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SIPP Accounts Executive, Leicester (JR-1400)

£24000 - £27000 + excellent benefits
We are proud to represent this well-established Chartered Firm of Financial Planners, which specialises in self-invested pensions and investment management for high net worth individuals.
The Practice delivers bespoke solutions to financial planning scenarios, the advisers have close relationships with professional introducers such as accountants and solicitors.
The establishment and maintenance of long-term relationships via high service standards are viewed as a primary objective and the business has built a reputation as a result.
Salary, Employee Benefits and Working Practices:
  • Office based full-time role, 09:00 am to 17:00 pm, Monday to Thursday 8.30 am to 16.30 pm, Friday
  • Salary range: £23,000 to £27,000 dependent on knowledge and experience
  • Discretionary bonuses 
  • 2 x salary life assurance 
  • Pension: – 5% employer contribution, 
  • 24 days’ holiday, plus bank holidays
  • Private Medical Insurance through Vitality
  • Free parking  
Role Overview:
  • To provide a quality administration service in respect of a portfolio of SIPPs (both SIPP Focus and other arrangements serviced by the SIPP team)
  • To provide technical and administrative support to the Financial Planner
  • To maintain records that meet the requirements of the firm and the regulator
  • To provide an in-house point of contact for the client
  • To maintain good working relationships with clients, other SIPP team members and Financial Planners
Main Tasks:
  • The overall focus of the role will be to manage a portfolio of clients with Self Invested Personal Pensions (SIPPs), the main tasks being to: 
  • At or working towards Diploma in Financial Planning, CII or equivalent advantageous
  • Other Financial services experience, in a similar role, ideally for a Financial Adviser firm.
Knowledge and Skills:
  • Knowledge of the services that the firm provides to clients
  • Knowledge of the SSAS, SIPP and associated products.
  • Good technical knowledge of SIPPs and their use in financial planning
  • Knowledge of other financial services legislation relevant to the role
  • Ability to communicate effectively with clients, actuaries, accountants, Pension Trustees, the Revenue and other professional connections via various methods – phone, letter, e-mail, memo, etc
  • Knowledge of in-house money laundering procedures relevant to the role and individual responsibilities in this area
  • Knowledge of Data Protection legislation relevant to role
  • Knowledge of IT systems and programmes relevant to the role
  • Ability to work within the level of authority and to refer work when appropriate
  • Ability to create and maintain accurate and tidy paper and computer-based records
  • IT / keyboard skills
  • Good telephone manner
  • Good letter and report writing skills
  • Good, broad, knowledge of financial services in general
About You:
  • Enjoys communicating with people
  • Organised
  • Able to work to deadlines
  • Able to prioritise work
  • Desire to be part of a team, although able to work on own initiative
  • Willing to undertake further study to improve technical knowledge
Employment type: 
Employed (Full Time)
Financial Planning
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