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Lead Financial Planner

Clark Asset Management, LLC
Make $200K within 2 years leading 90 relationships. NO SALES.
Closing date
Aug 3, 2024

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Job Role
Financial Planner
Employment Type
Full Time
Experience Level
10 or more years
CFP® Certification

Job Details

We need an analytical remote Lead Financial Planner to join our fast-growing $0.5B+ Fee-Only RIA and lead client relationships.

Keep reading if you…

…share our values (client service, curiosity, transparency, tenacity & rigor), our heroes (Jack Bogle, Wade Pfau, Bill Sharpe, Fama & French), and our disruptive edge (we charge a single fixed fee for wealth management because AUM pricing stinks for clients).

…want to be well compensated (base salary $125-150K, opportunity for $200K+ total) for serving and retaining clients - not driving new business.

…are intrinsically interested in helping pre-retirees achieve the feeling of relaxed confidence as they prepare to transition to the complex world of retirement income planning.


  • Manage 90+ high net worth relationships. The buck stops with you. You are fully accountable and responsible for leading and deepening these relationships.
  • Drive clear planning & investment strategies. Lead the creation of detailed and rigorous financial & investment plans leveraging our full decision support suite (MoneyGuide Pro, Kwanti, Excel, proprietary firm frameworks & templates). Maintain and course correct those plans over time with and for your clients.
  • Coordinate the efforts of your colleagues. Leverage our CSA’s, Trader, Jr Planners & Founder to deliver outstanding service to your clients.
  • Help us develop the firm. Interview, train and mentor, be an outspoken contributor to team meetings, take the lead on some non-client functions.


  • Experience and Credentials
    • Hold your CFP designation
    • 10+ years of analytically rigorous financial planning
    • 15+ years of total work experience
    • 3+ years running high net worth relationships
  • Planning and Analytical Chops
    • Created (from scratch) 200+ complete financial plans in leading software (MoneyGuide Pro, eMoney, or RightCapital), at least 75 of which have been for high net worth
    • True Expert in at least one of the 3 leading financial planning softwares to the point where you can confidently test multiple scenarios, create custom reports, conduct insurance needs analysis, evaluate tax planning strategies, and more
    • Microsoft Excel geek - pushing data around, using pivot tables, lookup tables, driving insights that you can't drive from planning software
  • Excellent Communicator and Cultural Fit
    • Very clear thinker and communicator (verbal & written)
    • Well organized and respectful of client service standards (deadlines)
    • Very good at detailed work AND "connecting" it to the bigger picture and seeing how your planning tasks at hand dovetail into the broader client situation
    • Very comfortable saying “I don’t know” and “I need help”
    • Consistently demonstrate our core values (curiosity, tenacity. service, rigor, clarity)


  • Expertise in MoneyGuidePro
  • Bring something new to the table to expand the capability of our team (e.g. CPA, CFA, Trading, Behavior, etc.)
  • Experience in an RIA (preferably fee-only & growth oriented)
  • Familiarity with Schwab
  • Track record of effective remote work
  • Track record of thriving in a small company "start-up" culture


  • Full-time W2
  • Base Salary $125-150K (commensurate with skills & experience)
  • 401-K Match (4%)
  • Health, Dental, & Vision
  • Long-Term Disability, HSA, Dependent Care FSA
  • Professional development stipend
  • Unlimited PTO – Just get your work done!


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