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  • Wednesday, December 16, 2020 2:41 PM | Anonymous


    Summary of Position for Director of Operations The Director will be charged with leading a team of operational specialists who provide support and a superior service experience to Ashton Thomas Advisors and clients. The role is based in Ashton Thomas’ Scottsdale company headquarters and will report to our COO.

    An excellent candidate is passionate about relationship and project management, is hands on, and has deep knowledge of the RIA and broker-dealer space. This individual must be a confident leader who is comfortable managing various stakeholders through complex problems. They must be a great communicator with the ability to connect across all levels of the organization, critical vendors, and other advisory firms.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    • Oversee the management, coaching, and development of a team of operations and Client Service team members.

    • Understand key strategic, financial, and operational drivers of all back-office and middle-office functions. • Coordinate the operational team for onboarding new advisors and advisor teams. • Manage staffing, work schedules, and monitoring of multiple call/workflow queues to ensure department standards and company guidelines are achieved and exceeded. • Work closely with the COO and make tactical recommendations related to the allocation of resources in an effort to ensure adherence to high service level standards. • Identify and resolve operational and compliance issues that may arise during daily activities. • Establish and maintain strong relationships with service teams for the firm’s custodians to tackle time-sensitive issues. • Complete special projects and assist with writing communications to the field on operational enhancements. Participate in presentations as needed. • Identify process improvements and coordinate with COO and CCO to implement the solutions in an effort to build efficiencies and increase productivity. • Develop and implement best-practice processes related to the firm’s operations and in support of the firm’s other departments including client data, employee changes, and investment functions including portfolio accounting and trading.

    • Develop written procedures when system changes are implemented. • Serve as a Team Leader and assist with escalated issues, manage call escalations from clients and advisors. Manage high-profile complaint requests. • Assist with the review and principal approval of new account applications. • Develop strong networks and relationships among stakeholders and all members of the firm to create operational efficiencies. • Identify and resolve operational and compliance issues which may arise during daily activities.

    Skills and Abilities

    • Experienced in consistent cross-functional program delivery

    • Proven project management skills

    • Strong interpersonal skills and an innate ability to build immediate rapport with financial/wealth advisors, company leaders and colleagues

    • Developed understanding or the ability to quickly learn the operational details of advisory business (e.g., RIA) functions (IT, Finance, Operations, Compliance, etc.)

    • Demonstrable ability to communicate, present and influence key stakeholders at all levels of an organization, including executive and C-level

    • Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time, while maintaining sharp attention to detail

    • Proactive self-starter and highly motivated, ability to work independently and drive change

    • High ethical standards and integrity

    • Outcome driven

    • Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation abilities. Strong verbal and written communication skills • 10+ years of operations experience, 5+ years with managerial functions within financial services. Experience at a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) highly preferred.

    • Bachelor's degree

    • FINRA Series 65/66, 7, and 24 Preferred

    • Industry professional designation(s) preferred (CFP, CPA, ChFC, CIMA) • Proficiency with Microsoft Office • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel including v-lookups and pivot tables • Strong customer service skills and comfort with inbound/outbound calls • Outstanding written communication skills • Willingness to be flexible with schedule to meet extended business hours and heavy client demand • Advanced knowledge of Mutual Funds, ETFs, Brokerage Accounts and the Managed Account Industry is necessary

    • Superior management and collaboration skills including the ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports and peers. • Bachelor’s degree, advanced degree and/or designations preferred. Series 65 required to be obtained upon hire. • Organized and detail oriented while managing and prioritizing multiple tasks simultaneously. Compensation • Competitive base salary, bonus

    Benefits

    • Company 401(k) with match

    • Health and dental insurance

    • Paid time off

    INTERESTED CANDIDATES, PLEASE CONTACT:

    William J. Cerynik

    Director of Business Development

    Phone: 602-732-4745

    Email: wcerynik@at-pw.com


  • Friday, November 20, 2020 11:42 AM | Anonymous

    Job Description

    Shape the bright futures of Grand Canyon University students as a full time Faculty member for the traditional ground campus in the Colangelo College of Business.  At the cornerstone of every degree earned at the Colangelo College of Business is an education that develops values driven business leaders. The college features more than 25 programs from the bachelor through the master's level, including several high-demand MBA programs and an accelerated accounting degree.

