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Trainee Parapalanner (Preferably Full Diploma)

Location: ASCOT, BERKSHIRE Salary: 22000 - 25000 GBP Per Annum
Sector: Insurance Job Type: Contract
Shift Type: N/A Applications: N/A
Posted: 11 months ago Reference: 3061233
My client a very prestigious and rapidly growing dynamic Wealth Planning Firm, is actively looking for an ambitious Trainee Paraplanner to join their very successful Team based in their Ascot Head Office.  The ideal applicant will be at Senior Wealth Planning Administrator role within an IFA Practice current and have ideally achieved full Diploma within Wealth Planning or be very close to achieving it.  The client rewards talented people and your ambition will be recognised, along side your wealth of HNW exposure to working within an IFA practice.   

The main duties will include the following:-

- Assisting in the preparation of writing suitability reports on behalf of HNW Clients
- Working along side the Wealth Planning time and liaison with Insurers to find the best product client solutions
- Working with the bespoke wealth planning database to update client information
Relevant Skills and Knowledge:
• Currently working in a paraplanning role ideally
• Experience of DC and DB transfers and protection business
• Understanding of the research and recommendation process
• Excellent literacy skills and the ability to write professional and concise reports
• Ability to work autonomously and manage own workload
• To comply with the Financial Services and Markets Act 2000 and the relevant FCA rules at all times.
• To comply with the relevant compliance, TCF, T&C and financial crime (anti-money laundering data security, anti-bribery, fraud and corruption) procedures of the firm at all times.
• Keep up to date with all relevant product, legislative and technical changes.
• To provide support to our financial advisers in completing non-client facing tasks involved in preparing and administrating any recommendations being made to clients.
• To ensure all clients files meet compliance standards

Specific Responsibilities:
• Maintaining client files (both soft and hard copies):
o To collate all quantitative detailed information required to support any recommendations to be made.
o To ensure all relevant paperwork held within the client file is present, relevant and compliant.
o To discuss and understand client objectives with adviser.
o Ensure all appropriate ‘know your client’ information has been obtained and can be demonstrated within the relevant client file.
• Prepare recommendations:
o Identify and discuss areas for planning with the adviser.
o Undertake relevant research to identify suitable solutions to meet a client’s specific objections.
o Prepare relevant documentation and comparisons ready to be reviewed.
o Prepare suitability reports
• Attain and maintain a level of competence as required
• Maintain all standards of performance as required by The Company

To be considered you must have the following skills

- Ideally full Diploma or working towards this
- Strong DB and DC Pensions background
- Currently dealing with Pension Transfers

In return our client offers an excellent salary and benefits package

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