Financial Planning Assistant (Paraplanner)

Posted: 10/26/2023

To assist Financial Advisors and Associate Financial Advisors in managing and organizing office workflow at an expert level. This position will consistently follow high standards of business and professional ethics and legal and regulatory requirements when dealing with others and/or performing work activities.

(Responsibilities will change over time to meet the needs of the Practice)

  • Prepare meeting materials (applications, prospectuses, etc.)
  • Collect data from clients
  • Enter financial inventory and net worth data and review and edit as required
  • Examine client data for accuracy and completeness
  • Answer questions and provide readily available information to clients, if requested, as it relates to servicing their accounts
  • Attend and participate in client meetings if necessary
  • Run illustrations and hypotheticals
  • Execute trades to align with proposed portfolio
  • Review work methods and procedures for possible quality improvements and efficiencies and implement them when appropriate
  • Structure and maintain files in accordance with document retention policies
  • Copy, mail and track new business correspondence
  • Manage and resolve client service problems
  • Document client contacts/calls

Key Traits of a Successful Financial Planning Assistant:

  • Direct attention to detail and organization
  • Effective communication with clients and other Advisors/staff
  • Effective and efficient time management
  • Polite and clear phone manner
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to support and provide guidance for compliance within the Advisor’s practice
  • Positive attitude and sincere willingness to constantly learn and grow
  • To be a Financial Planning Assistant, you will need to be willing to study for and pass exams for federal and state licenses and registrations for securities, including:
  • Series 7
  • Series 66
  • State life, accident and health insurance licenses

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $18.50 - $25.00 per hour


  • 401(k)
  • 401(k) matching
  • Dental insurance
  • Health insurance
  • Paid time off
  • Vision insurance

Physical Setting:

  • Office


  • Monday to Friday