vacancy

Financial Advisor (855)

Ref: 855

Summary:

Our client is on the lookout for a Financial Advisor to join a highly respected Taunton based Financial Services firm on a full-time, permanent basis. Your role will be centered around working with the Chairman of the firm, ensuring that client files are compliant and maintained to a high standard. You should possess a Diploma in Financial Services to at least Level 4, and you should have a minimum of 3 years experience within the administration and/or paraplanning sectors.

This role can be performed on a hybrid basis. You will be managing a client bank covering elements of Devon, Somerset and Dorset.  

What will you be doing as a Financial Advisor?

  • Ensuring that client files are maintained to the highest standard.
  • Taking responsibility for your own client bank which will be sourced by the firm.
  • Attending client meetings with the Chairman and taking notes throughout.
  • Completing the Fact Find/ Know Your Client process laid out by the firm as well as the RPQ and risk profile discussion on behalf of the chairman.
  • Debriefing the Bespoke Client Manager & Administration.
  • Dealing with the requests of Clients first and conducting the firm’s business in line with contractual obligations.
  • Providing full information to the allocated paraplanner and writing individualised suitability reports.
  • Making constructive contributions to the continual development of the firm.

 

Skills/Qualifications of a Financial Advisor:

  • You should possess a Diploma in Financial Services to at least Level 4 (ideally working towards Level 6).
  • You should have a minimum of 3 years’ experience within technical administration/paraplanning.
  • You will have demonstrable practical awareness and up to date knowledge of retail financial products and current regulatory expectations.
  • You will be somebody with a positive approach to working, keen attention to detail and an ability to complete tasks to the highest standards.
  • You will be an analytical problem solver who prioritise tasks effectively.  

 

The Benefits:

  • 25 days holiday
  • Access to a Company Pension
  • Opportunities for flexible/hybrid working

 

Ref: 8603

 

Recruitment Consultant: Joanne Howell.

 

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