Associate Retirement Financial Planner
Denver , Colorado
October 19, 2017
Job Description



Since 1918, it has been TIAA’s mission to serve, our ability to perform and the values we embrace that make us a different kind of financial services organization. We’re dedicated to serving the financial needs of those in the academic, medical, cultural, governmental and research fields, and committed to helping make lifetime financial well-being possible for them.


By building a culture that allows all employees to contribute their unique talents and skills, we’re able to provide our customers with fresh ideas and distinct perspectives to help them achieve their goals.  We believe a diverse and inclusive workforce is one of our greatest strengths and a key measure of our success*.


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The TIAA Central Advice Group (CAG) writes and supports financial planning for the TIAA Wealth Management Advisor teams. As a member of our planning team, the individual in this role will create high quality, accurate and compliant retirement plans that offer guidance and advice to our Wealth Clients with assets in the $500k-$4 million range.  The Associate Retirement Financial Planner also uses excellent communication skills to provide on demand support to our Wealth Management Advisor teams through via the Advice and Planning Helpdesk support line.



  • Primarily work on building and approving low complex retirement reviews for Wealth Management clients while maintaining quality, content and cycle time service level agreements
  • Help advisory team identify most critical client needs and then build, review and approve goal based retirement plans modeled to address client concerns or show comparisons between alternatives when appropriate
  • Provide planning points via email to the advisor to address client concerns and planning considerations
  • Answer questions for Advisors pertaining to specific plans, general planning questions or status updates on in process work, during scheduled shifts on the Advice and Planning help desk, with accuracy, objectivity and professionalism



Minimum Qualifications:
  • Bachelor’s degree or expected within 6 months
  • Series 7, Series 66 (or 63/65) or ability to obtain in 90 days

Desired Qualifications:

  • 2+ years of related financial planning experience or has completed all the education prerequisites to sit for the comprehensive CFP exam is required.
  • Bachelor’s degree
  • Certified Financial Planner™ certification.  (CFP®)
  • Excellent interpersonal and writing skills to concisely communicate financial concepts in a manner a client or business partner can understand.  
  • Ability to interpret large amounts of complex and/or unique data and make decisions to ensure results are appropriate for the planning situation

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This organization is an equal employment opportunity (EEO) employer, dedicated to maintaining a work environment free of bias, harassment, discrimination and retaliation. As an EEO employer, this organization expressly prohibits discrimination, harassment, and retaliation on the basis of race, creed, ethnicity, color, age, religion, sex, sex stereotype, pregnancy (including childbirth, breastfeeding or related medical conditions where applicable), sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, gender expression, transgender, marital status, national origin, ancestry, physical or mental disability, requesting a reasonable accommodation based on mental or physical disability, medical condition (as defined by applicable law), genetic history and information, citizenship status, military or veteran status, or any other status protected by federal, state, or local law or ordinance or regulation (collectively referred to here as “protected characteristics”).

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