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Senior Financial Planner and Team Manager (TB-1352)

£45000 - £60000 + Bonus and Benefits
Role: Senior Financial Planner and Team Manager
Location: Manchester 
Salary: Up to £60,000 + Bonus + Benefits 
Our client, a well-established and successful financial planning practice, is seeking a senior financial planner/team manager to join their management team. As the successful candidate, you will combine the leading of a small team of advisers with financial planning to a mixture of private and corporate clients. 
Team Manager Responsibilities 
Primarily you will be responsible for the day to day leadership and performance management of a small team of financial planners - This will involve hands on coaching and management with a focus on individual and collective business growth. A key aspect of this role will be to be to recruit a small number of additional team members then maintain the optimum team size and be accountable for consistently growing annual productivity objectives (the role does not include regulatory supervision). You will need to be prepared to join a small management team where contributions into other focus areas for the business e.g. business development, proposition improvement and marketing will be required. As the role is a hybrid leadership and advisory position, effective time management and organisational skills will be paramount. As the team reaches optimum size the requirement for personal client work will become optional. 
Senior Financial Planner Responsibilities 
As a financial planner, you will be working with a mixture of private and corporate clients, throughout the North West, on a variety of client options including; holistic financial planning, lifetime cashflow forecasting, wealth creation, optimisation and protection, tax mitigation strategies for private clients and tax efficient cash extraction strategies for corporate clients. 
Key Role Details
  • Provide a thorough and high level of service to all clients while ensuring that all advice given is measured and constantly reviewed. 
  • Ensuring that a full review is provided to the firm’s administration and paraplanning team so that they can provide you with full assistance and detailed client reports. 
  • Keep up to date with all relevant product, legislative and technical changes.
  • Be constantly involved with hands on coaching and management with a focus on individual and collective business growth. 
  • Identify/contact clients in accordance with the business plan and supervisor’s guidance.
  • Ensure that relevant disclosure processes are followed in a positive clear and timely fashion.
  • Ensure enough client information (KYC) is obtained and that the analysis of this information informs suitable recommendations.
  • Be prepared to make contributions into various focus areas for the business including; business development, proposition improvement and marketing. 
  • Undertake detailed, relevant product and market research in order to identify the most suitable client solution where appropriate.
  • Ensure suitable recommendations are made and communicated clearly and simply.
  • Ensure that regular ongoing client reviews are managed and conducted in a timely fashion to the required standard, supported by the required documentation.
  • Ensure records are detailed and comprehensive and that documentation is held securely via the firm’s back office system in a timely fashion.
  • Attain and maintain a high level of competence. 
  • Take careful consideration to recruit appropriate advisers who will be successful as-well as appropriately represent the business and drive the firm’s reputation forward. 
  • Ensure relevant CPD is maintained and recorded accurately and that a current statement of professional standing is always held
Key Attributes
  • An experienced financial services industry manager who can lead from the front by demonstrating “what good looks like”. 
  • Excellent relationship building skills. 
  • Practical experience of authentic holistic financial planning. 
  • Excellent problem-solving ability. 
  • Self-starting and goal driven with a highly professional and ethical approach to all work. 
  • Entrepreneurial flair complimented by the ability to work with proven processes and formulae.
  • Technical ability to match your persuasion and influencing skills.
  • Comfortable working in a team-based environment where all administration and paraplanning is provided.
Required Skills, Knowledge and Experience
  • Minimum of Diploma in regulated financial planning (or equivalent) – J07 not essential but preferred. 
  • Consistent track record of superior productivity levels.
  • Previous experience of managing and coaching advisers. 
  • Strong understanding of all compliance regulations. 
  • Demonstrably high regulatory KPIs.
  • Established client bank and a good network of connections.
  • CAS status within the last six months with current SPS.
  • Able to successfully meet regulatory vetting and approvals process.
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