Senior Paraplanner

Posted 6 November by Goldstone Laine

This role is with a boutique Financial Services business in Central London.

Basic salary c£45,000 Pension, 5 weeks holiday.

JOB DESCRIPTION & Person Specification

Reports to

Practice Principal

Job Title

Senior Administrator

Hours of Work

Full Time

Overall Job Purpose

To support practice principle in producing compliant suitability reports, research and file management following client meeting.


Provide technical, research and administrative support to the Planner to develop suitable client recommendations

Produce all relevant paperwork and regulatory requirements for the Planner to present potential solutions to clients.

Produce compliant and detailed Client Suitability Reports

Assist in the management of client relationships including attendance at client meetings, receiving client phone calls and providing information of a technical nature if requested.

Produce regular client portfolio reviews, technical and industry updates with relevant additional commentary to support the client proposition.

Liaise on a proactive basis with the Planner on a regular and structured basis to

work on cases and provide updates.

Key responsibilities include:

Contacting prospects or clients to.

  • gather necessary information so that a financial analysis can be completed
  • produce updated fact-find, quotes and suitability reports

Review the client’s financial statements, legal documents, and other data.

Prepare summaries of:

  • the client’s goals and objectives
  • the client’s present situation
  • the effect of their current arrangements on future circumstances using relevant financial planning tools

Prepare detailed options for the Planner to consider supporting the client’s financial planning objectives.

Prepare calculations summarizing the clients investment management needs, critical illness,

disability and life insurance needs.

Prepare proposals for the solution that the planner has selected for the client including approved product illustrations and literature and establish details on the chosen investment platform where applicable.

Act as point of technical expertise for the practice, updating the Planner on any relevant information or changes that may impact on client management or recommendations

Manage the delivery of ongoing service requirements, maintaining accurate CRM records.

Produce client facing material in preparation for ongoing service meetings.

Competence / Knowledge / Skills required

2 - 5 years’ experience in the Financial Services market place is essential

Sound overall knowledge of the Financial Serviced market including

-core products/tax wrappers

-UK taxation regime

-principals of Fund management

Highly detail conscious

Experience of the financial services industry gained within a client contact role.

Strong background in client and product administration

Strong communication skills gained within a client facing role

Expert (if not trainee) knowledge and experience of the advice process and regulatory requirements

Ability to understand and identify issues and resolve disputes in an effective manner including the ability to manage client expectations and internal stakeholders

A track record of managing internal processes and improving working practices.

IT literate including the ability to use





Database management tools

CRM systems

(other systems as required)

Strong personal organisation

Team player

Ability to deliver to tight deadlines

Strong personal work ethic

Application question

2 Years Paraplanning experience?

Reference: 34898620

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