Ifa Administrator

Recruiter
Reed
Location
Exeter, UK
Salary
Competitive
Posted
09 Sep 2019
Closes
22 Sep 2019
Ref
1234902177
Sector
Accountancy
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time
My client is large IFA firm based in Exeter. They now seek an Administrator to join their team.

You will be a key part of the Relationship Management Team, working closely with both the Financial Planners and Business Support to provide an excellent level of service and care to clients.

What you'll be doing
  • Develop and maintain excellent relationships with all clients of the business, continually seeking to enhance the profile of the Company.
  • Ensure all processes, procedures and client communications are conducive to a high standard of customer care
  • Support the on-boarding of new clients into the business.
  • Maintain existing client review communications.
  • Act as main point of contact for both new enquiries and existing client queries.
  • Assist with the development and delivery of the client referral strategy
  • Support the Financial Planners in the development and maintenance of internal relationships to help them maintain business flow and meet their agreed targets
  • Promote the profile of the business within the profession as well as to wider communities
  • Maintain all standards of performance as required by the firm
  • Undertake projects as and when required, to support the needs of the business or to achieve departmental objectives.
  • Comply with the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 and the relevant FCA rules at all times.
  • Comply with the relevant compliance, Treating Customers Fairly (TCF), Training & Competence (T&C) and, financial crime (anti-money laundering, data security, anti-bribery, fraud and corruption) procedures of the firm at all times
  • Keep up to date with all relevant product, legislative and technical changes, as required
  • Follow appropriate ethical standards within the firm at all times

About you

Essential:
  • Educated to GCSE level (or equivalent) minimum, with grades A-C to include English and Maths
  • Computer literate, with working knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Efficient, methodical, organised, punctual and able to work independently
  • Confidence, patience, politeness, tact and diplomacy, when dealing with difficult situations.
  • Listening skills to understand exactly what clients require
  • Problem solving skills
  • Ability to communicate at all levels.
  • Reliable, professional and able to use initiative
  • Creative thinker, to be able to come up with new ideas to improve customer service standards
  • A keen attention to detail
  • Able to work under pressure and prioritise workloads to meet client expectations
  • Customer service and administration experience

Desirable:
  • Ideally educated to A/ AS level (or equivalent)
  • Certificate in Financial Services
  • Experience of using Intelligent Office or similar

Package

Aside from a fantastic working environment and competitive salary, also on offer is an excellent benefits package, to include:
  • 25 days holiday + bank holidays
  • Sabbaticals
  • Contributory Pension
  • Life Assurance
  • Permanent Health Insurance
  • Employee Assistance Programme
  • Eyecare Vouchers
  • Tech Scheme
  • Perks at Work
  • Cycle to Work Scheme.

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