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Providing effective recruitment solutions for the Financial Services sector since 1999

Providing effective recruitment solutions for the Financial Services sector since 1999

Great Businesses Need Great People

Great Businesses Need Great People

Keeping a watchful eye on Financial Services since 1999

Keeping a watchful eye on Financial Services since 1999

Latest Jobs

Asset Modelling Software Engineer

South (home-based)

Dependent on experience

Our client is a young, fast paced growing FinTech company and leading UK provider of asset management, risk-profiling, financial planning, and advice technology. It is seeking an Asset Modelling Software whose primary function is to ensure the health of the asset modelling systems including data feeds, reporting, database accessibility, software engineering, maintenance and assisting to productise services required by new clients.  They will also be encouraged to contribute to the continuous improvement of the systems. Ideal candidates will have an MSc in a relevant subject (mathematics, data science, computer science etc.) and the ability to use Linux/Unix, Python, Numpy, Docker and LaTex as well as a good understanding of Cloud computing. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a small, very supportive team who have built an established and market leading asset modelling capability. If you are interested in exploring this further, please email your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting reference: TD/511 or call Vicki Parker on 01761 252539 or Laura Turnock 01761 252537 for an initial discussion.

Discretionary Fund Sales Manager

Central London

Up to £100k Basic salary to six figures with ability to double earnings with Bonus

Our client is a leading Discretionary Fund Manager with an enviable reputation in the market and a diverse investment solution range that is well supported by the London IFA community. As part of its strategic plan for 2021, it is seeking an ambitious Business Development Manager with current or previous exposure to DFM to take on a successful panel in Central London (City and West End) and develop it to its full potential. Success in the role will deliver fantastic financial rewards. If you are interested in a new challenge within a highly successful organisation where your sales ability and investment knowledge will be well-regarded and well-rewarded, please call Alison French on 01761 252 534 for a confidential conversation or send your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting reference: TX/508

Offshore Specialist Sales Manager – Strategic Accounts

South

Up to £73k Basic to £73,000 + Car Allowance + Bonus (OTE £110k+) + Benefits

This is a fantastic opportunity to join a highly ambitious, global business at a time of growth. As part of its growth strategy, our client is seeking a dynamic Sales Manager to lead a team of highly successful Offshore Sales Specialists in the South of England, focused on promoting the Offshore proposition to its Key Account clientele. The role will involve managing both field-based and office-based BDMs, utilising your excellent knowledge of the Offshore market to lead from the front. If you are interested in a new challenge within a highly successful organisation with the potential of six figure earnings, please call Alison French on 01761 252 534 or Brandon Hewitt-Hunt on 01761 252 533 for a confidential conversation or send your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting reference: TX/514.

HNW Wealth Planner

Exeter

£80k - £100k

We are representing a national wealth management and financial planning firm with a prestigious brand and award-winning client service proposition. Due to increased demand from existing and introduced clients, they have ambitions to enhance their geographical footprint in the South West by appointing a quality Senior Financial Planner with a demonstrable track record of winning new clients and developing long-standing, HNW client relationships. Based at one of their flagship offices, the role involves working collaboratively as part of a wider team whilst also acting on your own initiative, setting and achieving personal goals and managing deadlines. A multi-faceted role, you will work with existing clients whilst also utilising your ability to self-generate leads and develop new business opportunities. In return, our client will offer an above market remuneration package, including a highly attractive bonus structure reflecting onboarding of clients and ongoing service, as well as full back-office support. If you are a dynamic and entrepreneurial Wealth Planner, with a loyal client following or possessing the ability to demonstrate how you can be an asset to the employer within the medium term, driven by providing a quality level of service with a business that puts the clients’ interests first, then please email your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk  quoting TS/510 or call Tim Terrell (01761 252 538) for an initial discussion.

Asset Modelling Operations Consultant

South UK (Home-Based)

Up to £60k To £60k + Bonus + Benefits

Our client is a young, fast paced growing FinTech company and leading UK provider of asset management, financial planning and advice technology. It is seeking an Asset Modelling Operations Consultant whose primary function is to ensure the health of the asset modelling systems including data feeds, reporting, database accessibility, software engineering, maintenance and assisting to productise services required by new clients.  They will also be encouraged to contribute to the continuous improvement of the systems. Ideal candidates will have an MSc or PhD in a relevant subject (mathematics, data science, computer science etc.) and the ability to use Linux/Unix, Python, Numpy, Docker and LaTex as well as a good understanding of Cloud computing. This is a fantastic opportunity to join a small, very supportive team who have built an established and market leading asset modelling capability. If you are interested in exploring this further, please email your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting reference: TD/511 or call Vicki Parker on 01761 252539 for an initial discussion.

