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Client Services (Posted 07/6/17)

Title: Client Services
Salary/Wage: Commensurate with Experience
Education Level: Bachelor’s Degree

Company: Silversage Advisors® is a fast growing independent financial advisory and planning firm offering a broad range of services to clients, such as fee-based investment management, financial planning, retirement analysis, and insurance coverage to assist clients with their financial goals and risk management. Silversage Advisors is a Registered Investment Advisor with the SEC and provides brokerage services through our Broker/Dealer affiliation.

The full-time salaried position offers competitive pay based on experience and benefits include:

  • 401K & Profit Sharing Plan
  • Medical and dental
  • Bonus plan
  • Paid market holidays, vacation time, and personal days
  • Reimbursement of employer approved education
  • Family bereavement and jury duty leave
  • Paid parking

Responsibilities: The ideal candidate will have strong analytical skills and problem solving abilities. Attention to detail is a must. The Client Services position offers the opportunity for you to interact with many different aspects of the financial planning industry. You will enjoy a balanced interaction with co-workers, clients and related professionals. The position is highly computer driven and much of the work will be conducted on your office PC. You will have regular collaboration with your peers and direct contact with clients.

Normal and recurring duties for the position include:

  • Complete actions required to help service and maintain client relationships. This will include paperwork, letters and notes, emails and follow-up phone calls with clients
  • Respond to client calls and emails in a courteous manner
  • Build and maintain strong client relationships
  • Assist principal in preparing for client appointments. May include producing reports, reviewing notes, updating plans and client profiles
  • Will also help with post client meeting follow-up. May include documenting client appointments in our CRM system, creating and assigning actions required within the office as a result of the meeting and updating client profiles
  • Keep team members advised of any clients issues discovered in daily notices from custodian or back office and make sure necessary response is being taken
  • Draft client forms for signature and process received forms
  • Help maintain compliance logs and reports
  • Greet clients for in office appointments, receive incoming and place outbound phone calls
  • Process daily mail. May include sorting incoming mail, coordinating client birthday cards, thank you notes, quarterly mailings and outgoing mail
  • Code internal information systems for new clients and accounts
  • Audit internal procedures and develop documentation of procedures, as needed
  • Perform special projects

Required skills:

  • Ability to multi-task, set priorities, recall procedures, and demonstrate initiative
  • Attention to detail
  • Strong computer skills
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office (Word, Excel, One Note, Outlook), Windows operating systems, Internet searches, and email
  • Dependable, prompt, regular attendance
  • Effective oral and written communication skills
  • Willingness to update job knowledge with continuing education
  • Aptitude to work independently or as a team
  • Clean U-4, if applicable

Other helpful qualifications:

  • A good understanding of the securities industry
  • Series 6 or Series 7 FINRA License (will be required to obtain within first year of employment, sponsored by firm)
  • Working knowledge of Portfolio Management Systems, such as PortfolioCenter, Advent, Morningstar Office, etc. (not required – will train)
  • Knowledge of CRM
  • Work experience with a Registered Investment Advisor or Independent Brokerage firm
  • 3 Plus Years in Financial Services

Education Requirements: Bachelor’s degree. Ideal candidates will be interested in continuing their education to obtain industry licenses. Candidates should view themselves as a entering a profession, not just a job, and have a passion for financial planning.

Work Environment: The position will be in our Irvine location. The team consists of eight people who support each other in an atmosphere of trust and respect. We’re serious about serving our clients, but try to also have some fun with outside office events and lunches. We enjoy working together and value the opportunity to assist our clients with their financial affairs. Attire is business casual.

Contact Information:
Silversage Advisors®
Registered Investment Advisor
19200 Von Karman Ave., Ste. 370, Irvine, CA 92612
(949) 223-5175

Apply online with a cover letter or email your cover letter and resume as an attachment to jobs@silversageadvisors.com in a Microsoft Word, Rich Text, or PDF format.
Qualified applicants will be contacted to schedule an interview.


