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Independent Wealth Managers is a very well established and growing group in the Umhlanga area. Clientele are high net worth individuals, corporates and trusts. We have a dedicated team of Paraplanners and are seeking an addition to the growing team.

Location: La Lucia Ridge, Durban

Salary: Negotiable based on level of experience and qualifications.

Benefits: Group Life, Group RA, Bonus.

Requirements:

Prospective candidates would need to meet the following criteria to apply:

• CFP® Professional or Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning

Duties (include but not limited to):

1. Preparation of Records of Advice for both Local and Offshore Investments, and Long-Term Assurance.

2. Preparation of Financial Plans (Death, Disability and Retirement).

3. Investment Portfolio and Underlying Fund Investigations and formulating of own ideas for recommendations.

4. Client portfolio investigations (both investment and risk products).

5. Keeping abreast of the changing tax and legal environment.

6. All recommendations investigations and financial plans are prepared by the Paraplanners but in conjunction with the advisor.

7. Once recommendations have been finalised, a request is handed to our administrators to prepare the forms but it is the planner’s responsibility that the paperwork is correct.

Excellent long term career prospects.

Please email applications to Feroza Khan: ferozak@iwm.co.za

Telephone enquiries: 087 150 9848



Independent Wealth Managers is looking for a Financial Planner to join our dedicated and professional Financial Planning team and take on the position at our Cape Town office.

In this role you will:
• Work closely with the Financial Planning Team to ensure the present and future needs of the business are met
• As a Financial Planner you will provide financial advice to both new and existing clients, offer a personal, tailored approach to financial planning. Our clientele is made up of High Net worth individuals and entities.
• We are looking for a candidate with a positive attitude, enthusiastic, and high attention to detail and accuracy.
• Strong decision making skills
• Provide input into targets and objectives;
• Strong client service experience and client presence
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills
• Ability to thrive in a team-based environment while still being able to self-initiate and work independently
• Strong interpersonal skills with a high ability to build relationships internally and externally with clients
• Superior organizational and time management skills while juggling multiple priorities

We have plans for growth, that are not only ambitious but well within our reach and are looking for motivated individuals to join our growing team to help us get there.
Minimum qualifications and experience required:
• Qualified CFP® professional with a minimum of 5 years’ experience in Financial Planning with an independent practice

Training:
• Full training and ground work into our business will be provided at our head office situated in Durban (La Lucia Ridge)

Benefits:
In return for your hard work, growth and development, we provide a competitive salary and benefits package which includes:
• Company contribution of 4% (currently) p.a. towards a Retirement Annuity. For the 2020 tax year this contribution increases to 5%
• Group Benefits:
Group Life Cover : 2 x Annual salary
Lump Sum Disability : 1 x Annual salary
Disability Income Benefit : 75% flat
Trauma Cover (Comprehensive) 1 x Annual Salary

In addition to all the benefits you will be given the utmost encouragement and support to develop your career.
Please email applications to Feroza Khan: ferozak@iwm.co.za

About us:
Our heritage dates back to 2003, when we were established in Durban, KwaZulu Natal. Expanding ourselves and our business purpose, today we advise an affluent base of individuals, private companies and trusts throughout South Africa and abroad.
Independent Wealth Managers (Pty) Ltd is a FPI Approved Professional Practice™, we strive for the highest standards of business practices. By applying these high standards, it enables us to provide professional, independent and considered financial advice.
We make a difference for our client’s by getting to know, understand and guide them, anchoring all our interactions on our core values:

- Principled – our principled, thorough approach is driven by putting our clients first
- Considered Custodianship –we are true custodians of our clients’ wealth, futures and legacies. We believe there is no greater responsibility
- Team Based Collaboration – our clients find comfort that our team-based approach delivers a unique blend of specialist skills
- Dependability – our clients can rely on us as we guide them, building long term relationships based on trust



The Financial Planning Institute (FPI), a SAQA-recognised professional body, is seeking the services of an experienced Business Development Officer. Reporting to the Head of Stakeholder Engagement, the successful applicant will ensure that FPI Group products and Services are marketed to clients and prospective clients and members whilst growing client and member relationships;