    As a full-time Faculty member, you’ll provide program instruction incorporating innovative teaching methodologies, cutting-edge technologies and other industry trends reflecting advancements in your discipline.  If you are highly motivated and passionate about teaching exceptional quality instruction in modern facilities with smaller class sizes, we’d like to hear from you. 

    The Colangelo College of Business at Grand Canyon University is seeking a full-time faculty member for Finance, Financial Planning (open to all ranks). The position provides instruction that incorporates practitioner knowledge, teaching methodologies, current technologies, and other trends that reflect advances in specific areas of the disciplines of finance. 

    PLEASE NOTE: This position will be based on our Main Campus in Phoenix, AZ. This is a 9-month position and will have an anticipated start date of August 1st, 2021.

    Responsibilities:

    • Creates a Certified Financial Planner (CFP) Board registered program including receiving initial accreditation from the CFP Board.
    • Develops CFP related coursework including a Test Preparation Capstone course.
    • Maintains ongoing CFP Board accreditation.
    • Develops and supports business relationships and corporate sponsorships related to the field of Financial Planning. 
    • Assists students with careers in Financial Planning.
    • Prepares and delivers lectures to undergraduate and graduate students within the prescribed curriculum.
    • Stimulates class discussions and facilitates learning in the on-ground or online classroom.
    • Assesses student performance in accordance with University Assessment Practices.
    • Remains current in the field of financial planning and effective teaching techniques. 
    • Maintains four course teaching load each semester.
    • Participates in faculty and Colangelo College of Business meetings and College/University committee activities.
    • Performs other duties as directed by the Dean, Colangelo College of Business, centered on teaching, service, and scholarship.
    • Supports the integrity of the GCU mission and educational learning outcomes.

    Qualifications:

    • PhD in Financial Planning or related business discipline is preferred or MBA/Financial Planning graduate degree.
    • CFP Certification - currently meets the Certified Financial Planner Board's initial and ongoing requirements.
    • Previous experience in developing and managing a CFP Board registered program is preferred; to include creating the coursework to fulfill the requirements of CFP certification.
    • Post-secondary experience teaching Financial Planning courses.   
    • Significant (5+ years desired), documented, industry experience in the field of Financial Planning is required.
    • Ability and experience teaching across disciplines (i.e., economics, accounting, etc.) is a plus. 
    • Provide a positive example to students by supporting the University's Doctrinal Statement, Ethical Position Statement and Mission of Grand Canyon University.  

    We also have on-campus and remote, part-time, Adjunct positions available. To view a list of all Adjunct openings please click here.

           


    GCU's Christian worldview has shaped the university's mission and growth for more than 65 years. As a Christ-centered higher education institution, GCU integrates faith, learning and work to connect the GCU community with distinct Christian principles and strong central values. The University values diversity among its students, faculty and staff, and invites applications from all qualified individuals, including minorities, females, individuals with disabilities and veterans. At GCU, working professionals may find their purpose in ways marked by compassion, service, integrity and concern for the common good.

    Employment is contingent upon the satisfactory outcome (as determined by the university) of pre-employment screening activities, including a background check.

    For assistance with your job application please use our External Candidate Job Application Guide.

    All staff and faculty candidates will be asked to review GCU’s staff or faculty expectations as part of the application process.

    If you’re looking for jobs in admissions/enrollment, accounting, curriculum development, financial aid, human resources, information technology, marketing or other student service-related jobs at Grand Canyon Education, Inc. Visit our partner’s site at jobs.gce.com for more information.


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  • Monday, September 28, 2020 3:55 PM | Anonymous

    The Director will be charged with leading a team of operational specialists who provide support and a superior service experience to Ashton Thomas Advisors and clients. The role is based in Ashton Thomas’ Scottsdale company headquarters and will report to our COO.

    An excellent candidate is passionate about relationship and project management, is hands on, and has deep knowledge of the RIA and broker-dealer space. This individual must be a confident leader who is comfortable managing various stakeholders through complex problems. They must be a great communicator with the ability to connect across all levels of the organization, critical vendors, and other advisory firms.

    Duties and Responsibilities

    Oversee the management, coaching, and development of a team of operations and Client Service team members.

    Understand key strategic, financial, and operational drivers of all back-office and middle-office functions.

    Coordinate the operational team for onboarding new advisors and advisor teams.

    Manage staffing, work schedules, and monitoring of multiple call/workflow queues to ensure department standards and company guidelines are achieved and exceeded.

