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36. WEALTH MANAGEMENT OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE - SAN FRANCISCO

Our client is an SEC Registered Investment Advisor who actively encourages and financially supports the pursuit of industry credentials such as the CFA or CFP designation. Our client seeks a solutions-oriented Operations Associate to join the Operations Team to fulfill essential daily, monthly, and quarterly processes. 

The firm is seeking a systematic thinker who is meticulous in completing work. As someone who will work cross-departmentally with the Investment, Wealth Management, and Client Service teams, the candidate must also have solid communication, interpersonal, and organizational skills to succeed. 

The Operations Associate will be responsible for essential support functions including new accounts setup, portfolio accounting, quarterly and tax reporting efforts, and other ad-hoc projects that may arise during a typical workday. There are also opportunities to lead and manage projects when a need has been correctly identified, given the desire, and necessary planning to execute and communicate accordingly​.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Reconciliation of portfolio accounting and trading systems

  • Ownership of transactional activity in the portfolio accounting system

  • Manage onboarding of clients in the trading system and cross-departmental communication

  • Completing operational workflows in the CRM, portfolio accounting, and trading systems

  • Building and generating standard and customized client reports 

  • Quality control and oversight of newly established accounts in the portfolio accounting system

  • Conduct routine audits and maintain data integrity within the firm’s databases

  • Collaborating with the client service and advisor teams on client reporting needs

  • Classification of performance transactions within the portfolio accounting system

  • Execute quarter-end processes to ensure account client performance and billing

  • Maintenance of alternative transactions, assets, and valuations within the portfolio accounting system

  • Reconciliation of capital statements and portfolio accounting system

  • Calculation of management fees on illiquid alternative investments

  • Setting up the composite reporting groups for each new portfolio, account, and strategy change


Qualifications:

  • 2-3 years of experience working in Operations for an RIA, wirehouse, or custodian

  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Excel and Adobe PDF

  • Firm understanding of portfolio accounting and performance reporting.


Location: San Francisco, CA

35. INVESTMENTS ANALYTICS PROFESSIONAL - SAN FRANCISCO

Our client is a leading private investment office with expertise in managing customized, multi-asset class portfolios for a select group of taxable and tax-exempt clients. The firm was formed as a multi-client investment office in 2011 by a group of senior executives who advised clients and invested together at Goldman Sachs, serving a small number of significant and select families, foundations, and sovereign governments.

 

We are seeking a full-time Investment Analytics Professional (“IA Professional”) to support the firm through performing tasks that include building financial models, conducting economic analysis, compiling investment presentations, trading and rebalancing client portfolios, and completing other client-specific projects through analytical and expository work. IA Professionals primarily support the investment and client teams in researching investment views and specific client assignments. Primary asset class: direct real estate investment, secondary focus: multi-asset/generalist.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Construct financial models, write reports, and create presentations to assess investment opportunities

  • Assist with performing due diligence on potential investment ideas across asset classes (public and private real estate, equities, and fixed income)

  • Compile overviews of potential equity, fixed-income, or alternative investment managers

  • Create client reviews, economic and market updates

  • Respond to clients and prospective clients regarding portfolio positioning and performance

  • Develop an understanding of tax-efficient rebalancing strategies considering potential capital gains or estate taxes

 

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 4 years of work experience. 

  • Experience in financial services or investment management is preferred but not a prerequisite; real estate investment experience is a plus

  • Working understanding of financial markets and demonstrated interest in investing

  • High degree of individual initiative with a sense of urgency; Ability to work independently and in groups

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and think clearly

  • Ability to present well-organized ideas with concrete data

  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, FactSet, Bloomberg, and other similar data analytics tools

  • Strong organizational skills with detail orientation


Location: San Francisco, CA

34. FAMILY OFFICE ADVISORY, SENIOR ANALYST - SAN FRANCISCO

Our client is a global family office that specializes in building resilient investment portfolios, partnering with inspired entrepreneurs transforming industries, managing clients’ lives and legacies, and creating uncommon opportunities across sectors and society. The firm strives to deliver exceptional investment portfolios for some of the world’s most influential families and mission-driven institutions. The Family Office Team is a critical member of the relationship management team for high- and ultra-high-net-worth clients.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Manage operations for client relationships and support Family Office Specialist(s), Relationship Manager(s), or Associate(s) on certain large client relationships.

  • Serve as a point of contact for day-to-day client service needs.

  • Develop a thorough understanding of assigned clients’ expectations and preferences in order to serve as a knowledgeable client advocate and ensure tailored execution.

  • Drive high client satisfaction through excellent customer service, prompt follow-up on client issues, and proactive problem-solving.

  • Help maintain trusted relationships with key client intermediaries such as estate managers, chiefs of staff, and executive assistants.

  • Collaborate with legal counsel and tax advisers to implement wealth transfer strategies, tax planning, asset protection solutions, and philanthropic initiatives.   

  • Execute and manage the new client onboarding process and account transfers.

  • Manage accounts payable, perform investment operations, and lifestyle services for assigned clients, focusing on high-touch, seamless service.

  • Help maintain partnerships with other internal teams on client service processes and workflow.

  • Be an engaged culture carrier and participate in firmwide initiatives.

  • Promote and ensure respect for client privacy and confidentiality in all matters.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of three years of relevant industry experience. (Family office, wealth management, or other experience working with high-net-worth families is preferred).

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, enthusiasm, and a strong aptitude for learning.

  • Demonstrated ability to work cooperatively and collaboratively with all levels of employees to exceed clients’ expectations.

 

Location: San Francisco, CA

33. ASSOCIATE INVESTMENT ANALYST – SAN FRANCISCO

 

Our client is a privately held SEC Registered Investment Advisor (RIA) that offers a unique combination of sophisticated investment management and active financial planning. They have extensive experience spanning decades and manage over $2 billion in client assets.  The firm is looking to hire an Analyst on the Investment Team. This is a great opportunity for a candidate who is hardworking and passionate about securities analysis, trading, investment management, and finance. The Associate Investment Analyst will work with a top-performing team of CFA’s who actively manage multi-asset class portfolios comprised of individual securities. The position reports to six CFA Charter holders who average 20 years of experience.

