IFA Administrator / Paraplanner

Posted 17 February by Just Recruitment Group Ltd
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Our client based in Colchester are recruiting for a IFA Administrator/ Paraplanner to join their team.

To provide high quality financial planning support to Financial Advisers as part of an administrative team, in accordance with FCA standards and our Chartered Code of Ethics, representing the company in a professional manner with honesty and integrity at all times.


*Collate and manage information and facts for client meetings.
*Process applications and servicing matters, communicating with providers, clients and professional parties such as accountants and solicitors.
*To process post sale requirements, working to and ensuring deadlines are met for both individual and corporate clients.
*General office duties include data entry, telephone/reception duties, handling post, shopping, stationery, photocopying, filing, scanning, research, and letter writing. Maintaining reception area
*Keep up to date with legislation, taxation & trusts, regulation, technical, product and provider changes.
*A thorough knowledge is necessary of all product types that the company generally deals with, in its fully independent status.

Training & Development:

*To continue private study to obtain the CII level 4 Diploma in Financial Planning in a reasonable timescale.
*To pass internal training & test in Data protection, Complaints, Anti-bribery and Money laundering.
*To continue with ongoing technical training within the office, keeping a good working knowledge of the products and systems used.
*To continually complete annual CPD in accordance with company and CII requirements.

Pre-requisites & Experience:

*At least 4 GCSEs inc English & Math's at grade C & above (or equivalent)
*At least partial completion of the CII level 4 Diploma modules.
*Ideally At least 2 years IFA support experience, including use of a back office system such as Iress or Intelliflo.

*High level of written and oral communication skills.
*Ability to prioritise workload.

Ideally to commence this role with at least 2 years suitability letter writing.

There is a strong element of working on your own, relying on initiative gained from your experience within the industry. You be required to use paraplanning / extracting information skills etc.

Salary £23k-£29k depending on experience.
Based primarily at the office in Colchester, however may be asked to work out of the Ipswich office from time to time.
22 days holiday
Life cover
Industry training support
Auto-enrolment pension scheme by salary sacrifice

Required skills

  • Paraplanning
  • Paraplanner
  • IFA Administrator

Reference: 42043877

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