    Work closely with the COO and make tactical recommendations related to the allocation of resources in an effort to ensure adherence to high service level standards.

    Identify and resolve operational and compliance issues that may arise during daily activities.

    Establish and maintain strong relationships with service teams for the firm’s custodians to tackle time-sensitive issues.

    Complete special projects and assist with writing communications to the field on operational enhancements. Participate in presentations as needed.

    Identify process improvements and coordinate with COO and CCO to implement the solutions in an effort to build efficiencies and increase productivity.

    Develop and implement best-practice processes related to the firm’s operations and in support of the firm’s other departments including client data, employee changes, and investment functions including portfolio accounting and trading.

    Develop written procedures when system changes are implemented.

    Serve as a Team Leader and assist with escalated issues, manage call escalations from clients and advisors. Manage high-profile complaint requests.

    Assist with the review and principal approval of new account applications.

    Develop strong networks and relationships among stakeholders and all members of the firm to create operational efficiencies.

    Identify and resolve operational and compliance issues which may arise during daily activities.

    Skills and Abilities

    Experienced in consistent cross-functional program delivery

    Proven project management skills

    Strong interpersonal skills and an innate ability to build immediate rapport with financial/wealth advisors, company leaders and colleagues

    Developed understanding or the ability to quickly learn the operational details of advisory business (e.g., RIA) functions (IT, Finance, Operations, Compliance, etc.)

    Demonstrable ability to communicate, present and influence key stakeholders at all levels of an organization, including executive and C-level

    Proven ability to manage multiple projects at a time, while maintaining sharp attention to detail

    Proactive self-starter and highly motivated, ability to work independently and drive change

    High ethical standards and integrity

    Outcome driven

    Excellent listening, negotiation and presentation abilities. Strong verbal and written communication skills

    10+ years of operations experience, 5+ years with managerial functions within financial services. Experience at a Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) highly preferred.

    Bachelor's degree

    FINRA Series 65/66, 7, and 24 Preferred

    Industry professional designation(s) preferred (CFP, CPA, ChFC, CIMA)

    Proficiency with Microsoft Office

    Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel including v-lookups and pivot tables

    Strong customer service skills and comfort with inbound/outbound calls

    Outstanding written communication skills

    Willingness to be flexible with schedule to meet extended business hours and heavy client demand

    Advanced knowledge of Mutual Funds, ETFs, Brokerage Accounts and the Managed Account Industry is necessary

    Superior management and collaboration skills including the ability to influence and engage direct and indirect reports and peers.

    Bachelor’s degree, advanced degree and/or designations preferred. Series 65 required to be obtained upon hire.

    Organized and detail oriented while managing and prioritizing multiple tasks simultaneously.

    Compensation

    Competitive base salary, bonus

    Benefits

    Company 401(k) with match

    Health and dental insurance

    Paid time off

    https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/cap/view/2149579445/?pathWildcard=2149579445&trk=mcm


  • Thursday, September 24, 2020 11:45 AM | Anonymous

    https://www.linkedin.com/jobs/cap/view/2149630156/?pathWildcard=2149630156&trk=mcm 

    The Client Service Associate position is an integral component of the LifeManaged team and the overall growth and success of our firm. The role will include routine duties of setting up new client accounts, processing paperwork and simplifying the client onboarding experience. It will touch all aspects of our workflow, from the initial meeting, information gathering, account opening, and engaging in the financial planning meetings. This candidate should be wanting to morph into a financial planner and will ideally be studying for their CFP exam.

     

    Responsibilities

    • Provide service to clients professionally, and respond to regular inquiries
    • Gather appropriate client data to onboard new financial planning clients
    • Troubleshoot clients with financial planning dashboard
    • Become proficient in workflows and service request through Salesforce
    • Tracking client billing/invoices
    • Monitoring and improving daily functions
    • Assist with long term marketing plans


    Qualifications

    • 1 Year in Financial Services Preferred
    • Basic knowledge of finance
    • Excellent communication skills and thick skin


    https://dynamicadvisorsolutions.myclients.io/site/6slmbhq613apf4k7/online-scheduling

  • Wednesday, September 23, 2020 12:06 PM | Anonymous

    Job Title:  Associate

    Company Location: Scottsdale, Arizona

    Job Description:                   

    The role of an Associate is to administratively support Portfolio Managers and Senior Associates and to learn the basics of managing client portfolios and planning.  This role is task driven under the direction of the Portfolio Managers or Senior Associate on each engagement.  Associates are responsible for functions such as analysis, planning, meetings materials and follow up, client requested transactions, and general support. 

