Interested in a career in Wealth Advisory? Want to work for a Career Building Firm with a passion for client service? Explore the possibilities at CliftonLarsonAllen LLP! We are looking to hire an experienced Financial Associate for our Minneapolis, MN office. The Financial Associate is responsible for supporting a regional wealth advisor team and working with other regional operations staff on client service matters.
The below functions reflect the general details of the essential work activities and accountabilities of this position and are not all inclusive. Other activities may be assigned.
Operational and Administrative Responsibilities
Set up and maintenance of client files, generation of new account paperwork, account transfer tracking, and report generation.
Data entry and maintenance of CRM database management.
Review and update client information in multiple databases as needed for client review meetings; document client contact/calls in CRM.
Reach out to clients for various operational tasks relating to the financial planning and investment advisory process.
Work with the wealth advisors and client service teams to support all operational needs on all advisory and planning business.
Respond to general inquiries concerning departmental activities and operations by relating or referring to established policies and procedures.
Schedule and confirm meetings, answer phones, and work with other team members as needed.
Complete letter templates, and mail correspondence to clients.
Perform other job-related duties and/or special projects as required.
Client Care/Business Management:
Manage and resolve client service issues.
Respond and resolve technical questions and research topics related to all areas of financial planning and wealth advisory.
Contact clients and potential clients for various operational and industry standard tasks relating to the financial planning and investment advisory process.
Prepare financial documents for client meetings including, but not limited to: agendas, forms, standard and/or compliance related correspondence, third party and proprietary paperwork.
Answer questions and provide readily available information to clients, as requested, as it relates to serving their accounts; provide recommendations for action for other Wealth Advisory Service team members.
Request trades/transactions from the operations team in compliance with established policies and procedures, ensuring CLA strict protocols are completed for every trade/transaction.
Follow-up with operations team on outstanding tasks and deliverables.
Maintain primary client contact during the financial planning and/or wealth advisory process.
Financial Planning & Advice, as Potential Future Responsibilities:
Gather client and prospective client information and enter data into financial planning software.
Along with all other client facing Wealth team members, input specific client data into financial planning software to prepare reports, charts, graphs, tables and other visual aids to be used in implementation & review meetings with clients.
Develop, with other team members, portfolio/robust product solution recommendations that will fit the client's risk tolerance, suitability and investment objectives.
Assist Wealth Advisory Service Team with the recommendation and creation of more advanced and complex financial plans specific to clients' objectives
Prepare preliminary financial planning recommendations and initial product solutions that meet compliance and team protocols for advisor review and use in client meetings.
Exercise discretion and independent judgment to prepare and review final financial planning documents, in conjunction when appropriate with a client specific Wealth Advisory Service Team.
Internal Number: 18-0601
About CliftonLarsonAllen LLP
CliftonLarsonAllen LLP (CLA) is a professional services firm delivering integrated wealth advisory, outsourcing and public accounting capabilities to help enhance our clients’ enterprise value and assist them in growing and managing their related personal assets – all the way from startup to succession and beyond. Our professionals are immersed in the industries they serve and have specialized knowledge of their operating and regulatory environments. With over 4,400 people, 100 US locations and a global affiliation, we bring a wide array of solutions to help clients in all markets, foreign and domestic. Investment advisory services are offered through CliftonLarsonAllen Wealth Advisors, LLC, an SEC-registered investment advisor.
We are deeply invested in the success of our professionals and provide innovative career-building opportunities. At CLA, we aim to positively impact the clients we serve, the people we employ, the profession we represent and the communities we call home.
CLA is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, disa...bility status, protected veteran status, national origin, or any other characteristic protected by law.