Office space for rent – Los Alamitos Corporate Center, CA (Posted 05/22/17)

Office space for rent near the Los Alamitos Race Track (near Cerritos and Bloomfield) in the Los Alamitos Corporate Center. We would like to rent to someone who is currently a financial planner, an insurance agent, or CPA. The space is 1 of 5 offices in a suite with shared reception and kitchen space. The office (15’ x 11’, 165 sq. feet) is currently furnished, but can be cleared out. Asking $550/month. If you are interested in looking at the space or require further information, please email Melinda Lowen, anaheimlowens4@gmail.com.


Associate Investment Advisor – Anaheim Hills, CA (Posted 04/27/17)

Full-Time position

Since 1993, Diversified Investment Services has been helping individuals, families, and business owners pursue their financial objectives with confidence. Each of our advisors is an expert within the industry who makes it a point to know you and your life goals. Together, as Investment Adviser Representatives of Commonwealth, we are a team that delivers the diverse financial planning services you need. We currently have in excess of over $800,000,000 in total account assets.

We are seeking an associate advisor to join our firm. The office culture is friendly, highly professional and relaxed, without sacrificing the quality of our results. You will become a member of the team supporting a partner in the firm. His team consists of an operations associate and a client service associate who work cohesively toward the same goal of providing outstanding service to the clients while helping them achieve the financial results they desire.

This is a unique opportunity to be mentored by an experienced financial professional serving high net worth clients. If you are successful in this role, there are opportunities for growth and advancement. To be successful in this role, you must be passionately committed to helping others, have exceptional interpersonal skills, strong relationship building skills and an understanding of the financial planning process. We offer a comprehensive benefits package and competitive salary.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Assist in creation of financial plans, which includes data gathering and analysis, development of recommendations, implementation and ongoing portfolio management
  • Providing exceptional service to the partner's clients
  • Provide client services to include planning updates, portfolio changes and reviews, information data gathering, portfolio returns and new opportunity identification
  • Researching new products and services that will enhance client relationships or fulfill clients’ short- and long-term financial needs
  • Assisting clients with reviewing and processing paperwork

Knowledge/Requirements:

  • BA/BS in business, finance or similar; advanced degree (CFP®, MBA, CPA) desired
  • FINRA Series 7, 63 and 65 or 66 registrations required; Life/Health license desired
  • Minimum of three years of experience in the investment/insurance industry, experience in an advisory role required; experience with National Financial Services a plus
  • Proficiency with computer programs, including Microsoft Office Suite and CRM; Experience using MoneyGuide Pro and Morningstar a plus; Ability to learn new software quickly
  • Exceptional verbal and written communications skills
  • Ability to work well independently and as a member of a team
  • Highly professional, the willingness to always put the clients’ needs first and a commitment to conducting business in an honest and ethical manner
  • Excellent knowledge of and ability to communicate financial planning concepts and terminology

To apply for this investment advisory career position, please e-mail your cover letter and résumé to sheree@disinc.com.
Contact: Sheree Subramanyan, Client Service Coordinator
We invite you to view our website at: www.disinc.com.


Financial Planning Intern - Newport Beach office (Posted 04/04/17)

Part-time job about 15 hours a week - Paid, $12/hr.

Beacon Pointe Advisors, one of the nation's largest independent investment advisory firms, is looking for an intern to assist its financial planning department in the preparation of financial plans. We are looking for potentially an undergraduate student pursuing an economics degree, with an interest in the financial field, or an individual currently studying to become a Certified Financial Planner. This is a paid internship and assumes a flexible schedule of approximately 15 hours per week.

