Paraplanner (128)

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Reference - 5663

An excellent opportunity has arisen for a Paraplanner to join a well-established business based in Somerset. Our client is looking for an experienced Paraplanner to interpret/analyse data, ensure all client files are kept compliant and liaise with the Head of Technical on structure and development of Suitability Report Templates. The successful candidate will be Level 4 Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning qualified (or equivalent) and ideally be working towards Level 6.

This role involves working from home with some travel to the office after the summer.


  • Receive instructions during debriefings from advisers following client meetings
  • Interpret data obtained by advisers during client meetings
  • Analyse data and using research tools to provide solutions to meet client needs and objectives
  • Provide records to support research undertaken
  • Liaise with Head of Technical/Head of Compliance when uncertain / guidance required
  • Consolidation of client needs and objectives, together with the recommendations and course of action in a written format via a suitability letter, client specific illustration and key features document
  • Liaise with Head of Technical on structure and development of the Suitability Report Templates and attachments to the reports
  • Load cases onto relevant platforms in a suitable manner and fully debrief administrator and consultant along the way
  • Carry out all tasks in a manner consistent with compliance procedures and company process
  • Ensure all client files are compliant on an ongoing basis
  • Ensure that significant risk issues are referred to the Head of Compliance where appropriate
  • Make a constructive contribution to the continuing development of the team
  • Proactively enhance industry knowledge, through external and internal sources


  • Level 4 Diploma in Financial Services and working towards Level 6 Advanced Diploma
  • Demonstrate practical awareness and up to date knowledge of retail financial products and current regulatory expectations
  • Analytical in solving tasks with a keen attention for detail
  • Possess excellent organisational and time management skills with an ability to work under pressure and prioritise
  • Deliver effective and positive communication, and demonstrate competent use of IT
  • Desire to complete tasks to the highest standards and in a timely fashion, taking ownership and accountability for own actions
  • A positive and proactive approach to work and a desire to help and support the wider team
  • A calm and considered outlook in approach to problem solving

Summary/Closing paragraph:

If you would like to join a growing company and have the relevant skills and experience, then please apply via our website.

Closing Date: Please note that we will accept applications up to the closing date, however all suitable candidates will be submitted as soon as received, and the client reserves the right to appoint before the closing date.

If you have the skills and experience stated, please apply NOW!

Please note that due to the volume of applications that we deal with, if you haven’t received a response within 3 days of your application, then unfortunately on this occasion you won’t have been successful.

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