Telephone Account Manager

Hertfordshire

Up to £34k Basic to £34k + Bonus (OTE £58k) + Benefits

We are recruiting for a Telephone Account Manager to be based at our clients offices, just north of London. Our client has a prestigious brand, and has a market leading proposition within the Pensions and Investments arena.  You will be responsible for managing an existing panel of accounts but some element of further client development will be involved. The client is open to candidates who have Financial Services experience in telephony sales, but not necessarily from a Pension and Bonds background. They are seeking someone who is adaptable, tenacious and eager to progress their career. Our client is offering a fantastic package, to £34,000 basic with OTE of £58,000 (with opportunity to increase total earnings with success).  If you would like to find out more, please send your cv to us on cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting ref TX/501, or call Brandon Hewitt-Hunt or Alison French on 01761 252533.

Senior Business Development Manager

UK wide (Home-based)

Up to £90k To £90k + Bonus (OTE to £170k) + Benefits

Our client is a young, fast paced growing FinTech company and leading UK provider of financial planning and advice technology. As part of its expansion plans, it is seeking an experienced Senior Business Development Manager to identify, structure, negotiate and close new business opportunities and develop the sales strategy. This is a fantastic opportunity for a very experienced new business development manager (hunter) with experience of building relationships with asset managers, product providers and platforms. If you are interested in exploring this further, please email your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting reference: TD/497 or call Vicki Parker on 01761 252539 or Brandon Hewitt-Hunt on 01761 252533 for an initial discussion.

Senior Financial Planner – £40m AUM to inherit

Inverness

£60k - £75k + Bonus (OTE £100k+) + Benefits

We have partnered with an expanding Chartered IFA firm that has a well-recognised brand and an outstanding reputation in Scotland. It is seeking a personable Financial Planner to inherit a £40m AUM client bank sourced from a recent acquisition. You will join a collaborative team and initially be expected to nurture the existing client bank before taking advantage of the extensive lead generation opportunities available to you to grow the portfolio and further develop the firm’s presence in Inverness. The successful Financial Planner will have a client centric approach, strong experience across all areas of advice and be pro-active in taking the client bank to the next level. In return, it is offering a highly supportive culture, full paraplanning and admin support, and an attractive remuneration package, including a basic salary from £60,000 and a bonus structure with an OTE of £100,000+. If you are a Chartered or Level 4 qualified Financial Planner working towards Level 6 status, and would like to be considered or are interested in finding out more, please email your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting TS/498 or call Tim Terrell (01761 252 538) for an initial discussion.

Strategic Account Manager

South West, England (Home Based)

Up to £65k Basic to £65,000 + Bonus (OTE £90k) + Company Car + Benefits

Our client is one of the UK’s leading Platform/Wealth Providers with an award-winning suite of platform-based Investment and Pension products.   It is seeking a dynamic, experienced and successful Business Development professional to build and maintain relationships with Key Regional Intermediary clients in a highly profitable region in the South West. Relationship management and the retention of substantial assets under administration as well as the development of new business will be a major focus. The role involves working at Director level and has the added attraction of acting as lead to a wider internal specialist team.  This is a fantastic opportunity to take the lead on an established base of supporting adviser firms, offering a business consultancy sales approach and promoting an Award-winning proposition. If you have extensive Platform sales experience, have the ability to manage a territory and the resource within it and are interested in a confidential conversation, please send your CV to CV@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting job reference TX/893941 or call 01761 252 534 (Alison French) or 01761 252 533 (Brandon Hewitt-Hunt).  

Senior Chartered Financial Planner – Financial Planning arm of leading EB firm

Central Belt, Scotland or London

Up to £90k To £90,000 Basic + Profit Share + Bonus + Benefits

We are partnering with a new entrant to the retail financial planning arena, backed by a leading pensions and investment consultancy, that has ambitions to become a leader in the profession within the short-medium term. It is launching its division in early-mid 2021 due to its increasing demand from corporate clients for an individual financial planning service and to do its part in bridging the advice gap. It has a 10 year ambition to create a business with significant scale. Our client is seeking a dynamic, client-centric and entrepreneurial Chartered Financial Planner to help shape the direction of the company and build the business from the outset. You will benefit from extensive client generation support from in-house sources as well as opportunities to progress within the business. You will need to be able to demonstrate leadership capabilities, playing a key role in upskilling team members, whilst preferably possessing experience within the corporate market. This is an opportunity to be part of something big from the beginning and play a key role in helping build a market leading financial planning proposition. If you are interested in finding out more, please email your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk or call 01761 252 538 and ask for Tim Terrell.

