Associate Portfolio Manager/Financial Planner

Scottsdale, Arizona
Up to $72,000 per year + bonus and benefits
Jun 08, 2021
Jul 08, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Entry Level
Experience Level
1-4 years
CFP® Certification

An Associate with Stoker Ostler Wealth Advisors provides administrative and operational support for one or more Portfolio Managers in the delivery of financial & investment planning and advice to deliver an exceptional client experience. Works collaboratively within the assigned teams. Primary responsibilities include each of the following:

  • Meetings:  schedule client meetings, prepare client meeting materials, and complete follow up items.  Update CRM accordingly.
  • Client Service:  Prepare new account applications, handle account transfers, initiate and track money transfers, answer routine client questions, and create Investment Policy Statements (IPS) & IPS Addendums. Communicate with clients to address concerns and confirm transactions.
  • Financial Planning – Assist is preparing financial planning documents, including statements of financial objectives, net worth statements, retirement models, and cash flow models.
  • New Business Onboarding:  Prepare new prospective client forms and applications, including necessary disclosures. Further assist in successfully completing new client on-boarding process and subsequent follow up items.
  • Year-End Items:  Provide back-office assistance for clients making family and charitable gifts, required IRA distributions, ROTH IRA conversions, and capital gains management. Update CRM and send letters of confirmation.
  • Reporting:  Provide client investment reports, performance reports, or other tax reporting info for select Portfolio Managers, as needed.
  • Annual Account Reviews – Follow up on tasks generated from comprehensive, annual client account reviews that meet compliance standards for all clients for select Portfolio Managers.
  • Portfolio Re-balancing:  Assist in portfolio re-balancing process, trading, and cash management tools as needed.


  •  Bachelor’s degree required with major in Business or Finance preferred 
  • 1+ years financial and/or investment management industry experience preferred
  • Knowledge of the investment industry  
  • Interest in CFP, CFA, CPA or MBA preferred 
  • Strong presentation skills; both written and verbal
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills:  writing emails, letters; skilled in both group and one-on-one communication
  • Exceptional organizational skills
  • Effective time management, prioritization, and multi-tasking
  • Strong attention to detail
  • Work independently, in teams, and cross functionally
  • Highly proficient in Microsoft Office Applications: Word, Excel, PowerPoint
  • Experience with Tamarac a plus

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