Please send resumes to Kelly DiGonzini at kdigonzini@bpadvisors.com

Kelly DiGonzini
Senior Financial Planner
24 Corporate Plaza STE 150
Newport Beach, California 92660
United States

kdigonzini@bpadvisors.com
(949) 718-1607
http://bpadvisors.com/


Financial Advisor – Investment Consultant (Sales / Finance) (Posted 01/26/17)

Company Overview

The Tax & Financial Group is a comprehensive financial service company committed to helping our clients improve their long-term financial success. We offer a wide range of quality financial products and the advice from our best financial professionals. Headquartered in Newport Beach, CA, The Tax & Financial Group is firmly committed to providing you with:

  • Expertise: A team of knowledgeable professionals and support staff work together to maximize the resources required to provide you with the right strategies to help you meet your financial needs.
  • Proven strategies and quality products: We use a proven, one-on-one process to analyze your unique situation and offer products of lasting value to provide you with long-term strategies that meet your financial objectives.
  • Exceptional Service: “Service that excels" is our trademark. We provide consistent, responsive service that's underscored by the dedication of our staff and our commitment to provide strategies that reflect the best interests of our clients.
Job Description

In this role, you will build relationships primarily with business owners. No prior finance experience is necessary. Our comprehensive and ongoing training program will teach you everything you need to know to build a successful and rewarding advisory practice. While you are being trained, we will provide you with a stipend plus uncapped commissions. You will find plenty of opportunities for professional development and growth toward leadership/mentor roles.

Job Responsibilities

As a Financial Advisor, you will present our line of products and services to small business owners, working with them to analyze their needs and recommending the most appropriate solutions to help them to meet their goals. This will require that you establish and build a network of ongoing consultative business relationships, as well as internal relationships with our firm’s support staff.

Your specific duties in this role will include:

  • Prospecting for clients through introductions, networking associations, and CPA firms
  • Developing and maintaining long-term relationships with clients
  • Conducting fact gathering and needs analyses to arrive at client-centric financial solutions
  • Gaining client consensus on implementation of action plans Expanding personal knowledge and skills through ongoing professional development and joint work with your mentor
Job Requirements

As a Financial Advisor, you must be highly self-reliant and entrepreneurial-minded with a passion for making a positive difference in people’s lives. You must also be coachable and eager to learn, both through our initial training program and ongoing mentoring. It is also important that you display excellent verbal and written communication, interpersonal, and presentation skills, as well as the ability to establish rapport and credibility with business owners and other professionals.

Additional qualifications for the role include:

  • Prior success in a professional field
  • Active life insurance license (we will assist you in obtaining your Life & Health License, Series 7 and 66 FINRA registrations)
  • Exceptional multitasking organization and prioritization skills
  • Strong sense of integrity and ethics
  • Competitive, goal-driven outlook
  • Confidence and the ability to handle rejection
  • Solid customer service skills
  • Good market-development and networking abilities
  • Genuine interest in learning about the financial industry
  • Southern California resident for 1+ years
  • Bachelor’s Degree Required
Benefits

As a Financial Advisor with Tax & Financial Group, you will be part of a stable and established organization that will provide you with access to proven marketing tools and prospecting systems, as well as a world-class support team of product specialists, attorneys, and CPAs. Our intensive training program will teach you everything from prospecting and presentations to specifics about our product line and how to implement client financial programs. We will provide you with a stipend during training, with uncapped commissions allowing you to continue to grow your income as you develop your professional network. Don’t pass up this opportunity to build something for yourself – but not by yourself.

Here is just some of what we have to offer:

  • Uncapped commissions and or fees
  • First year earning potential $50,000-$75,000
  • Long-term potential for six-figure salary
  • Stipend during training
  • 12-week on boarding training
  • 1-2 year mentoring program
  • Medical coverage
  • 401(k)
  • Performance-based company trips
  • Full range of in-house support
  • Tuition reimbursement for Master’s degree in Financial Services
  • Assistance in obtaining Life & Health License, Series 7 and 66 FINRA registrations, CFP, CLU, and CHFC, AIF designations
  • Opportunities to take on leadership and mentoring roles

We invite you to view our website at www.tfgroup.com or contact us at:
Lorena Huitzil, Director of Recruiting | Office: (949) 223-8308
Leyla Williams, Recruiter | Office: (949) 223-8307


Junior Planner – Irvine, CA  (Posted 12/14/16)
Contact: Tim Neuville, Senior Director, Private Client Group
Web: www.marcumfs.com/careers

There's a lot to think about when it comes to launching your financial planning career. At Marcum Financial Services ( MFS ), we offer you a world of opportunity, a highly competitive salary, exceptional benefits, flexible work options, and industry-leading technology, all within an environment that values your contributions and supports your professional growth.

