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Junior Financial Planner

A new position of Junior Financial Planner has become available in our practice and we are looking for a young, suitably qualified professional for this exciting job. Reporting directly to one of our senior financial planners, the successful candidate must hold a B. Comm qualification from a reputable tertiary institution. The candidate must also hold the Certified Financial Planner® designation, have completed his/her RE 5 exams, and had at least two years’ experience in the financial planning industry. Completion of period of supervision is not essential. As an independent, fee-based practice based in Pinelands, Cape Town, the position is suitable for a candidate seeking a fixed salary and who has a passion for financial planning and investments.

Main duties and responsibilities
▪ Meeting with clients to determine financial needs and objectives
▪ Building long-term trust relationships with new and existing clients
▪ Investment and risk modelling
▪ Capturing financial information and preparing in-depth analyses
▪ Preparing comprehensive financial plans and presentations
▪ Keeping abreast of developments in the financial planning industry
▪ Adhering to compliance and practice management standards
▪ Keeping up-to-date with investments, and both local and global markets
▪ Prepare written advice for clients
▪ Provide financial and administrative assistance to the senior financial planner

Computer literacy

▪ Must be proficient in MS Office, specifically Word and Excel
▪ Must be willing to use cutting-edge technology in the workplace
▪ Previous experience with financial planning software and investment modelling is preferable

Skills and strengths required

▪ Excellent written and verbal communication
▪ Excellent financial and analytical skills
▪ The ability to present complicated financial concepts to clients in an understandable manner
▪ Sound report-writing skills
▪ Strong inter-personal and relationship building skills
▪ The candidate is required to be an active and valuable part of the organisation’s advisory team
▪ The willingness to work as part of a team within an organisation with a flat structure
▪ The candidate must have a driver’s license and own vehicle

Minimum qualifications criteria
▪ B. Comm degree
▪ Certified Financial Planning® professional
▪ RE 5 exams passed

Email your CV to:
sue@crue.co.za



Quoin Wealth is a well‐established practice, dealing with high net worth individuals, corporate and trusts. We are looking to fill the role of Para‐Planner.

Qualifications and knowledge • 3-year degree in a relevant field.
• Satisfy the admission requirements for Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning.
• A CFP® designation will be advantageous.
• 1 – 3 years’ experience in a similar or specific role will be advantageous.
• Knowledge and / or exams in FAIS, FICA and banking legislation.
• Knowledge of MS Excel/Word, outlook and data systems.
• Experience in using financial planning modelling software. OMW Integrator.

Key accountabilities

• Assist in completion of work requests and preparation of documentation for client meetings (including the preparation of written Record of Advice, Financial Plan, Review document, technical calculations and technical advice) on behalf of Financial Planners as per the practices policies and procedures.
• Load client and asset documentation and information on planning tool / system, and /or checking and updating existing information.
• Assisting with co-ordination, prioritisation and monitoring of Para-planning work requests.
• Senior support on office floor, with managing of escalations with internal or external stakeholders
• Coaching and mentoring of less experienced team members if required.
• Assisting with induction of new Para-planning team members if required. Peer Reviewing less experienced Para-planners’ Statements of Advice, technical calculations and technical advice if required.
• Secure highly sensitive and confidential financial data and information.
• Meet and exceed internal and external client needs by responding to queries on time and action of the request within Service Level Agreement (SLA).
• Ensure all files/accounts remain FICA and FAIS compliant, when transacting/assisting internal and external stakeholders.
• Identify and engage with all relevant internal and external parties on workflow delays and assist in dealing with issues and training the co-worker to enable growth.
• Assist as required administration support with administration and technical administration duties.
• Build and maintain relationship internal and external stakeholders.
• Money Market capturer or authoriser as required from Quoin Wealth.
• Intercept calls and take messages or assist when colleagues are not at their desk.

