Paraplanner

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Exeter, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
18 Aug 2019
Closes
31 Aug 2019
Ref
1234900471
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
We are currently working with a leading Chartered Wealth Management organisation to recruit an experienced Paraplanner to join their office in Exeter

Our client is a highly reputable organisation that provides high levels of tailored advice to private clients and businesses throughout the UK.

Their requirement is for a Paraplanner to join the team to provide full support to the business and Directors. You will be a vital part of the team and will be the first point of contact for clients and Directors alike.

Responsibilities
  • Receiving instructions during debriefings from advisers following client meetings.
  • Interpreting data obtained by advisers during client meetings.
  • Analysing data and using research tools to provide solutions to meet client needs and objectives.
  • Providing records to support research undertaken.
  • Liaise with Compliance Director when uncertain / guidance required.
  • Consolidation of client needs and objectives, together with the recommendations and course of action in a written format via a suitability letter, client specific illustration and key features document.
  • Liaise with Compliance Officer on structure and development of the Suitability Report Templates and attachments to the reports.
  • Load cases onto relevant platforms in a suitable manner and fully debrief administrator and consultant along the way.
  • Carrying out all tasks in a manner consistent with compliance procedures and company process as set out by Head of Operations and Investment & Compliance Director.
  • Preparation of existing client files ready for reviews.
  • Ensuring all client files are compliant on an ongoing basis.
  • Ensure that significant risk issues are referred to the Compliance Director where appropriate.
  • Make a constructive contribution to the continuing development of the team
  • Proactively enhance industry knowledge, through external and internal sources

Knowledge, Skills, Experience
  • Level 4 Diploma in Financial Services - maintain annual CPD records.
  • Be working towards Level 6 Advanced Diploma
  • Demonstrate practical awareness and basic knowledge of retail financial products and current regulatory expectations
  • 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
  • Deliver effective and positive communication, and demonstrate competent use of IT

Attitude & Behaviour
  • 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

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