 

Initial Responsibilities Include:

  • Learn the firm’s trading software and databases.

  • Become the firm’s backup head trader - Learn processes to execute trades and rebalance portfolios.

  • Deep dive into fixed income asset class – develop a deep knowledge within the fixed income asset class.

  • Analyze bonds, compare bond pricing, provide fixed income market updates to the investment team.

  • Statistical reporting of the portfolio to the CFP and Sales teams.

  • Discover and forward relevant news on holdings to the investment team.

  • Support our analyst team’s ad hoc research projects.

The Associate Investment Analyst will be expected to start the CFA Charter program and earn the Charter within three years.  

Qualifications include, but are not limited to:

  • 1-5 years of finance industry experience.

  • 4-year college degree with a preferred emphasis in economics, business, finance, math, or accounting.

  • Strong knowledge of and interest in capital markets.

  • Passion and eagerness to learn.

  • CFA preferred but not required.

 

Location: San Francisco

32. COMPLIANCE PRINCIPAL - BOSTON

 

Our client is a global outsourced investment office serving investment professionals, endowments, foundations, and high net-worth families by providing independent advice on asset allocation and access to leading asset managers across all asset classes and geographic markets. The firm’s investment philosophy embraces many of the powerful diversification benefits of the so-called "endowment model", but with a more dynamic approach to asset allocation that clearly delineates expected performance derived from market factors from the skill of individual managers. We are seeking a Compliance Director to join the Boston-based US Compliance team to contribute to the development and monitoring of the US compliance program and ensure adherence to regulations and to industry best practices.​

 

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Prepare and submit annual and quarterly regulatory filings required by the SEC and NFA/ CFTC, e.g., Form ADV Part 1, Form ADV Part 2, Form 13F, Form PF, Form PQR, and Form PR.

  • Establish and optimize data gathering and reporting processes for regulatory as well as internal use.

  • Monitor and enforce US trade issues processes, e.g., ensuring potential issue reports are completed on time, clients are notified, clients are compensated (where needed), lessons learned are properly documented, actions are implemented, etc.

  • Prepare annual compliance matters, e.g., annual review and annual training materials.

  • Oversee and assist with day-to-day compliance program to ensure all actions are completed within deadlines. Examples of actions include monitoring employee trades (using an online system), review of discretionary account trades, tracking of gifts, and political contributions.

  • Oversee the U.S. client account opening and onboarding process including AML/KYC review.

  • Oversee pooled vehicle regulatory requirements and testing (compliance with FINRA/ERISA rules, Reg D, etc).

  • Respond to compliance-related inquiries from team members.

  • Review marketing materials.

  • Conduct research on new and upcoming compliance rules and matters and provide recommendations to relevant team members.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s Degree, concentrating in finance, accounting, economics, or legal studies is preferred.

  • 6-10 years of experience in a compliance role or regulatory specialist role at an investment adviser (experience in a relevant legal role or a compliance consulting role will also be considered).

  • Undergraduate degree with a strong track record of academic achievement.

  • High proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook); experience with VBA, Python, or other data science language is a major boost.

  • Excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills.

  • Strong ethical standards.

  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative working environment.

  • Intellectually curious and a team player who is willing to do whatever it takes to contribute to the success of the business.

 

Location: Boston

31. PORTFOLIO ASSOCIATE - SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

Our client is a wealth management firm focused on helping clients lead financially independent and enriching lives through empowering long-term planning and investment management. Based in San Francisco and Silicon Valley for over 30 years, the setting in the heart of Silicon Valley allows the firm to stay connected and up to date on the evolving needs of local entrepreneurs, private families, and corporate executives.  The Portfolio Associate is an integral part of the investment team and reports to the Co-Chief Investment Officer.

Principal Responsibilities:

The Portfolio Associate is primarily responsible for working with the investment team to handle (e.g., monitor and rebalance) a subset of client portfolios. Other duties include:

  • Participation in the management of portfolios which includes trading and monitoring cash flows.

  • Implementation of ongoing oversight of assigned accounts to ensure they are being managed in a consistent manner and in keeping with client-related restrictions.

  • Working closely with the investment team, but also maintaining contact with the operations team on intertwined processes (tech related, trading system integration, etc.).

  • Analyzing portfolios from client prospects to ascertain exposure and differentiation from the existing firm investment strategies and producing custom presentations to illustrate the output.

  • Conducting both client-directed, and internal, ad hoc research projects. Examples include preparing materials to summarize client non-core holdings and building PowerPoint presentations for Institutional meetings.

Qualifications:

  • A four-year bachelor’s degree.

  • At least 2-3 years of full-time, relevant work experience.

  • Solid math skills.

  • Some comprehension behind the technicalities of trading in the financial markets (equities, mutual funds, ETF’s) ideally within the RIA (Registered Investment Advisor) field.

  • Knowledge of, and familiarity with, financial software including Orion Advisor Technology, iRebal, Salesforce, and Bloomberg.

  • Strong written and oral communication skills.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, etc.).

  • Ability to juggle multiple priorities in a timely and accurate manner.

 

Location: San Francisco Bay Area

30. SINGLE FAMILY OFFICE INVESTMENT ANALYST / ASSOCIATE - SAN FRANCISCO

Our client is a single-family office serving one of the tech industry’s most prominent entrepreneurs. We are looking to bring on an investment analyst or associate to help support investment activities.

Working closely with the family’s principal and the family office’s CFO, the Investment Analyst / Associate will play a central role in managing a large portfolio of investments across numerous asset classes, including public equities, fixed income, alternative assets (e.g., pooled venture capital, private equity, hedge fund, real estate, and fund-of-funds investment vehicles), and direct investments in early stage technology companies (e.g., AI/ML, consumer internet, gaming), real estate holdings and crypto-assets.