Essential competencies

• Managing relationships – works to build and maintain warm, friendly and constructive relationships with internal and external stakeholders, which is responsive to the needs, feeling and opinions of others keeping relationship professional.
• Ability to plan and organize – has to be able to prioritize and plan multiple tasks and yet be flexible and adaptable in revising plans and priorities on short notice in order to achieve the role’s objective.
• Sense of urgency – has to be able to cope with pressure and show ability to deal with urgent matters. Cope with high stress.
• Action orientation – initiates action to achieve objectives within set deadlines and pro-actively takes responsibility for achieving work objectives, as well as shows willingness to go extra mile.
• Decision-making – must be able to come to a conclusion or decision, whether it be to further an investigation or for the purposes of recommendation / escalation to management.
• Resilience – be able to tolerate and preserve in a re-active environment. The tolerance to deal with conflicting information. Displaying the perseverance, energy and drive to persist, despite interruptions and unforeseen / unexpected changes until tasks have been successfully completed.
• System knowledge – be familiar and willing to further knowledge on computer application (MSOffice, Adobe, Internet, email and relevant system).
• Product knowledge – basic knowledge of various products in banking and financial institutions. Continuously update skill set, expertise, and technical knowledge by attending the required workshops and courses. Report on training requirements and welcome training to enable growth.
• Adaptability – willingness to learn and adjust to a changing work environment.
• Co-operation and team work – co-operative in planning and striving to see that the goals and objectives of the company are being realized.
• Legislation – keep abreast of legislation and other industry changes that impacts on role, remaining alert. Adhere to policies and procedures in every changing environment.
• Integrity and Ethics – demonstrate high integrity and ethics in all activities.

Desirable characteristics

• Strong written and interpersonal communication skills. Professional telephone and email manner.
• Bilingual: English and Afrikaans would be advantageous.
• Professional, mature and presentable demeanour.
• Strong administrative, organisational and time management skills with the ability to deliver to deadlines, at times under pressure.
• High ethical standards and strong work ethic.
• Proactive, positive and client service mind-set.
• Energetic, self-driven and the ability to function independently as well as, part of a team.
• Attention to detail, accuracy and efficiency. Strong analytical, mathematical and conceptual ability.
• Computer Literate, with advanced Microsoft Word and Excel computer skills.
• A thorough understanding of compliance issues associated with the provision of financial advice.

Salary and Hours

• Salary to be negotiated depending on experience and qualifications.
• Working hours 08:00 am to 16:30 pm Monday to Thursday and 08:00 am to 16:00 pm on Friday. The role will allow for flexi-hours as per the Quoin Wealth policy. To be discussed during the interview.

Contact Person: Brunhilde Gerber ‐ brunhilde@quoinwealth.co.za





Senior Lecturer:
Basic salary: R481 452.00 – R593 310.00
Package: R674 990.00 – R815 841.74

Associate Professor:
Basic salary: R616 065.00 – R733 611.00
Package: R844 494.87 – R992 508.95

Professor:
Basic salary: R786 147.00 – R889 383.00
Package: R1 058 662.35 – R1 188 657.26

Director’s allowance: R125 479.85 per annum


Faculty of Law
School of Financial Planning Law
Senior Lecturer/ Associate Professor/ Professor and Director of the School


*NB! Applications may only be submitted online. Please ensure that all relevant documentation is attached to your application. INCOMPLETE OR APPLICATIONS SENT VIA EMAIL WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED. Please note: Combine all the below documents as one document (PDF or Word), when uploading it on the online applications system.

• A detailed curriculum vitae and cover letter (please note that the first three (3) referees on your CV will be contacted with regard to reference checking);
• Certified copies (not older than 3 months) of all academic records;
• Certified copies (not older than 3 months) of qualifications (please provide the SAQA accreditation in the case of foreign qualifications);
• A certified copy (not older than 3 months) of your identity document (ID);
• Proof of registration with a Professional Body (if applicable);
• A copy of your driver’s license (if applicable).

Duties and responsibilities applicable to the role of Academic (permanent position):

• Coordinate and administer research, publications and postgraduate teaching.
• Devise and implement strategies to grow the School’s research and postgraduate teaching.
• Recruit and supervise research Masters and Doctoral students.
• Generate funding for research projects.
• Devise and implement research projects.
• Participate in community engagement initiatives where possible.
• Attract external funding where possible.
• Perform general administration duties as applicable at university level.