Senior DC Investment Consultant

Central London

Up to £90k Basic to £90,000 + Bonus + Benefits

Role: Senior DC Investment Consultant Location: Central London Salary & Package: Basic to £90,000 + Bonus + Benefits Our client sits outside the Top 3, but within the Top 10 of Employee Benefit Consultancies and its award-winning, flexible approach, backed by strong service, has generated significant market growth. It is big enough to count and small enough to care, providing its staff with ongoing support for professional development within the business. It is seeking a talented and ambitious client facing Senior DC Investment Consultant to join its thriving, highly respected Defined Contribution Consultancy team.  The role requires an enthusiastic individual with experience of a consultancy environment specifically working with and advising DC pension scheme clients. Ideal candidates will have experience with Trust and Contract based schemes, excellent technical knowledge, business development skills and experience of new business pitches. You will be a team player with a commercial, forward-thinking approach If you are keen to build a successful career within a forward-thinking, team-orientated business where you will be recognised for your contribution and not lost in the crowd, please email your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk  or call Vicki Parker on 07824 640540 for an initial discussion.

Exclusive Client – Independent Financial Planner – Fully Integrated Wealth Management Business

Nationwide

Up to £90k To £90,000 Basic (subject to acceptable business plan) + Volume Based Bonus + Full Benefits Package

Our client is an independent, whole of market, fully integrated wealth management firm. It benefits from an extremely strong introducer network, including joint ventures with top 75 Accountancy firms, and prides itself on its quality of advice and long-standing client relationships. As part of its expansion plans, it is seeking to attract quality IFAs that have a proven ability and track record of writing significant business levels, adopting a client-centric approach, and working with professional introducers (Accountants and Solicitors). You will be provided with extensive support including paraplanning, administration and lead generation, enabling you to maintain a high level of service whilst also growing your HNW client bank. The company offers flexibility in terms of both working hours and salary (employed and self-employed packages). This fantastic opportunity will suit Financial Planners who want to devote their time exclusively to their clients in the knowledge that the back-office function is taken care of. If you are a dynamic, self-motivated and client-focused Financial Planner, and want to find out more, then please call Tim Terrell on 01761 252 538 or send your CV to CV@paulharpersearch.co.uk referencing TS/893890.

Experienced Private Client Investment Manager with or without a team – South of UK (New Office)

Midlands & South

£k - £k Highly competitive performance-related salary with option for potential buy-out

Our client is an independent Discretionary Fund Manager with a track record of success in managing its clients’ Investment Portfolios and a reputation for offering the highest level of client service. With AUM of c.£300 million, it is keen to grow its investment capability and funds under management and is seeking a talented Investment Manager with experience of Active, Passive and ESG Model Portfolios to establish a new regional office in the South of the UK (or join one of the existing offices). Ideally, you will have expertise within the Private Client sector and the experience, appetite and drive to establish a new regional office and build an Investment team. This is a fantastic opportunity to make a positive impact within an established business with ambitions for growth. If you are interested, please send your cv to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting TX/893891 or call Brandon Hewitt-Hunt on 01761 252 533 for a confidential conversation.

Financial Planner - Chartered IFA Firm - Client Bank Provided

Hampshire

£45k - £60k

We are representing a well-established, Chartered Financial Planning firm with an enviable reputation of building strong, respectful client relationships and providing quality independent advice.  Due to continued growth, our client is seeking a driven Financial Planner to take over the advisory responsibility of an existing client bank, valued at c. £150,000 recurring annual income, while bringing new clients to the firm. Full paraplanning and administration support will be provided. This opportunity will suit an ambitious Financial Planner, who is Chartered or studying towards, that wants to work with a forward-thinking firm that shares their ambition and is keen to progress their career and accept increased responsibilities. The successful candidate will be a driven, articulate and personable team player with the ability to offer full holistic financial planning advice, with experience of using cashflow modelling software. If you are interested in finding out more, please email your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk or call 01761 252 538 and ask for Tim Terrell.

FINANCIAL PLANNER PLUS+

An Affordable Executive Search Solution for Small-Medium sized Financial Planning Businesses

Don't miss out on our Introductory Offer!

We understand, that as a small – medium sized Financial Planning Business, utilising a full executive search is not a viable option. Unfortunately, as a result, this means you are unable to experience the calibre of candidates that an executive search can deliver. If you are currently using a recruitment agency on a contingent basis, it is likely that you are presented with candidates who are actively on the market seeking a new role, in process with a number of your competitors, and left over on your agencies database. Your vacancy will not be a priority and you will not experience the VIP treatment, where a dedicated team of Researchers and Consultants actively go to market in the search of top-quality Advisers who are targeted exclusively for you. In a market where good Financial Planners are in high demand, they expect to be headhunted. The best candidates are usually not actively looking, but open to hearing about opportunities when approached by the right people in the right way. Paul Harper search have spent 20 years building their reputation as a company which offers genuine top of market opportunities to top of market financial services professionals. Therefore, to land a perfect Financial Planner, hand-picked especially for you, YOU need an executive search service. We are delighted to announce, that we are launching an affordable executive search service for small – medium sized Financial Planning Businesses, all in the name of Financial Planner Plus+. Why should you use a contingent agency when you could reap the benefits of an executive search, for a similar, sometimes even lower cost?   With a few vacancy pre-requisites, and a small up-front cost, we could offer you: A guaranteed shortlist of 3 Financial Planners, culturally aligned and exclusive to you! (so you don’t have to worry about your competitors nabbing them first) A priority, superior service Shortlist report, including market information and feedback on your vacancy! 6-month free candidate replacement guarantee (not that you’ll need to use it!!) If you’ve had enough of reading through mediocre CVs, that don’t tick all your boxes, it’s time to experience Financial Planner Plus +, an affordable executive search service, for your business.  

