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Job Specification

Financial Services
Hampshire, South England, Hybrid home working


My client is a very successful and growing National Financial Planning firm with offices dotted around the UK.

Seeking an IFA Administrator to join their team in the Southampton area.

Key Responsibilities

Adherence to Management Systems & Controls

  • Maintain an up to date knowledge of company policies and procedures
  • Ensure timely execution of client instructions, cheques, contract notes and policy documents (when applicable)
  • 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 shared working area is kept up to date and all client documents are saved
  • Maintain records according to the company standard

Effective Communication & Support

  • Communicate with colleagues, clients and product providers in a professional manner, using appropriate business language and correct grammar
  • Attend regular operations meeting to discuss ongoing work and raise any queries
  • Assist other support staff when needed and when there is capacity to do so

Adviser Support

  • Personal support to the adviser
  • Monitor and manage the adviser’s diary
  • Deal with all bespoke adviser queries and requests
  • Monitor the adviser’s opportunities on a weekly basis
  • Open post daily and pass to other support staff
  • Prepare meeting packs
  • Assist with mail merge exercises

Client Support

  • Act as a point of contact for the client in the adviser’s absence and deal with client queries
  • Book all client meetings including annual review meetings
  • Meet and greet all clients

Change of Agency & LOA Procedures

  • Process change of agency & LOAs as per the adviser instruction form, via XPLAN and using XPLAN workflows
  • Add plans to XPLAN following receipt of LOA confirmation from provider
  • Pass policy information to the adviser / paraplanner

Client Left Agency & Deceased Client Procedure

  • Process via XPLAN and using XPLAN workflows
  • Submit all forms and letters of instruction to product providers
  • Communicate with product providers to track status of procedures
  • Keep the adviser and client informed of progress of application through to completion

New Business/ Surrender / Fund Switch Procedures

  • Assist with the preparation of cases in readiness for the PIF to be sent to the PP queue, i.e. obtaining illustrations online or via telephone from providers, obtaining projections for existing pension plans, etc.
  • Carry out all pre submission checks for compliance and AML documents ensuring valid and certified where applicable
  • Process all sales related paperwork from submission to completion and any ongoing administration for all business areas, e.g. investments, pensions, protection, etc.
  • Process fund switches online or via postal applications

General Form Processing & Client Instructions

  • Submit forms to product providers in relation to deed of assignment, change of address – non business processing forms
  • Process via XPLAN and using XPLAN tasks and workflows
  • Communicate with product providers to track status
  • Keep the adviser and client informed of submission through to completion

Maintain XPLAN

  • Use common tasks, workflows and lifecycles within XPLAN for all client and plan related activity
  • Add new Leads and Clients onto XPLAN
  • Keep client details up to date
  • Input Fact Find Information into XPLAN and keep updated
  • Update compliance document record within XPLAN

Please apply for more information on the business and to be considered for this opportunity.


Reference: 2700

Salary £25,000 - £35,000
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