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Senior Paraplanner, Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset

Location: Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset

Salary: £40,000 - £45,000

Type: Permanent

Category: Paraplanning

Ref: SW/2537

We’re delighted to have been appointed exclusively by a leading firm of Chartered Financial Planners in Burnham-on-Sea, Somerset to assist them in their search for a Senior Paraplanner.

This long-standing family business specialises in investment and pension advice to individuals and has a loyal, but growing, client base.

As a Senior Paraplanner, you’ll take a lead role in preparing for and following up on new client projects and delivering ongoing aftercare to existing clients.

You will work closely with the Directors to enable the Company to offer quality, bespoke financial advice effectively and efficiently. Using your experience and expertise, you’ll provide supervision and oversight for other paraplanner and administration colleagues.

You’ll be able to demonstrate the ability to balance commercial needs with compliance requirements and be able to identify opportunities or flag any concerns. Integral to this role is compliance with their code of conduct, data security and all company policies and procedures.

As a key part of a core team of eight colleagues, they believe that collaboration, communication, co-ordination, and coaching are optimised with regular face-to-face contact. However, they also recognise the personal benefits from reduced commuting as well as lower corporate carbon emissions.


About you:

You’ll be an experienced Paraplanner and be a minimum of Level 4 Qualified. 

As an experienced paraplanning professional, you will have excellent IT, communication, research and organisational abilities. You will be experienced in financial advice software and systems.

It would be advantageous if you have prior knowledge of Intelliflo Office, FE Analytics, O&M Pension Profiler and Iress Exchange. Earlier use of platforms such as AJ Bell, Aviva and Aegon would also be beneficial.


Progression/development opportunities:

You may be working towards a Level 6 qualification or want a supportive environment to help you get there. In the future, you might want the opportunity to become a financial planner yourself and this can be supported.


Flexible working:

Hybrid of 3 days in the office/2 days from home or you could do condensed hours over a 4-day week.



  • £40,000 - £45,000 pa
  • Pension
  • Private Medical Insurance
  • 30 days holiday (inc bank holidays)
  • Support with professional training/development
  • Flexible working arrangements

Next steps:

If this interests you and you’d like to find out more, please apply now or call Jess Wood on 0117 962 5005; we can then discuss this in more detail and ascertain if you’d like to be presented for the opportunity.  

Sandringham Wood are an equal opportunities recruiter. We welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their sex, religious or philosophical beliefs, race, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, gender identity, marital status and political opinion.

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