Planning Assistant

Ameriprise Financial
Los Serranos, USA
Oct 22, 2019
Oct 26, 2019
Job Function
Industry Sector
Finance - General
Employment Type
Full Time

Planning Asst

Job Description

Do you strive for excellence? We are seeking a full time Investment Specialist to add to our team. This is not a sales role.
As an Investment specialist, you will have an opportunity to learn about our investment process, enhance your operational and analytical skills, and provide internal support to the advisor and AFA. This role supports the investment process from ideation to implementation, offering a diverse range of opportunities for engaging work and professional growth. Our mission is to maintain the integrity of new and existing client portfolios consistent with the proper recommendations to help our clients meet their long-term goals.
This role provides client relationship support through interacting directly with the advisor, acting as a client liaison to help both answer questions as well as resolve issues, and perform other practice management tasks as needed. This position will also assist clients and financial advisors in managing, gathering and analyzing information pertaining to their finances and investments.

Investment Specialist needed for Financial Advisory practice in Chino Hills, CA. Advisor was named in a Forbes Best-in-State Wealth Advisor list for 2019. Through independent, conflict-free advice and investment expertise, we strive to be the driving force that empowers clients to achieve their investment objectives.

Job ID


Full-Time / Part-Time

Full time

About Our Company

With the right company, life can be brilliant. At Ameriprise, were not just in the business of helping clients with their financial goals we also help our advisors and employees reach their true potential. Be part of an inclusive, collaborative culture that rewards you for your contributions and work with other talented individuals who share your passion for doing great work. Youll also have plenty of opportunities to make your mark at the office and a difference in your community. So if you're talented, driven and want to work for a strong ethical company that cares, take the next step to create a brilliant career at Ameriprise Financial.

Line of Business


Posting Title

Investment Specialist


  • As a key member of Investment committee, you will be responsible from ideation to implementation investment strategies for portfolio allocation and rebalancing
  • Ability to assess client financial situations and analyze portfolios
  • Implement initial and subsequent asset allocations trades
  • Reconcile strategy models
  • Prepare proposals, and gather information in preparation for Advisor client/prospect meetings
  • Trading and Money Movement
  • Correspond with clients to handle investment related service issues
  • Additional projects, as requested by Financial Advisor


Chino Hills, CA

Required Qualifications

The ideal candidate should have
  • Strong critical thinking, problem-solving, written and verbal communication skills are essential.
  • Direct attention to detail and organization
  • Must be a great people person with a friendly can-do attitude.
  • Effective communication with clients and other advisors/staff
  • Ability to multi-task & perform well under pressure
  • Positive attitude and sincere willingness to constantly learn and grow
  • Able to work as a team
  • Proactive and inquisitive about markets, financial theory, investment management industry
  • Ability to adhere to rules and regulations as stated and required by advisor, Ameriprise Financial and FINRA
  • Ability to support and provide guidance for compliance within the advisors practice
  • Bachelors Degree in Business required; preferably Finance;
  • MBA and/or CFP/CFA preferred;
  • Five or more years of analytical and research experience in an investment related field;
  • Solid knowledge of financial investing techniques; knowledge and familiarity with the major markets. Basic understanding of pensions, defined contribution plans and non-profits.
  • FINRA Series 7, 63 and/or 66 required
  • Morningstar, Thomson Reuters, Salesforce, Vestmark experience preferred along with proficiency in Microsoft Excel
Salary : commensurate with experience and qualifications. We offer 401k Profit Sharing and opportunity to grow within the practice.

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