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Ref #: 552
Location: UK
Salary: Highly Competitive
Type: Permanent
Our client is a wealth manager with nearly 3 billion under management. Currently, looking for a paraplanner with around 5 years’ or more experience to work for them on their internal private client desk. This desk works with complex private clients and international families, providing an all-encompassing wealth management service designed to simplify and streamline the management of their wealth.

The paraplanner’s role is to help manage the financial planning aspect such as queries, preparing and implementing recommendations, ongoing client servicing and overseeing the new business process.


Principal Tasks and Accountabilities

Preparing and maintaining the client file and the new business process

Check all account opening paperwork is present and completed correctly

Confirm client risk profile is determined

Discuss client objectives with relationship manager


Preparing recommendations

Prepare information/comparisons for analysis by relationship manager

Liaise with client’s legal and tax advisers (if applicable)

Structure Investment Proposals in PowerPoint for presentation to client

Prepare draft recommendation reports to be discussed/signed off by relationship manager


Implementing recommendations

Prepare suitability reports

Complete application / proposals forms

Ensure all relevant paperwork is in order

Ensure all client data is recorded accurately and kept up to date

Ongoing client servicing

Ensuring clients are using their ISA and pension allowances each year

Reviewing existing client arrangements and work with the relationship manager to ensure that clients receive their annual review on time.


Specific Regulatory Responsibilities:

This position is bound by the FCA Conduct Rules.


Competence Requirement/Essential

Deep understanding of the Financial Planning process, paraplanning/financial planning qualifications to Level 4 or above

Able to work within defined business processes

Ability to achieve agreed outcomes with limited supervision; prioritise and plan own workload

Excellent interpersonal skills, both written and verbal

Ability to multi-task and prioritise effectively

Good IT skills

Good report writing skills, Detailed and accurate

Ability to work independently and in a team



Broad knowledge of financial services and investment instruments

High level of technical knowledge

Liaise with existing and potential clients

Please only apply if you have suitable experience and note we will only contact those candidates we believe are suitable.


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