New York City, New York
Competitive Salary + Incentive bonus based on experience/industry standards, plus generous benefits
May 27, 2021
Jun 26, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Experience Level
Career Changer
CFP® Certification
Not necessary


Thinking about Making the Switch from Accounting to Personal Financial Planning?

Altfest Personal Wealth Management, a leading independent Wealth Management firm, is seeking two professionals to broaden its team. 

One individual has completed a few years of accounting work and wants to parlay experience in taxes, auditing or corporate finance into a career pivot to challenging, non-sales personal financial planning.

The other individual is a seasoned financial accounting professional, possibly someone who is contemplating early retirement from their current position or who wants to start a new chapter in their career.  

As a Personal Financial Advisor at Altfest, you will work closely with clients to assist in the stewardship of their assets.

You will focus on such areas as retirement planning, cash flow planning, taxation, insurance, estate planning and perhaps investments.

Your own accounting experience can give you a strong advantage and our extensive training program can make your transition shorter.

The individuals selected for this opportunity will have an accomplished educational background, be dedicated to client service, and demonstrate the highest ethical and professional standards.


·         An attractive educational background. CPA designation a plus

·         A strong desire to focus on wealth management as a career

·         Good verbal communication skills

·         Detail-oriented, self-starter, able to take initiative

·         Team contributor, collaborative, able to work effectively with others

·         Accurate, organized, able to set priorities

·         Maintains a “client-first attitude”

·         Desire and ability to work successfully in a 40-person company environment


Salary & Benefits

Compensation includes attractive salary + bonus and industry-leading, generous employee benefits.

Benefits include: Fully Paid Medical Plan (with no in network co-pays or deductibles), Dental, Vision, Life and AD & D, Long-Term Disability, Short-Term Disability, FSA, Generous Profit Sharing Plan, Traditional and Roth 401(k), tuition reimbursement to a Financial Planning Program and Exam Fee, renewal of CFP and CFA designations, Up to $400 for gym reimbursement, Membership to NAPFA

For consideration, please email your resume and a cover letter to:

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status or any other characteristic protected by law.


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