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Financial Services



Type of Position: Paraplanner - Durham
Pay: £28k - £35k

Paraplanner - Durham

Our client is looking for a talented Paraplanner to join their team, with options to be based in Durham. This is a key role within the business, providing support to the Wealth Planners on financial strategies, plans and products to clients.


Key Responsibilities:

  • Adherence to Management System & Controls
  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of company policies and procedures
  • Ensure timely execution of adviser instructions
  • Work with colleagues to ensure adherence to company procedures and standards
  • Refer all client complaints and concerns promptly to your Manager, the Adviser and the Compliance Officer
  • Ensure all client documents and relevant correspondence is saved to client files to ensure advice files are complete
  • Maintain records according to the company standard
  • Effective Communication & Support
  • Communicate with colleagues, clients and product providers as needed
  • Attend regular Paraplanning meetings to discuss ongoing work and ensure advice approach across the team is similar
  • Assist the wider team when needed and when there is capacity to do so
  • Preparation of Advice
  • Produce financial planning reports for consideration and signoff by advisers taking into account standards for suitability and quality
  • Analyse client portfolios/products and other relevant information in order to prepare the above
  • Obtain illustrations and supporting documents as required to complete the advice file for presentation to the client
  • Prepare cash flow analysis as required
  • Provide accurate, technical research to ensure that the client file carries all required information to support the recommendations
  • Liaise with the Compliance department as necessary throughout the advice process
  • Be a point of technical reference for advisers
  • Build and maintain various company/ provider panels
  • Reporting
  • Maintain the workflow log including the addition of new work requests and updating of completed work
  • Ensure that work items are closed correctly on the CRM once the work has been carried out

The successful candidate will have experience of the following:

  • Complex IHT and Estate Planning
  • VCT, EIS and BR Products
  • Pension/retirement planning
  • Carry forward and lifetime allowance calculations
  • Structured products
  • Trusts


If you are interested in this position, please email your CV to 

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