 

This is an excellent opportunity for someone looking to apply and expand their financial knowledge in a dynamic and collaborative environment.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and evaluate potential investment opportunities across various asset classes.

  • Develop financial models to support investment decision-making processes.

  • Conduct rigorous due diligence and risk assessment for prospective investment opportunities.

  • Collaborate with the team to develop and refine investment strategies.

  • Assist in the construction and ongoing management of diversified investment portfolios.

  • Monitor existing portfolio investments and conduct regular performance reviews.

  • Contribute to quarterly investment reports and presentations.

  • Maintain up-to-date knowledge of financial markets and economic trends.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor's degree in Finance, Economics, Business, or related field.

  • 2+ years of experience in investment banking, investment/asset management, consulting, or similar role.

  • Strong analytical skills with experience in financial modeling and valuation techniques.

  • Solid understanding of and interest in global financial markets and investment principles.

  • Proficiency in financial research tools and databases.

  • Ability to work well in a team-oriented environment.

  • High degree of professional ethics and integrity.

  • Experience with estate planning, financial management, and tax advantaged investing strategies is a plus.

  • CFA, or progress toward CFA designation is a plus.

 

Location: San Francisco

29. FAMILY OFFICE ADVISORY, VICE PRESIDENT - SAN FRANCISCO

Our client is a global family office building resilient investment portfolios, partnering with inspired entrepreneurs transforming industries, managing clients’ lives and legacies, and creating uncommon opportunities across sectors and society.  The firm strives to deliver exceptional investment portfolios for some of the world’s most influential families and an array of mission-driven institutions. The Advisory VP is a critical member of the relationship management team for ultra-high net worth clients.

About this Role:

The VP of Family Office Advisory is a key relationship management professional for high net worth and ultra-high net worth client teams. This role will serve as a liaison between clients and their advisors in executing wealth transfer strategies, asset protection, philanthropic initiatives and other complex issues.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Support and/or manage family office client relationships with an array of needs that could range from implementing trust & estate strategies to helping with home purchases and financings, philanthropic donations, art purchases, private jet chartering, angel investment execution, personal staff hiring, and more.

  • Translate client goals into actionable work plans and serve as project manager and hands-on executor working across internal and external partners (financial, legal, tax, etc.) as needed to solve problems and get to solutions for clients.

  • Serve as a key point of contact for day-to-day client service needs.

  • Drive high client satisfaction through excellent customer service, prompt follow-up on client issues and proactive problem solving.

  • Develop a deep understanding of assigned clients’ expectations and preferences in order to serve as a knowledgeable client advocate and ensure tailored execution.

  • Help seamlessly onramp new clients by understanding their current financial structures and trust & estate situation to move them over to preferred partners and solutions.

  • Develop and maintain trusted relationships with key client intermediaries such as estate managers, chiefs of staff and executive assistants.

  • Direct and/or execute investment operations, bill pay and lifestyle services for assigned clients with a focus on high-touch, seamless service.

  • Serve as a manager, mentor, and technical resource to family office advisory analysts and associates.

  • Promote and ensure respect for client privacy and confidentiality in all matters.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree and a minimum of 6-8 years of relevant industry experience (family office, wealth management or other experience working with high net worth families is preferred).

  • Excellent interpersonal and communication skills, enthusiasm and a strong aptitude for learning.

  • Preference for basic trust and estate and/or personal tax experience, and ability to present key concepts to clients.

  • Experience with Fidelity Wealthscape and Salesforce a plus.

 

Location: San Francisco

28. CLIENT SERVICE DIRECTOR - SAN FRANCISCO / FULLY REMOTE / HYBRID

Our client is a growing San Francisco based multi family office  that partners with a sophisticated global client base of founders, elite professional investors, and billionaire multi-generational families in the design and management of their single family offices. They execute the following service domains in an integrated manner: wealth strategy, portfolio management, family office services and financial operations. The firm’s  hiring, infrastructure building, process design and client selection are focused on providing the cross-disciplinary customization that is a hallmark of successful single family offices.

 

We are seeking an exceptional client service leader to support the continued growth of the firm. This is a unique opportunity to work alongside a small leadership team of dedicated executives to deliver a best-in-class service model to an exclusive client base, while having a significant opportunity to shape the trajectory of the team and client experience. The offers a fully flexible hybrid work model: full time remote work from your home office (preferably on West Coast), or a hybrid of home and office work from the office in downtown San Francisco, or full time from the office.

About this Role:

The Client Service Director serves as a client’s operational advocate, collaborating on all onboarding, cashiering, reporting, and investment needs. The candidate has a strong working knowledge of financial and investment planning strategies, ideally with prior experience in the family office or multi-family office industry. This role reports to the Managing Director of Financial Operations. The ideal candidate is detail-oriented, analytical, proactive, resourceful, and has an ability to work both independently and as part of a fast-paced team.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Serve as the primary client contact to address and follow-through on all operational tasks, including account opening, cashiering, transfers, and private investment subscriptions.

  • Lead the onboarding of new clients, including seamless transition from prior custodians, setting up the client in Addepar, gathering KYC documents, and populating client information in Salesforce.

  • Effectively communicate with clients, their family office, and allied professionals to deliver the highest caliber of customer service.

  • Organize and maintain client documents and folders for team members to intuitively access.

  • Proactively manage client’s cash balances across all custodial accounts and collaborate with trading team to invest and raise cash.

  • Process client capital calls and other time-sensitive wires by stated deadlines.

  • Review performance reports in Addepar with investment team to ensure accuracy and completeness.

  • Maintain client’s balance sheet in Addepar and own the accuracy of live feed accounts, direct investments, private partnerships, real estate, liabilities, etc.

  • Establish and maintain Addepar client portals for client and/or interested parties.

  • Understand, identify, and communicate client-specific taxation issues to the tax administration team and/or CPAs.

  • Liaise with the tax admin team to assure all tax documents are gathered and distributed to the appropriate parties.

  • Recommend charitable planning vehicles to execute clients’ philanthropic objectives.

