Personal Financial Planning Associate

Capstone Financial Advisors, Inc
Bill Murphy
2001 Butterfield Road Downers Grove, IL 60515
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Capstone Financial Advisors, Inc.

Personal Financial Planning Associate

Position Summary

Capstone Financial Advisors is a fee-only personal financial consulting firm committed to providing comprehensive strategic wealth management services to our high-net-worth clients. The Personal Financial Planning Associate is a professional position that supports the Advisor directly in servicing 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; may serve as client primary point-of-contact, as determined by the Advisor

• Responsible for consistently and effectively executing the firm’s processes and operational duties in a compliant manner

• Support the firm’s quarterly billing process


• Possess the ability to thrive in a highly technical environment

• A self-starter and proactive; does whatever it takes to get the job done

• Possesses good judgement; able to gather, analyze and evaluate information in support of effective decision-making

• Detail-oriented, accurate, organized and able to manage time well by setting priorities

• Strong ability and interest in fostering relationships (clients and coworkers)

• Excellent interpersonal skills

• High integrity, positive attitude and team player

• Proficiency with computer technology

• A desire to work for a fee-only comprehensive financial planning firm

Experience and Education

• Two years plus of comprehensive financial planning experience preferred

• Bachelor’s degree

• GPA = 3.25

• CFP ® designation, or in process/plans to obtain

Contact: Bill Murphy at

Capstone Financial Advisors, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer