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Trainee Financial Planner

  • Salary: £35000 - £40000 per annum
  • Location: Hertfordshire
  • Sector: Financial Planning
  • Job type: Permanent
  • Date posted:
    15 Jul 2021
  • Job reference: 35950

We are actively working with a well established IFA based in Hertfordshire on a trainee financial planning role due to expansion. With a friendly working environment with loyal clients this will see you develop and embed into a firm that provides full training and support for you to become a highly successful Financial Planner!

There are no individual targets or needs for you to generate leads as this is purely servicing the existing clients of the firm. Longer term there is the opportunity to become a shareholder and benefit from the businesses success.

Duties will include but will not be limited to:

  • Conducting and recording in-depth reviews of a range of clients' financial circumstances and future aims, at various locations or over the telephone, as appropriate
  • Devising and explaining recommendations or strategies to clients on ways to best utilise their money and achieve their goals
  • Analysing and re-evaluating investment portfolios, based on asset allocation, risk tolerance and each client's individual financial needs and objectives
  • Ensuring all regulatory requirements appropriate to a registered individual are adhered to, including the annual retention of a Statement of Professional Standing
  • Ensuring an adequate level of qualifications is maintained and appropriate Continuing Professional Development is undertaken and correctly recorded, including keeping up to date with legislative and product changes
  • Researching products, providers and funds on a whole of market basis, with a view to potentially joining the Investment Committee
  • Liaising with other professionals including accountants and solicitors, as appropriate

To be considered:

  • Working towards Level 4 Financial Advice qualifications with the intention of completing the remainder within the next 12 months
  • Experience in paraplanning or a similar role. Professional, approachable and helpful manner
  • Able to work on own initiative, and be receptive to in-house training; acquiring knowledge of the company's internal systems
  • Must be able to act with integrity, understand what constitutes a complaint or regulatory breach and the reporting process involved with same
  • Good record keeping and time management
  • Accuracy and attention to detail
  • Competence in Outlook, Word and Excel

This is a fantastic opportunity for a Trainee Financial Planner in Hertfordshire to join a well established IFA.

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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