Independent Financial Planner

Job Description

Our client, a very well established provider of financial services is looking for an experienced Independent Financial Adviser to join their busy team in Aberdeen.

The ideal candidate will be responsible for providing independent financial advice to clients in a professional and compliant manner.

KEY RESPONSIBILITIES

  • Management of existing clients in accordance with the firm’s business plan and procedure
  • Provide ongoing service to an existing client bank
  • Build on existing client bank by adding new clients from a variety of resources
  • Ensure suitable recommendations are made to existing and new clients
  • Exhibit compliant behaviour at all times and maintain firm procedures when dealing with existing and new clients
  • Ensure a current Statement of Professional Standing (SPS) is held at all times
  • Attain and maintain level of competence, performance and compliance as required by the firm
  • Ensure relevant CPD is maintained and recorded accurately

QUALIFICATIONS

  • The requisite technical knowledge and qualification (e.g. QCA Level 4 exams)
  • Experience in a previous Financial Adviser role- 2 years qualified as an absolute minimum

Desirable

  • Working towards Chartered Financial Planner status

SKILLS AND EXPERIENCE
Essential

  • Experience of working within the financial sector

KNOWLEDGE

Essential

  • The requisite technical knowledge and qualification (e.g. QCA Level 4 exams)
  • Detailed knowledge and understanding of the compliance procedures including record keeping requirements