Jun 10

Vacancy – Financial Planner, Nedbank – Cape Town ZA

Financial Planner

Location: Cape Town, ZA



Nedbank Recruiting

Career Stream


Leadership Pipeline

Manage Self: Technical

FAIS Affected

FAIS Affected – Yes

Job Purpose

To provide financial expertise and wealth creation advice to Nedbank clients in order to make Nedbank the great place to bank.

Job Responsibilities

Analyse reports to determine potential clients for new business.Set up appointments by telephone; email and walk in to prospect clients.Ensure that the structured financial solutions meet clients’ identified needs to get approval/acceptance from the client. Ensure the Record of Advice and other relevant documentation are prepared to propose implementation.Implement the recommended financial solutions by submitting all relevant documents to service providers. Create additional business by referring banking financial needs to bankers. Attend all team meetings to provide a report on the status of leads. Build trust and gain authority with clients by discussing the mandate as required by the Financial Advisory Intermediary Services (FAIS) legislation. Gather client data to gain an understanding of clients� current financial status and objectives from the client capture / information forms. Perform risk assessment through completing the risk analysis. Complete assessments to comply with Nedbank and FAIS regulation. Contribute to a culture conducive to the achievement of transformation goals by participating in Nedbank Culture building initiatives (e.g. staff surveys etc).Participate and support corporate social responsibility initiatives for the achievement of key business strategies.Identify and recommend opportunities to enhance processes; systems and policies and support implementation of new processes; policies and systems. Create and manage business relationship with bankers through collaboration to encourage leads generation. Ensure that bankers are informed on how to identify potential opportunities with clients through informal training.Conduct financial needs analysis in line with the client objectives to identify client potential needs. Provide client feedback recommendations by providing solutions through Nedbank approved financial products and funds. Review client solutions on dates agreed on Record of Advice. Manage and review the client relationships through monitoring clients� personal and financial circumstances and ongoing needs. Keep abreast of legislation and other industry changes that impacts on role by reading the relevant newsletters; websites and attending sessions.Understand and embrace the Nedbank vision and demonstrate the values through interaction with team and stakeholders.Improve personal capability and stay abreast of developments in field of expertise by identifying training courses and career progression for self through input and feedback from managersEnsure personal growth and enable effectiveness in performance of roles and responsibilities by ensuring all learning activities are completed; experience practiced and certifications obtained and/or maintained within specified time frames.Ensure information is provided correctly to stakeholders by maintaining knowledge sharing knowledge with team. Ensure continuous professional development by attending training and industry related presentation. Build trust and gain authority with clients by discussing the mandate as required by the Financial Advisory Intermediary Services (FAIS) legislation. Implement the recommended financial solutions by submitting all relevant documents to service providers.

Essential Qualifications – NQF Level

  • Matric / Grade 12 / National Senior Certificate
  • Diploma

Preferred Qualification

Certificate: Financial Planning

Preferred Certifications

FAIS Qualification.

Minimum Experience Level

Role specific / 1 year experience / exposure in sales

Type of Exposure

  • Working with a group to identify solutions to a problem
  • Capturing data
  • Completing various administrative and secretarial duties (e.g.; answering phones; making copies; filing)
  • Checking accuracy of reports and rec
  • Managing conflict situations
  • Communicating externally
  • Communicating internally
  • Sharing information in different ways to increase stakeholders understanding
  • Drafting reports
  • Comparing two or more sets of information
  • Building and maintaining effective cross-functional relationships with internal and external stakeholders
  • Managing customer expectations
  • Tracking cost against a budget
  • Interacting with diverse people
  • Interacting with external clients
  • Working in a fast passed environment
  • Working in a team
  • Working with spread sheets

Technical / Professional Knowledge

  • Microsoft Office
  • Administrative procedures and systems
  • Data analysis
  • Business writing skills
  • Relevant software and systems knowledge
  • Relevant regulatory knowledge
  • Banking knowledge
  • Banking procedures
  • Cluster Specific Operational Knowledge
  • Business principles
  • Business terms and definitions
  • Governance, Risk and Controls

Behavioural Competencies

  • Sales Disposition
  • Building Trusting Relationships
  • Energy
  • Adaptability
  • Continuous Learning



Please contact the Nedbank Recruiting Team at +27 860 555 566