Paraplanner - Newton Abbot - Devon

Up to £45k - Banking, Insurance and Finance
Ref: 296 Date Posted: Monday 08 Aug 2022
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This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Paraplanner to join a team of highly experienced Independent Financial Advisers with over 25 years' industry experience and a proven track record of providing a successful investment experience to a wealth of clients across the UK.

Their core values define how they run their business and how they treat their employees and clients: Integrity, Expertise, Here for You, Friendly & Approachable, People-Focussed.

As their Paraplanner you will have experience in a similar role and be passionate about a career in financial services.


  • Receiving instructions during debriefings from advisers following client meetings
  • Interpreting data obtained by advisers during client meetings
  • Analysing data and using research tools to provide solutions to meet client needs and objectives
  • Providing records to support research undertaken
  • Liaise with Head of Technical/Head of Compliance when uncertain / guidance required
  • Consolidation of client needs and objectives, together with the recommendations and course of action in a written format via a suitability letter, client specific illustration and key features document
  • Liaise with Head of Technical on structure and development of the Suitability Report Templates and attachments to the reports
  • Load cases onto relevant platforms in a suitable manner and fully debrief administrator and consultant along the way
  • Carrying out all tasks in a manner consistent with compliance procedures and company process
  • Ensuring all client files are compliant on an ongoing basis
  • Ensure that significant risk issues are referred to the Head of Compliance where appropriate
  • Make a constructive contribution to the continuing development of the team and Company
  • Proactively enhance industry knowledge, through external and internal sources

Knowledge, Skills, Experience

  • Level 4 Diploma in Financial Services and working towards Level 6 Advanced Diploma
  • Demonstrate practical awareness and up to date knowledge of retail financial products and current regulatory expectations
  • Analytical in solving tasks with a keen attention for detail
  • Possess excellent organisational and time management skills with an ability to work under pressure and prioritise
  • Deliver effective and positive communication, and demonstrate competent use of IT

Salary & Benefits

  • £35-£45k per annum, negotiable depending on experience
  • 25 days holiday in addition to bank holidays
  • Training and development
  • Pension
  • Death in service benefit
  • A great working environment