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Job Opportunity: Associate Advisor


Job Title: Associate Financial Advisor


Willowbranch Financial Group is seeking to fill an Associate Financial Advisor role. This person will support the owner in servicing clients. As an Associate Advisor, you will have direct engagement with our clientele and learn the Willowbranch Financial Group Financial Planning and Investment Philosophy that has been working for clients for 25+ years. This role also may lead to advancement within the company. At least two years of Financial Services experience is preferred. 

This is a salaried position with bonus opportunities. Please reach out to Karen Messinger at KMessinger@willowbranchfinancial.com.


The Ideal Candidate:

Uses proactive financial planning process to deliver exceptional service to existing book of Brad Paul’s clients at Willowbranch Financial Group.  The focus is to deepen the relationship with these clients and offer appropriate financial planning, investment and insurance products based on the needs of clients. The Associate Advisor will also seek to broaden the client base of Willowbranch Financial Group through actively seeking introductions to qualified prospects through various marketing methods.


Essential Roles and Responsibilities:

  • Provide support to Brad Paul through meeting with assigned clients.
  • Manage financial planning process for clients assigned by Brad Paul
  • Provide suitable recommendations to clients on behalf of Willowbranch Financial Group
  • Provide support to the business by maintaining effective communication with operations and administrative teams.


Daily and Monthly Responsibilities:

  • Appointments will be scheduled by the administrative team based on Willowbranch Financial Groups Client Activity Model.
  • Contact clients to provide updates on Financial Plan Development
  • Meet with clients in person, virtually and over the phone (and virtually as needed) to review current portfolio and financial plans.
  • Attend meetings with Brad Paul to help support follow-up-efforts and implementation recommendations.
  • Prepare supporting materials for clients as requested by Brad Paul
  • Complete financial plans and deliver to clients
  • Continue to prospect for new clients through effectively asking for introductions from existing clients.
  • Attend networking events as approved by Brad Paul
  • Attend all meetings as scheduled.
  • Place all client-related notes in Redtail for all team members to review.
  • Follow Redtail Workflow Steps for Financial Planning and New Client Establishment
  • Attend client events.
  • Maintain compliance and Continuing Education requirements.
  • Seek Financial Services advanced designation opportunities.
  • Other Business/Client related tasks
  • Maintain minimum production of $2M new AUM annually.
  • Adhere to Willowbranch Financial Groups Code of Conduct
  • Work with the operations and administrative team regarding client interactions
  • Provide practice wide coverage when Brad Paul is out of the office.

 

Essential Qualifications:

  • Education: High School Diploma or GED required. Bachelor's degree preferred. Series 7, 63 & 65, 66, L/h insurance licensed.
  • Experience: a minimum of two years in financial services preferred.

 

Preferred Qualifications

  • Knowledge of LPL’s Client Works
  • Experience with Morningstar Workstation
  • Experience with eMoney Financial Planning Software
  • Experience with Redtail CRM
  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite

 

Benefits

  • Salaried with bonus opportunities
  • Matching 401-k Plan with Profit Sharing

 

This is primarily an in-office position.  Expectations are for 5 day per week schedule.


Clearances: Must pass a background check including, criminal record, credit check, etc.


Willowbranch Financial Group is an Equal Opportunity Employer.


About Willowbranch Financial Group:

We work hard to provide financial services designed to enhance the lives of our clients and the people in our community. Maintaining ethics and integrity in our actions is also very important to us. Our commitment to maintaining the highest ethical standards helps us hire great people, attract loyal clients and contribute back to the community that supports our business. We are a small team dedicated to our clients and their experience with us. Our mission is to help our clients realize their goals and dreams through personalized financial planning.


What it’s Like to Work Here: Our team members all share a positive attitude, problem solving abilities and patience, enabling them to provide excellent customer service even during challenging times. We have fun, but are very serious about supporting our clients financial lives.