Essential Functions:
• Ensure FPI products and Services are marketed to clients/prospective clients/ members;
• Ensure that monthly sales targets are agreed upon and consistently reached and exceeded;
• Provide input into the design of value propositions for membership categories;
• Grow client/member relationships;
• Provide input into targets and objectives;
• Source new clients and attract new members to organisation;
• Prepare and present proposals;
• Supply inputs into new business and retention categories;
• Maintain a customer-focused attitude toward activities, and improve customer value;
• Arrange and attend client visits;
• Provide input into the design client offerings;
• Monitor and assist clients into partnership contracts;
• Monitor, report on and evaluate client visits;
• Coordinate client feedback and needs
• Research industry and related events, publications, and announcements;
• Track individual contributors and their accomplishments;
• Locate or propose potential business deals;
• Screen potential business deals;
• Assist in the developing negotiating strategies and positions;
• Examine risks and potentials and estimate client’s needs and goals;
• Close new business deals by coordinating requirements and negotiating contracts;
• Manage all stakeholder / client relationships;
• General correspondence and administration completed accurately and timeously;
• Email, inbox and data managed timeously and effectively;
• Supply statistics and information as requested.

Required education, knowledge, skills, abilities and attributes:
• NQF level 6 qualification or higher;
• At least 3 years proven sales experience;
• Business development and marketing skills;
• Highly computer literate (MS Office suite);
• FPI Designation advantageous;
• Relevant knowledge and experience of the Financial/Insurance industry advantageous;
• Excellent interpersonal skills to develop relationships with internal and external stakeholders;
• Excellent Written, presentation and oral communication skills;
• Negotiation skills;
• A driven sales approach that ensures targets are met;
• Demonstrated commercial acumen and strong understanding of business requirements;
• Must be willing and able to travel extensively.

Remuneration:
• The salary for this role is R 25 000.00 CTC per month together with commission;
• Package is inclusive of provident fund, medical aid and other risk benefits.


Closing date and contact:
• The closing date for applications herein is Friday 17 August 2018;
• All applications must be submitted electronically to: recruitment@fpi.co.za
• Please consider you application to be unsuccessful if you do not receive a response within 14 days thereof.



With FNB, you can be part of a company that offers you a career, not just a job. With a wide range of employment options and business areas to choose from, you are bound to find a perfect fit.

We share accountability with our employees and provide you with the best possible opportunities to learn and grow. We are breaking new ground with our innovative thinking and challenging our employees to think differently and develop into the thought leaders of the future. The foundation of our success is in our entrepreneurial culture and the belief that our people are our single most important resource.

If you share our values of being:
• Helpful
• Effective
• Ethical
• Innovative
• Accountable
and you have one simple goal: to improve the lives of customers through simple, effective solutions that meet their needs, contact us today and join a winning team.
All appointments will be made in line with the Bank’s EE Strategy.

Role Purpose
To provide appropriate risk and investment advice for Clients, adhering to FAIS Compliance requirements, within the FNB Premium Advisory Sales and Product mandates and targets.

Responsibilities:
• Achieve gross production target as indicated in scorecard.
• Achieve previously determined sales targets across the business by identifying opportunities to advise on FirstRand approved investment and risk products.
• Be an ambassador for FNB as a financial service provider encompassing our internal values and ethical standards.
• Maintain expert knowledge on all FirstRand approved products, application procedure, processing and timelines in order to drive and achieve relevant sales targets.
• Ensure that the quality of advice remains high and consistent and in line with FNB’s investment philosophy and product approved matrix.
• Cultivate and manage objective working relationships with a variety of internal and external stakeholders.
• Analyse financial information obtained from clients to develop a financial plan or proposal using the correct tools.
• Formulate proposals in cash management, Risk needs, investment planning, estate planning, or other areas to help clients achieve their financial goals.
• Investigate available investment opportunities to determine compatibility with client financial plans.
• Review clients' financial plans regularly to determine whether life changes, economic changes, environmental concerns, or financial performance indicate a need for plan reassessment.
• Monitor financial market trends to ensure that client plans are responsive.
• Review each existing client a least annually to determine any changes in their financial status
• Answer clients' questions about the purposes and details of financial plans and strategies
• Manage client portfolios, keeping client plans up-to-date.
• Adopt a basic knowledge of all bank products to enable identification of banking opportunities and facilitating cross-selling back to the bank.
• Follow up on new business applications to ensure closed within timeframes (if no assistant)
• Maintain expert knowledge on relevant legislative amendments, industry best practices and FNB’s internal compliance procedures and requirements. Ensure compliance is adopted in terms of systems and procedures as laid out by FNB.
• Identify effective activities to address own development gaps.
• Create own development plan and review plan with team leader.
• Understand which competencies and skills are required to be mastered to ensure personal development and performance.
• Participate and contribute to a development culture where information regarding successes, issues, trends and ideas are actively shared.