Additional duties applicable to the role of Director (term appointment for 5 years):

• Provide academic leadership by creating and executing strategies to establish the department as a leader in the discipline vis-à-vis competing international entities.
• The Director is responsible for:
o Directing the academic debate in the department;
o Influencing the department’s overall climate and culture;
o Energising everybody in the department and beyond; and
o Shaping the future of the department.
• Contribute to the overall leadership in the faculty.
• Responsible for frequent and continuous planning and execution of plans, general organising and coordinating of staff, students and activities, mentoring and motivating staff, structuring, and exercising overall control.
• Create an atmosphere of consensus among staff.
• Responsible for effective internal and external communication.
• The Director is pivotal in linking the department’s staff and students with the University’s management and administration through communication, negotiation and consultation.
• Active participation and involvement in faculty management structures, attending meetings, leading project teams, representing the department and faculty, and fulfilling the roles of liaison officer and marketer, when necessary.
• Active participation and involvement in applicable UFS management structures.
• Initiate, formulate and implement a visionary academic strategy for the department that is aligned with and supportive to the guiding strategic documents of the UFS and faculty.
• Ensure –
o The provision of top-quality, research-informed facilitation of learning at all levels of teaching in the department;
o Relevance of content, material and presentation in all modules;
o The enhancement of student experiences and their continuous engagement in academic debates;
o Adequate rules and regulations are in place to optimally deliver high-quality teaching and learning programmes on both undergraduate and postgraduate levels;
o Adherence to all the rules and regulations of the UFS, faculty and department.
o Quality and timely feedback on student work;
o Proper and quality-driven academic advice and support to all under-and-postgraduate students in the department; and
o The revisiting and development of fresh learning programmes that will help to position the department as a leader in the fraternity.
• Create and maintain a –
o Visionary research strategy for the department; and
o Environment that encourages research, leading to strong and active research habits and a culture of inquiry.
• Ensure that –
o Every academic staff member is engaged in quality driven and discipline specific research;
o Postgraduate students are recruited to broaden the research base of the department; and
o Ethical requirements are met.
• Guide and support Senior Academics towards acquiring NRF ratings.
• Engage actively with the faculty research committee and the UFS Directorate of Research Development in order to ensure sustainable financial support for departmental research initiatives.
• Build and effective team of scholars through:
o Planning and implementing a fair and reasonable dispensation regarding the workload of staff members in the department;
o Planning and implementing a clear and reasonable career path for every staff member in the department, taking account of the strategic plans of the University, faculty and department;
o Appropriate mentoring interventions where and whenever it is needed;
o Managing staff performance in accordance with existing university policies and procedures;
o Recruitment and selection of scholars in the case of vacancies and/or specific strategic needs, whenever strategic repositioning requires expansion of academic endeavours;
o Creating and maintaining a scholarship-friendly environment in the department; and
o Planning an overseeing effective and relevant staff development.

• Ultimate responsibility in terms of financial management which culminates:
o Annual budgeting;
o Financial planning;
o Allocation of funds; and
o Financial control.
o Adherence to the UFS’s financial policies and procedures.
• Encourage and actively support academic staff members to apply for external research and other grants.

Inherent requirements:

Senior Lecturer:

• Relevant Doctoral degree (NQF level 10).
• Experience in supervision of graduated masters’ students.
• Experience in the presentation of paper/poster at national scholarly conferences.
• National recognition for specialist expertise and research in a specific area of scholarship.
• An NRF rating or potential for obtaining an NRF rating.
• A record of relevant publications in national and international accredited journals.
• Experience of service as an active member of a national or international scholarly society or committee or agency concerned with research at higher education levels.