  • Process and oversee grants and contributions out of DAFs and private foundations.

  • Understand estate planning concepts to assist with operational management of clients’ personal entities (e.g., Trusts, SLATs, GRATs, LLCs, LPs, private foundations, etc.)

  • Understand the purpose of clients’ personal entities within their overall portfolio, maintain entity charts and ensure they are accurately reflected in Salesforce and Addepar.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree or higher, preferably in business, math, finance, or related field

  • 10+ years of industry experience

  • CFP or progress toward CFP a plus

  • Experience communicating with UHNW individuals and related parties to provide exemplary client service (prior family office or RIA experience preferred)

  • Service-oriented mindset with a knack for problem solving

  • Strong understanding of financial, estate planning, and tax concepts to assist witheffective implementation of wealth management strategies

  • Extensive cashiering experience with various custodians is desirable

 

Location: San Francisco / Fully remote / Hybrid

27. WEALTH MANAGEMENT SENIOR ASSOCIATE/CFP - SAN FRANCISCO EAST BAY

 

Our client is wealth management firm in the San Francisco East Bay, a fiduciary providing fee-only, independent financial planning, tax planning and wealth management services to families and individuals.​​

We are looking for a motivated professional to the team as a Director. In this role, you will work closely with the team to manage important aspects of the client relationship. This role is designed for those that have experience managing client relationships in an investment advisory capacity.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Prepare, analyze, and present financial plans using eMoney. 

  • Manage the client's financial planning experience from gathering information through presentation of the plan and executing follow-up actions.

  • Prepare for client update meetings by running investment reports from Tamarac, reviewing open tasks and creating the update presentation.

  • Participate in the update meetings; taking notes, presenting portions and eventually running the update meeting yourself, organizing and completing follow up tasks from the meetings.

  • Become the primary relationship manager for clients with simpler financial situations.

  • Support senior advisors in financial analyses for client needs.  These would include spreadsheets analyzing financial considerations/decisions (i.e. mortgage refi, sale of a home, tax considerations), research and summarize information needed to educate clients, e.g., 529 plan considerations, retirement contributions, Roth conversions, beneficiary designations, investment management, etc.

  • Work proactively with client service to ensure a consistent client experience.

  • Stay current with financial planning topics.

  • Research and answer client’s financial planning questions.

  • Become proficient with our systems and how to efficiently work with other team members (client service, trading, tax manager, other advisors) to communicate with clients and execute responsibilities to serve our clients.

Requirements:

  • CFP

  • Minimum 3 years experience in wealth management

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Minimum 3 days in Berkeley office

 

Location: San Francisco East Bay

26. EQUITY PARTNER WEALTH ADVISOR - SAN FRANCISCO EAST BAY

Our client is wealth management firm in the San Francisco East Bay, a fiduciary providing fee-only, independent financial planning, tax planning and wealth management services to families and individuals.

We are looking for a motivated professional to the team as a Director. In this role, you will work closely with the team to manage important aspects of the client relationship. This role is designed for those that have experience managing client relationships in an investment advisory capacity.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Be the primary relationship manager for clients, typically with $2 - $10 million of investible assets.

  • Responsible for the accuracy of financial plan presentations – reviewing the associates’ work.

  • Running update meetings, determining the agenda, materials, and follow up tasks needed.  The associates prepare for the meetings; the primary advisor is responsible for content, accuracy and presentation.

  • Interact with clients’ other advisors – CPAs, attorneys, insurance brokers, etc.

  • Develop new business through client referrals and COIs.

  • Take on some of the existing partners’ client relationships.

  • Work with existing partners and COO/CCO on all aspects of the business:  H/R, marketing, service offerings, etc.

Requirements:

  • CFP or CFA (CFP preferred)

  • Minimum of 7 years as lead relationship manager

  • Versed in comprehensive wealth management; this is not an investment management-only position

  • Proven ability to generate new business and maintain existing relationships

  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills

  • Interest in firm equity ownership, with all of the benefits and responsibilities that come with that

 

Location: San Francisco East Bay

25. ULTRA-HIGH NET WORTH WEALTH MANAGEMENT DIRECTOR - SILICON VALLEY

Our client is a Registered Investment Advisor seeking to transform traditional wealth management. Our client is an independent, predominantly employee-owned company, adhering to the fiduciary standard to put the clients' interests first. They focus their efforts on helping clients meet their investment objectives without the distractions and limitations that can arise within much larger organizations.

We are looking for a motivated professional to the team as a Director. In this role, you will work closely with the team to manage important aspects of the client relationship. This role is designed for those that have experience managing client relationships in an investment advisory capacity.

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support to CEOs and Partners by providing service and support functions such as:

    • Portfolio analysis, trade execution, account maintenance and client/prospect meeting preparation.

  • Review various non-publicly traded alternative investments (real estate, credit etc.) and communicate these strategies to clients.

  • Construct performance and asset allocation reports along with the recommended portfolio changes.

  • Provide exceptional service and devise customized financial strategies for existing/prospective clients.

  • Provide investment advice to clients in meetings with CEOs and Partners (in some cases one-on-one with the client).

  • Interact with clients, supporting all aspects of their servicing needs.

  • Researching client inquiries, managing follow-up communication and conducting quarterly performance reviews.

Qualifications:

  • 5-7+ years of wealth management experience.

  • Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail.

  • Exceptional written and verbal communications skills.

  • Ability to think critically, anticipate issues and prioritize multiple projects.

  • Familiarity with operational aspects of business (new account openings, disbursements, etc.).

  • Exceptional relationship buildings skills both inside and outside of the organization.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high-volume, high-pressure environment.

  • Experience with Salesforce is a plus.

  • CFA, CFP CAIA designation is a plus.

  • Experience with Fidelity Investments is a plus.

  • “No task is too small” mentality.

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.

