Position Summary: Associate Advisor
RSM US Wealth Management LLC (RSM) is a federally registered Investment Adviser and a wholly owned subsidiary of RSM US LLP. RSM focuses on working with affluent families, closely-held business owners and company executives. Our RSM US Wealth Management advisors work closely with our tax professionals to provide comprehensive financial planning, asset management and other investment advisory related services to our clients. Associate Advisors play an important role by supporting Wealth Advisors and in serving our clients in a number of ways, as described below.
The Associate Advisor will become familiar with various aspects of the wealth management practice including operations, investment management, case development, the client service model and new business acquisition.
Serve on the client service team to assist in managing client relationships. Will have direct client contact and will be focused on helping to deliver our consistent client service model to clients.
Will be involved in client and prospect meetings as well as networking opportunities.
Develop competency with our eMoney financial planning software to assist in the development of financial plans.
Responsible for preparing investment (portfolio) analysis and financial related projects as needed.
Develop competency in our CRM and manage work flows and related documentation requirements.
Responsible for providing support as part of the service team including:
Preparation of financial plans and financial reviews for prospect/client meetings
Assisting in developing and monitoring client investment portfolios based on our investment philosophy, Investment Policy Statement and client target asset allocations
Monitoring and managing a rebalancing process for client portfolios
Mastery of various tools (e.g., Morningstar, eMoney) to research and provide investment portfolio and client related projects
Documenting and communicating client meeting notes and coordinating follow up
Facilitates best practice and assists in monitoring and satisfying compliance requirements.
Undergraduate degree, preferably in Business (Finance preferred)
Business experience of 35 years in the Wealth Management/Financial Services industry is desirable
Experience with eMoney Financial Planning software, Microsoft Dynamic CRM, Morningstar, Black Diamond and Schwab Institutional webbased solutions are a plus
Ability to be registered as an Investment Adviser Representative - active series 65 registration or willing to obtain along with Illinois Life & Health Insurance License
Certified Financial Planner certification or willingness and ability to attain within 3 years
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong mathematical and analytical skills
Strong attention to detail, accuracy and problem solving skills
Excellent organizational skills with the ability to prioritize multiple tasks, projects and assignments
Ability to work efficiently and independently in order to see projects through completion
Demonstrates advanced Microsoft Office proficiency (Outlook, Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
Demonstrates client service skills
Selfmotivated and able to prioritize work
Strong ethical and professional standards
Flexibility, adaptability and strong team orientation
Acceptable compliance record in prior position(s)
Some travel will be required
You want your next step to be the right one. You've worked hard to get where you are today. And now you're ready to use your unique skills, talents and personality to achieve great things. RSM is a place where you are valued as an individual, mentored as a future leader, and recognized for your accomplishments and potential. Working directly with clients, key decision makers and business owners across various industries and geographies, you'll move quickly along the learning curve and our clients will benefit from your fresh perspective.
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RSM is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer. Minorities/Females/Disabled/Veterans.