Associate Professor:

• Relevant Doctoral degree (NQF level 10).
• Experience as external examiner for postgraduate students.
• Experience in the presentation of research papers at national conferences.
• Act as an editorial board member of high-quality national scholarly journals.
• Proven national recognition for specialist expertise and research leadership in a specific scientific area of scholarship.
• An NRF rating of C3 or equivalent status.
• Experience in the supervision of graduated masters’ students.
• A record of relevant publications in national and international accredited journals with specific emphasis on ISI-listed publications.
• Serve as a member of a national scholarly society OR a national committee or agency concerned with research at higher education levels, OR show evidence of service as an active member of an international equivalent.

Professor:

• Relevant Doctoral degree (NQF level 10).
• An NRF rating.
• Successful supervision of graduated Masters and PhD students.
• International recognition for specialist expertise and research leadership in a human rights-related field.
• Editorial board member or guest editor of high-quality national or international scholarly journals.
• Experience in delivering keynote addresses at national scholarly conferences.
• Experience as external examiner for masters’ and doctoral students.
• Serve as a member of an international scholarly society OR an international committee or agency.

Required competencies:

• Ability to supervise postgraduate students towards successful graduation.
• Ability to manage research and do research fundraising.
• Ability to arrange research-related events such as conferences, workshops and public lectures.
• Ability to conduct/manage/publish interdisciplinary research.
• Ability to maintain a high personal level of research output.
• Ability to teach in an interdisciplinary context.
• Ability to function in and sensitivity to a multicultural, multilingual and multi-identity working context.
• Ability to conceive and implement research projects.
• Ability to motivate researchers and establish a research culture.

Recommendations:

• Experience in organising and presenting academic conferences, workshops and other academic events.
• Access to established national and international research networks.

Assumption of duties:

01 March 2020.

Term of office:

• The appointment as Senior Lecturer / Associate Professor / Professor is a permanent position.
• Five (5) years with regard to Directorship, with the possibility of reappointment for a further term.

Closing date:

31 January 2020.

Salary:

The salary scale is available on request.

Enquiries:

For enquiries, please feel free to contact 051 401 7705/7267 or email ‐ Recruit@ufs.ac.za

Fringe benefits:

(Subject to specific conditions): pension scheme, medical aid scheme, group life insurance, housing allowance, leave and sick leave, service bonus and study benefits.

FGeneral:

The University reserves the right not to fill the post. The University subscribes to and applies the principles prescribed by the Employment Equity Act. Preference will be given to candidates from the designated groups, in accordance with the principles of the aforementioned act and the employee profile of the specific department/division.

Applications that are incomplete will not be considered. The UFS will only consider applications of candidates who meet all the inherent requirements of the position. Communication will be limited to shortlisted candidates only. Should you not be contacted within six weeks of the closing date for applications, you may assume that your application was unsuccessful.

APPLY ONLINE:

External candidates can click HERE to apply online. UFS staff members can log onto PeopleSoft, click Self Service, Recruiting, and Careers to apply online.

The Financial Planning Institute (FPI), a SAQA-recognised professional body, is seeking the services of a Personal Assistant, to report to the Legal & Governance Manager. The successful applicant will provide administrative support & assistance relating to governance, compliance, risk management, Company secretarial, internal audit, legal, trademarks and information control functions. The incumbent will have experience in Corporate Governance administration, will be capable of dictation-typing and must possess significant experience in general office administration.

Essential Functions:

• Telephone and e-mail correspondence management;
• Manage Legal & Compliance related email inboxes;
• Scanning and filing of documents;
• Making of all Departmental travel arrangements and preparation of travel itineraries;
• Departmental Payments and reconciliations;
• Manage Departmental stationary stock;
• Preparation of documents (agreements, legal documents, meeting minutes) and typing of recorded meetings;
• Building presentation material and slides;
• Diary management, including booking and verifying appointments;
• Data capture;
• Taking and producing of minutes;
• Preparation of meeting documentation;
• Arranging teleconferences;
• Manage filing and office filing systems and ensure all documentation is correctly stored;
• Keeping and maintaining of registers;
• Maintain hard copy and electronic library of all FPI legal agreements;
• Maintain FPI Trademark Register and monitor trademarks for renewals, possible infringements or incorrect use of mark;
• Scheduling of Board and Committee meetings, including Venue management (bookings, confirmations and set-up);
• Company secretarial administrative functions (AGM’s / SGM’s / Board and Committee meetings): including but not limited to the preparation and distribution of meeting agenda packs and documentation; Taking and typing of Board and Committee meeting minutes; Updating of Committee and Board contact details; Scanning & filing of documents for record purposes;
• Venue management (Set-up, monitoring, post event clean-up, etc) in respect of Committee and Board meetings;
• Manage meeting catering requirements;
• Manage and arrange all delegate travel, dietary and accommodation requirements;
• Update and Maintain Company Registers, Director appointments and Resignations.