    Duties and Responsibilities: 

    • ·         Work directly with Portfolio Manager and Senior Associates to construct and update wealth management deliverables such as client target asset allocations, cash flow plans, statements of net worth, etc.
    • ·         Work directly with Portfolio Manager and Senior Associate to implement and monitor target asset allocations manually or using rebalancing software
    • ·         Review assigned portfolios to ensure alignment with client investment objectives
    • ·         Monitor positions, exposures and performance for client portfolios
    • ·         Adhere to firm approved investments and asset allocations
    • ·         Execute trades if approved by Portfolio Managers
    • ·         Gain proficiency in financial planning software to support Portfolio Managers and Senior Associates
    • ·         Responsible for review of client account setup, funding, and account configuration in all software systems (internal and external)
    • ·         Schedule and attend client meetings in a supporting, and / or learning role
    • ·         Review quarterly reports
    • ·         Prepare and review client meeting materials for presentation
    • ·         Draft follow up memos for all client meetings and complete applicable tasks
    • ·         Interface with custodian account representatives when necessary to complete account setup or client requested tasks
    • ·         Ensure appropriate cost basis has been retrieved, reviewed and input within the portfolio accounting system
    • ·         Cross train to provide support and back-up to other team members
    • ·         Perform any other projects or one-off client requests as necessary
    • ·         Support the Investment Committee
    • ·         Opportunity to grow into a Senior Associate and, ultimately, Portfolio Manager role

    Qualifications:

    • ·         4-Year college degree, preferably in the area of finance, accounting, tax, or economics
    • ·         0-3 years of experience in the investment management, wealth management and/or financial services industry
    • ·         Proficiency in Microsoft Excel, PowerPoint, and Word
    • ·         Interest in professional accreditation.  Desire to enroll in the CFA or CFP programs
    • ·         Strong work ethic and personally motivated
    • ·         Desire to work in a team environment
    • ·         Ability to adhere to firm values of integrity, stewardship, and passion to assist clients
    • ·         Good verbal and written communication skills
    • ·         Excellent problem-solving skills
    • ·         Ability to be detail oriented and analytical

    Benefits

    ·         Competitive starting salary is based on experience and years of service

    ·         Discretionary annual bonus structure

    ·         401(k) program

    ·         Annual profit-sharing plan match of up to 3% of salary based on annual employee contributions

    ·         20 days paid time off per year, prorated from start date and eligible after six weeks

    ·         Benefits include 80% of health and dental care costs paid by employer

    ·         Full or Partial financial support of professional accreditation with Partner approval

    ·         Monthly smart phone allowance

    Please contact Matthew Kelly at mkelly@ironwoodic.com to submit your resume. 


  • Thursday, September 17, 2020 12:18 PM | Anonymous
  • Tuesday, September 15, 2020 1:32 PM | Anonymous

    Copperwynd Financial is an Arizona-based Independent Registered Investment Advisor. Copperwynd provides investment management and financial planning to our clients to help them earn more financial freedom, more control of their situation and more peace of mind.

    Sr. Paraplanner/Jr. Advisor

    Job Summary

    The Paraplanner/Jr. Advisor is a full-time position, located in Scottsdale, Arizona, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. The position provides financial planning support for the senior financial advisors as well as has direct client contact responsibilities to ensure client retention and satisfaction throughout the financial planning lifecycle. We are looking for people with a passion for helping clients.

    Position Description

    Qualifications:

    Required

    • 1.       At least three (3) years’ experience in financial planning field
    • 2.       Must be computer literate (Windows, Microsoft Office)
    • 3.       Ability to work well independently and as part of a team
    • 4.       Understanding the Financial Planning process

    Preferred

    • 1.       Bachelor’s degree
    • 2.       CFP® designation
    • 3.       Experience with Orion, Salesforce, eMoney, and TD Ameritrade/Schwab software systems

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • 1.       Communicate effectively, operate standard office equipment, and follow oral and written instructions
    • 2.       Proficient writing, analytical and problem solving skills
    • 3.       Manage interruptions, able to multitask, and work with varying personalities
    • 4.       Prioritize and plan own workload
    • 5.       Detailed and accurate
    • 6.       Excellent interpersonal skills, both written and verbal

