Paraplanner/Financial Planning Assistant

Nyack, New York
Up to $60,000 per year, plus benefits
Apr 11, 2021
May 11, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Entry Level
Experience Level
1-4 years
CFP® Certification


This position is responsible for providing administrative and technical support to both financial advisors. The candidate will be given support to pursue a long-term career with the company as a Certified Financial Planner™

Principal Responsibilities

  • Help advisors prepare for client meetings
    • Generate reports, such as a position statement
    • Prepare/complete paperwork with clients and ensure all required forms are completed fully and accurately
  • Maintain Excel spreadsheets of client holdings for advisors’ review
  • Maintain stock/mutual fund watchlists as directed by the advisors’
  • Track all pending business paperwork and provide weekly updates to the advisors
  • Conduct investment research (i.e. Morningstar, ValueLine etc.) as directed by the advisors
  • Maintain up-to-date and organized client files in accordance with industry compliance standards
  • Draft letter/e-mail correspondence as directed by the advisors

Required knowledge/skills/competencies

  • BA or BS preferred
  • High attention to detail
  • Proficiency with computer programs, including Microsoft Word and Excel
  • A conscientious nature and strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to effectively prioritize workload and meet deadlines
  • Proofreading (or quality assurance) skills to ensure that own work is in accordance with advisor or Commonwealth criteria
  • Strong organizational skills


  • Health insurance
  • PTO
  • 401(k)

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