Required education, knowledge, skills, abilities and attributes:
• Matric Certificate minimum;
• Proficiency in written English communication;
• Computer literacy and aptitude (Outlook/Word/Excel/PowerPoint/Dashboards);
• Experience in systemising, organising and reporting on administered functions;
• Swiftness with producing written minutes and other matter from recorded conversations;
• Ability to multitask and thrive in a pressured environment.

What will be advantageous:
• Relevant secretarial or related qualification;
• Experience in a legal office environment;
• Experience in company secretarial matters;
• Experience in working at a membership body.

Remuneration:
• The salary band for this role is between R 16 500.00 and R 29 500.00;
• Offer inclusive of a medical aid and provident fund contribution;
• Any offer made will be based on skill, qualifications and experience, and shall be made in FPI’s sole discretion;
• Package is inclusive of an employer sponsored provident fund contribution, medical aid contribution and other risk

Closing date and contact:
• Please note that the closing date for applications herein is 31 March 2020;
• All applications to be submitted electronically to: recruitment@fpi.co.za
• Please consider your application to be unsuccessful should you not receive a reply within 14 days of application;
• Kindly note that FPI reserves the right to withdraw this vacancy at its sole discretion;

We are a large independent Financial Planning practice in Pietermaritzburg looking for a financial planner with the following requirements.

We are a large independent Financial Planning practice in Pietermaritzburg looking for a financial planner with the following requirements.

• A minimum of 5 years experience as a financial planner.

• Must be a Certified Financial Planner.

• Must be between 30 – 40 years of age.

• Must have his/her own existing client base.

The Financial Planning practice in Pietermaritzburg has a large national client base covering investments, employee benefits and individual risk and has been in existence for the past 35+ years.

The additional Financial Planner is to assist with the future growth and the existing leads off the client base.

Please e’mail your CV to lynn@brfinplan.co.za

Introduction:
• Individual Financial Planning and Employee Benefits Consultant
• Permanent position
• Cape Town
• Remuneration agreement in accordance with commission/fee earnings

Minimum requirements: • Matric
• BCom Hons (Financial Planning) or Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning
• Certified Financial Planner qualification CFP® an advantage; or
• CFP qualification to be achieved within 12-months of employment
• RE1 (RE5 an advantage)
• CPD requirements up to date

Experience:
• Minimum of three years-experience as a Financial Planner
• Experience with using financial planning software
• Computer literacy – Microsoft Office suite
• Presentation skills – individuals and groups
• Thorough understanding of life, investment and employee benefits classes of business
• Sound knowledge of leading life, LISP and investment manager products

Purpose of the role:
• Strong succession planning strategy within the business
• Service and develop an existing client base
• Develop a new client base
• Provide advice using detailed financial planning skills and reports
• Present and implement appropriate products
• Stringent compliance with FAIS and all related legislation

Interested candidates should please forward CV to info@volkerconsulting.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.

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, who will support the lead Financial Planner in maintaining and developing the relationship with existing clients. Help us empower our clients to retire successfully.

Minimum requirements:

Qualifications:
• Matric
• BCom Hons (Financial Planning) or Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning.
• Completed Professional Competency Exam (Board Exam)
• CFP®status.

Experience:
• Computer Literacy: Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
• Experience in using financial planning software
• Minimum 1-2 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 Recruitment 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.

