Portfolio Management Associate *
Location:
Pasadena , California
Posted:
September 21, 2017
Reference:
3083344
POSITION SUMMARY:

The Portfolio Management Associate works with a Portfolio Manager(s) with at least $100 million PM/GPMor CP assets or more than 150 PM/GPM accounts with PM/GPM assets greater than $50 million to carry out the job responsibilities outlined below.

DUTIES and RESPONSIBILITIES:
  • Regularly meets with clients to discuss investment strategy options and perform market reviews withor on behalf of the Financial Advisor
  • Manages clients' estate, trust, retirement and insurance objectives with the Financial Advisor
  • Develops marketing and seminar material and helps distribute targeted presentations to clients on behalf of the Financial Advisor
  • Screens new client prospects that are developed through leads and referrals to determine suitability for addition to group
  • Makes asset allocation recommendations to the group and sets up the portfolio in conjunction with the Financial Advisor
  • Critically examines current holdings to evaluate if portfolio action is warranted
  • Proactively evaluates and upgrades platforms for the Portfolio Management Group and maintains all hardware; implements decisions by using MATES or CP trading Platform or other Firm's online technologies to input trades
  • Determines scope of and performs necessary database and internet research and screening and produces monthly or quarterly reports using proprietary software
  • Attends research meetings
  • Complies with all industry rules and regulations and Firm policies


Qualifications
EDUCATION, EXPERIENCE, KNOWLEDGE, and SKILLS:

Education and/or Experience
  • College degree and 5 years of relevant work experience or 10 years of relevant work experience
  • Active Series 7, 63, and 65 or 66 (as required by individual states)
  • Additional product licenses may be required
Knowledge/Skills
  • Proficient in applicable software applications
  • Financial industry and product knowledge
  • Successful completion of Portfolio Management Coursework and CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) designation
  • Ability to interact and communicate effectively with colleagues and clients
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills

REPORTS TO:
  • Business Service Manager with potential dual-report to a Group Director


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