Financial Planner

Financial Planner

Why choose Jane Smith Financial Planning

This is an excellent opportunity for an ambitious Financial Planner that is looking for more than just a role. You will be involved in the business growth and direction of an already expanding company, providing you with a clear route into the senior management team.

We understand the right balance is needed when it comes to work and personal life. So, we do all we can to encourage a good work-life balance, currently working on a 60/40% split of office and home working, with potential for early Friday finishes. Couple this with a competitive salary and beneficial perks, we aim to ensure we support and are flexible for each other.

Benefits

• 30 days holiday (plus bank holidays)
• 3% employer pension contribution
• Health Cash back Scheme enrolment
• Training allowance / support towards qualifications
• Potential for bonus up to 10% of salary
• Hybrid working options
• Potential for Friday early finishes
• Applications from candidates wanting to work part-time or alternative hours will be considered

As a successful and award-winning Chartered Financial Planning Firm and Accredited Financial Planning Firm, our ethos is to provide an independent financial planning service. We aim to build relationships that last a lifetime with both our clients and our staff.

With a small but highly trained and qualified administration and paraplanning team available to support you, we are now looking to add an experienced, enthusiastic and driven Financial Planner to the team to support the business owner.

You will be someone who has strong interpersonal skills. You will be able to apply your own judgement and experience when making decisions in relation to the management of our clients and bringing on new clients.

A minimum of 2 years’ experience working as a qualified Financial Planner is essential.

You will be at least Diploma level qualified and, if you don’t already hold these qualifications, you will be keen to work towards both Chartered Financial Planner and Certified Financial Planner status. The individual must be willing to take ownership of their own personal development. However, there is a training and development programme available to assist you in working towards becoming a fully qualified Certified Financial Planner and Chartered Financial Planner.

Purpose of Job: To provide holistic financial planning advice to private clients, whilst ensuring a smooth delivery of an excellent client service. To                              generate profitable new business and ongoing income streams. To develop and maintain excellent relationships with both                                        clients and professional connections.

Reports to:         Business Manager and Director

Salary Range:     £50,000 – £80,000 depending on experience

Working Hours:  Full time Monday – Friday (with flexibility for Friday midday finish), though applications from candidates wanting to work                                              part-time or alternative hours will be considered

Start Date:          Immediate Start Available

Key Responsibilities & Accountabilities

• Managing a portfolio of clients and their needs
• Providing ongoing servicing (including reviews) to existing clients as per service proposition, internal standards, and business processes
• Generating new business opportunities as per the agreed business plan and targets
• Helping potential clients make positive decisions about their financial future and to implement any recommendations
• Managing and conducting client meetings and reviews
• Working with the support team to produce clear, technically accurate, compliant and concise financial plans, cash flow forecasts and suitability reports as per business process and   internal standards
• Ensuring that all recommendations and reports meet legal and regulatory requirements
• Providing all advice within a strict ethical and compliance framework, ensuring that all operations affecting the firm’s clients are carried out in   accordance with the regulator’s   requirements
• Ensuring that all recommendations are appropriate for clients’ individual needs and circumstances
• Supporting other team members in specialist knowledge areas
• Managing own workflow, tasks and their delivery
• Producing meeting notes and other documentation as per business processes and within required timescales
• Attending functions and events to build professional relationships and to promote the firm
• Networking with professional partners and introducers to identify private clients and business opportunities
• Providing regular activity data to the Business Manager
• Sharing ideas and innovations which could improve business and advice processes or enhance relationships with clients and their experiences
• Ensuring continuous development of your financial and technical expertise to meet regulatory requirements and personal goals and objectives   as per your training and development   plan
• Keeping up to date with the current developments in financial services, financial markets, and economic trends
• Other duties that may be necessary to meet business needs

HOW TO APPLY
To apply please complete the application form on the link provided to upload a copy of your C.V along with a short introduction video of yourself detailing why you would be the perfect addition to our team.

  Application Form 

What happens next in our recruitment process

            Stage 1 Initial Telephone interview
            Stage 2 Face to Face Interview and Assessment
            Stage 3 Online Index Assessment
            Stage 4 Final Face to Face Interview

Also be aware that pre-employment background and credit checks will be required for this role.

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