Paraplanner

Edinburgh Permanent
  • Hybrid flexible working policy
  • Great Investment Management company to work for

About Our Client

An investment management company that helps individuals, their families and advisors to manage their capital to meet their financial needs.

Job Description

  • Work closely with Financial Planners to help prepare and implement advice for clients including preparing draft suitability reports, statements of ongoing suitability and annual wealth management reports
  • Responding to client technical queries in relation to a full advice proposition, including offshore bonds, pensions and tax-led investments, as well as drafting report letter commentary and preparing all associated paperwork
  • Responsible for a bank of Wealth Management, Family Office, and Transactional Financial Planning clients
  • Assist in compiling financial planning and investment proposals, taking responsibility for any additional bespoke work being proposed such as cash-flow modelling
  • Liaise with Financial Planning Administrators and Private Client Associates to prepare new client and annual review client packs
  • Maintain compliant advice files in Practice Management System (Xplan)
  • Attend client meetings where appropriate, and draft meeting notes for advice files
  • Liaise with third party stakeholders such as accountants, lawyers and service providers where relevant to provide/obtain information for mutual clients
  • Provide general technical support to Financial Planners and Investment Managers
  • Keep up to date with FCA rules and regulations
  • Complete monthly compliance modules in timely fashion before deadlines
  • Participate in any projects and relevant business initiatives when required
  • Continually look at ways to enhance operational systems and procedures to maximise efficiency's e.g. Xplan (practice management system)

The Successful Applicant

Knowledge

  • Minimum of 2 years in a Paraplanning role
  • Understanding of the annual FCA ongoing suitability process and experience providing support with this
  • Knowledge of Xplan (or similar practice management systems) would be beneficial
  • Good working knowledge of all Microsoft office applications specifically Excel



Qualifications

  • Candidates must have attained minimum level 4 diploma in financial planning (or equivalent) with desire to achieve level 6 and chartered status



What's on Offer

Ability to work in a leading Investment Management organisation, with future growth opportunities and a great culture to be a part of.

Contact
Oliver Frost
Quote job ref
JN-032022-5373682
Phone number
+44 131 243 2949

Job summary

Sector
Banking & Financial Services
Subsector
Accountancy & Finance
Industry
Financial Services
Location
Edinburgh
Contract type
Permanent
Consultant name
Oliver Frost
Consultant phone
+44 131 243 2949
Job reference
JN-032022-5373682