At S&P we believe that our

people are our greatest asset

We’re passionate about getting the best out of our people and continue to invest in the development of their skills…

 

As a Chartered Firm, we are committed not only to achieving excellence in our advice services but also to the highest standards of ethics and professionalism. We firmly believe that we are the foremost independent advice firm in the East Anglian region and work hard to ensure that our team members are proud to be part of the S&P family.

 

Join Our Team as a Financial Planner

 Are you passionate about helping individuals and families achieve their financial goals? Do you possess a strong understanding of financial strategies and a commitment to delivering top-tier financial planning services? If so, consider a rewarding career as a Financial Planner with the dynamic and growing team at Smith & Pinching, one of the East of England’s largest firms of Chartered Financial Planners.

Smith & Pinching is owned by an Employee Ownership Trust which can offer several benefits.  It gives employees a sense of ownership, engagement and shared success including the distribution of profits.

As a Financial Planner at Smith & Pinching, you will:

  • Conduct comprehensive financial assessments for clients to determine their current financial status and future goals.
  • Develop personalised financial plans that align with clients’ objectives.
  • Educate clients on making informed financial decisions.
  • Stay up-to-date on market trends, investment products, and tax regulations to provide the best possible advice.
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships through regular reviews and updates.
  • Collaborate with other team members to deliver financial solutions.

What are the key skills/experience you will need?

  • Chartered or working towards Chartered status.
  • Proven experience in financial planning.
  • Strong knowledge of investment strategies, taxation, and retirement planning.
  • Exceptional interpersonal and communication skills.
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team.
  • Strong ethical and professional standards.

Why Smith & Pinching?

  • Competitive compensation package and performance-based incentives
  • The benefit package includes:
    • 10% Company Pension Contribution
    • Cash Health Plan
    • Death in Service 4 x salary
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Flexible Working Hours
    • Exam support
  • Continuous training and professional development opportunities
  • A collaborative and supportive team environment

How to Apply:

If you are excited about the opportunity to help clients achieve their financial goals and believe you have the skills and passion for this role, submit your CV below along with a covering letter detailing your relevant experience and why you’re the ideal candidate.

Smith & Pinching is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

Management Accountant (full or part-time applicants considered)

We are seeking an experienced Management Accountant to join our busy Accounts Team at our Head Office in Norwich.  This is an exciting new opportunity to work at S&P.

The successful candidate must be motivated and dedicated and able to work as part of a team.  To summarise, the successful candidate will be responsible for monitoring and analysing accounting data and producing financial reports in accordance with accounting practices, standards and principles and to be able to provide effective management accounting by delivering accurate, timely financial and regulatory reports for The Smith & Pinching Group Limited.

Key responsibilities:

  • Adhere to accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations.
  • Produce monthly management accounts for review by the Finance Director.
  • Assist in the preparation of additional information for financial accounting, reporting and audit preparation.
  • Establish and maintain financial systems and controls for the company, including FCA insurer money, month end, invoices, and management accounts.
  • Drive the continuous improvement of end-to-end accounting practices within the accounting team.
  • Awareness of The Group companies VAT returns and process the online quarterly submission.
  • Ensure accuracy throughout the company’s financial records.
  • Awareness of  the monthly preparation of staff payroll for The Group companies and associated reports.
  • Keep up to date with regulatory and industry developments.
  • Liaise with the Finance Director and operational side of the business in relation to changes to company processes and procedures.
  • Other general administration duties as assigned.

Qualifications:

Qualified/Part Qualified ACA, ACCA, CIMA or equivalent (Essential)

Knowledge and Skills:

  • Good understanding and knowledge of accounting principles, practices, standards, laws and regulations
  • Experience of using Sage 50 (Desirable)
  • Advanced knowledge of Excel
  • Strong IT skills and MS Office Word
  • High level of accuracy and attention to detail
  • Excellent organisation skills with experience of working to deadlines
  • Excellent analytical and problem solving skills
  • Ability to work independently and as part of a team
  • Effective communicator, both written and verbal
  • Ability to multi-task

Experience

3 years’ experience of working in an accounts department (essential).

Smith & Pinching is owned by an Employee Ownership Trust which can offer several benefits.  It gives employees a sense of ownership, engagement and shared success including the distribution of profits.

Why Smith & Pinching?

  • Competitive compensation package
  • The benefit package includes:
    • 10% Company Pension Contribution
    • Cash Health Plan
    • Death in Service 4 x salary
    • Employee Assistance Programme
    • Flexible Working Hours
    • Exam support
  • Continuous training and professional development opportunities
  • A collaborative and supportive team environment

How to Apply:

If you are excited about this opportunity and believe you have the experience, skills and passion for this role, submit your CV below along with a covering letter detailing why you’re the ideal candidate.

Smith & Pinching is an equal opportunity employer. We encourage applications from candidates of all backgrounds and experiences.

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