Position Description

Title: Associate / Service Advisor
Reports to: CEO
Benefits: Yes
Status: Full time, exempt

Job Summary

This position is intended primarily to support lead advisors in all areas of financial planning, client communication, activity documentation and follow up, and proactive client service. The ideal candidate will be proficient in personal financial planning, capable of working directly with advisors and clients, comfortable in a small office working environment, and have a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification.

Primary Duties

  • Support lead advisors in client service activities. This will include preparation for client meetings, support during and after client meetings with follow-up through note-taking, creation of action items, client communication (emails and phone calls), and other tasks as requested by advisors
  • Financial plan creation, analysis, and presentation including research, data input, and plan maintenance
  • Portfolio maintenance: portfolio set-up, rebalancing, oversight, and trading
  • Client Services: preparing paperwork, maintaining contact with clients to provide or obtain updated information, maintaining a relationship with Schwab Client Services team, and proactively troubleshooting problems
  • Other duties may include serving as an active member of the Financial Planning Committee and/or the Investment Committee
  • Assist in various projects as needed


The Associate Advisor position requires the following qualifications:

  • Strong preference for CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ certification
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Must be organized, meticulous, and detail-oriented
  • Team player, personable, able to work well with all levels of the firm, as well as with clients
  • Computer proficiency required
  • Desire/ability to work successfully in a small company environment

Salary and Benefits

Pay/benefits are competitive based on industry standards

  • Benefits include dental and health care insurance, 401(k)
  • Financial support for education/training opportunities as applicable

Please send resume and cover letter to Please reference the position to which you are applying in the subject line.