We’re Hiring – Associate Advisor

August 24, 2023 | Category: Articles Summit Sounds Off

We are hiring!

Summit Financial Group, LLC – a wealth management firm located in San Ramon, CA – seeks an Associate Advisor to join one of our fastest growing practices. Your focus will be on supporting the client onboarding process and providing critical touchpoints throughout the client relationship. You will be part of a practice team that consists of two advisors and one additional client service person. The ideal candidate is a results-driven, highly motivated, self-starter who possesses integrity, a strong work ethic and the desire to help others plan for and protect their financial futures.


Financial Planning Support: Assist the practice with the financial plan intake process. You will perform updates and run/revise scenarios for existing plans and research multi-generational and high-net-worth financial planning concepts.
Client Onboarding: Facilitate the setup of client financial planning website access and work with clients to link accounts and troubleshoot issues. Evaluate planning-related documents received from the client and highlight items for senior advisor review.
Client Meeting Preparation: Manage meeting cadence based on individual client needs and level of complexity. Document meetings, manage archiving notable action items within the CRM, and perform follow-up task management.
Ongoing Service: Act as the liaison between the clients and senior advisors to ensure funding deadlines are met for individual retirement accounts, 401(k) accounts, and Defined-Benefit Plans. Coordinate with our 401(k) specialist on plan reviews, fund updates, and employee education programming.
Trading Support: Provide trading support for the practice including cash report management, drift report management, and tax- loss harvesting assistance. Fill in for the Summit Trading Team as needed.
Networking: Foster relationships with the next generation of our business owner and high-net-worth families to maintain continuity and build connections that span generations.

Qualifications and Preferred Skills:

• Desire to pursue a career in Financial Services and have a meaningful impact in peoples’ lives
• Bachelor’s degree or equivalent experience
• Series 7 and 66 (or 6 and 63 in lieu of 66) or commitment to obtain within 120 days
• CA Insurance License or earned within 120 days
• Prior experience with a platform-based trading software preferred
• Experience leveraging a CRM system
• Proficient in the MS Office Suite and a variety of other systems such as DocuSign, Box or similar

Why Summit Financial Group, LLC?

We believe that our purpose is to enrich the lives of our clients, our team, and the community around us. At our core we are team players who strive for growth, care about people, and aim to do it right. If this idea excites and inspires you, come join us—Summit might feel like home!

Benefits of working with us:

• Opportunity to work with and be coached by an intelligent, motivated team of top performers to shape the trajectory of the company and the lives of our clients
• Summit will sponsor your pursuit of the licensing requirements, and coach you to succeed.
• Our training program consists of training across numerous areas: client management skills, sales skills, market development, product knowledge, technology systems and core practice management systems.
• Complimentary beverages and snacks, regular happy hour and team activities, monthly food truck access
• Summit is located within walking distance from three major shopping and dining hubs featuring popular restaurants, grocery stores, and retail shops.


Please send your resume to: [email protected]

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