Administrator (John Joseph Financial Services)

Bushey, Hertfordshire

John Joseph Financial Services

Job Description

We help our clients, and their families make the most of their hard-earned wealth and give them peace of mind for financial security in their future. The purpose of the role is to provide administrative support in all aspects of day-to-day running of the business.



Duties and responsibilities


Your duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:



Client Administration


  • Create and maintain accurate client records on back office systems, platforms and any other IT systems e.g. cashflow & risk profiler

  • Prepare client documentation and correspondence pre and post meetings as per business processes

  • Check accuracy and completeness of new business documentation

  • Ensure that all business applications are processed accurately and efficiently, in a compliant manner, to the firm’s standards

  • Ensure all supporting documentation is maintained as per company procedures

  • Record and reconcile fees

  • Ensure all work is followed up promptly in line with company standards

  • Liaise with product providers to ensure timely and accurate responses to clients (progress chasing)

  • Send Letters of Authority and gather accurate information

  • Obtain illustrations and application forms

  • Production of portfolio valuations

  • Ensure fund switches / rebalances / top ups / withdrawals are carried out accurately and within company timescales

  • Provide a friendly and professional point of contact for clients and enquiries

  • Ensure action points resulting from client meetings get diarised and dealt with



Reviews


  • Prepare client review documentation as per the Annual Review Process

  • Support FPs in delivery of reviews, if needed

  • Assist in implementation of agreed action points



General administration


  • Answer, screen and forward incoming calls

  • Ensure back-office systems are kept up-to-date

  • Open, scan, log and allocate incoming post

  • General correspondence

  • Other duties as directed by management




The Company


John Joseph Financial Services is a family firm that started over 35 years ago and is today proud to be working with the fourth generation of one of our earliest clients. We have a culture of caring for people that runs throughout our business –employees tend to stay a long time and clients rarely leave. We are honoured to have received a high number of referrals from satisfied clients during the lockdown period. As a result of this success, we are pleased to offer this opportunity for someone to join our team.




What does the successful candidate look like?


  • You will be highly organised, methodical, and disciplined.

  • You will have at least 3 years experience as an Administrator working within a Financial Planning Firm.

  • You will have the ability to explain financial concepts to others in writing and verbally.

  • Confident with numbers with a full attention to detail.

  • You will be looking to join a small, close-knit team where you plan to build your career and grow with us.


Essential


  • The right to work in the UK

  • Competent with Microsoft Office programmes

  • Fluent in both written and spoken English

  • Commenced study towards Diploma Level Financial Planning qualifications



A word from the newest JJFS team member…


What do you like most about working at JJFS?


“Must be the enthusiasm to constantly be learning something new. I immediately think of the age old saying “Curiosity killed the cat”, though we all seem to forget or not notice the remainder of the idiom, “But satisfaction brought it back”. The latter part is true, JJFS is a fantastic place to learn.”




Salary & Benefits


The successful candidate will receive a basic salary of £20,000 – £26,000 depending on experience. Working Hours 4/5 hours per day Monday to Friday.


Other benefits include:


  • 23 days Holiday Entitlement plus bank holidays and public holidays.

  • You will be entitled to a John Joseph Financial Services workplace pension.

  • Professional Development – You will have one day per quarter to dedicate to your own professional development.

  • At the companies discretion they will cover the costs of material and examinations to attain the Diploma in Regulated Financial Planning with the CII/Personal Financial Society.



Contact


We would love to hear from you if you think you might be the right fit for this role. Please send your CV to laura@jjfs.com