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Lead Financial Advisor

Company: Strategic Wealth Designers
Location: Houston
Posted on: November 26, 2022

Job Description:

*What to know what we are like!-*

*_Check out our over-the-top experiences by visiting SWDGroup.com/Careers_*

*From Company trips filled with amazing experiences to world class employees, we are confident we are unlike any company you've ever worked for before!*

*We're growing and we're looking to provide the right Lead Financial Planning Advisor with the opportunity of a Lifetime! We provide all the prospects for you, as you focus on helping families at the firm!*

*About the Opening*

Are you an experienced financial advisor who is tired of the daily grind of prospecting and trying to uncover new clients/assets through grassroots marketing and cold calling? Would you enjoy working for a rapidly growing and respected RIA firm with unlimited income potential?

Strategic Wealth Designers (SWD) is a full-service financial firm specializing in assisting clients in or near retirement. Our team is comprised of advisors, marketers and client relation specialists who thrive on success and are rewarded for hard work. SWD is a close-knit company looking for the right person to complement our team. The ideal candidate for this role will be someone who has the desire to work in the financial industry long-term and contribute to the growth of our business by exceeding expectations. The Lead Advisor we choose will be intelligent, articulate, pleasant, dependable and brings a great attitude to work every day.

*Job Description*

Lead Advisors in a marketplace interact primarily with new and prospective regional client base to assess their personal financial situation and build strategies to resolve retirement planning issues regarding market risk, excessive fees and inadequate advice from other advisors.

*Responsibilities/Tasks: *

The Lead Financial Advisor will serve as the face to the public in a market and the primary onboarding conduit for new clients to build financial strategies designed to help them achieve their goals. They will be expected to follow-through consistently in all efforts, build relationships with prospects, clients, and help service staff prepare for client appointments. Other daily, weekly, and/or monthly tasks may include:

- Assess client assets, goals, risk tolerance and general retirement plan to determine if improvements are needed

- Review existing Annuity, Life, Long Term Care and/or Disability insurance policies to determine if they still meet client needs

- Build strategies and offer strategic advice on products and services such as investments and insurance according to fiduciary standards

- Interact professionally with clients by phone and/or in person to update the client's profile and financial situation/needs

- Complete appointment dictations and keep CRM updated by entering detailed notes

- Meets production targets that impact overall company revenue goals.

- Prepare client reports and review summary for strategy implementation

- Speak to groups of prospective clients at dinner events or other public events

- Assist with client onboarding process

- Additional tasks as assigned by management

*Minimum Requirements: *
* 4-year degree in Accounting, Finance, or related field
* Series 65 or 7/66 with Life & Health Licenses
* 2-7 years in financial services offering investment management and insurance services
* Experienced and dynamic public speaker
* Strong experience with MS Office and the ability to learn new software quickly
* Excellent written and verbal communications skills both in person and via phone
* Proactive mentality, positive attitude, and consistent follow through
* Highly intelligent, strong organizational skills and attention to detail
* Ability to work independently with good time management and critical thinking skills

*Additional preferred skills: *
* Experience with SalesForce CRM software
* 2+ years working in a fast-paced office environment

*Commitment: * 40 hours per week, 8am-5pm with some flexibility on days and times due to client appointment and evening event schedules.

*Compensation: *Position is 100% commission based with the opportunity for a negotiated salary draw for a predetermined period. Also included are full medical/dental/vision benefits, 401k plan with 7% company match, a generous PTO schedule and 11 paid holidays including your birthday!

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $250,000.00 - $500,000.00 per year

* 401(k)
* 401(k) matching
* Dental insurance
* Health insurance
* Life insurance
* Paid time off
* Referral program
* Retirement plan
* Vision insurance
* Monday to Friday
Supplemental pay types:
* Commission pay

Ability to commute/relocate:
* Houston, TX 77042: Reliably commute or planning to relocate before starting work (Required)

Application Question(s):
* Do you currently hold a series 65 or 66/7 license?
* Do you have at least 1 year of experience as a Financial Advisor?
* Do you have any public speaking experience?

* Bachelor's (Required)

Work Location: One location%58047475%

Keywords: Strategic Wealth Designers, Houston , Lead Financial Advisor, Other , Houston, Texas

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