Job Title: Paraplanner
Contract Type: Permanent
Location: Hove, East Sussex
Salary: £24000 - £40000 per annum
Reference: T3RW*1376014
Contact Name: Sammons Group
Contact Email:
Job Published: March 14, 2020 06:07

Job Description


This is a fantastic opportunity for an experienced Paraplanner to join an established Independent IFA based in Hove, East Sussex.

The Job

The purpose of this role is to support the Financial Advisors in all areas including pensions, mortgages, general insurance, tax, and investment management. Your primary function is to process the personal information provided by clients during meetings with their Financial Advisor and research the best solutions to meet each client's financial needs.

Key Responsibilities:

  1. Preparing and maintaining the client file
  2. Preparing recommendations
  3. Implementing recommendations
  4. Reviewing

Duties and Tasks

  • Assist the Financial Advisor/Planner in establishing new client relationships
  • Assess clients' financial circumstances
  • Prepare financial statements to support the development of clients' financial strategies including the use of Financial Planning software tools, e.g. O&M Profiler Analytics
  • Carry out research and analysis of products and services that are appropriate to each client's financial circumstances
  • Propose and draft financial solutions that meet clients' goals, needs and objectives
  • Assist with the accurate completion of application and proposal forms
  • Implement actions such as changing existing investment holdings and policy information, as directed by the Financial Adviser/Planner
  • Support the ongoing client relationship including maintaining a client file review system to regularly assess client holdings and changing financial priorities
  • Develop productive working relationships with colleagues and clients throughout the financial services environment
  • Adhere to FCA rules and guidance
  • Act ethically, impartially, and always in the best interests of clients
  • Meet the FCA (formerly FSA) Treating Customers Fairly requirements

Person Specification

  • Candidates must have a minimum of 2 years' Paraplanning experience
  • Extensive planning, organisational, and time management skills
  • CertPFA or DipFA qualification (desirable)


£24 - 40k DOE

We endeavour to reply to all applications. However, if you have not heard from us within 7 days you have been unsuccessful with this particular role. You are very welcome to apply to future advertisements placed by The Sammons Group.

The Sammons Group is an Employment Business and Employment Agency as defined by the EAA Regulations 2003, and we abide by the Code of Practice of our industry body (the Recruitment & Employment Confederation - REC).

We are committed to supporting and promoting diversity in the workplace, and welcome applications from candidates regardless of age, belief, disability, ethnic origin/nationality, gender/gender reassignment, marital/civil partnership status, pregnancy/maternity, or sexual orientation - we recruit on the basis of talent. If you require reasonable adjustments in the recruitment process, please let us know.

We regret that as a recruitment consultancy we are unable to seek visas for applicants not holding current entitlement to work in the UK.

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