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Paraplanner, Mansfield (Hybrid) (BW-2015)

£33000 - £45000 + discretionary bonus + excellent benefits

Salary £33,000 - £45,000 p.a. + discretionary bonus + excellent benefits
Hybrid Working

We are delighted to represent this firm of Chartered Financial Planners who have an excellent reputation of investing and developing its team. They are looking for a passionate Paraplanner to join the firm, someone who is looking for an opportunity to develop professionally, grow technically and become part of an excellent team of paraplanners.

When not delivering first class advice to its personal and corporate clients, the company is busy giving back to its local community. They are proud to be supporting a number of charitable trusts and foundations.

In this role you will be responsible for providing excellent service to the Financial Planners, by producing quality documents which provide clear advice to the client, based on solid market research and the client’s financial objectives.

Paraplanner - The Role:

  • To assist the Financial Planner in formulating the advice to the client, providing technical support and guidance where appropriate.
  • Review client objectives ensuring they are clear, concise and achievable when compared against the client’s financial circumstance.
  • Provide research and analysis of investment funds and financial products, whilst considering the client objectives.
  • Conduct fund research using the internal panel or FE Analytics where appropriate.
  • Review asset allocation for any investment/pension holdings
  • Complete financial cashflow forecasts, clearly demonstrating the clients current and future financial position.
  • Prepare Financial Plans, clearly outlining the client’s current position, where they need to be and how they will get there.
  • Preparation of fund switch and encashment letters according to advice provided.
  • Obtain applications, key features documents, factsheets, illustrations and product comparison quotes through appropriate source – providing clear research of the advice provided.
  • Liaise with Product Providers / Third Parties regarding any technical queries
  • Build strong working relationships with colleagues across the business
  • Provide support and assistance to other team members to ensure tasks are completed on schedule and deadlines met
  • Maintain client records and update client information on back office systems to keep an effective audit trail

About You   

  • 2 years or more experience of working in a similar role is essential
  • Practical application of technical financial knowledge
  • Previous data research and report writing experience within a Financial Planning firm
  • Excellent working knowledge of Microsoft Office products including Word, Excel, Outlook and PowerPoint, or similar tools
  • Highly professional mindset with a proven approach to customer service and proud to deliver the best solutions for the clients
  • Flexible and proactive approach to getting the job done
  • A strong team player who enjoys learning and developing
  • Be someone who enjoys work and keen play a key role in the business’ continued success!

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Fully Diploma qualified
  • Good understanding of the Financial Planning process, including cashflow modelling
  • Strong interpersonal skills, both written and verbal communication
  • Customer service skills – providing an excellent service to the adviser and client
  • Excellent planning and organisational skills
  • Ability to work effectively to deadlines
  • Accuracy and attention to detail to balance demands of role
  • Experience with FE Analytics, Cashflow Modelling/ DFM's and I/O desireable


  • 25 working days in addition to the normal  Bank Holidays, in addition 1 extra day’s holiday for each year of service up to 28 days.
  • Holiday buy and sell scheme where you have the opportunity to buy an additional 5 days holiday per year.
  • Group Life Assurance
  • Group Pension Scheme
  • Private medical Insurance
  • Group Income Protection
  • Cash Plan
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