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Trainee Paraplanner

£25000 - £27000 plus benefits
Our client is a well established Wealth Management Advisory firm. They help people overcome their financial challenges and explore their opportunities through the provision of holistic and personal tax efficient advice.
They are ideally looking to recruit an Trainee Paraplanner to join their Livingston team to provide a professional service that will support the Advisers, the Adviser Support team and their clients.
In joining the team you will help to drive the business's continued growth.
Job Role
Working as part of a team to support the Financial Planners.
Key Responsibilities as a Trainee Paraplanner
  • Drafting new business suitability reports
  • Conducting critical yield calculations and tax calculations
  • Assisting with new business processing
  • Liaising with the financial planners and financial planning administrators
  • Ensure client information on internal systems is maintained and up to date in order to meet general compliance standards 
  • Ensure that all compliance paperwork is present and in order 
  • Ad-hoc project work 
About You and Your Key Skills
  • Experience within a similar role highly desirable  or a few years as an IFA Administrator
  • Excellent attention to detail, good organisational and time management skills
  • Level 4 Dip desirable (or working towards) but not essential
  • Good communication skills both face to face and over the phone 
  • An ability to work under own initiative and as a team player 
  • Excellent numeracy and literacy skills, GCSE grades A - C (or 4 - 9) or Scottish equivalent
  • Computer Skills – competent in the use of relevant packages including Word and Excel 
  • Working hours 8am - 5pm Mon - Fri - Office based, 1 hour lunch break 
  • Workplace Pension
Employment type: 
Employed (Full Time)
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