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Paraplanner – Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow (Hybrid)

Locations: Aberdeen, Edinburgh, Glasgow

We currently have vacancies for a Paraplanner to join our teams in Westhill, Glasgow, and Edinburgh, Scotland, on a hybrid basis.

Acumen Financial Planning provides client families with an exemplary financial planning service, and as one of the leading independent firms in the UK, we are looking for exceptional Paraplanners to join our award-winning teams.

The purpose of this role is to support the Financial Planners through the efficient management and administration of client recommendations and the review process.

Duties will include

  • Preparing and maintaining client files
  • Preparing and Implementing recommendations
  • Act as the main point of contact and deal effectively with queries from other parties
  • Attend client meetings with planners, as and when required
  • Understand and review client financial information effectively
  • Assist with the writing of financial planning reports
  • Identify template report changes
  • Project work as required


  • Excellent customer service skills
  • Strong written communication skills
  • Experience working in a financial services environment, Ideally part DipPFS qualified, but not essential.
  • Maintain a strong professional relationship with colleagues to ensure an effective and positive working environment
  • Maintain a relevant level of CPD


  • Benefit Hub – Discount Platform
  • Career Advancement Programme
  • Charity Day
  • Cycle to Work Scheme, Season Ticket Loans
  • Competitive holiday entitlement increasing after 5 years’ service including your birthday off.
  • Competitive salary
  • Critical Illness Cover
  • Electric Vehicles by salary exchange
  • Enhanced Family Friendly Policy
  • Generous Training & Development support and financial assistance
  • Group Income Protection
  • Group Life Assurance
  • Pension – Automatically enrolled into our Workplace Pension after completion of 3 months of service with a 4% Employer Contribution and 4% Employee Contribution with the option of an employer-funded contribution of up to 5% of salary.
  • Private Medical Insurance

How to Apply

A competitive remuneration package is available to the successful candidate. If you are interested in being part of a fast-paced and friendly environment, who shares our values of being approachable, collaborative, and dedicated, we want to hear from you. Interested applicants should apply using the form on the right or by sending a cover letter and CV to

We are proud to be an equal opportunities employer and are committed to recruiting and developing a diverse team, inclusive of race, religion, age, gender, sexual orientation, and disability. If you have requirements in relation to accessibility or mobility, let us know in advance and we will do our best to support you during the recruitment process and any subsequent employment or placement with us.

Posted on March 13, 2023