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Senior Paraplanner

Job description

My client is chartered financial planning company based Wilmslow that oversees more than £1 billion worth of assets. They have been providing friendly expertise on wealth and investment management, pensions and estate planning strategies since the mid 90s.

They are very proud of their team and reward all team members with fantastic benefits, challenging and exciting roles, lots of opportunities to grow and develop and an awesome place to work.

The successful candidate will support the financial planners whilst having day to day responsibility for a book of clients and will be expected to proactively manage and build relationships with their client, as well as providing support and planning for key areas of the planning process including:

  • Tax planning: ISA and pension contributions, CGT planning and tax wrapper selection
  • Estate planning: inheritance tax mitigation and trust planning
  • Intergenerational planning: facilitating the smooth transfer of clients wealth
  • Ongoing portfolio reviews: review portfolios to assess tax position and analyse portfolio returns

To achieve this, our Paraplanners will:

  • Maintain an ongoing relationship with the clients, keeping them informed, answering queries and arranging review meetings
  • Attend client meetings alongside the Financial Planner and create meeting minutes which accurately reflect the information gathered in order to fully document a clients financial needs and objectives
  • Work alongside the Financial Planner following meetings to discuss the clients circumstances and be involved in creating and implementing a financial strategy to meet the clients financial objectives and circumstances
  • Carry out research and analyse products and services that are appropriate to each clients financial circumstances then discussing appropriate solutions with the Financial Planner
  • Prepare clear investment strategy, mandate, and recommendation reports, ensuring adherence with regulatory standards for review by the Financial Planner
  • Complete quarterly reviews of clients' portfolios to support the ongoing client relationship, including maintaining a client file review system to regularly assess client holdings and changing financial priorities
  • Effectively use research and planning systems such as Analytics, O&M, Voyant, Papercloud and wrap platforms such as Nucleus and 7IM


In an ideal world you would have achieved:

  • Chartered Insurance Institute (CII) Level 4 Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning
  • CII Level 6 Advanced Diploma in Financial Planning
  • Or an equivalent qualification


  • Up to 5% matched pension scheme
  • 33 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
  • Hybrid working
  • 3 paid charity days per year
  • Private medical (after 2 years)
  • Profit share
  • Life assurance
  • Enhanced sick pay
  • Enhanced maternity/paternity pay
  • Paid study/exam leave plus we cover the cost of qualifications and subscriptions
  • Free breakfast
  • Free parking
  • Financial support for counselling
  • Perkbox
  • Subscription to Calm App

For more information please contact Graeme Hyland on 07896 933622.

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