Financial Advisor

Financial Advisor

Southwestern Investment Group

801 Crescent Centre Drive, Suite 600
Franklin, TN 37067

sarah.esposito@swinvestmentgroup.com
615-861-6100
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JOB SUMMARY:

The Financial Advisor is responsible for business development as well as financial planning, investment planning, tax and charitable planning, estate planning, insurance planning, and cash flow planning.  In addition, this role must also provide excellent customer service to internal and external customers and always demonstrate the company values while supporting the mission.

JOB DUTIES AND RESPONSIBILITIES:     

  • Implement and execute business development strategies and initiatives to promote growth
  • Interact on the phone and by email with clients to handle basic inquires
  • Work with paraplanner to create meeting agendas, reports, data and research
  • Present and implement retirement income strategies.
  • Review tax returns
  • Identify tax loss harvesting opportunities
  • Present and implement charitable giving strategies
  • Assist clients with rollovers via joint calls
  • Oversee annual retirement contributions and required minimum distributions
  • Communicate directly with the CPA and estate planning partners
  • Communicate action items with Client Service Associates to ensure financial plan is implemented appropriately
  • Present analysis of financial situation using financial, tax, and other system solutions
  • Perform other duties as assigned

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS:

  • Sales or business development experience preferred
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Previous experience in financial planning, wealth management, or related field
  • Series 7 and 66
  • CFP® Required to obtain post-hire within an agreed upon timeframe.
  • Experience using MoneyGuidePro or similar planning software
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office Suite

DESIRED TRAITS:

  • Ability to attract new business by leading in-person meetings or phone calls
  • Proactive and forward thinking
  • Ability to work independently while demonstrating excellent organization and follow through
  • Desire to provide efficient, quality client service
  • Ability to effectively work in collaboration with others to achieve business objectives
  • Critical thinker with the ability to leverage resources and solve problems
  • High attention to detail
  • Ability to organize, manage, and track multiple detailed tasks and assignments in a fast-paced work environment
  • Effective oral and written communication skills and excellent interpersonal skills
  • Ability to provide and receive constructive feedback
  • High standards for integrity, honesty, professionalism, and work ethic
  • Ability and willingness to move with purpose and a strong sense of urgency
  • Self-motivated, positive, and enthusiastic
  • Self-starter with a strong desire to exceed expectations and capable of supporting a team
  • Maintains confidentiality discretion
  • Willing to grow and be challenged
  • Attends additional training as requested/deemed necessary

PHYSICAL DEMANDS:

  • Ability to work in a traditional professional office setting or remote equivalent
  • Prolonged periods of sitting at a desk and working on a computer
  • Advanced computer skills and ability to effectively operate computer equipment, software systems and databases
  • Work schedule may vary and is determined by project schedules
  • Ability to efficiently operate all job-related office equipment
  • Ability to communicate via telephone, computer and work in virtual teams
  • Must be able to lift up to 15 pounds at a time
  • Ability to travel using personal vehicle to other office locations as needed
  • The responsibilities may require occasional overnight travel

 

The specific statements shown in each section of this description are not intended to be all-inclusive.  They represent typical elements and criteria necessary to successfully perform this position.

Employees must conduct business in accordance with applicable laws, regulations, professional standards and ethical standards and report potential compliance or ethical issues to a manager or the Human Resources Department.

Southwestern Family of Companies affirms our commitment to make reasonable accommodation to known physical or mental limitations of otherwise-qualified individuals with disabilities or special disabled veterans, unless the accommodation would impose an undue hardship on the operation of our business. Please see the Human Resources Department for additional information.

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