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Current Vacancies

Job Title – Para Planner

Department – Financial Planning

Location – Ferndown

Contact – Gareth Simon


Ward Goodman are a leading Accountancy & Financial Planning practice with three offices across Dorset.  The Ward Goodman financial services team also operate highly successful joint ventures with two of the largest law firms in Dorset.   

Following a strong period of growth, we are seeking a part-time or full-time Para Planner to join our growing team at our head office which is between Wimborne and Ferndown.  You will be fully supported by the existing Para Planners and the internal compliance team. 

The successful candidate will work with two of the senior Financial Planners on their high net worth client bank and the advice will focus on investment planning, trusts and estate planning.   

We are offering a competitive basic salary plus bonus plus other benefits. 

Full study support is also provided and you will demonstrate your commitment to professional development by studying professional qualifications as required.

For further details on the role or to apply for the vacancy, please email your CV with a covering letter to gareth.simon@wardgoodman.co.uk.  

The Team

Ward Goodman is large enough to provide you with an opportunity to work within a diverse team, yet small enough for you not to become a number…


As you would expect from Ward Goodman, we offer an excellent remuneration and benefits package. By offering these competitive packages, we ensure all of our people are content and looked after. You’ll be entitled to:

  • Competitive pay
  • Generous bonuses
  • Annual leave
  • Additional annual leave after 2 years service
  • Life assurance
  • Healthcare
  • Payment of professional membership fees

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