Independent Financial Adviser

Glasgow

Up to £65k To £65k + Bonus (1st year OTE - £100k) + Pension + PHI + DIS + Share Option

We are representing an award winning and Chartered advisory business with an enviable reputation of building strong, respectful client relationships and providing quality independent advice.   Due to continued growth, our client is seeking a driven Financial Adviser. You will inherit, manage and develop an existing client bank and be provided with full paraplanning and admin support, whilst benefitting from strong professional introducer arrangements that the firm has in place, providing further leads that are readily available. The successful candidate will be a well-rounded, dynamic and motivated team player with the ability and experience of offering holistic financial planning advice and building strong, trusted consultative relationships with clients. If you are a Level 4 qualified professional and are interested in finding out more, please email your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk or call 01761 252 538 and ask for Tim Terrell or John Hirst.

IFA Client Bank Required - Scotland

Central Belt - Scotland

IFA Client Bank Required Are you seeking a high sales price and a quick client bank sale? Central Belt - Scotland Our Client, running a successful financial advice business in the central belt (Scotland) is looking to acquire a full or partial Client bank with recurring income up to £250,000. Our Client:- a strong reputation and proposition strong financial backing cash immediately available The offering:- A very competitive x of recurring income for the right opportunity. It is willing and able to make a fast down payment Complete 100% of the full purchase price within 12 months. If you are interested in a confidential discussion and looking to sell your Client bank within the next 18 months, there is a very attractive financial proposition on offer. If you have a client bank with a recurring client income of £100k-250k (values outside this range may be considered) and are seeking a sale in the next 18 months -2 years. We can help.    For further details, please email cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk quoting reference TS/893692 or call Tim Terrell or Paul Harper on 01761 252538.

Chartered and Certified Financial Planners - London and South East

London & South East

Up to £80k Big company benefits package

  Chartered and Certified Financial Planners- London and South East   What could you do with a small group of clients with £40m Assets under management?   Our client, a leading wealth manager offers: A typical client bank above; An employed package with a high basic salary; A reward package based on all fee income ( recurring and new); All paraplanning  and reports provided allowing you to spend time with clients; Big company benefits package; Opportunity to work from home or office in the City of London.   P.S. the above, if managed properly, is likely to ensure you have an ongoing rising income of £150k pa   If you would like this opportunity call Paul Harper, Tim Terrell or John Hirst on 01761 252 538 or send your cv to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk marked TS/wealthmanagerLondon.

Chartered and Certified Financial Planners

UK Wide

£60k - £90k Bonus & Benefits

So you have reached Chartered Financial Planner status – now what? You know your stuff, you have worked hard to earn Chartered or Certified status (or are about to qualify) you owe it to yourself to explore your worth. Since we were first established in 1999, Paul Harper Search has built an enviable reputation for providing outstanding candidates to our financial services clients for roles across the UK. As one of a very few Financial Services Search businesses with Chartered individuals, we have now created a separate Chartered & Certified Financial Planners Division led by Tim Terrell.  Working with many of the leading Chartered Practices, sometimes on an exclusive basis, we can help you find an opportunity which is right for you.   Not all Chartered firms are the same: Some specialise, others prefer to work with a wider group of HNW and UHNW clients. Some are restricted, some are whole of market. Some provide client banks of acquired HNW clients for their Advisers to manage, while others prefer to grow organically or provide leads.   Packages, while always competitive, can vary significantly. So, if you are among the industry’s unique band of Chartered or Certified Individuals, and are seeking an employed role, we can help you make the right career decision in 2018. On the other hand, you may already have your own clients. If you own your own company, we can offer even more choice: Some Chartered firms will buy your client bank now. Some will buy your client bank later. Some will offer an enhanced employed package.   Dealing with Paul Harper Search Chartered & Certified division, we can help you find the right opportunity for you. We will give you access to numerous opportunities that will not be advertised and as much of the work we carry out is done on an exclusive basis these vacancies will only be available through us. We have a number of roles throughout the UK. If you are interested in finding out more, please email your CV to cv@paulharpersearch.co.uk, or call 01761 252 538 and ask for Tim Terrell for a confidential discussion.