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  • Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
  • Location: Birmingham, West Midlands
  • Sector: Paraplanner
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted:
    05 Jan 2018
  • Job reference: 30139

Leading charted financial planning firm looking to recruit a Senior Paraplanner within the Birmingham office. This role will offer flexible working hours and home working for the right candidate.

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 develop/ maintain report writing and communication skills to enable effective communications with the client
  • To undertake work of a project based nature when required to do so

Person Specification:

  • Experience of working in financial services in a financial planning, research or technical capacity
  • Diploma qualified (and ideally on way to becoming Chartered)
  • Good listening and communication skills (written and verbal)
  • 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

Please visit the IDEX Consulting Ltd website for further opportunities. If your application is successful we will contact you to discuss the opportunity in more detail within 2 working days of receiving your application. If your application is unsuccessful, the information supplied may still be retained for use in connection with future vacancies. Due to the overwhelming application response we receive through various sources, should you not hear from us within one week then please assume your application has been unsuccessful.

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