PARAPLANNER

Richfield, OH

THE OPPORTUNITY

Our client is seeking a highly energized and confident financial planning paraplanner who will thrive in a busy environment. Candidate must be extremely professional in appearance and manner, willing to accept direction, quick to learn, and computer savvy. Superior phone and computer skills required.

 

Responsibilities:

  • Supports the Lead Advisor/Managing Director with analysis, client service and technical assistance

  • Learns technical skills to prepare to service clients independently as a Service Advisor

  • Attends client meetings and takes extensive notes

  • Analyzes client information and prepares reports and presentations

  • Enters information into financial planning software and prepares draft financial plans

  • Research products and product pricing and contacts carriers for information

  • Research investment managers and investment services and their pricing

  • Answers basic questions for clients

  • Shows clients how to access their accounts and read statements

  • Presents product information or options to clients

  • Handles requests for transfers of funds in and out of account

  • Completes necessary forms for opening and maintaining accounts

  • Interfaces with the broker-dealer or custodian to obtain information, account data and convey service requests

  • Maintains information in the CRM system

  • Sets up and retrieves reports in the portfolio management system (e.g., Tamarac, Albridge)

  • Assists in generating performance reports

 

Requirements:

  • College level courses in business/finance preferred

  • 12 months securities or related industry experience preferred

  • Previous customer service experience

  • Ability to communicate with co-workers, customers and business contacts in a courteous and professional manner

  • Ability to be at work on a regular basis

  • Knowledge of general securities industry terminology and practices

  • Ability to investigate, research, and resolve problems and concerns

  • Ability to maintain confidentiality

  • Ability to make rule-based and analytical decisions

  • Ability to organize, prioritize and handle multiple tasks

  • Ability to pay close attention to detail, work under pressure and meet deadlines

  • Ability to take complete and accurate notes

  • Skill in operating various office equipment including personal computer, copier, etc.

  • Skill in utilizing various software packages such as Microsoft Office & Outlook

  • Skills in written and verbal communication

  • Willingness to obtain Series 7 and life and health insurance licenses

  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification path preferred

THE GOOD STUFF

Benefits:

  • Health insurance

  • Dental insurance

  • Vision Insurance

  • Paid holidays

  • Paid vacations

  • Sick/personal days

  • 401 (k)

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