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Financial Planning Analyst

Capstone Financial Advisors, Inc.
Downers Grove, Illinois
Salary commensurate with experience
Closing date
Feb 10, 2022

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Job Role
Employment Type
Full Time
Entry Level
Experience Level
CFP® Certification
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Financial Planning Analyst

Position Summary

Capstone Financial Advisors has an immediate opening for a May 2022 graduate, or for a candidate with up to three years of relevant experience. 

If you’re a looking to make a difference in people’s lives, working as a Financial Planning Analyst at Capstone Financial Advisors might be right for you.

We are a fee-only, independent Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) providing high-net-worth clients comprehensive wealth services tailored to their unique circumstances. We are also 100% employee owned. 

When you’re at Capstone, you’ll experience the professional and personal growth that comes with an honest and transparent financial-services environment.

At the core of Capstone’s client service structure is our Service Teams, consisting of Wealth Advisors, Financial Planners, Financial Planning Analysts, and Client Service Specialists.

As a member of the Service Team, the Financial Planning Analyst will support Wealth Advisors' implementation of client' customized financial plans. The Financial Planning Analyst will also work with members of the firm's Tax and Portfolio Trading teams.

Duties & Responsibilities

  • Assist in client meeting preparation, including, retirement planning, updating client balance sheets and income tax projections
  • Support the implementation of client financial plans by completing post-client meeting action items
  • Assist in the preparation of client tax returns
  • Assist with client portfolio onboarding and trading rebalancing
  • Gather, maintain, and facilitate utilization of client data
  • Assist with the firm’s client billing process
  • Execute client account service tasks, such, as opening/closing accounts, transferring funds between accounts, and processing deposit/withdrawal requests
  • Support firm-wide projects and initiatives to enhance client deliverables and firm processes



  • Bachelor’s degree from an accredited college or university in financial planning, finance, or accounting
  • GPA at least 3.25
  • Up to three years of relevant experience
  • CFP® designation or desire to obtain
  • Extremely strong time-management skills
  • Must be able to multi-task, problem solve, and manage competing deadlines
  • Exhibit the highest levels of confidentiality and discretion with clients and their financial matters
  • Thrive in a fast-paced environment
  • Highly detail oriented, accurate, and organized
  • Strong interest and ability in fostering internal and external relationships
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • High integrity, positive attitude, and strong team orientation


Salary & Benefits

  • Competitive salary
  • Bonus
  • 401(k) plan with company contribution
  • Medical, vision, and dental insurance
  • Flexible spending account
  • Short- and long-term disability insurance
  • Life insurance
  • On-site, health club membership
  • Paid Time Off
  • Reimbursement for relevant professional membership fees and professional continuing education costs 

Recent Capstone Accolades

  • 2021 Best Places to Work for Financial Advisors by InvestmentNews
  • 2021 Best Places to Work in Illinois
  • 2020 Financial Times 300 Top RIAs
  • 2020 Financial Advisor Magazine RIA Ranking

Capstone Financial Advisors, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer


Capstone Financial Advisors is a fee-only, independent financial advisory firm built on a solid foundation of personalized client service. Our mission is act as our client's financial advocate by providing holistic and unbiased wealth management advice.

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2001 Butterfield Road
Downers Grove
United States
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