Associate Advisor

Newport Beach, California
Up to $80,000 per year + bonuses + a comprehensive benefits package
Jan 25, 2021
Feb 24, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Experience Level
1-4 years
CFP® Certification

Pence Wealth Management is a firm dedicated to providing quality comprehensive financial management to individual investors. Because of this, we offer our clients a much broader and more sophisticated range of integrated strategies.  As a Firm, Pence is the recipient of numerous industry awards and recognition.  Success thus far has resulted in managing $2+ Billion of client assets with big growth goals for the future.  As a result, Pence Wealth Management is looking to expand their team of advisors.   

As an Associate Advisor on the Pence Wealth Management team you will be mentored by one of the industry’s leading female advisors.  Your focus will be to provide the ultimate in client service resulting in retaining any firm clients that may be assigned and adding new clients to the firm.  The best part is you won’t have to do this alone.  Starting on your first day, you will have access to systems, training, mentorship, and an investment team that will enable you to confidently focus on your number one objective; acquiring clients.  All investment portfolios are managed by our investment team so that you can concentrate on building the client relationship. 


  • Build, grow, and manage client relationships
  • Assess clients’ needs and goals and prepare and present financial plans as needed
  • Commit to a collaborative approach as you consistently act with integrity and professionalism
  • Expand and deepen your own knowledge base and practices in the financial field
  • Attend firm client events
  • Prepare/process back office paperwork as needed
  • Input and complete tasks in company provided CRM (SalesForce)
  • Understand/explain account and investment details, including performance, to clients


  • A CFP Designation is preferred or a willingness to obtain
  • 3-years of experience as a client-facing advisor
  • Securities licensed: Series 7 & Series 66
  • CA Life Insurance license (or ability to obtain within 90-days)
  • Customer Record Management (CRM) system experience (SalesForce preferred)
  • Client facing experience (independent BD preferred)
  • Experience in high touch customer service
  • Consultative sales experience
  • College degree or equivalent experience preferred
  • Military experience a plus

To succeed in this job, you need to have:

  • A servant’s heart – always putting others first
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Professional demeanor, punctuality and “earn it” work ethic
  • Relentless follow-up and strive for satisfaction
  • Outstanding organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to proactively assess situations and work/think independently
  • Prioritization skills, flexibility to handle last minute items with poise