Senior Paraplanner

Senior Paraplanner


Financial Services

£40,000 - £50,000

  • 35 hour week
  • 23 days holiday (increasing each year – possibly negotiable)
  • Pension
  • DIS x4
  • Annual bonus (2021: 10.17%)
  • Free parking
  • Study support


Are you an experienced Paraplanner, who enjoys using and sharing your technical knowledge?

Our client is an established, regional, Chartered firm with family values and are widely recognised. They are seeking an experienced, Diploma (minimum) level Paraplanner, with extensive technical knowledge and  experience, to coach and develop a team of 7. Additionally, you’ll be involved in budget reviews and implement regulatory changes, working with the compliance team.

Responsibilities will include:-

·        Carrying out necessary technical research and analysis to support the Financial Advisers and meet client needs and objectives.
·        Preparing cashflow modelling reports to assist with client retirement planning.
·        Preparing suitability letters across a wide range of advice types, financial products, investment, and pension solutions ensuring they are issued in the appropriate timeframe and with the necessary accompanying documentation.
·        Providing the Financial Advisers with any notes that may help when presenting to clients or where relevant, accompanying the Financial Advisers to client meetings.
·        Contributing to the review, enhancement and streamlining of technical research, report writing processes, systems and procedures to increase efficiencies in the team.
·        Responsibility for training, coaching and mentoring all Paraplanners and Technicians including induction training, ongoing training and support.
·        Responsibility for managing process, tasks and ensuring conformity with FCA (Financial Conduct Authority) and compliance rules.
·        Maintaining a good understanding of products across the UK marketplace along with up-to-date knowledge of budget, legislative, industry or compliance changes, and responsibility for updating suitability letter templates and cascading the relevant information, as necessary.
·        Ensuring fact finds and client records contain sufficient Know Your Client information to demonstrate suitability of the advice, and that they are accurate and up to date.
·        Acting to deliver good outcomes for retail customers and adhere to the 6 FCA individual conduct rules.
·        Any other duties as may reasonably be required

DipPFS (minimum) and a desire to achieve Chartered status would be advantageous

  • Demonstrable solid technical knowledge and strong analytical skills
  • A proven track record of delivering written financial advice
  • Good organisational and prioritisation skills
  • Excellent communication skills both written and verbal
  • The ability to work well with stakeholders including the ability to positively influence others


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