Charles Schwab: Financial Planner – Lone Tree, CO

Author - June 14, 2017

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The Financial Planning Group is part of the broader Investor Services organization and is primarily responsible for helping individuals and families with their financial needs. Whether it’s retirement planning, charitable giving, estate planning, active investing or managing banking and lending needs, Investor Services can help.

The Financial Planning Group works with branch partners and Schwab Private Client Investment Advisors to provide comprehensive financial planning services for clients and prospects seeking advice on how to reach multiple goals. The financial plan includes a customized analysis to address client or prospective client goals, such as retirement, college, risk management, asset allocation, and estate planning needs. After setting realistic expectations with the client or prospect, the Schwab Financial Planner prepares and presents a financial plan which will identify a client’s current situation, opportunities and gaps, and advice on specific steps to meet financial goals.

  • Providing exceptional on-going client support for handling day-to-day service requests via phone and email
  • Assisting clients in navigating and understanding Schwab’s website, proprietary investing tools, portfolio performance data and third-party research
  • Scheduling clients with their dedicated Portfolio Consultant for ongoing consultation regarding risk tolerance, asset allocation, advice strategy and how these factors impact the portfolio and investing goals
  • Collaborating to achieve efficient and effective practice management within a team-based environment

Responsibilities

  • The Financial Planner is responsible strengthening the relationship between Schwab and clients who have the need for advice on complex financial situations. The financial planning process includes cultivating referral relationships with internal partners, supporting client relationships based on the needs of clients and partners, and working directly with clients to assess and advise on complex financial planning topics. Candidates should have a strong background in client and practice management, presentation and communication skills, and expertise in the area of financial planning.
  • Responsibilities include; working with assigned internal Schwab departments (primarily the Branch and Schwab Private Client Investment Advisors) to cultivate a referral relationship. Interact directly with clients in delivering detailed and customized financial plans. Participate in ongoing personal development and training to continually grow as a professional and advisor. Participate in joint sales calls regarding Schwab’s financial planning capabilities.

Requirements

  • Undergraduate degree required
  • CFP designation required
  • Series 7 & 66 license required (or to be obtained within 90 days). Current Insurance License in the
  • State where business is being conducted also required
  • Minimum 5+years experience with creating and presenting complex/comprehensive financial plans
  • In-depth knowledge and demonstrated sales skills to close and sell financial planning services
  • Proven ability to manage multiple tasks and financial plans to ensure that an accurate final plan is delivered to each client/prospect in a timely manner.
  • Extensive knowledge and mastery of moving clients through complete and complex financial planning cycle
  • Ability to work effectively with internal and external partners to address clients/prospects financial needs and goals.
  • Excellent communication skills and ability to effectively communicate complex topics to clients.
  • Strong client services skills and ability to anticipate and resolve problems on own initiative

Job Specifications:

  • Relocation Offered? No
  • Work Schedule: Days
  • Languages: English – spoken
  • Current Licenses / Certifications: FINRA Series 66, FINRA Series 7
  • Relevant Work Experience: Financial Services-6+ yrs
  • Position Located In CO – Lone Tree
  • Education: BA/BS
  • Job Type: Full Time

Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. All applications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status (disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans), or based on any individual’s status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

What ‘ll you get?

  • Everyday Wellness: Healthy Rewards, Onsite Fitness Classes, Healthy Choices, Wellness Champions
    Financial Fitness: 401k Match, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discounts
    Work/Life Balance: Sabbatical, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer
  • Inclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Commitment to diversity, Strategic partnerships
    Not just a job, but a career, with an opportunity to do the best work of your life

About Charles Schwab

The Charles Schwab Corporation (NYSE: SCHW) has been a leader in financial services for more than three decades. Through advocacy and innovation, the company has worked to make investing more affordable, more accessible and more understandable to all.

Today, Schwab meets the needs of individual and institutional clients through two operating segments: – Investor Services helps individuals with brokerage, banking, insurance and other financial services. Clients have easy access online, by phone or at a local Schwab branch.

– Institutional Services provides dedicated support for independent investment advisors, employers, and third-party benefit plan administrators.

More information is available at www.schwab.com and www.aboutschwab.com.

Who We Hire:

Schwab hires people at all levels of experience who have the desire, drive and creativity to help our clients be financially fit. We actively recruit for a variety of roles, including financial consultants, registered brokers and trainees, client service specialists and portfolio consultants. In addition, we offer challenging careers in technology, sales, marketing and other areas of business support.

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Charles Schwab & Co., Inc. is an equal opportunity/affirmative action employer committed to diversifying its workforce. All applications are considered without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, national origin, age, disability, protected veteran status (disabled veterans, recently separated veterans, active duty wartime or campaign badge veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans), or based on any individual’s status in any group or class protected by applicable federal, state or local law.

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