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The Personal Financial Planning Associate is a professional position that supports the Advisor directly in serving existing and potential clients. Requirements include a bachelor’s degree with a strong interest in working in a team environment and fostering client relationships. This is a strategic role within the firm and provides an important opportunity in the development of future Advisors. Qualified candidates will be detail oriented, highly technical, and possess a high degree of follow-through.
Duties and Responsibilities
Support the Advisor in the development of client comprehensive financial plans while exhibiting competency in a multitude of areas, including, cash management, employee benefits, estate planning, income tax planning, insurance, investments and retirement planning
Coordinate and prepare all materials to be used during client meetings
Execute client trades as directed and overseen by the Advisor
Responsible for meeting follow-up (logging, tracking and completing client open items) and communication with clients (phone, email, etc.), as directed by the Advisor, on the development, implementation and monitoring of financial plans
Preparation of client tax returns
Attend client meetings in a technical, supportive and learning role
Responsible for consistently and effectively executing the firm’s processes and operational duties in a compliant manner
Possess the ability to thrive in a highly technical environment
A self-starter, takes accountability and committed to personal development
Possesses good judgement; able to gather, analyze and evaluate information in support of effective decision-making
Detail-oriented, accurate, organized and able to effectively manage time
Strong ability and interest in fostering relationships (clients and coworkers)
Excellent interpersonal skills
Possesses high integrity, positive attitude and team orientation
Experience with financial planning software applications
A desire to work for a fee-only comprehensive financial planning firm
Experience and Education
Two years plus of comprehensive financial planning experience preferred
GPA ≥ 3.25
CFP ® designation, or in process/plans to obtain
About Capstone Financial Advisors, Inc.
Capstone Financial Advisors is a $1+B fee-only, personal Wealth Management firm that provides high-net-worth clients with comprehensive financial planning services.