Qualifications and Experience:
• Minimum: Necessary regulatory requirements: RE, NQF5 or Diploma in Financial Planning.

• Preferred: CFP.
• Minimum: 2-3 years’ experience in Financial Planning.

How To Apply:
• Please email CVs to chantelle.simmadari@fnb.co.za



Essential Functions:
• Advisory and intermediary duties associated with a Financial Advisor.
• To give advice to clients
• Generate own leads and prospects
• Set up individual meetings with prospective clients
• Identify the client’s personal financial goals
• Analyse the client’s personal financial position to identify actions to be taken.
• Create a financial action plan and recommendations.
• Implementing action plans by recommending appropriate financial solutions and products.
• Delivering post sales care.

Minimum Requirements:
• Matric
• Appropriate industry qualification or in process of obtaining it. Preferably CFP®
• Completed RE
• Computer literate
• Clear credit and criminal record
• Own vehicle/transport
• Valid driver’s license
• 2 years’ experience

Benefits:
• Income negotiable.
• Office infrastructure but working from home is encouraged.
• Admin and compliance backup.
• Boardroom facilities.
• Office Location: Centurion.

To apply call Martin Struwig on 086 13 77709 or email admin1@dotport.co.za





A niche-based wellness consultancy based in Johannesburg requires the services of a mature Financial Advisor for their practice.

The candidate must be a registered Certified Financial Planner.
For more information please contact Jeannine Pearse, Director Majinga Consulting on 011 685 0740

Quoin Wealth is an authorised financial services provider (FSP licence number 13251) offering personal financial planning to South Africans. Quoin Wealth is associated company of the Grant Thornton Cape Town group of companies. We have a vacancy for a financial planner in our Cape Town office. Reporting to the managing executive, you will primarily be responsible for providing holistic financial planning and wealth management advice to both new and existing Quoin Wealth clients. The scope of advice encompasses both risk needs analysis and investment planning using a lifestyle financial planning framework.

Qualifications and designations:
• CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® designation
• Regulatory examinations as a FSP licensed representative.

Experience:
• Minimum 7 years’ experience in wealth management and financial planning
• XPlan financial needs analysis and contract relationship management

Competencies:
• Presentable and professional appearance essential
• Excellent communication skills, both verbal and written
• Excellent telephone manner and etiquette
• Methodical and organised
• High attention to detail
• Ability to prioritise
• High level of computer literacy on Microsoft Excel, Word and PowerPoint

To apply, please email ricardo@quoinwealth.co.za or phone 021 417 8756.
Salary is market-related and commensurate with experience and the value of the existing Quoin Wealth client portfolio that will be transferred to the successful applicant. In addition, the role qualifies for participation in the company’s incentive bonus scheme.
We will consider acquiring a client book from the successful applicant if that is an option. It is not necessary though for the applicant to have an existing client book.
Only short-listed candidates will be contacted.

Be part of a vibrant, passionate client interfacing company. We are one of the largest, independent financial planning companies in South Africa. Our aim is to find a skilled, determined and committed Articled Planner for our mentorship programme. Help us empower our clients to retire successfully.

Our mentorship programme is designed to enable our carefully selected Articled Planners to gain relevant and comprehensive experience within a supportive learning environment.

Minimum requirements:
• Matric
• BCom Hons (Financial Planning) or Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning preferable.
• Completed Professional Competency Exam (Board Exam)
• CFP® status an advantage.

Experience:
• Computer Literacy: Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
• Experience in using financial planning software
• Minimum 1-3 years financial planning experience.

Job specification:
• Salaried position (cost to company with benefits), not commission earning
• Provide technically competent advice
• Assist planner with conducting financial planning meetings
• Conduct financial planning modelling on financial planning tool
• Write minutes and financial plans and implement recommendations
• Put together compliance advice documents.

