Head of Financial Advice

Competitive
Permanent
West Sussex
28 May 2020
BBBH760333

A leading opportunity for Head of Financial Advice has become available at my well-known client in West Sussex.

This is an exciting opportunity for an enthusiastic, committed and ambitious individual to maintain and develop advice services within a sophisticated financial planning business.

My client is looking to appoint an individual that commands respect, has significant industry experience and holds the appropriate qualifications. This individual will be responsible for guiding the firm's advice processes working closely with the Investment & Advice Policy Committee.

SOME OF YOUR DUTIES WILL INCLUDE:

Day-to-day responsibilities will include working closely with authorised representatives to manage and mitigate advice risk. The role will require qualifications to deal with complex casefiles such as Defined Benefits.

Advice Standards

  • Support advisers to ensure they provide clients with suitable advice outcomes
  • Review of advice process documentation and other written outputs to ensure they deliver high quality advice and service to clients

Pension Transfer Specialist Role and Higher Risk Advice Sign Off

  • Sign off where advice is suitable and meets internal standard: provide detailed feedback and details of remedial actions required for advice which does not meet standards or is unsuitable
  • Review and sign off of higher risk investment advice (VTTs / EIS / SEIS)

ACADEMIC OR PROFESSIONAL QUALIFICATIONS NEEDEd

  • Advanced level of technical financial knowledge and expertise
  • A deep understanding of Defined Benefit and Safeguarded Benefits Advice
  • A strong understanding of Financial Services Regulation and FCA
  • Diploma in Financial Planning or equivalent Level 4 qualification
  • Pension Transfer Qualification (AF3 / AF7 / G60)

FOR FURTHER INFORMATION PLEASE APPLY ONLINE TODAY OR CONTACT KEELY WYTHE ON 01293 523400 OR EMAIL KWYTHE@MORGANMCKINLEY.COM

Morgan McKinley is acting as an Employment Agency and references to pay rates are indicative.

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