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VP, Client Portfolio Manager

Westwood Holdings Group
Houston, Texas (US)
Salary + Incentive + Benefits
Closing date
May 2, 2024

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Job Function
Wealth Management
Industry Sector
Asset Management
Employment Type
Full Time


Westwood Holdings Group, Inc. is a focused investment management boutique and wealth management firm. Founded in 1983, Westwood is a diversified financial services firm that offers a broad array of investment solutions to institutional investors, private wealth clients and financial intermediaries. The firm specializes in several distinct investment capabilities: U.S. Value Equity, Multi Asset, Energy & Real Assets, Income Alternatives, Tactical Absolute Return and Managed Investment Solutions, and are made available through separate accounts, the Westwood Funds® family of mutual funds and other pooled vehicles. Westwood benefits from significant, broad-based employee ownership and trades on the New York Stock Exchange under the symbol “WHG.” Based in Dallas, Westwood also maintains offices in Chicago, Houston and San Francisco.


Responsible for working with advisors and clients to discuss all investment strategies (public and private). Works proactively to develop a thorough understanding of Westwood’s offerings. This position works closely with both private wealth advisors and clients to understand their financial goals and risk tolerance and will then create and implement investment plans that align with those goals.


Client Portfolio Manager

  • Build and maintain relationships with high-net-worth clients
  • Understand clients' financial goals and risk tolerance, and create personalized investment plans that align with those objectives
  • Continuously monitor and adjust clients' portfolios as market conditions and clients' circumstances change
  • Communicate with clients regularly (verbal and written) to provide updates on economic outlook, their portfolio performance and to address any concerns or questions they may have
  • Stay up to date on market trends and changes to inform investment decisions and strategies
  • Attend client meetings with advisers
  • Become a member of the strategic asset allocation committee and investment oversight committee; recommend asset allocation changes
  • Assist with analytical work to support the wealth investment strategies
  • Provide mentorship to younger members of the team
  • Conduct complex financial presentations to current, new and prospective clients highlighting Westwood’s investment strategy, account performance and new products.
  • Perform ongoing account reviews of asset allocation models, request re-balancing to targets and review of required account documentation
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics, or related field
  • CFA or CFP Preferred
  • 10+ years of experience in Wealth Management or a related field


  • Superior interpersonal, organizational and client service skills with a proven ability to build and maintain relationships.
  • Strong understanding of investment products and strategies
  • Proven track record of meeting or exceeding performance targets
  • Excellent communication skills and phone etiquette with a client focus.
  • High attention to detail.
  • Mature, polished and professional presence and disposition.
  • Positive attitude with a friendly and upbeat demeanor.
  • Highly motivated and proactive with a willingness to assist in all tasks.
  • Ability to maintain confidentiality.
  • Proficiency with Microsoft Office including Word, Excel and Outlook.
  • Able to work collaboratively in a small team environment


  • Competitive Salary, benefits and 401K company match that vests immediately upon participation.
  • Parental leave & PTO policy.
  • Collaborative, dynamic work environment within a fast-paced, mission-driven company.


This physical demands required to perform the essential duties successfully are consistent with a professional office environment. 


This position may require occasional travel.

This job description may be subject to change at any time.


We look forward to receiving your application. A member of our Human Capital team will review your application and qualifications. If interested, you will be contacted for an interview.

Westwood is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer and gives consideration for employment to qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, age, disability, genetic information, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, pregnancy, veteran status or any other legally protected characteristic.

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