Please email your CV to Antoinette at recruitment@charteredgroup.co.za

We will only correspond with short listed candidates. Should you not hear from us within ten working days, please consider your application unsuccessful.

Ecsponent Financial Services is seeking qualified individuals for opportunities to become part of the team of Distribution Development Officers/Broker Consultants in all metros and provinces.

The Ecsponent group has achieved triple-digit growth in key performance areas for the past six years, strongly supported by the Investment Services business unit’s effective channel to market for financial services and products. As result, Ecsponent Financial Services (a wholly-owned subsidiary of JSE-listed Ecsponent Limited) is expanding its service offering and geographic footprint.

In everything we do, we are committed to the value of independent financial advice and therefore we are an FPI Corporate PartnerTM. As part of our team, you will benefit from this association to continue academic qualifications, grow industry knowledge and learn coaching skills to support financial advisors.

Core tasks:
As an integral part the group’s distribution channel, your primary focus will be to work with independent financial advisors, providing them with support to reach business objectives. Promoting and marketing the company’s highly successful industry-leading products. Building strong relationships with independent financial advisors and supporting them to grow their business. Meeting and exceeding targets.

Qualifications, experience, skills and personal qualities:
• Matric, with a tertiary qualification at NQF level 6 and RE certificate
• Natural relationship-builder with 3+ years' experience as broker consultant
• Valid driver’s license and own reliable transport
• No criminal record or black listings
• Self-motivated, target and growth driven
• Good IT skills and exceptional communication skills in multiple languages

Apply via email to careers@ecsponent.com before 16 June 2018
Contact Jacques Smith for more information at JSmith@ecsponent.com or 087 8080 100.

The Ecsponent group may expire jobs at their own discretion. If you have not received a response within two weeks, your application was most likely unsuccessful. Ecsponent Financial Services is an authorised financial service provider registered with the Financial Sector Conduct Authority (FSCA) under license number FSP 32968.

Naviga Solutions, a subsidiary of the Efficient Group, is a discretionary model portfolio manager. We offer a range of investment solutions to cater for the specific needs of a client. In addition to the investment solutions, we have a team of qualified investment consultants with the CFP® designation that support the financial advisors. This creates an end-to-end value chain for financial advisors, which actively promotes best-practice financial planning and investment principles.

Prospective candidates would need to meet the following criteria to apply:

• A financial qualification is essential
• CFP® Professional or Postgraduate Diploma in Financial Planning
• At least 2 years’ experience
• High level of computer literacy on Microsoft Excel and Word

Key Responsibilities:
1. Compile investment proposals for financial advisors
2. Prepare financial plans
3. Analyse investment portfolios in Morningstar
4. Assist financial advisors with investment related queries

Salary:
Negotiable based on level of experience and qualification.

Location: Bellville, Cape Town.

Please email applications to diaan@naviga.co.za.





Lifestyle Financial Planning and Employment Benefits
Permanent
Advisory fee remuneration


Purpose of the role:
• Responsible to assist and empower clients to achieve their lifestyle and financial goals by initiating a (lifestyle) financial planning discussion.
• To uncover clients future goals (both personal and financial).
• To provide future fit advice, conduct a holistic financial needs analysis and present appropriate solutions to new and existing clients.
• Responsible to build a client centric practice through prospecting and referrals, Proventus Capital will also provide the candidate with a current client base together with a revenue from this client base, applying best practice principles as provided by the practice, maintain long-term business relationships with your clients, review and revise the plans as required on an ongoing basis and ensure the practice complies with FAIS and other related legislation.


Qualification:
• CFP designation
• Preferably RE1 & 5

Technical Skills And Experience:
• 2-3+ years financial planning experience

Behavioural competencies:
• Customer focus
• Teamwork
• Building relationships
• Results driven
• Applying professional, technical expertise
• Entrepreneurial thinking
• Relating and networking


Contact details for CV: info@proventuscapital.co.za



Capstone Wealth Managers is a well-established Financial Advisory and Investment Management company in Quellerina. We are looking to hire a financial advisor to look after 90 clients with investment assets of more than R140 million.

Location: Constantia Kloof, Quellerin.
Salary: Market related salary and generous commission structure
Working Hours: Flexible


Requirements:
• Experience in local and offshore investments;
• CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER® professional and/ or tertiary qualifications with an investment bias.

Kindly email your CV to Chenai at chenai@cstone.co.za