broad knowledge and understanding of the financial services world with a high level of technical knowledge.
  • Experience with trusts (J02), investments and other technical areas such as, but not limited to, pensions and long term care.
  • Is able to undertake marketing opportunities including networking and giving presentations.

Paraplanner, Financial Services, CII, LIBF, CIBS or CISA, Financial Planning.

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