MFS is a member of The Marcum Group, which is led by Marcum LLP is one of the largest independent public accounting and advisory services firms in the nation.

As a MFS team member, you’ll receive a benefits package that includes health, dental, and vision insurance, short and long-term disability insurance, life insurance, flexible spending accounts, and transit benefits, as well as paid time off, a 401(k)plan with an employer contribution and a profit sharing plan.

Job Duties and Responsibilities

  • Define, refine and implement a business development strategy to generate opportunities with targeted prospects through activities including cold calling, business community outreach, referral development, and lead generation programs
  • Additional strategic planning activities include primary research, industry/market competitive analysis and client needs assessment
  • Maintain a detailed pipeline of prospects as well as the firms CRM system and conducts follow-up calls and activity, proactively and as required
  • Manage the sales process and drives revenue generation by identifying, meeting and qualifying leads, building solid relationships and working with the financial advisors to qualify and help pursue business opportunities and attain sales quotes
  • Transition closed engagements to the appropriate, assigned advisor and provides all relevant billing information to the registered client associate
  • Actively participate in network organizations, associations, etc.
  • Support firm marketing efforts including firm branding and business community awareness efforts, including web presence and collateral material
  • Provide content for new business proposals as it pertains to terms and conditions, engagement service, etc. and participates in the delivery/presentation of the proposal to the prospect
  • Track status and outcome of all proposals in CRM tool, specifically reasons for lost proposals
  • Respond to requests for information from prospects with appropriate information
  • Manage alliance development: identify, build, and manage long-term relationships with strategic partners/clients
  • Identify and evaluate specific business opportunities with existing clients
  • Provide a bi-monthly recap of business development and sales activity
  • Perform other special projects as assigned

Job Skills

  • Excellent project management, analytical, interpersonal, oral and written communication skills
  • Experience in marketing, business development and sales functions
  • Strong leadership, training and mentoring skills
  • Ability to thrive in a dynamic team environment
  • Professionalism, dependability, integrity and trustworthiness combined with a cooperative attitude
  • Highly motivated self-starter with ability to multitask and complete assignments within time constraints and deadlines
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail

Knowledge/Requirements

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office software programs and CRM ( Smartoffice or Microsoft)
  • Education & Licenses: Bachelor's degree in Finance, Accounting or other Related Service Industry highly preferred; FINRA Series 7 and Series 63 required
  • 2+ years of business development/sales experience in the accounting, financial services, insurance, professional services, business advisory services and/or banking industries. Financial Services or Insurance firm experience highly desired.
  • Previous production minimum of $100,000 or assets under management of $10,000,000 preferred
  • Business Acumen – ability to understand and communicate Marcum Financial Services and Raymond James Financial Services' business, marketplace and value proposition
  • Self-motivated with strong and positive work ethic/mentality
Contact: Tim Neuville, Senior Director, Private Client Group
Web: www.marcumfs.com/careers


Associate Financial Advisor – Marin County, CA  (Posted 11/10/16 to 2/28/2017)

Raub Brock Capital Management, founded in 2001, is a fee only investment advisory firm headquartered in Larkspur, CA, serving both private and institutional clients. Current AUM exceeds $550MM and is experiencing strong growth. The firm is dedicated to putting clients’ interests ahead of its own, hiring talented people who work as a team to provide high value and outstanding service to our clients. We provide multidisciplinary advisory services to help clients reach their goals and objectives.

We are currently seeking an Associate Financial Advisor to help take our company to the next level. The primary responsibilities will be working with our experienced advisors to maintain profitable, professional client relationships with our current client base, and review/present client related financial plan recommendations or implementation processes with all existing clients. All candidates should demonstrate a desire to network, build relationships and communicate effectively with people. This is a great opportunity for an aspiring planner to shadow Richard Alpert, CFP®, be involved in client meetings early on, and contribute to a growing firm that leverages technology and is positioned for growth.

