Paraplanner - Edinburgh

We require exceptional people to be part of our team and currently have the opportunity for a Paraplanner to join our team in Edinburgh to support the Financial Planners through the efficient management and administration of client recommendations and the review process.

This varied role will involve

  • Preparing and maintaining client files
  • Preparing and Implementing recommendations
  • Act as the main point of contact and deal effectively with queries from other parties
  • Attend client meetings with planners, as and when required
  • Understand and review client financial information effectively
  • Assist with the writing of financial planning reports
  • Identify template report changes
  • Project work as required

Required skills:

  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Experience working in a financial services environment, Ideally part DipPFS qualified, but not essential.
  • Maintain a strong professional relationship with colleagues to ensure an effective and positive working environment
  • Maintain a relevant level of CPD

Benefits:

  • Pension - We offer a Group Personal Pension with an employer-funded contribution of up to 5% of salary
  • Life Assurance - 3 x salary core benefit funded by the company with the option to flex up to a higher amount
  • Income Protection – 65% of basic salary
  • Private Medical Insurance – single life cover with the option to add partner and family
  • Training and Development – Financial assistance provided for relevant qualifications with generous study leave
  • Holidays – 30 days annual holiday entitlement increasing to 35 days after 5 years’ service
  • Additional ‘Happy Birthday’ day off
  • Make a Difference / Charity day one day per annum
  • Additional annual leave can be purchased up to 5 days per annum
  • Cycle to Work Scheme

How to apply

A competitive remuneration package is available to the successful candidate interested in being part of our team in our fast-paced and friendly environment, who share our values of being approachable, collaborative, and dedicated. Interested applicants should apply by sending a covering letter and CV to opportunities@acumenfp.com