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Assistant Office Manager

Assistant Office Manager

This role serves as receptionist and scheduler for a wealth management firm with over 800 client families. The Assistant Office Manager offers a warm and professional welcome to clients when they enter the office and when they contact the firm by phone. This role connects clients and prospects with the appropriate team member and assists the smooth operation of a fast-paced and friendly financial advisory office. This role is responsible for managing the scheduling of all internal and external meetings, on-site and off-site.

Responsibilities

  • Greet clients upon arrival and extend hospitality to clients
  • Answer incoming calls and direct accordingly
  • Manage scheduling system for team of advisors and associates
  • Review and respond to emails in a timely manner
  • Co-manage a fast-paced and lively office

Qualifications

  • Energetic, friendly, people-centric
  • Exceptional communication skills, both written and verbal
  • Effective communication with clients and colleagues
  • Ability to multi-task
  • High attention to detail and highly organized
  • Exemplary professionalism

Compensation

  • Competitive compensation package, DOE
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid vacation time and holidays
  • Competitive bonus structure

Applicants should submit resumes to advisors@braggfinancial.com.

Client Advisor

Client Advisor

The Client Advisor serves a crucial role on the wealth management team at Bragg Financial. Partnering with a team consisting of Client Service Associates, Financial Planning Analysts, and Portfolio Managers, the Client Advisor works directly with clients and other team members to deliver excellent advice and service to clients of the firm.

Responsibilities

  • Serve as primary manager of a specific number of client relationships.
  • Build and maintain superior client relationships by anticipating financial needs through proactive and planned client contact and leading client meetings.
  • Take a leadership role in attracting and onboarding new clients. Proactively expand existing client relationships.
  • Provide comprehensive financial planning advice to clients. Help clients define their financial goals and objectives by analyzing their current financial resources and financial position and identifying appropriate solutions to help clients attain their objectives.
  • Read, understand, and summarize wills and trusts. Simplify the documents when explaining them to clients.
  • Develop comprehensive financial plans using tools such as Excel and planning software.
  • Partner with client’s other professionals including CPAs, Estate Planning Attorneys, and other third parties to meet client needs.
  • Provide support as a subject-matter expert for a specific specialty or service.
  • Provide leadership and guidance to less experienced staff.
  • Research and write articles for firm publication.
  • Embrace processes and systems in use at Bragg and participate in firm efforts to continuously improve the way we serve clients.
  • Collaborate with teammates including Client Service Associates, Financial Planning Analysts, and Portfolio Managers to ensure clients are served at the highest level.
  • Build and enjoy deep relationships with your clients and with your co-workers.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree
  • CFP®, CPA, or JD preferred
  • A core competency in at least one functional discipline, as well as an ability to provide cross-disciplinary advice and develop integrated solutions for clients of moderate to high complexity.
  • 5+ years of relevant experience in wealth management
  • Excellent written, verbal, and interpersonal skills
  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (Word, Excel, PowerPoint)
  • Preferred proficiency in Right Capital financial planning software

Compensation

  • Competitive compensation package, DOE
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid vacation time and holidays
  • Competitive bonus structure

Applicants should submit resumes to advisors@braggfinancial.com.

Client Service Associate

Client Service Associate

The Client Service Associate serves a crucial role on the wealth management team at Bragg Financial.  Partnering with a team consisting of Client Advisors and Portfolio Managers, the Client Service Associate works directly with clients and other team members to deliver excellent service to clients of the firm.

Responsibilities

  • Communicating with clients via telephone, email and in-person in a professional manner to ensure requests are met in a timely fashion.
  • Preparing Client Advisors for meetings and following up with clients after meetings.
  • Onboarding new clients – preparing new account paperwork, gathering client information and signatures (physical signature and/or electronic signature through DocuSign), working with our Custodians (Pershing and Schwab) to set up the account and manage the transfer of assets.
  • Serving existing clients – maintaining existing client relationships through the processing of client requests (RMDs, federal fund wires, ACH, check distributions, journals, charitable giving, cost basis administration, etc.).
  • Working with CPAs, Estate Planning Attorneys, and other third parties to meet client needs.
  • Maintaining client data in CRM program.
  • Adhering to firm processes and procedures and actively looking for opportunities to implement improvements.
  • Gaining knowledge of financial custodian processes, specifically Schwab Institutional and Pershing LLC.
  • Collaborating with other teams such as Client Advisors, Portfolio Managers, and Portfolio Reporting to ensure client needs and objectives are accurately being met.

Qualifications

  • BA/BS degree or equivalent
  • Experience in client service and brokerage preferred but others will be considered
  • Strong communication skills (written and oral) as there will be significant client contact
  • Ability to work well as a member of a team
  • Strong work ethic, positive attitude, great attention to detail, high empathy, sense of urgency

Compensation

  • Competitive compensation package, DOE
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid vacation time and holidays
  • Competitive bonus structure

Applicants should submit resumes to advisors@braggfinancial.com.

Equity Investment Analyst

Equity Investment Analyst/Assistant Portfolio Manager

The Equities Investment Analyst will work on all aspects of portfolio construction and ongoing management of our equity investments in the FPA Queens Road Value Fund and the FPA Queens Road Small Cap Value Fund and associated separate accounts. Candidates must have five years equity research/portfolio management experience and be analytical, detail-oriented with a deep passion for the firm’s value investment philosophy.

Responsibilities

  • Responsible for initiating research and applying multiple sources, including financial statements, industry reports, trade journals, technical periodicals, and brokers and management reports to conduct research relating to the investment suitability of new investment ideas and review of portfolio holdings.
  • Responsible for the planning of industry, sector, and company reports and presentations for internal and external clients.
  • Responsible for presenting to prospective and current investors explaining our investment philosophy and process.
  • Responsible for analyzing and projecting company financials and creating valuation models.
  • Communicate key findings and recommendations to portfolio manager/investment committee.
  • Responsible for managing client requests.
  • Participate in industry and company sponsored conferences.

Qualifications

  • Education: BA/BS degree
  • Certification: CFA preferred.
  • Knowledge: Applicants must possess a strong financial background with knowledge of financial modeling and ability to dissect financial reports and create estimates of intrinsic value.
  • Investment Temperament: Applicant should have a value orientation, long-term view, and disciplined investment thought process.
  • Interpersonal skills: Applicant should possess strong interpersonal skills for establishing and developing relationships with potential and existing investors, co-workers, and other investment professionals.
  • Attention to detail: Applicants must have high attention to detail to ensure consistent accuracy in all work documents and data used to build judgements.
  • Teamwork abilities: It is essential that applicant can both work independently and work effectively in a team-oriented environment to effectively collaborate with the investment committee, business development, client service, and trading teams.
  • Strong communication skills: It is essential that applicant possesses exceptional reading, writing, and oral communication skills necessary to summarize investment ideas, create thought-provoking investment commentary, and is comfortable presenting in person and on video.

Compensation

  • Competitive compensation package, DOE
  • Health insurance
  • 401(k) with employer match
  • Paid vacation time and holidays
  • Competitive bonus structure

Applicants should submit resumes to advisors@braggfinancial.com.

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