Lead Advisor

Columbus, Ohio
Up to $80,000 per year + bonus, and benefits
May 06, 2021
Jun 05, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Experience Level
1-4 years
CFP® Certification

About us:  At Roach McIntyre & Associates, we provide high-end services to our clients, most of whom are business owners, executives, attorneys, and physicians, in four main categories: personal and/or business financial planning, wealth management, retirement income distribution, and risk management. With over 75 years of combined experience in the industry, when we deliver first-class knowledge, planning, and products, we don’t just guide our clients towards achieving their goals, we work efficiently and consistently to ensure our clients have the “road map” necessary to turn a vision into reality.

Roach McIntyre & Associates has a strong commitment to client relations and this comprehensive financial planning is the cornerstone of our growing practice. As we expect to continue our current growth rate, it is not only essential to maintain the commitment we make to our clients, but we must also create the capacity for new business growth and expansion. And that’s where you come in!

About the position:  The Lead Advisor is an integral component of Roach McIntyre & Associates, as they will work directly with our Managing Advisors to elevate multi-generational client relationships, cultivate active client relationships, and provide direct financial planning advice in line with our core values and planning philosophy.

Once acclimated to the Roach McIntyre & Associates process, the development path for the Lead Advisor includes transition into a full-time Financial Advisor role. This is critical to the Lead Advisor’s career track, as they become solely responsible for managing up to 100 active advisory relationships under the Roach McIntyre & Associates umbrella.

What we look for in a candidate:

  • Mature, Positive, and Friendly Personality
  • Perseverance & Motivation – learn, be challenged, and grow
  • Team Player – willingness to learn from and/or help others
  • Adept Soft Skills – integrity, dependability, adaptability, and empathy
  • Strong Organizational Skills – time management, prioritizing, and multi-tasking
  • Excellent Social Skills – public speaking and communication (verbal & written)
  • Solid Analytical Skills - critical thinking and knowing the details that matter
  • Proficient Computer Skills & Robust Business Acumen
  • A good sense of humor!

What to expect in the role:

  • Manage 50-75 (or more) active client relationships
  • Assess current client base to determine planning needs, candidates to elevate to Managing Advisors, and/or clients to refer to the Associate Advisors for service relationships
  • Prepare/present financial plans & recommendations for existing and new clients
  • Drive the planning process discussions during prospect and client meetings
  • Assist analysts, service advisors, and Managing Advisors with client communication
  • Cross-training within all facets of Roach McIntyre & Associates operations is required – from administration to plan implementation and servicing
  • Self-sourced business development is not required; however, it is a welcome addition

Ideal Experience:

  • Minimum 4-year college degree, preferably in business, finance, and/or planning
  • At least 3-5 years of active experience in the financial services and/or wealth management industry
  • Strong background in financial planning, with substantial knowledge in investment, tax, and estate planning
  • Current Ohio Insurance License; not required
  • Current FINRA Series 6 and Series 63 licenses; not required, but strongly preferred
  • Candidate for or successful completion of CFP® curriculum through an accredited college program or an educational organization dedicated to preparing individuals for certification (e.g., Kaplan); not required, but strongly preferred

Nice to Have: 

  • Experience with financial planning software (e.g., NaviPlan, yCharts, Morningstar, etc.)
  • Familiarity with life, disability, and long-term care insurance rules, terminology, and illustrations
  • A doughnut shop on your way to the office – the team likes treats

What you can expect from us: 

Roach McIntyre & Associates doesn’t just have a responsibility to our clients, we are also dedicated to the development of our employees. Because of this, we understand the importance of values, work-life balance, and our community.

More specifically:

  • competitive base salary
  • paid time off
  • paid holidays
  • paid volunteer day (Giving Tuesday)
  • salary-based Bonus/Incentives
  • subsidized Health Insurance
  • subsidized Dental Insurance
  • employer paid Vision Insurance
  • employer paid Disability Insurance
  • employer paid Life Insurance
  • employer sponsored Retirement Plan with match
  • education assistance for related & approved courses

Workplace perks including:

  • modern office
  • located in popular Grandview Yard area
  • free, garage parking
  • receptionist-manned lobby
  • on-site specialists
  • monthly development opportunities
  • regular CE opportunities
  • employee discounts at Apple, Lenovo, AT&T, Sprint, and Verizon
  • company sponsored events
  • quarterly, off-site strategy meetings
  • annual chili cook-off
  • partnership with Alex’s Lemonade Stand
  • laid-back, no tie requirement (but don’t wear a wife beater)
  • kitchen stocked with Starbucks coffee & Lavit
  • awesomeness tickets
  • the good pens

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