SFMG Wealth Advisors (Plano, TX) seeking Financial Planning Associate

Position Summary
We are seeking a financial planning associate to join our rapidly growing practice. The ideal candidate will have 1 to 5 years of experience delivering financial services to high net worth individuals. The position offers growth potential and the ability to work with a respected wealth management firm. The position requires strong analytical and communication skills. In addition, the position necessitates tremendous organizational skills, excellent attention to detail and the ability to perform multiple tasks successfully.

Essential Functions Statement(s)
 Developing, implementing and monitoring financial planning strategies for clients
 Coordinating projects with clients and their attorneys, money managers, brokers, bankers, CPAs, insurance companies, and other external experts
 Preparing financial analyses and research for various personal wealth management issues; including but not limited to retirement planning, investments, estate planning, tax planning, debt management and insurance
 Preparing financial reports and presentations for clients
 Communication with advisors and other professionals
 Preparing client reviews

Skills & Abilities

  • Education: Bachelor’s Degree at a four-year college
  • Preferred field of study: Financial Planning, Accounting, Finance
  • Experience: One – Five + years financial services experience preferred.
  • Computer Skills: Extensive background in Windows and Microsoft Office (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint)
  • Use of financial planning software (eMoney), CRM technology (Junxure Cloud), and portfolio management software (Orion) is preferred.

Other Requirements:

  • Strong Communication skills, self-motivated, and team oriented
  • Willingness to learn and expand responsibility
  • Ability to maintain extreme confidentiality in dealing with client matters
  • Ability to “multi-task”, manage several projects at one time
  • Fundamental knowledge and experience with comprehensive Financial Planning topics, including capital markets, financial strategies, estate/gift planning, and tax planning
  • Designations demonstrating such knowledge are preferred, including CPA/PFS, CFP®, CFA
  • In the long run, obtaining the CFP® designation will be required
  • Expertise in dealing with the unique financial issues of wealthy families

Please contact Crystal L. Billing crystal@sfmg.com