 

Location: Silicon Valley

24. OCIO INVESTMENT ASSOCIATE - SAN FRANCISCO

Our client is a global outsourced investment office acting for highly regarded endowments and foundations, senior investment professionals and sophisticated ultra-high-net-worth families in Europe, North America and Asia.  The Investment Associate located in San Francisco will be a key part of teams that manage multi-asset class client portfolios. As a rapidly growing firm, we seek new team members who are dynamic and comfortable working in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. Your role will be strongly focused on client investment strategy and new client development. 

Client Portfolio Management (Primary Focus): The Investment Associate will support the Client Chief Investment Officers (CIOs) on the management of individual client portfolios. The Senior Investment Associate’s primary objective is to maximize long-term client portfolio investment performance, subject to applicable portfolio constraints.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Investment Strategy Development: Leveraging insights from the firm’s Central Research and Asset Class teams to prepare recommendations related to client portfolio asset allocation and external manager selection. 

  • Portfolio Exposure Management: Monitoring portfolio exposures on an ongoing basis. Rebalancing investments, as necessary, to ensure that the portfolio adheres to stated goals and constraints. Managing liquidity to meet any necessary capital calls and/or capital requirements of the client. 

  • Meeting Preparation/Participation: Preparing materials for client portfolio update meetings. Supporting the Client CIO in responding to client questions regarding managers, exposures and investment strategy. 

  • Client Request Management: Conducting ad-hoc analyses to respond to client requests related to, for example: external investment opportunities, charitable giving and/or estate planning. 

  • Team Development: Managing, developing and mentoring junior team members who will support the Senior Investment Associate in their range of responsibilities. 

Other (Secondary Focus): As with all other members of the firm, the Investment Associate will take on other activities and projects that contribute to the success of the business. Examples may include: researching and improving our portfolio construction approach, assisting with business development and/or helping to develop our technological capabilities. 

Qualifications:

  • Active passion for investing.

  • 2-4 years’ experience in a professional services role (e.g., management consulting, investment banking, or asset management). Experience in a related field (e.g., investment consultancy) is a plus. 

  • Undergraduate degree with a strong track record of academic achievement.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook).

  • Strong quantitative skills and detail-orientation.

  • Excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills.

  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative working environment. 

  • High intellectual curiosity and willingness to contribute to the overall success of the business.

 

Location: San Francisco, CA

23. WEALTH MANAGEMENT CFP RELATIONSHIP MANAGER - MARIN COUNTY, CA

Our client is an independent SEC Registered Investment Advisor in Marin County looking for vibrant, talented individuals to join the Wealth Management team. They are a focused practice that revolves around deepening the service they provide to the ideal clients and the involvement in the local community.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Collaborate with lead advisor to provide objective, unbiased financial advice to a diverse mix of clients by analyzing opportunities and client needs.

  • Provide regular client contact and communication and keep track of client life changes and events.

  • Present topics to clients as directed by lead advisor.

  • Implement planning updates, portfolio changes and reviews.

  • Prepare for and participate in client meetings.

  • Assist clients with onboarding at Charles Schwab.

  • Maintain accurate notes and records in the CRM and follow tasks through to completion.

  • Research and document rollover compliance for retirement accounts.

  • Forecast scenarios for clients and evaluate tax impact of decisions.

  • Liaise with clients’ attorneys and tax advisors as needed.

  • Deepen existing client relationships and obtain ideal client referrals.

  • Participate in community and educational events.

  • Communicate with event attendees and coordinate follow up.

Qualifications:

  • Bachelor’s degree preferably in business, accounting, finance, economics, or related experience.

  • 3+ years of experience in investment management and/or financial advisory services with demonstrated ability to develop and manage plans and manage client relationships.

  • CFP or CFA designation.

  • Proficiency with financial planning, CRM, portfolio management tools. MoneyGuidePro and Salesforce preferred.

  • Ability to attend events locally.

 

Other Skills & Experience:

  • Well-developed listening skills and emotional intelligence.

  • Financial planning/wealth management acumen, judgment and experience.

  • Continuously exhibits personal integrity and professional initiative.

  • Enjoys interacting with people and participating in small to mid-size events.

  • Reliable, follows through on commitments, does not shrink from new challenges.

  • Possesses a passion to help new and existing clients.

  • Must be organized, detail-oriented and able to manage and prioritize tasks.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication.

  • Collaborative and able to work effectively with others.

  • Flexible team player who is adaptable to change and open to new ideas.

  • Demonstrated ability to work successfully in an entrepreneurial, small company environment.

 

Location: Marin County, CA

22. PUBLIC MARKETS MANAGER SELECTION INVESTMENT ASSOCIATE - SILICON VALLEY

Our client provides highly customized and integrated investment and risk management services to a small group of prominent endowments, foundations, individual investors, and pension funds. The firm manages assets across multiple asset classes, including private equity, venture capital, real assets, public equities, fixed income and hedge funds.

The Associate role encompasses a wide range of activities in support of the investment team. It is expected the Associate will work most closely with the Public Markets team, evaluating hedge funds, public equity and fixed income managers. However, they maintain a "best ideas win" ethos and frequently engage in cross asset class collaboration. The role will involve detailed quantitative analysis as well as regular meetings with potential and existing managers. Additionally, the Associate will also be responsible for assisting in performance measurement, benchmarking and internal and client-facing presentations.

 

The Associate will work as an integral member of the public markets and broader investment team in all aspects of our business: meetings with potential managers, conducting due diligence, and monitoring existing investments. This role will require performing detailed quantitative and qualitative analysis, drafting investment memoranda and presenting to the investment committee. Given the external facing component of the role, there will be regular business travel for on-site due diligence, annual investor meetings, networking, and client meetings.  The Associate position is a minimum two-year commitment with potential for a longer-term career path for interested top performers.

The ideal candidate will possess the following qualifications:

  • Two to four years of experience at a leading investment management organization.

  • Investment bankers and strategy consultants also considered.

  • Strong project and time management skills.

  • Excellent academic credentials (post-graduate degree is not a requirement).

  • Ability to communicate and present ideas effectively both verbally and in writing.