The Momentum Financial Planning (MFP) Practice in Centurion is looking for a self-driven, motivated and quality Financial Planner. Our Practice offers state of the art support, a superior commission structure and business succession. So, let’s have a cup of coffee…

• At least 3- 5 career related experience;
• Knowledge of insurance, investment, risk or health management related products;
• Recognized diploma/degree (sales, marketing or related field) will be an advantage;
• A Post Graduate Diploma in Financial Planning and a Certified Financial Planner Designation would be highly advantageous;
• Required FAIS Accreditation (Regulatory Examination RE 5);
• NQF 5 (120 Credits);
• Financial Adviser experience with a proven track record in successfully dealing with clients and or franchises

Desired Skills
• Financial Adviser

Desired Work Experience
• 2 to 5 years Financial Services Consulting
• 2 to 5 years Investments, Insurance & Assurance

Desired Qualification Accreditation
• Diploma

About The Employer
The Momentum Financial Planning (MFP) Practice in Centurion is responsible for face-to-face financial planning within the South African context and within the legislative and regulatory environment. Through establishing long-term relationships, our Planners provide clients across different market segments (middle-income, affluent, professional market and business) with holistic financial planning, by providing a comprehensive range of appropriate and competitive solutions. These include traditional life insurance, risk and savings products, investment, retirement, health and fiduciary services as well as short term insurance. Through our Financial Wellness philosophy, we intend to create wealth for our clients by delivering an excellent client experience through continuous engagement on their financial needs, in a tangible and practical way.

CONTACT:
• All applications must be submitted electronically to: info@mpractice.co.za


Adviser Value Proposition



We are seeking experienced entrepreneurial Advisers, to join the fast - paced, rewarding industry of financial planning and wealth creation.
We offer you the opportunity to grow your own practice whilst earning an above average income.


Role Purpose

To provide appropriate risk and investment advice to clients, adhering to FAIS compliance requirements, within Morebo mandates.

Location: Braamfontein; Johannesburg

Candidate requirements:

• Minimum of 3-4 years in the industry;
• RE 5;
• NQF 5 in Wealth Management or Diploma in Financial Planning;
• CFP is preferable

Attributes & Skills

• Self-motivated professional, driven to reach targets;
• Mature, presentable and articulate;
• Strong client facing proficiency and people centric;
• Resilient

We will provide you with

• Performance awards and financial rewards;
• Education/ further industry related studies;
• Mentorship;
• There is potential to become a shareholder after a certain period and specific criteria is met.

Support:

• Office space, internet access & I.T. support;
• Administration;
• Tele Sales;
• Access to a financial planning platform, through the Elite Wealth programme;

If you are interested and qualify in terms of the requirements, please email your CV to careers@morebo.co.za


Experienced Financial Advisor – SANLAM (KZN)



Are you driven by your own success?

Is your career in Financial Advising important to you?

Are you currently stagnating or being neglected in your current job?

Then it's time to partner with Sanlam in order to take your career to the next level.

Preference will be given to established financial advisers that have a minimum of 12 month of industry experience. With an RE qualification.

We have an incredible value proposition that includes: extensive training and development that will culminate in an industry specific post-graduate qualification. We provide on-going support from our professional team of specialists and a strong mentorship environment that experienced candidates thrive in. We also offer a highly competitive remuneration model and technical support.

Get in touch for a confidential discussion regarding a real career opportunity within a professional organization, with a national footprint, where multiple income streams exist to assist you in setting up a professional and sustainable practice.

Email: RecruitmentKZN@sanlam.co.za
Phone: 031 3000 490



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



Wedgewood Brokers is looking to fill the role of para-planner in the business.

