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Associate Financial Planner

As an Associate Financial Planner, you will be a cross-functional team member supporting a variety of financial planning, investment management, and operational-related activities. This is an ideal position for individuals who want exposure to all facets of wealth management while offering a variety of career development opportunities. Specifically, the Associate Financial Planner will assist our Client Advisors (“CAs”) and the Director of Investment Management (“DIM”) with financial planning and investment management-related activities. Core position responsibilities include managing, gathering and analyzing client data; processing trades; helping prepare financial plans; supporting portfolio management activities; and assisting with the preparation of client quarterly reports. 

Position responsibilities include:

  • Develop and update financial plans and investment policy statements for new and existing clients
  • Assist DIM with analyzing and evaluating client investment portfolios, including  preparation of  proposed portfolio allocation reports
  • Supporting ongoing investment research activities and preparation of materials for GFA’s quarterly Investment Committee Meetings
  • Assist DIM with data management and trading
  • Become an in-house "power user" with shared oversight of our portfolio accounting/reporting software and other data management tools and our CRM system; update and maintain our company website
  • Collaborate with other office professionals in serving our clients, including establishing new client accounts and facilitating transfers of client cash requests
  • Respond to miscellaneous requests from clients, Client Advisors CA’s and Director of Investment Management DIM    


  • 4 year college degree
  • A minimum of five years business experience required; three in a financial services role is desired but not required
  • Superb communication skills; must  demonstrate an ability to empathize with others (i.e. put yourself in a client’s shoes) and understand a client’s perspective
  • Genuine desire to help others reach their personal and financial goals
  • Proficient use of MS Office (Word & Outlook; extensive experience with Excel)
  • Self-motivated; high integrity; strong work ethic; good sense of humor
  • Attention to detail and accuracy; ability to multi-task in a fast-paced environment
  • Certified Financial Planner™ Designation or actively pursuing the CFP ® Designation (or planning to purse this designation) is a plus
  • Career changers are encouraged to apply (we have two as part of our team)

We Offer:

  • Competitive Compensation and benefits package
  • Career advancement and a path towards achieving your career goals
  • Mentoring from experienced and successful financial professionals
  • An environment that promotes the importance of a healthy work-life balance
  • Opportunity to work with a stable and growing business where you can make a difference and be appreciated for your contributions
  • For more information about us, please visit our website: or the website of our affiliated broker dealer:

How to apply:

Via email (as attachments): Please send your resume and a personalized cover letter that tells us a little bit about you to  Please include your salary history and requirements. 

*Please note, when an offer is extended, the following may occur: verification of professional and personal references, education and prior employment; credit check; criminal background check; personality profile testing.  We comply with the federal regulations of FINRA and the SEC.