  • Strong quantitative skills (i.e., analytical, valuation or financial modeling).

  • Attention to detail.

  • Passion for investing, financial markets and continuous learning.

  • Intellectual curiosity and analytical mindset with strong sense of risk/reward trade­ offs.

  • Strong ethics and trustworthiness.

  • Entrepreneurial and self-directed contributor with a team-oriented mindset.

  • Polished and self-aware interpersonal skills.

  • Flexible mindset to perform multiple functions as our entrepreneurial organization grows.

  • Ability to collaborate and manage deadlines with internal and external parties.

 

Location: Silicon Valley

21. WEALTH MANAGEMENT OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE - SILICON VALLEY

Our client is a SEC Registered Investment Advisor looking for a motivated professional to join the team as an Operations Associate. This role will work closely with the rest of the team to manage the entire operational infrastructure of the business. This role will help build the foundation you need to successfully grow within the company.

Duties and responsibilities will include, but are not be limited to:

  • Customer-Relationship Management (CRM) Data Management.

  • Data processing and automation projects.

  • Enhance efficiency of Operations department through data analysis.

  • Quality Control (QC) Data the Platform.

  • Maintain files for compliance – including Know Your Customer (KYC) creation and maintenance.

  • Work with custodians to ensure timely account opening.

  • Maintain/reconcile differences between:

    • Custodian

    • Third Party Vendors

    • CRM

    • Alternative Investment Transactions

  • Provide continuous status updates and communication across teams.

Qualifications:

  • 0-2+ years of relevant work experience.

  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail.

  • Ability to think critically and anticipate issues.

  • Strong verbal and communication skills.

  • Good emotional intelligence and relationship building skills, both inside and outside of the organization.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high-volume, high-pressure environment.

  • Experience with Salesforce is a plus.

  • Experience with Addepar is a plus.

  • “No task is too small” mentality.

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.

 

Location: Silicon Valley

20. WEALTH MANAGEMENT M&A BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE DIRECTOR - SILICON VALLEY

Our client is a Registered Investment Advisor seeking to transform traditional wealth management. Our client is an independent, predominantly employee-owned company, adhering to the fiduciary standard to put the clients' interests first. They focus their efforts on helping clients meet their investment objectives without the distractions and limitations that can arise within much larger organizations.

We are seeking a human Swiss Army knife to join the Inorganic Growth team as an Associate Director. The team is responsible for hiring Wealth Advisors and acquiring other Registered Investment Advisers. Key activities for this function include sourcing and identifying suitable teams and businesses, conducting diligence on advisors and their businesses, structuring transition economics and helping to prepare for the arrival of teams and their businesses. This role will be involved with every part of the inorganic growth cycle across recruiting and selling the story, diligence, and pre-arrival.

Duties and responsibilities will include but not be limited to:

  • Supporting the inorganic growth opportunity pipeline through daily collaboration with the Managing Director and connectivity to ensure opportunities are advancing and reported on accordingly.

  • Facilitating the sales process by addressing areas of inquiry, helping to create or manage new materials, and assisting in the mutual diligence process between the firm and advisors.

  • Assistance with setting up and managing home office visits ensuring a smooth and informative mutual diligence experience.

  • Documentation and logging of information gleaned from teams and development of processes to consume and evaluate that information internally.

  • Proactive “campaign” data management and tracking of opportunities both outside and within the firm’s Salesforce environment.

  • Creation and maintenance of candidate Salesforce records and daily management of status, action items and open item facilitation for each team.

  • Development of additional business processes to support, communicate, and document the processes involved with the inorganic business.

  • Facilitation and support of business diligence, and collaboration with key internal partners across Human Capital, Marketing, Leadership Team, Legal, Operations, Investment Research, and Finance functions to help prepare for the arrival of teams.

  • Support across all phases of preparing a book of business to move including deep diligence into book, fees, client exceptions and product considerations.

  • Coordination of third-party recruiter partners including relationship development, candidate vetting and process management.

  • Development of tools, memoranda, models, reporting and other documentation to improve the overall business process and memorialization of the process.

Qualifications:

  • 3-7 years+ of wealth management experience or directly related industry experience.

  • Dynamic and flexible orientation with ability to pivot and refocus regularly and work in many different ways – data management, reporting, sales and marketing, and relationship development skill sets highly desired.

  • Knowledge and familiarity with Salesforce data entry, report generation, and other data management experience.

  • Passion for and interest in differentiated investment options.

  • Exceptional organizational skills, attention to detail.

  • Microsoft Office suite knowledge and expertise.

  • Exceptional presentation, written and verbal communications skills.

  • Ability to think critically, anticipate issues, and prioritize multiple projects.

  • Relationship building skills both inside and outside of the organization.

  • Ability to work in a fast paced, high-volume, high-pressure environment.

  • “No task is too small” mentality.

  • Bachelor’s degree is required.

 

Location: Silicon Valley

19. WEALTH MANAGEMENT COMPLIANCE ASSOCIATE - SILICON VALLEY

Our client is a Registered Investment Advisor seeking to transform traditional wealth management. Our client is an independent, predominantly employee-owned company, adhering to the fiduciary standard to put the clients' interests first. They focus their efforts on helping clients meet their investment objectives without the distractions and limitations that can arise within much larger organizations.

We are seeking a full-time compliance associate. The position requires the ability to work in a fast-paced environment, efficiently maintaining and advancing the firm’s compliance program. The role will promote and ensure the firm maintains a strong culture of compliance within the letter and spirit of regulations and best practices for investment firms.

 

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Administer the Firm’s compliance program while remaining up-to-date regarding regulatory developments.

  • Develop, prepare and enforce the firm’s compliance policies and procedures.

  • Apply compliance program standards while coordinating with client advisors, investment and operations staff.

  • Review client and prospect communications and firm marketing materials for regulatory compliance and firm communication guidelines.

  • Ensure compliance in the firm’s presentation of performance track records and analysis.

