Senior Financial Planning Technician - Senior Paraplanner

NJR Recruitment
27 Jul 2017
31 Aug 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Financial Planning Technician - Senior Paraplanner

Location: Birmingham

Our Client is a highly respected, well established and professional firm of Chartered Financial Planners who now have an excellent opportunity for an experienced Senior Financial Planning Technician to join their large offices based 30 minutes outside of Birmingham City Centre.

The main purpose of your role will be to participation in adding value through direct discussion on complex financial planning cases with IFAs; whilst assisting with the higher-level post-audit of advice provided by advisers and offering clear and considered decisions on cases which carry a high risk to the client, firm and the firm’s IFAs.


  • Participation in the Advice Guidance Executive Committee, offering constructive input into technical discussions to assist in the formulation of the Group’s Advice Guidance strategy
  • Occasional inclusion in project work, assisting in the development of advice and regulatory processes across the business
  • Dealing with day-to-day advice and higher level regulatory queries from other departments, undertaking research, where necessary, in order to provide informed responses
  • Financial promotions - analysing proposed advertising content to assess technical and regulatory suitability
  • Designing and delivering understandable and concise Financial Planning Report templates for use across the range of products and service provided, both personal and corporate, in order to deliver understandable and suitable financial outcomes to our clients
  • Providing new business concessions, where necessary and referral to Administration for recording
  • Completing regulatory industry update summaries for dissemination to the Co-ordinator
  • Assisting with new recruit inductions and training, as and when required
  • Maintaining a high level of knowledge and technical understanding of all financial planning concepts and regulatory focuses through the completion of annual CPD


  • Diploma in Financial Planning as a minimum qualification requirement
  • Willingness to take further qualifications, as relevant to your role
  • Demonstration of excellent knowledge and interest in the concepts and requirements of personal and corporate financial planning
  • Experience in the support of IFA’s and other advisers and in particular in the preparation and delivery of research and suitability reports
  • Excellent written and numerical skills and an exceptional communication style
  • Aptitude in Microsoft Office and knowledge of research systems is preferable

Our client is looking for someone with a can-do attitude, who can deliver a first class service to clients as well as having the ability to build strong relationships and displaying professionalism at all times.

For further information please contact one of our specialist consultants quoting REF: NJR6520