Paraplanner, Bridgend (Wales)- £25,000 – £35,000 DOE

REF: AH0310

Clark James are seeking a Paraplanner for a highly successful Financial Planning Firm in Bridgend. Our client provides holistic advice to Private, Corporate and Trustee clients, covering Investments, Pensions, Savings, Mortgages and General Insurance.


Whilst working as a Paraplanner, you will be responsible for: ​

  • Producing high quality reports that comply with FCA regulatory requirements, suitability letters and recommendations for holistic financial planning
  • Working with the Administration team to gather data, formulate recommendations and obtain quotes and other relevant product information.
  • Dealing with application forms, ensuring they have been completed accurately and enter client and product data on to the back-office system
  • Liaise with clients, answering complex technical queries.
  • Undertaking investment reviews, pension reviews and drawdown reviews where required.


Skills and knowledge required for the role:

  • ​Level 4 Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning, ideally have AF3/G60.
  • Minimum 3 years’ experience as a Paraplanner in an IFA office dealing with high net worth clients.
  • Strong research and report writing skills.
  • Up to date technical product knowledge of wealth management products, especially with pensions
  • Strong written, verbal and general communication skills.
  • Good time management skills.
  • An excellent attention to detail.
  • Experience of using Word, Excel, Outlook, Exchange, Select a Pension, ideally Intelliflo or similar back office systems.


This is an excellent opportunity and will benefit from a support work environment, a highly experienced team and exam support towards chartered status.


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