Intern Articled Financial Planner - Cape Town, South Africa - Status Staffing

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    Description
    Our client based in Pinelands is seeking an Articled Financial Planner for an Internship position to join their team. This is the ideal opportunity to gain vital experience needed in order to attain your goals of becoming a Certified Financial Planner.

    A recent professional profile photo is to accompany your application
    EMPLOYMENT TYPE : Permanent
    SECTOR : Finance/Wealth Management
    BASIC SALARY : R10 000 neg
    START DATE : A.S.A.P / Immediate

    REQUIREMENTS:
    • Matric
    • BCom Investment Management (Non-Negotiable)
    • RE Exams and industry related training
    • FAIS and FICA and other relevant legislation
    • 1 Year experience in Financial Planning

    DUTIES:

    New business implementation:
    • Implementation of new business, including fund manager and life office follow-ups. This includes completing and submitting application / prospectus forms where necessary, contacting suppliers and ensuring business completes in a timely fashion.
    • Follow-up any outstanding payments or documentation from the Client.
    • Input of all relevant Client details on the Client management system.
    Client Services:
    • Take and prepare client meetings.
    • Request house view risk quotes and be able to take a client through a risk or investment application form.
    • Ability to assist with ROA under close supervision.
    • Facilitate drafting of Wills.
    • Ensure the accurate production of all Client portfolio review documentation and reports.
    • Regularly update and maintain Client, insurance and investment information in the Client management system.
    • Implementation of all switches or redemptions, including all fund manager follow-ups. This includes completing forms where necessary.
    • Implementation of all changes to insurance benefits or coverage, including all life company and medical/financial follow-ups.
    • Ensure all Client problems are solved in an efficient manner, often handling the liaison with fund managers, life offices and Clients. Assist with all Client enquiries, in-line with the company's service offer. This may include delegating the Client inquiry to the most appropriate staff member.
    • Contribute towards the maintenance of existing Client relationships with the company.
    Marketing plan implementation:
    • Participation in marketing activities as required. eg. Attend client functions.
    Administration:
    • Produce any documents or correspondence as required by the Adviser, Wealth Manger.
    New client take on:
    • Attend or contribute towards Client meetings as requested by the adviser.
    • Contribute towards the management of the ongoing Client relationship in-line with the sale and service offering, to achieve the desired retention levels for each segment.
    • Conduct any prospect follow-up phone calls to obtain further information on planner's request.
    Advice:
    • Accurately assess client's needs, objectives and risk tolerance and formulate an effective draft financial plan strategy and/or risk management strategy to be signed off by the Wealth Manager.
    • Formulate effective financial plan documents and/or risk management documents, in-line with the company guidelines, and the client's needs, objectives and risk tolerance.

    HOURS:
    • Monday to Thursday: 8:00 – 17:00
    Should you meet all the requirements, apply on our website at today.
    Should you not hear back from us within 10 working days, please consider your application as unsuccessful. We will retain your credentials for future similar roles.