My client, a specialist independent financial adviser is currently recruiting a level 4 qualified Paraplanner to join their well-established, growing and friendly whole of market adviser firm in Macclesfield. The company are a financial services business that offers advice on all areas of pension and retirement planning.
As Paraplanner, you will be Level 4 qualified, or very close to completing this qualification with strong experience working in a Paraplanner role for an IFA or similar firm. The desire to become chartered and progress will be viewed upon favourably, and dynamic work practices are encouraged. Advanced pension qualifications would be an advantage.
This role will require a candidate who enjoys speaking with clients over the phone and would suit a person who may wish to be authorised to provide limited client advice. Final salary pension experience would also be highly desirable.
* Paraplanner - Level 4 Diploma Qualified
? Conducting relevant research in respect of funds and financial products
? Identifying and providing suitable solutions for clients
? Ensuring new business is submitted correctly
? Producing suitability reports
? Recording relevant accurate data on back office system in line with company procedures
* Team Player
* Enthusiastic and proactive.
* Show initiative/problem solving.
* Excellent communication skills, both written and verbal.
* Organisational skills to a high level.
* Client focussed.
* Competent in letter writing skills (high quality level of grammar and spelling).
* Must be able to recognise and understand Paraplanning processes.
* Must have experience in writing Suitability Reports.
* Has a good knowledge and understanding of the finance industry and the compliance requirements.
* Must have a knowledge of back office systems, Intelligent Office preferred.
* Must be Level 4 Diploma qualified.
Full time position, 35-hour week (9am-5pm Monday to Friday with an hour for lunch)
Salary is negotiable based on experience and qualifications.