Lead Financial Advisor / Planner

FAI Wealth Management
Columbia, MD
Jan 13, 2022
Jan 15, 2022
Accountant, IT
Full Time
Overview:As a Lead Advisor you will embrace technology, enjoy a collaborative environment, and hold in high regard serving clients in a fiduciary capacity. You will work with additional team members, providing financial planning, investment advisory support, and facilitate business development initiatives. Responsibilities:Our Financial Advisor will be a team player and methodical business leader, working closely as a trusted advisor serving the sophisticated needs of high-net-worth individuals and families. You will build rapport and establish relationships with existing and target prospects, convert them to clients and facilitate them through our financial planning process. In addition, as a member of our planning team, you will contribute to our business development and marketing efforts. You will also facilitate and support associate advisors with their career development. More specifically, you will: Provide a Superior Client ExperienceManage the relationship and client experience from the beginning of engagement throughout the initial planning processWork with the planning team to develop financial strategies designed to meet the specific needs and concerns of our clientsMaintain a pulse on every client, staying a step of ahead of their needs and exceeding their expectationsOwn the organization's value proposition and its matriculation through the client experience Lead the Best Advisory ProcessServe as an integral member of the organization's financial planning team; staying on the forefront of key financial, investment and risk management concepts and providing mentorship and education to prospects, clients, alliances and team membersProvide daily support to the Financial Planning Team, conducting financial planning research and assisting in the preparation of customized comprehensive financial plans and portfolios for clients Coordinate client service needs with internal and external team members Memorialize client meetings and providing support to the overall client experience Gain an understanding of the investment strategy of the organization Direct and monitor workflows required to provide an exceptional client experience Stay current on products, services and regulations that could impact our clients Facilitate Business DevelopmentLeverage local centers of influence to extend our referral network while continuously looking for opportunities to establish relationships with potential prospects, clients and strategic partnersParticipate in the design and execution of key marketing initiatives, facilitating client involvementRepresent the organization externally by attending and/or presenting at client and alliance events Qualifications:Bachelor's degree, preferably with a concentration in Business, Economics or Financial Planning 5+ years of experience with advanced wealth planning CFP(R) designation is requiredFoundational knowledge of key financial, investment and risk management concepts A passion to help clients achieve their goals Demonstrated analytical and problem-solving skills Strong attention to detail, and exceptional follow through Outstanding communication and relationship building skills Excellent project management skills with ability to prioritize and track multiple tasks Must be able to work independently and as a team player.Empathy and great active listening skills.The ability to think clearly, communicate succinctly, and write well.A strong team orientation. A willingness to help other team members grow.Problem solver.. Benefits:Competitive compensation depending on experienceHealth benefitsA bonus programA 401 (k) retirement planA fun and friendly team of colleagues