Responsibilities Include, but not limited to: 

  • Work with clients to analyze, research, and implement solutions in their individual financial situations.
  • Demonstrate excellent people skills by being confident in the delivery of financial advice to clients via conference call and face-to-face meetings.
  • Maintain high ethical standards and confidentiality at all times.
  • Prepare, coordinate and follow through on any needed communication or implementation of recommendations with new or existing clients.
  • Continuously monitor clients’ financial situations with detail and accuracy with the ability to look at the big strategic financial picture.
  • Dedicated to networking, continued education and establishing expert relationships with strategic partners in our community.
  • TWrite and update Investment Policy Statements.
  • Attend client meetings.
  • Learn office and custodian procedures for servicing clients, assist with internal workflow systems.
  • Conduct financial analysis and projections; prepare financial plans and other deliverables for client meetings.
  • Research financial topics as it applies to client situations.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree from accredited institution and eligible to sit for CFP® exam upon graduation.
  • Demonstrated passion for the financial planning profession.
  • Lives for the details and takes pride in nothing falling through the cracks!
  • Ability to identify, meet and follow through with client’s needs and requirements.
  • Strong written communication skills for client follow up.
  • Must demonstrate excellence in organizational and time management skills.
  • Exceptional phone and client service skills, positive and upbeat attitude at all times.
  • Familiarity with Redtail CRM, Money Guide Pro and Naviplan Financial Planning, Tamarac and Schwab Institutional software is a plus.
  • Ability to think strategically to improve internal client service systems or develop new ones.

Benefits:

  • Commitment to Angie Herber's Diamond Team Philosophy advisory structure and career track
  • Competitive salary based on education, experience and skills
  • 100% Company paid health insurance
  • Traditional and Roth 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid holidays and vacation
  • Mentorship and learning opportunities
  • Great working environment with professional growth opportunities
  • Professional association membership dues – NAFPA, FPA, etc.
  • Tuition reimbursement for approved continuing education

We are an equal opportunity employer. Selected candidate may be required to pass a background and credit check.

To apply for this position please submit information to Caleb Brown at cbrown@newplannerrecruiting.com or www.newplannerrecruiting.com  

For a video position description click here!


Associate Advisor – San Jose, CA (Posted 11/10/16 to 2/28/2017)

What we are offering:

We are a wealth management firm in San Jose, CA that provides primary financial care to our clients, their businesses and their loved ones. We are seeking an Associate Advisor to join our growing team and be responsible for providing general client and office support. You will work closely with key firm personnel to provide a superior client experience across the full spectrum of the client’s financial life. Responsibilities are varied, but will include preparing and maintaining client files, preparing, implementing and reviewing recommendations. You may also be called upon to assist with administrative and support functions such as greeting clients, receiving and processing investment checks, scanning and maintaining client information, and completing applications and forms.

What you will get to do:

  • Attend client meetings in a technical, supporting and learning role
  • Assist in creation of financial plans, which includes data gathering and analysis, development of recommendations, implementation and ongoing portfolio management
  • Track implementation of recommended wealth management strategies
  • Potentially buy and sell investments for clients at the advisor’s discretion
  • Develop client relationships, which includes ongoing and regular client contact and communications
  • Assist advisors and clients in completing application, enrollment and other forms as needed
  • Provide client services to include planning updates, portfolio changes and reviews, information data gathering, portfolio returns and new opportunity identification
  • Utilize proprietary and commercially available financial planning tools
  • Complete special projects as needed

What we seek in a candidate:

  • College degree from an accredited college or university in business or a related degree
  • Minimum of two years working experience in the investment or financial planning industry
  • Solid Internet research capabilities and strong personal computer skills (Microsoft Office Suite)
  • Detail-oriented, organized and analytical with excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal communication skills and ability to deal professionally with clients
  • Experience using client relationship management (CRM) systems and databases
  • A team player with strong leadership skills and ability to multitask and manage time effectively
  • Ability to think through issues and problems from the client's perspective and offer solutions
  • Willing to take responsibility for task completion and seek out ways to improve processes
  • Ability to work independently and on a team
  • Able to work within defined business processes
  • Series 7 & 66 Licenses, CFP ® designation preferred

Position perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Medical, Dental and Vision Insurance, 50% employer paid
  • Life, LTD & STD insurance
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Sick Time Leave
  • 401k and Roth 401k, with safe-harbor contributions
  • Eligible for Employer Profit Sharing

To apply for this financial planning career position please submit information to 
candidate@newplannerrecruiting.com or www.newplannerrecruiting.com 

For a video position description click here!


