Lead Manager - Financial Planning (Arlington)

  • Arlington, VT

Compensation

: $76,903.33 - $132,150.00 /year *

Employment Type

: Full-Time

Industry

: Financial Services - Banking/Investment/Finance



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The Financial Planning team as a department in the Broker Dealer, supports many aspects of an Advisors business. The Planning team acts in a consultative capacity for the Advisors business in growing and delivering Financial plans as well as increasing AUM. The team provides support for all platforms, involves interaction with advisors and internal partners and performs plan review and approval when needed as back up. Responsibilities: In this role, the Financial Planning Lead Manager is responsible for: The Day-to-Day leadership, management and growth of the Financial Planning offering and team at AXA Equitable. Supervision and Written Supervisory Procedure (WSP) review of all team activities. Has supervisory oversight of the Financial Planning process, the Stock Option Review and Reporting process, and the Retirement Plan Administration and Reporting (RPCS/RPS) process. All Financial Planning & Wealth Management software including but not limited to eMoney, Naviplan, Riskalyze, Morningstar, LPL Financials Tool Suite, etc. that are offered through the Wealth Management Organization including the Broker Dealer. This will include new software review, approval, launch, training and ongoing support. Ensuring all administrative processes and reporting requirements for RPCS/RPS are properly supervised and maintained. Instrumental in developing and driving strategy to grow Financial Planning at the firm including advisor training and development, meeting and marketing initiation and support, and presenting at regional and national conferences. Engaging and participating in Financial Planning industry, sponsor, and vendor events; staying current with industry, product and/or platform risks and opportunities and providing timely updates and recommendations to Wealth Management, the Broker Dealer and the firm. The Lead Manager should be able to: Research and resolves issues in a timely and quality manner, escalate more complex requests to senior management or appropriate area leadership where and when appropriate Understand the process to approve Financial Plans in accordance with the WSP of the team, as well as, drive continuous improvement of the process Provide subject matter expertise for training and development of advisors, Financial Planning team employees and Wealth Management in general Understand and manage asset allocation model and associated risk tolerance questionnaires, as well as, coordinating with Financial Planning platform providers Job Purpose: Lead the team that Supervises the financial planning process for IAR tools through collaboration with Advisors. Ensure quality of advice through collaboration with the advisor for utilizing all supported tools (both comprehensive, and goal/need based). This support includes inbound and outbound call support, financial planning case design, and one-on-one consultations. Identify gaps in financial plans and assisting our financial professional in bridging the gap. Review plans for input errors and validates the reasonableness of the plan against client's asset goals and risk tolerance to develop strategic insights and recommendations on developments influencing AXA Advisors life, annuity, and advisory business. Supervision: Financial Planning Team, RPCS/RPS Business, AMLC Contact Management Responsibility: Financial Planning Team Skills/Knowledge typically necessary to perform successfully at each career level: Working knowledge of retail financial services industry as well as background in financial planning and/or advanced markets. Ability to work both independently and as part of a small team. Detail oriented. Strong experience with Microsoft Access, Excel and Project. Commitment to learning and expanding knowledge of financial services. Ability to handle multiple tasks and/or projects. QUALIFICATIONS: Bachelors Degree required 5 to 10 years relevant experience required (with growing management responsibilities in a financial services environment including planning, retirement & wealth management software experience preferred) Series 7, 24 & 66, CFP or CHFC required ABOUT AXA: We have been providing stability and reliability to our clients since 1859 to help them live their lives with confidence, to give them peace of mind, and enable them to realize their dreams for their loved ones and their legacy. As an employer AXA is committed to creating an environment where everyone feels completely comfortable bringing their true selves to work every day. AXA US has been recognized and certified as a great place to work by the Great Place to Work Institute. We provide our employees opportunities to move within our organization so they can grow their career and skills without ever having to leave AXA. Almost 40% of our open jobs are filled with current employees.NOTE: AXA participates in the E-Verify program. In addition to competitive compensation and an outstanding benefits package including 401 (k) and medical programs, we offer the opportunity for continued professional development in a congenial corporate environment. AXA is committed to providing equal employment opportunities to our employees, applicants and candidates based on individual qualifications, without regard to race, color, religion, gender, gender identity and expression, age, national origin, mental or physical disabilities, sexual orientation, veteran status, genetic information or any other class protected by federal, state and local laws.
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