Purpose of the role:
To carry out day-to day administrative, customer services, research and operational tasks for Wedgewood as may be required or agreed upon from time to time, and to provide Senior Wealth Planners with internal advice services including:
• Research on advice-related issues to be utilised in client reports/ record of advice.
• Upload client financial information onto the software systems, and prepare scenarios to be used by financial planners in the preparation of written Records of Advice.
• Prepare analysis of client portfolio on behalf of Financial Planners in accordance with practice procedures and policies as well as client and advisor requirements.
• Draft Record of Advice documents for Financial Planners.
• Assist in managing the client review process for Financial Planners.
• Handle all top up/ad hoc investments, and rebalances.
Summary of responsibilities and details:

• Minutes of meetings.
• Preparation of meeting packs.
• Risk Management record keeping – compliance and monitoring of all risk products offered.
• Analysis on Portfolios.
• Operational and Regulatory Reporting.
• Telephonic and email query resolution.
• Assistance with compliance officer visits.
• Assistance with audits as-and-when required.
• General office management duties and/or administrative tasks that may be required from time to time.
• Update and timeline management for client reviews.
• Financial market and fund research.
• Completion of work requests on behalf of Senior Wealth Planners as per the Financial Planning Practices policies.
• Where required, accompanying the Senior Wealth Planners to meetings and draft feedback to be sent to clients timeously.
• Prepare for review meetings by drafting review reports on behalf of Senior Wealth Planners.
• Investment Planning and Estate Planning.
• Risk Planning.
• Follow the six step Financial Planning process.
• Prepare financial calculations for client portfolios where required.
• Prepare risk calculations of shortfalls and provide solutions.
• Continuous research of the ongoing developments in risk and investment products.
• Undertake research of various investment and advice options for clients.
• Participation and completion of assigned projects.
• Adhere to all compliance in terms of FICA and FAIS regulations.
• Ongoing maintenance and development pf professional knowledge to satisfy the current industry and legislative requirements.

Role requirements:
Education and Expertise:
• Degree or Qualification in a relevant field.
• Post-Graduate Qualification in relevant field.
• Meet Fit and Proper requirements in terms of the FAIS Act in order to be appointed as a representative.

Skills:
• Microsoft Word and Excel skills.
• Ability to develop and maintain relationships necessary for the development of rapport with clients.
• Strong written and interpersonal communication skills.
• A thorough understanding of compliance issues associated with the providing of Financial Advice.
Personal attributes:
• Client centric.
• Enthusiastic and friendly.
• Well-spoken and professional.
• Positive attitude.
• Problem solver.
• Good interpersonal skills.
• Good at multi-tasking.
• Organised, diligent, meets deadlines.
• Ability to work independently as well as part of a team.
• Professionally mature.
• High ethical Standards.

Place of work: 14 Grange Avenue, Morningside Manor, Sandton, 2196
Working hours: Full time 08h00 – 17h00 (8 hours per day)
Contact details: Lynda Powell – lynda@wedgewoodbrokers.co.za






Due to our fast expansion do we have 3 vacancy’s in our dynamic Company open for a dynamic energetic selfstarter person with the necessary skills to join us.

1. Durban; 1 Financial Advisor based in Durban or surroundings.
2. Nelspruit; 1 Financial Advisor based in Nelspruit or surroundings.
3. Northern Cape; 1 Financial Advisor base in Northern Cape.

Candidates can be CFP but is not a prerequisite, experience in the industry is necessary. We will look at all candidates. Just a passion to be successful.
Pre-qualified APPOINTMENTS will be given to the successful candidates with ASTUTE in hand before the appointment date.
Commission based appointments with a willingness to earn above average.

Please contact Hein 0827595144. Mail hein@chfinsolutions.co.za

Hein Rautenbach
CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER®
Postgrad. Diploma in Financial Planning, Advance Postgrad. Diploma Financial Planning (UFS)
Member of Financial Planning Institute 200100297.






Strategiq Capital is looking for a Client Services Administrator to join our team and take on the position at our Cape Town office.
The Client Services Administrator is primarily responsible for client administration as well as providing a broad range of support services to the CEO, COO, Head of client services, Investment Team and Financial Advisers in the provision of high‐quality ongoing service to prospective, new and existing clients. The Client Services Administrator plays a key role in contributing to and enhancing the overall client experience.