Financial Planning Associate – San Francisco, CA (Posted 11/10/16 to 2/28/2017)

What we are offering:

We are seeking a Financial Planning Associate to join our independent, Wealth Management firm located in San Francisco, CA and become a part of our team of hard-working, dedicated and fun individuals. We are very interested in you if you’re a dynamic team player who wants to be part of a successful growing group, is enthusiastic about helping people make the most meaningful use of their personal and financial resources, and is looking for a tremendous career growth opportunity.

This is a professional position that will assist our Senior Planners in the creation of complex and comprehensive financial projections for our clientele. The Financial Planning Associate will be involved in the entire client engagement and will be encouraged to grow into the Senior Planner role, if desired. The Senior Planners are available to provide mentoring and big picture direction, but you must have the ability to utilize critical thinking skills, work independently and anticipate firm needs and client questions.

  • Participate in all areas of client meeting preparation, including running reports, developing financial plans and making client recommendations
  • Prepare and make recommendations on client investments, including portfolio allocation reports
  • Follow-up with clients and planners on any items discussed during meetings; enter tasks in Client Relationship Management (CRM) system
  • Assist planners in researching topics and drafting client email communications
  • Support the planners by scheduling and confirming client appointments, and requesting appropriate documents from clients
  • Assist with all non-advisory questions and paperwork, including processing forms and applications for investment accounts and related forms for business transactions
  • Track client service issues and new business transactions in progress and report status

What we seek in a candidate:

  • Demonstrated passion for the Financial Planning profession
  • Pursuing CFP® certification
  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited institution, preferably in Financial Planning
  • Strong financial and analytical skills
  • Ability to identify, meet and follow through with client needs and requirements
  • Must be a self-starter, problem solver and a goal-oriented team player with a ‘no job is beneath me’ attitude
  • Show confidence when dealing with clients and the Senior Planners
  • Ability to write clearly and concisely
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite and experience with eMoney, PreciseFP, Orion, Wealthbox, Box.com and DocuSign is a plus

Position perks:

  • Competitive salary
  • Employer-sponsored medical insurance, plus $6,000 stipend to help cover any additional costs.
  • Employer-paid dental, vision, life, & disability insurance
  • 401k and Roth 401k, with safe-harbor contributions
  • Semi-annual bonus, based on personal and firm performance
  • Sponsorship towards Series 65
  • Sponsorship towards CFP designation (prep courses and exam)
  • Career-track available
  • Paid vacation and holidays
  • Great location, corner of Market and Montgomery in the center of downtown SF

To apply for this financial planning career position please submit information to 
candidate@newplannerrecruiting.com or www.newplannerrecruiting.com 

For a video position description click here!


(Posted 12/10/15)

Erman Retirement Advisory, Seal Beach, Ca.
Client Service Manager

Searching for a creative thinker in the financial services industry. To work in a financial planning office in which service to their clients is the most important thing we do. Must have great interpersonal skills and really care about helping people. Has to put listening to others as the most important action of the day. Must be a true follow through who loves to work on a team and support the others in the office also. Must be organized and able to handle the type of activities that happen daily in a very busy financial planning practice. Experience using major office productivity programs including Microsoft office suite, Pershing NetEx 360, Investment View, Docupace, Laserapp. Must be prepared to do all that is required to prepare our financial planner for all that is necessary to make seamless presentations. Must be looking for a long term association and be willing to learn all that is necessary to be successful.

Series 7 license required 

Reply in confidence to: applications@ErmanRetirementAdvisory.com



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