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Senior Advice Technician

  • Salary: Negotiable
  • Location: Work from home
  • Sector: Paraplanner
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted:
    15 Jul 2021
  • Job reference: 35849

A National IFA firm are looking to grow their Senior Advice Technician team, this is a home based role and will suit those whom are currently in a compliance, T&C or Financial planning role.

This role will see you completing assigned tasks and ensuring that SLA's are adhered to, participating in advice guidance discussions. Contributing into technical and regulatory development of advisers and staff on a case by case basis. Conducting research where necessary and making decisions on an informed basis whilst adhered to the firms T&C scheme.

This is a home based role where you will only be required to travel to the head office once a quarter.

Your Duties will include but will not be limited to:

  • Offering constructive input into technical discussions to assist in the formulation of the Group's Advice Guidance strategy
  • Occasional inclusion in project work, assisting in the development of advice and regulatory processes across the business
  • Participation in adding value through direct discussion on complex financial planning cases with IFAs
  • Assisting with the higher-level post-audit of advice provided by advisers, where necessary
  • Offering clear and considered decisions on cases which carry a high risk to the client, firm and the firm's IFAs
  • Dealing with day-to-day advice and higher-level regulatory queries from other departments, undertaking research, where necessary, in order to provide informed responses
  • Assisting where necessary, in delivering understandable and concise Financial Planning Report templates for use across the range of products and service provided, both personal and corporate, in order to deliver understandable and suitable financial outcomes to our clients
  • Providing new business concessions, where necessary
  • Completing regulatory industry update summaries where required
  • Assisting the Advice Assurance Manager with new recruit inductions and training, as and when required
  • Maintaining a high level of knowledge and technical understanding of all financial planning concepts and regulatory focuses through the completion of annual CPD in line with the firms T&C Scheme
  • Assistance with any departmental function as required

For you to be a successful candidate:

  • Diploma in Financial Planning as a minimum qualification requirement. Working towards the Advanced Diploma
  • Willingness to take further qualifications, as relevant to your role
  • Demonstration of excellent knowledge and interest in the concepts and requirements of personal and corporate financial planning
  • Experience in the support of IFA's and other advisers and including constructive scrutiny of research and Financial Planning Reports
  • Ability and willingness to make thorough and well-informed decisions in relation to advice cases that present a high risk to the business
  • Excellent written and numerical skills and an exceptional communication style
  • Aptitude in Microsoft Office, cash-flow analysis and knowledge of research systems is preferable

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Senior Advice Technician Role to work Home Based. If you would like further information please apply and we will be in touch.

Please note that due to the volume of applications we receive, you will be contacted within 7 working days if your application has been successful. If you have not received communication during this period, please assume your application has been unsuccessful on this occasion. We may however retain your information in connection with future opportunities, should they be suitable to your skills and experience.

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