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Paraplanner – Oxford office

Shaw Gibbs is a Top 100 independent accountancy, financial services and insolvency practice with 100 people and offices in Oxford and London Marylebone. We have a strong focus on innovation and technology to help our clients make informed decisions on how to grow their business and manage their finances. Our clients range from private clients to owner-managed businesses and large international subsidiaries. We also have specialist teams for international businesses and property based clients.

Shaw Gibbs takes pride in being an employer of choice, we put our people first and our staff enjoy long term careers with us. Our practice is known for having a friendly and supportive team culture where everyone receives training and development focused not just on technical knowledge but also on commercial and soft skills. Our culture is based on collaboration, respect, innovation and expertise.

Our Financial Services Division provides a range of financial planning advice, services and access to products for companies and individuals. The emphasis is on holistic financial planning including cashflow planning where appropriate.

We are growing our Financial Services division and are currently recruiting for an experienced Paraplanner to join our Oxford office. Your role will be varied, challenging and hugely rewarding. 

This is a full time permanent position.

The Role

The successful candidate will support the Head of Financial Services and IFAs ensuring that they provide a superior financial planning service to individuals, families and small to medium size companies. The Paraplanner is a varied role and will provide lots variety in a friendly firm which has a culture underpinned by continuous learning and improvement. Your core responsibilities will include:

  • Production of reports
  • Conduct of whole market research
  • Preparation of lifetime cashflow models
  • Preparation of pre-meeting/post-meeting material
  • Gathering and analysing information
  • Maintenance of in-house portfolios
  • Adherence to and development of procedures
  • Managing Paraplanner workflow including outsourcing as and when required

What we can offer you

  • Friendly, supportive & fun team environment
  • A development plan tailored to your personal skills & progression ambitions
  • Competitive salary & flexible benefits package
  • Flexible working
  • Light and airy, modern offices
  • Holiday trading - buy/sell holiday to fit your lifestyle
  • Online employee retail discount scheme
  • Pension scheme
  • 5 x salary Life Assurance
  • Comprehensive induction to help get you up to speed

About you

You will have at least 3 years’ experience in a similar Paraplanner role and be qualified to diploma level. You must have proven stakeholder management skills within an advisory firm, along with excellent written and spoken English and strong attention to detail.

How to apply

To apply for this vacancy please submit your Covering Letter and CV to

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The closing deadline is 5pm, Friday 30th August.

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