  • Assist with the preparation of regulatory filings (including the firm’s Form ADV, Form PF, Form 13(F, G, H) and investment adviser registrations.

  • Administer the firm’s business continuity plan, data security plan and management of annual cybersecurity and surprise custody examination.

  • Code of Ethics monitoring and review including best execution, investment guidelines, trade errors, personal trading, and gifts/entertainment policies.

  • Create and implement continuous compliance training program.

Qualifications:

  • College graduate; with a minimum of 4 years of work experience in the financial sector.

  • Impeccable integrity and ethical standards.

  • Familiarity with the Investment Advisers Act, the Investment Company Act and other rules and regulations applicable to U.S. investment advisers.

  • High degree of individual initiative with a sense of urgency. Ability to work independently and think proactively.

  • Adaptable, with a high sense of collaboration and empathy.

  • Strong organizational and time management skills; ability to multi-task amid concurrent deadlines.

 

Location: Silicon Valley

18. OCIO SENIOR INVESTMENT ASSOCIATE - BOSTON

Our client is a global outsourced investment office acting for highly regarded endowments and foundations, senior investment professionals and sophisticated ultra-high-net-worth families in Europe, North America and Asia.  The Senior Investment Associate located in Boston will be a key part of teams that manage multi-asset class client portfolios. As a rapidly growing firm, we seek new team members who are dynamic and comfortable working in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. Your role will be strongly focused on client investment strategy and new client development.

Client Portfolio Management (Primary Focus): The Senior Investment Associate will support the Client Chief Investment Officers (CIOs) on the management of individual client portfolios. The Senior Investment Associate’s primary objective is to maximize long-term client portfolio investment performance, subject to applicable portfolio constraints.

 

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Investment Strategy Development: Leveraging insights from the Firm’s Central Research and Asset Class teams to prepare recommendations related to client portfolio asset allocation and external manager selection.

  • Portfolio Exposure Management: Monitoring portfolio exposures on an ongoing basis. Rebalancing investments, as necessary, to ensure that the portfolio adheres to stated goals and constraints. Managing liquidity to meet any necessary capital calls and/or capital requirements of the client.

  • Meeting Preparation/Participation: Preparing materials for client portfolio update meetings. Supporting the Client CIO in responding to client questions regarding managers, exposures and investment strategy.

  • Client Request Management: Conducting ad-hoc analyses to respond to client requests related to, for example: external investment opportunities, charitable giving and/or estate planning.

  • Team Development: Managing, developing and mentoring junior team members who will support the Senior Investment Associate in their range of responsibilities.

 

Other (Secondary Focus): As with all other members of the Firm, the Senior Investment Associate will take on other activities and projects that contribute to the success of the business. Examples may include: researching and improving our portfolio construction approach, assisting with business development and/or helping to develop our technological capabilities.

 

Qualifications:

  • Active passion for investing

  • 3-6 years’ experience in a professional services role (e.g., management consulting, investment banking, or asset management). Experience in a related field (e.g., investment consultancy) is a plus.

  • Undergraduate degree with a strong track record of academic achievement

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook)

  • Strong quantitative skills and detail-orientation

  • Excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills

  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative working environment

  • High intellectual curiosity and willingness to contribute to the overall success of the business

 

Location: Boston, MA

17. WEALTH MANAGEMENT BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT ASSOCIATE - SILICON VALLEY / LOS ANGELES

Our client is a Registered Investment Advisor seeking to transform traditional wealth management. Our client is an independent, predominantly employee-owned company, adhering to the fiduciary standard to put the clients' interests first. They focus their efforts on helping clients meet their investment objectives without the distractions and limitations that can arise within much larger organizations.

Our client is looking for a motivated professional to join the Business Development Team. The Business Development Associate plays a critical role in supporting Wealth Advisors in sourcing new business, identifying and tracking liquidity events, qualifying potential prospect leads, managing opportunity pipelines, and more. This role is essential in helping the advisors stay organized and proactive in their growth efforts and assists in every phase of the prospecting process. The Business Development Associate will have the opportunity to work closely with and learn from Senior Firm Leadership.

 

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Partner with Wealth Advisors on an ongoing basis to manage growth pipelines, spur proactive activity, and ensure consistent and prompt follow-up on all open new business opportunities.

  • Participate in prospect meetings for note taking as well as organization and execution of all relevant follow-ups.

  • Work extensively with other teams within the firm (i.e. Research, Client Services, Financial Planning) to aid in prospect pitches and increase chances of successfully closing opportunities.

  • Regularly monitor deal activity/liquidity events across the United States to surface potential prospects.

  • Identify trending companies and potentially qualified individuals associated with those companies for IEQ advisors to pursue.

  • Utilize firm technology to structure and execute broad outreach campaigns to generate connectivity with potential prospects.

  • Build analytics to identify future high-value opportunities through research.

  • Develop an understanding of the firm’s investment philosophy and broader spectrum of service offerings.

 

Qualifications:

  • 1-4+ years of relevant work experience preferred.

  • Candidate must thrive in and be able to keep up with a dynamic, fast paced environment.

  • High-level of integrity and humility.

  • Must be able to think critically, effectively, anticipate needs and be a natural problem-solver.

  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills.

  • Experience owning projects & initiatives while delegating responsibilities as needed.

  • Must have high attention to detail in all aspects of the role, work quickly and accurately.

  • Must be self-directed and able to work with individuals at all levels, including executive management.

  • Background in financial services/wealth management industry preferred.

  • Experience with Microsoft Office Suite and Salesforce preferred.

 

Location: Silicon Valley or Los Angeles, CA

16. FINANCIAL ADVISORY, ANALYST - SAN FRANCISCO

 

Our client is a global family office building resilient investment portfolios, partnering with inspired entrepreneurs transforming industries, managing clients’ lives and legacies, and creating uncommon opportunities across sectors and society.  The firm strives to deliver exceptional investment portfolios for some of the world’s most influential families and an array of mission-driven institutions. The Financial Analyst is a critical member of the relationship management team for ultra-high net worth clients.

