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About the Company:

Our client, located in the heart of Buffalo, NY, is an independent financial planning firm that focuses on providing comprehensive investment management services. With over 150 years of combined experience, the team consists of highly qualified professionals with backgrounds as attorneys, accountants, MBAs, and CFP practitioners. They are seeking an energetic, team-oriented, versatile individual with the desire to be part of a growing and dynamic organization.

About the Job:

This role will support and act as the “right hand” to a team of financial advisors. The ideal candidate will be a detail-oriented and process-driven individual who can assist the advisors in various aspects of service support, relationship management, and investment research. For the right candidate, this is an opportunity for a long-lasting career, offering the ability to grow and develop within the firm. 


  • Assist in the gathering and organizing of client data necessary to develop a financial plan (client financial statements, tax returns, estate planning documents)
  • Review client data files for completeness and accuracy
  • Utilize various financial analysis programs (MoneyGuide Pro) to produce requested results sought by the financial advisor(s), including review of output for completeness and accuracy
  • Prepare and/or update client balance sheets accurately and efficiently
  • Assist with investment and trading issues (such as basis updates, transfers, cash flows, etc.) as needed
  • Conduct special and routine investment/portfolio or planning research projects, as requested by advisors and technical specialists
  • Provide support to advisors on research for tasks, clients, and other areas as required
  • Coordinate quarterly investment management performance reports, including reconciliation and accurate security pricing
  • Provide management with updates and reports on the status of client investment activities
  • Attend client meetings in a technical, supporting, and learning role; provide client relationship assistance as needed
  • Maintain CRM database; enter notes based on client interaction and future outreach
  • Perform other duties as ‘back up’ to team members
  • Organize and maintain the team’s investment management system:
    • Conduct investment research
    • Maintain and update model portfolio spreadsheets
    • Maintain and update Enhanced Trading system
    • Create and maintain mutual fund/ETF database
    • Compile minutes from quarterly investment meetings
  • Obtain relevant industry qualifications (Series 7, 66, CFP Certification)


  • Bachelor’s degree. Finance or finance-related field preferred, but not required
  • Obtain industry licenses (Series 7 and 66) within 6 months of hire
  • Work towards CFP Certification over time
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Ability to anticipate needs and act to fulfill them
  • Must be detail-oriented with strong organizational skills
  • Self-driven, with the ability to work efficiently with some autonomy
  • A strong commitment to customer satisfaction: must have the ability to empathize with client concerns, respond reassuringly, and take action toward resolution
  • Ability to prioritize tasks and create structure in the face of competing demands
  • Able to work both independently and closely within a small team

Benefits & Perks:

  • Competitive compensation and benefits package
  • Bonus potential
  • Paid time off
  • Growth opportunities within the team
  • Paid on-site parking
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Joe LaLonde

Managing Partner


Reference: JOB-13208

    • Job type: Direct Hire
    • Location: Buffalo
    • Date posted:
    • Salary:$60000 - $80000