Associate Wealth Advisor
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The Associate Wealth Advisor is a unique opportunity to collaborate with a growing team of advisors with key professional expertise to accomplish client goals. This individual will partner with a team of Wealth Advisors to manage client relationships and actively participate in the advanced planning process to address retirement, risk management, estate, and tax considerations. In addition, this individual will be responsible for managing cash, trading, rebalancing and investment strategy implementation on behalf of the advisory team’s clients.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities
-Develops a mastery of Buckingham investment philosophy and evidence-based investing
-Creates a personalized Investment Policy Statement and holistic strategy for each client
-Facilitates the consulting process through the preparation and follow-up of each step of the client experience and active participation in client meetings
-Monitors the clients’ asset allocation, rebalancing of portfolios, trade recommendations and submissions Tax loss harvesting recommendations and execution
-Diligent recording of client communication
-Wealth analysis input (including client/scenario-based simulations)
-Serves day-to-day client needs and collaborates with team members to ensure the highest level of service
-Manages client onboarding process
-Develops an area of expertise on a firm process and/or advanced planning topic to add value to the firm
-Actively participates in business development efforts
-Engages in business planning efforts and actively supports firm’s strategic priorities
Desired Skills and Experience
Education and/or Work Experience
-3+ years of success as an Advisor with client facing fee-only experience or as an Accountant, Estate Planning Attorney or other comparable profession.
-Advanced degree and/or certifications; CFP, CFA, CPA/ PFS strongly encouraged
-Series 65 within 90 days of employment
-Team player and collaborative; uses the resources of the firm
-Well-developed interpersonal and communication skills – able to build trusted relationships
-High personal standards and sound judgement
-Ability to think critically and to process complex financial scenarios
-Strong attention to detail and accuracy
-Strong time management skills – ability to multi-task and manage deadlines
-Open and receptive to feedback and coaching
We are Buckingham, a growing organization of advisors, researchers and national thought leaders devoted to helping clients achieve their most important goals. What started as a novel idea in 1994 -putting clients’ interests first - has grown into a community of investors throughout the United States who have experienced what happens when they put the power of evidence-based investing to work for them. Offering an advisor relationship built on personal trust and company-wide integrity, we serve as a Registered Investment Advisor offering fee-only, holistic investment management to individuals, businesses, trusts, partnerships, not-for-profit organizations and retirement plans.
Buckingham has more than 275 associates with over 20 offices across the United States. Buckingham manages or administers $11.7 billion in client assets (as of September 30, 2017). Also part of the Buckingham family is BAM Advisor Services, which manages or administers $19.3 billion in assets (as of September 30, 2017) and is home of the BAM ALLIANCE, a national community of more than 140 independent, like-minded advisory firms.
Our commitment to strategic growth provides many opportunities for select candidates to become a part of our dynamic team. The essence of who we are and what we do comes to life through the experience we deliver to our clients every day. As associates, we lean on each other’s experience, learn from each other’s expertise and know that only together will we help our clients achieve great things. If this resonates with you, we invite you to learn more.