Join an acclaimed and collegial 30+ person firm, on its way to becoming the most admired wealth management firm, serving high-net-worth individuals in the Bay Area. Summitry combines comprehensive financial planning and institutional-grade investment management to secure better futures for our clients.
Position Description Reports to: Aaron Szager, Advisor Group Manager Benefits: Yes Status: Full Time/Exempt Date: Immediate
Job Summary Financial Advisors (FAs) are the primary managers of the client relationship. FAs are responsible for managing existing client relationships and formulating and implementing advice, but may also partner with Portfolio Managers, Partners, and more senior financial advisors to develop recommendations. FAs are expected to partner with the business development team and develop new client and COI relationships. FAs also lead Financial Planning Associates in client service delivery.
Duties and Responsibilities • Build, deepen, and retain relationships by providing comprehensive financial planning and a high quality client experience in all interactions • Serve as a primary liaison between client and Portfolio Management team • Obtain and review clients’ investment goals, time horizons and tolerance for market volatility • With the support of a Financial Planning Associate (para-planner), produce, present, and review/update financial plans designed to help clients achieve their goals • Schedule, prepare, hold and execute on follow up items for all client meetings • Foster new client relationships and drive growth primarily through existing client relationships, and in partnership with professional networks and the firm’s Business Development team
Qualifications • A minimum of 3 years providing advisory services in a client facing role and at least 1 year of comprehensive financial planning • Bachelor's degree • CFP Preferred or CPA, EA, Masters in Accounting, JD (with the expectation of attaining CFP within 1 year of joining the firm) • Highly proficient in MS Office; experience with eMoney, and Tamarac/AdvisorView/other CRM a plus • Excellent communication, presentation, organizational, computer, and interpersonal skills • Proactive contributing team player able to work in a fast-paced environment • Must have mode of transportation for travel (prospect/client meetings)
Additional Salary Information: Company profit-sharing plan (eligible after 6 months of employment plus 1 full quarter) and quarterly bonus based on successfully completing planning/service metrics
• Incentive compensation on new assets (in partnership with business development and referrals from existing clients and COIs)
• Medical, dental, and vision coverage, Flexible Spending Account/Health Savings Account, and 401K plan
Summitry is an independent investment advisory and financial planning advisory that was established in 2003. We serve the wealth management and financial planning needs of families, individuals, foundations, and endowments, as
well as business-owners seeking advice with their pension and profit-sharing plans. With over $1.7B in assets under management, we help families thrive through the unique set of opportunities and challenges posed by living in the Bay Area.