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Junior Paraplanner, Gloucester (BW-1338)

£25000 - £30000 plus benefits

We are delighted to be assisting one of the region’s most established Financial Services organisations in their search for a Junior Paraplanner

With a business built on trust and integrity, the firm has developed over 80 years to become one of the most respected Financial Services firms across the South West, who take pride in building long term relationships with their loyal client bank and employees. 

Key Outputs

  • You will be an integral part of the advice process helping our consultants to increase business income 
  • The level of support you will provide includes; fund research & analysis, product comparison and analysis, charges analysis, compile suitability reports detailing the recommended advice to suit each client’s needs, record, monitor and report on progress, report any obstacles or deviations from the agreed timescales to the Financial Consultant, compliance preparation and general administration duties and will be expected to help out the team wherever possible 
  • You will provide product knowledge based technical information to clients and other contacts, when required
  • You will be aware of our duties under the Proceeds of Crime Act & Data Protection Act 
  • You will embrace the firm’s policy and commitment to the principle of Treating Customers Fairly when performing your duties, and know our benchmarking for TCF

Job Challenges and Problem Solving

  • To prioritise daily activities and respond effectively and efficiently to enquiries
  • To be professional and tactful in all areas of communication with clients and other contacts
  • To provide support to the team, when required, in addition to own duties
  • To build an ongoing relationship with product providers and third parties
  • To take ownership of problems and ensure their successful resolution
  • To maintain a good standard of technical knowledge

About You

  • Be a team player, who has strong inter-personal and communication skills
  • Able to prioritise and manage your workload through excellent time management skills and the use of your initiative
  • Be adaptive and have the ability to re-organise tasks at short notice
  • Working knowledge of and proficiency in research tolls such as Select a Pension, FE Analytics, Exchange, Assureweb and Cashflow forecasting tools along with MS Word, MS Excel and MS Outlook. An experience of the IFA back office systems such as ‘Intelligent Office’ is preferred but not essential
  • Experience of Discretionary fund Managers and Model Portfolios
  • Experience working with templated suitability reports
  • Excellent communication skills both verbal and written
  • Have a high attention to detail and client confidentiality

Qualifications & Experience

  • At least 1 year paraplanning experience
  • Hold the Level 4 Diploma in financial Planning (or working towards)
  • Competent with Word, Excel, PowerPoint
Employment type: 
Employed (Full Time)
Financial Planning
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