VP, Wealth Planner - Highland Park, IL
Are you passionate about helping clients with comprehensive wealth strategies? Do you love to spend time building deeper lasting relationships? Are you interested in helping families proactively navigate life stages? The new Wealth Planner role may be for you.
The Wealth Planner focuses on driving deeper and meaningful relationships with families by co-creating ongoing, personalized, and comprehensive planning and investment strategies that help achieve their financial goals today, tomorrow, and generations to come.
The Expertise We're Looking For
Bachelor's Degree highly preferred
CFP highly preferred
Series 7, 63, 65, 66 and insurance licenses required prior to hire
Required: 5 years industry experience in financial services or a related field, 10 years preferred.
Required: 3-5 years of financial planning experience, 5 years preferred
- Proven track record of high client satisfaction and loyalty (e.g. high NPS, retention, etc.)Proven track record of financial planning engagements and implementing solutions (e.g. financial plans / guidance delivered, managed money, asset consolidation and retention, etc.)
The Purpose of Your Role
As a Wealth Planner, you will be responsible for the effective implementation of wealth management for clients to achieve a high level of client loyalty and deeper long term relationships. The Wealth Planner will do this by providing a personalized and proactive relationship and financial planning that is integrated with investment management to our valued clients.
The Skills You Bring
Demonstrated and exceptional EQ skills with the ability to build trust and relationships with clients and their families
Experience with and/or knowledge of behavioral economics and family psychology
Proven track record building wealth management plans and strategies with new and existing clients and prospects through fee-based services (including both discretionary and non-discretionary investment management)
Deep experience in effectively executing and integrated the key elements of the wealth planning process including Cash Flow Analysis, Investment Strategy, Retirement Planning, Income Protection, Asset Protection, Tax Strategies, and Family Assistance
Demonstrated experience guiding and encouraging implementation of financial plans into appropriate solutions based on client goals
Established knowledge of investment and portfolio management theory, accounting and financial principles, associated investment strategies and instruments, characteristics of world markets, and full range of investment products (including solutions like equity and fixed income portfolios and separately managed accounts)
Experience communicating factors impacting the markets and the ability to present regular investment updates to clients and associates.
Successful sales history in the fiduciary planning and asset management business and proven ability to manage and thrive in a high volume business and competing priority environment
Entrepreneurial spirit and the ability to work collaboratively across an organization to achieve results
Tech savvy, embraces and integrates technology to run a planning practice
Excellent team member and leadership skills
The Value You Deliver
You are helping families grow, manage, and protect their assets by:
- Serving as the primary trusted adviser, counselor, and coach to clients with significant wealth and complexity
- Providing unbiased wealth planning and investment expertise, strategies and advice across a range of financial planning needs
- Using sophisticated planning software to build, analyze, and deliver personalized plans for clients
- Guiding and implementing financial plans into the appropriate solutions based on client goals
- Building a Relationship Based Practice: fostering deep, trusted, and long-term relationships across generations to help families proactively navigate situations and decisions related to life stages and wealth transfer
- Driving loyalty, share of wallet, and referrals from existing customers
- Collaborating with peers and demonstrating teamwork through best practice sharing that helps foster a culture of planning
How Your Work Impacts the Organization
As a Wealth Planner, your passion, expertise, and commitment to long-standing relationships and personalized financial planning will attract, serve, and retain clients that are looking for more personalize and proactive financial planning.