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Associate Financial Advisor

Location: Four-hour radius of Nashville, Tennessee

Work schedule: 50% Office/Home

Type: Regular Full-Time

Category: Financial Advisory

Client:  Global asset management firm.



An Associate Financial Advisor supports the firm’s Financial Advisory Team (Certified Financial Planners®) by providing assistance with a variety of tasks, so the advisors are more efficient and focused on business development and professional responsibilities. 


  • Transition leads that and clients where you are the primary contact.

  • Call on leads that come into the company.

  • Oversee and support staff in pre-client-meeting preparation and post-client-meeting processing work as well as doing the work personally.

  • Attend client meetings; take, assemble, and transcribe notes relative to action items, tasks and decisions made during appointments.

  • Assist with signature collection from clients, copying of documents or other tasks required during client meetings.

  • Monitor and follow up with all action items from client meetings.

  • Monitor and follow up with all work-related notes with members of staff, reps or clients.

  • Schedule client appointments according to work or Advisory Report mailings

  • Calendar, confirm and start appointment preparation for each client appointment set.

  • Manage and oversee Estate Settlement issues as necessary.

  • Be able to maintain a flexible weekly work schedule, which will include working evenings as needed and may include an occasional weekend day.

Minimum Requirements:

  • At least 3 years of financial planning and/or investment advisory experience preferred.

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

  • Active Series 66 (63 & 65)

  • Series 7 preferred not required.

  • Insurance Certification preferred or a strong desire to obtain Insurance Certification

  • Licensed or enrolled in Certified Financial Planner® program a plus – if not licensed or enrolled, must want to become a Certified Financial Planner®

  • Excellent written and verbal communications skills; strong typing and note taking skills, including being able to transcribe client meeting notes efficiently and accurately.

  • Superior customer service skills

  • Advanced level computer skills; strong knowledge of Microsoft Office Suite

  • Exceptional organizational skills; ability to multi-task in dynamic environment

  • Comfort with being a "team player" and doing whatever is needed, big or small.

  • Able to manage and get along with diverse personalities.

  • Professional appearance and demeanor

  • Well-developed interpersonal skills

  • Attention to detail with a perfectionist’s eye.

  • Successful sales experience a plus

  • A willingness to succeed!

  • Black Diamond and Salentica knowledge preferred.

  • E-Money is used for Financial Planning

  • Fidelity is the Primary Custodian



  • Update asset values and run reports from database.

  • Assist Operations Manager where needed, have a strong desire to learn the operations aspects of the organization.


  • Assist with document scanning.

  • Maintain client files in appropriate order.

  • Respond to client inquiries and assist with client request to provide the highest level of client service.

  • Maintain appointment calendar according to Planner’s protocol.

  • Assist with answering telephones when needed.

  • Assist Business Manager when needed.

  • Assist with answering client questions when needed.

  • Assist with workshops, seminars, and client educational events.

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