Paraplanner

Posted Yesterday by Mazars
Job Purpose

To assist in the provision of financial plans and advice to prospective and existing private clients within internal/ regulatory standards.

Job Role

• To draft financial planning reports in order to meet and/or exceed agreed activity targets.

• To develop and maintain the appropriate technical and market awareness knowledge in order to assist the Private Client Financial Planner in providing effective advice.

• To ensure that the CPD requirements, as defined in the T&C handbook are maintained and logged as appropriate.

• To negotiate and agree (in conjunction with the Financial Planner/ Head of Research) the placement of contracts with appropriate terms on behalf of clients.

• To ensure correct compilation and completion of all new applications and/or schemes in accordance with internal/ regulatory standards by effective communication, workflow management and record-keeping/ database management.

• To record/ maintain information on Intelligent Office in order to allow work to be logged, tracked and internal records/ management information to be kept up-to-date.

• To file and/or store records and files in accordance with internal standards so they can be accessed and/ or retrieved in an efficient manner.

• To understand and be able to apply internal and/or regulatory standards as specified in procedural manuals and handbooks.

• To identify and refer opportunities to improve working practices and/ or risk management to enable improvements to be made.

• To develop/ maintain report writing and communication skills to enable effective communications with the client.

• To undertake work of a project based nature as and when required to do so. 

Person Specification

• Experience of working in Financial Services in a financial planning, research or technical capacity.

• Minimum of Diploma qualified and holds either AF3 and /or AF7. (Alternatively, G60 and RO8).

• Committed to obtaining Chartered Status

• Good writing skills

• Evidence of technical competence.

• Appropriate appearance for a ‘Professional’ office.

• Adaptable to changing demands and priorities.

• IT skills including use of laptop/ desktop computing, Microsoft Office (or equivalent) and database (CRM) management and preferably Intelligent Office.

• Seeks opportunities to develop own skills.

• Demonstrates commitment to own development.

• Able to prioritise workload.

• Able to work to deadlines.

Reference: 36422947

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