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • 1.       Building strong, personal relationships with our clients
    • 2.       Proactive outbound calls to existing clients, identifying opportunities through needs based analysis and positioning appropriate solutions
    • 3.       Delivering unparalleled value and outstanding service
    • 4.       Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of client, firm and staff information
    • 5.       Attending client meetings with Sr. Advisors as required.
    • 6.       Supporting the Sr. Advisors in research and analysis to meet Client needs and objectives
    • 7.       Supporting the Sr. Advisors in preparing Client financial plans
    • 8.       Developing and maintaining internal relationships to help maintain business flow and meet agreed targets
    • 9.       Managing the presentation of technical data to the Sr. Advisors
    • 10.   Promoting the profile of the business within the profession and wider communities
    • 11.   Continuous professional development to meet regulatory requirements and personal development needs
    • 12.   Ensuring that any business conducted is done in a responsible and compliant manner, meeting all regulatory requirements, both internally and externally.

    Salary is commensurate with experience.

    Relocation is not offered at this time.

    Benefits include 401(k) and company match, profit sharing, bonus, health insurance and vacation time.

    Please submit your resume and cover letter via e-mail to enewton@copperwyndfinancial.com. For more information on our firm, please visit our website at www.copperwyndfinacial.com


  • Tuesday, September 15, 2020 1:30 PM | Anonymous

    Copperwynd Financial is an Arizona-based Independent Registered Investment Advisor. Copperwynd provides investment management and financial planning to our clients to help them earn more financial freedom, more control of their situation and more peace of mind.

    Operational Support

    Job Summary

    The Operations Specialist is a full-time position, located in Scottsdale, Arizona, Monday through Friday, 8:00 am to 5:00 pm. The position provides office and operational support for all staff as well as has direct client contact responsibilities to ensure client retention and satisfaction throughout the financial planning lifecycle. We are looking for people with a passion for helping clients.

    Position Description

    Qualifications:

    Required

    • 1.       Interpersonal phone skills
    • 2.       Must be computer literate (Windows, Microsoft Office)
    • 3.       Ability to work well independently and as part of a team.

    Preferred

    • 1.       At least one (1) years’ experience in financial planning operations field
    • 2.       Understanding the operational workflow as it pertains to back office support for an Registered Investment Advisor (RIA)
    • 3.       SIE Exam Certificate
    • 4.       Bachelor’s degree & or extensive industry experience
    • 5.       Experience with LaserApp, Docusign, Orion, Salesforce, and TD Ameritrade/Schwab software systems

    Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

    • 1.       Communicate effectively, both verbally and written
    • 2.       Operate standard office equipment and follow oral and written instructions
    • 3.       Proficient writing, analytical and problem solving skills.
    • 4.       Manage interruptions, able to multitask, and work with varying personalities
    • 5.       Prioritize and plan own workload
    • 6.       Detailed and accurate
    • 7.       Excellent interpersonal skills, both written and verbal

    Duties and Responsibilities:

    • 1.       Support ongoing and ad-hoc project work
    • 2.       Answering incoming phone calls from existing clients, partners, vendors, and prospective clients
    • 3.       Review custodial and system alerts and address necessary follow-up
    • 4.       Delivering unparalleled value and outstanding service.
    • 5.       Maintain confidentiality in all aspects of client, firm and staff information
    • 6.       Supporting the Sr. Advisors in research and analysis to meet Client needs and objectives including scheduling of appointments
    • 7.       Developing and maintaining internal relationships to help maintain business flow and meet agreed targets
    • 8.       Continuous professional development to meet regulatory requirements and personal development needs
    • 9.       Ensuring that any business conducted is done in a responsible and compliant manner, meeting all regulatory requirements, both internally and externally.
    • 10.   Assist in preparing client account paperwork, working with custodian and client to completion
    • 11.   Assist in performing account maintenance tasks such as check deposits, cash disbursements, Required Minimum Distributions (RMDs), client contact information changes, and other one off client requests

    Salary is commensurate with experience.

    Relocation is not offered at this time.

    Benefits include 401(k) and company match, profit sharing, bonus, health insurance and vacation time.

    Please submit your resume and cover letter via e-mail to enewton@copperwyndfinancial.com. For more information on our firm, please visit our website at www.copperwyndfinacial.com


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