Duties and responsibilities:
The Duties and Responsibilities outlined below is merely a guideline, the job description should be reviewed on an annual basis.

All areas of client service, administration and implementation

New Business
• Client onboarding o Unit Trusts o Direct Share Portfolios o LISP Share Portfolios
• Receive documents and ensuring that all the requirements are met in terms of FICA and other relevant legislation.
• Liaising with the advisor or client on any outstanding requirements and forwarding the relevant documents to the stockbroker/custodian of choice and liaising to ensure that the account is opened.
• Liaising with the relevant parties in terms of scrip transfers and ensuring that the transfer takes place successfully

Existing Business
1) Processing and facilitating the opening of additional accounts for existing clients.
2) Processing client cash withdrawals and deposits into their existing accounts and well as recording these movements.
3) Maintaining an accurate filing system, both paper and electronically.
4) Liaising with the stockbrokers in terms of general administrative requests/queries.
5) Processing statement and tax documents requests for clients and advisors as well as any other queries or requests.
6) Client reporting.
7) Perform general clerical duties to include, but not limited to, typing, photocopying, faxing, mailing, document scanning and editing.
8) Printing, collating and issuing of reports.
9) Proof reading and formatting of reports.
10) Providing administrative support to the StrategiQ Capital Sales function by performing duties that include but are not limited to the following:
a. Compiling sales performance reports for each of the individual funds and products on a monthly and ad hoc basis
b. Providing technical support using financial systems including Morningstar
• Providing administrative support to StrategiQ Capital’s Compliance function
• Ad hoc administrative functions to assist the back office, asset management function

Compliance, Office Administration, Marketing, Website Maintenance
1) Internal Compliance Officer
a. Working closely with the Head of Client Services and Moonstone Compliance officer ensuring FSP adheres to legislation and compliance is up to date
2) Office Administration
a. Assisting the CEO, COO & Head of Client Services with back office support
3) Marketing
a. Assisting the CEO & COO with marketing ideas, tools, web design, client and IFA portals and presentations
4) Website Maintenance
a. Uploading Newsletters, articles in Website using WordPress
b. Website maintenance ensuring company details are correct


Requirements for the role:

Function within a participative team structure;
• Matric
• Computer Literacy: Microsoft Word, Excel and Outlook
• Experience in using financial planning software
• Minimum 1-3 years’ experience in a client services / financial adviser support role
• Work effectively as a member of a team;
• Communicate effectively both orally and in writing;

Salary:
Negotiable based on level of experience and qualification.
Submission of applications:
Info@strategiq.co.za



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

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 an efficient Administrator-Paraplanner who wants to establish a career path as a Financial Advisor.

Location: Constantia Kloof
Salary: R30 000pm CTC
Working Hours: Mon - Thurs 08h00 – 16h30; Friday 08h00-15h00


Requirements:
• Preparing and maintaining the client files
i. Check all compliance paperwork is present;
ii. Confirm client risk profile is determined;
iii. Discuss client objectives with planner;
iv. Identify and obtain the information necessary to compile client statements;

• Preparing Recommendations
i. Identify areas for planning;
ii. Undertake research both independently and with the Financial Planner to identify suitable solutions to meet the client’s needs;
iii. Prepare information/comparisons for analysis by planner;
iv. Liaise with client’s legal and tax advisers (if applicable);
v. Consider current and future allocation of assets for investment strategy regarding client risk profile;
vi. Prepare draft recommendation reports to be discussed/signed off by planner.

• Implementing Recommendations
i. Complete application / proposals forms;
ii. Ensure all compliance paperwork is in order;
iii. Make changes to clients’ investments as instructed;
iv. Implement the chosen investment strategies.

• Client Review
v. Act as main point of contact and deal effectively with queries from clients and other parties through effective communication;
vi. Establish and build strong relationships with clients and attend client meetings with planner if required;
vii. Organise future planning meetings with client;
viii. Review investment portfolio, asset allocation, risk profile etc;
ix. Send planning figures to client for update and revision in preparation for next meeting;
x. Initiate review meetings with clients.

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