Financial Planner Job Description

Financial Planner Job Description (JD)

  • Analyze clients’ financial statuses (e.g. income, expenses and liabilities)
  • Examine and suggest financial opportunities (e.g. insurance plans, investments)
  • Develop sound plans and budgets for clients
  • Customize financial plans according to clients’ changing needs
  • Help clients implement their plans and carry out transactions
  • Present and sell suitable financial products and services
  • Find and approach prospective clients
  • Build strong relationships to retain existing clients
  • Maintain updated knowledge of regulations, practices and financial products

Requirements

  • Proven experience as financial planner or similar role; experience in sales or customer service is an asset
  • Ability to analyze financial information and comply with regulations
  • Proficiency in MS Office and CRM systems
  • Attention to detail and strong math skills
  • Strong ethics, with a customer-oriented attitude
  • Outstanding communication skills, with the ability to foster long-term relationships
  • Valid professional license (e.g. Series 7 & 66)
  • BSc/BA in accounting, finance, business administration or relevant field; professional certification (e.g. CFP) is a plus