 

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Prepare client balance sheets and develop asset allocation analyses.

  • Monitor client investment performance and manage quarterly portfolio reports, ensuring accuracy and consistency.

  • Develop a deep understanding of portfolio construction, asset classes, investment products, macroeconomics, client customizations, and professional communication.

  • Perform ad hoc analyses for clients’ financial and estate planning needs.

  • Participate in equity and option trading activities with increasing responsibilities for investment execution.

  • Gather, prepare, and coordinate client tax data and documentation.

  • Be exposed to and involved in direct private investments, client interactions, and other critical family office operations.

 

Qualifications:

  • Two years of relevant professional/financial services experience.

  • Passion for investment management and client service.

  • Detail-oriented and thorough.

  • Superior communication and analytical skills.

  • Highly motivated, trustworthy, intellectually curious, and mature.

  • Excellent academic background and strong cognitive ability.

  • Bachelor’s degree required.

 

Location: San Francisco, CA

15. FINANCIAL ADVISORY, ASSOCIATE - SAN FRANCISCO

 

Our client is a global family office building resilient investment portfolios, partnering with inspired entrepreneurs transforming industries, managing clients’ lives and legacies, and creating uncommon opportunities across sectors and society.  The firm strives to deliver exceptional investment portfolios for some of the world’s most influential families and an array of mission-driven institutions. The Advisory Associate is a critical member of the relationship management team for ultra-high net worth clients.

 

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Prepare client balance sheets and develop asset allocation analyses.

  • Monitor client investment performance and manage quarterly portfolio reports, ensuring accuracy and consistency.

  • Develop a deep understanding of portfolio construction, asset classes, investment products, macroeconomics, client customizations, and professional communication.

  • Perform ad hoc analyses for clients’ financial and estate planning needs.

  • Participate in equity and option trading activities with increasing responsibilities for investment execution.

  • Gather, prepare, and coordinate client tax data and documentation.

  • Be exposed to and involved in direct private investments, client interactions, and other critical family office operations.

 

Qualifications:

  • Four to seven years of relevant professional services experience.

  • Passion for investment management and client service.

  • Detail-oriented and thorough.

  • Superior communication and analytical skills.

  • Highly motivated, trustworthy, intellectually curious, and mature.

  • Excellent academic background and strong cognitive ability.

  • Bachelor’s degree.

 

Location: San Francisco, CA

14. FINANCIAL ADVISORY, VICE PRESIDENT - SAN FRANCISCO

 

Our client is a global family office building resilient investment portfolios, partnering with inspired entrepreneurs transforming industries, managing clients’ lives and legacies, and creating uncommon opportunities across sectors and society.  The firm strives to deliver exceptional investment portfolios for some of the world’s most influential families and an array of mission-driven institutions. The Advisory Vice President is a critical member of the relationship management team for ultra-high net worth clients.

 

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Prepare client balance sheets and develop asset allocation analyses.

  • Monitor client investment performance and manage quarterly portfolio reports, ensuring accuracy and consistency.

  • Develop a deep understanding of portfolio construction, asset classes, investment products, macroeconomics, client customizations, and professional communication.

  • Perform ad hoc analyses for clients’ financial and estate planning needs.

  • Participate in equity and option trading activities with increasing responsibilities for investment execution.

  • Gather, prepare, and coordinate client tax data and documentation.

  • Be exposed to and involved in direct private investments, client interactions, and other critical family office operations.

 

Qualifications:

  • Seven to nine years of relevant professional services experience.

  • Passion for investment management and client service.

  • Detail-oriented and thorough.

  • Superior communication and analytical skills.

  • Highly motivated, trustworthy, intellectually curious, and mature.

  • Excellent academic background and strong cognitive ability.

  • Bachelor’s degree.

 

Location: San Francisco, CA

13: WEALTH MANAGEMENT ASSOCIATE - LOS ANGELES AND SILICON VALLEY

 

Our client is an Investment Advisor seeking to transform traditional wealth management, and is an independent, predominantly employee-owned company, adhering to the fiduciary standards to put clients' interests first. We focus our efforts on helping clients meet their investment objectives without the distractions and limitations that can arise within much larger organizations.

 

We are looking for a motivated professional to join our San Francisco Bay Area and Los Angeles based team as an Associate. The Associate will work closely with the rest of the team to manage important elements of the client relationship. This role will help build the foundation you need to successfully grow within the company. If you are looking to make an impact on a thriving business, want upward mobility within a firm, want to challenge yourself and be a part of a high-performing team, this role may be the one for you.

 

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Support the Partners and their team by providing operational functions such as:

o   Money movement (i.e. wire and journals)

o   Account creation and maintenance

o   Ad hoc project management

o   Portfolio performance updates

o   Database management

 

  • Communicate with clients regarding transactions, such as asset transfers and account opening procedures

  • Participate in educational sessions with the senior team members to expand the associate’s knowledge of the markets and our business

Qualifications:

  • 0-2 years of wealth management experience

  • Deep curiosity about the financial markets

  • Exceptional organizational skills and attention to detail

  • Ability to think critically and anticipate issues

  • Good verbal and written communications skills

  • Good relationship-building skills both inside and outside of the organization

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced, high-volume, high-pressure environment

  • Experience with Salesforce is a plus

  • “No task is too small” mentality

  • Bachelor’s degree is required

Career Path:

You should expect to hold the Associate position for 18-24 months. During that time, you will be evaluated on the impact of your contributions, taking on more responsibilities as you acquire the necessary skills to move on to a more senior role. We operate as a meritocracy and incentivize leadership, initiative and “out-of-the-box” thinking, as well as a “roll-up-your
sleeves” work mentality.  The successful associate will have opportunities to transition to a more senior client-facing role or take on additional operational responsibilities. Associates with an interest in investments will be exposed to a variety of
opportunities to further their knowledge.

Location: Silicon Valley and Los Angeles, CA

12: SENIOR INVESTMENT ASSOCIATE - NEW YORK

Our client is a global outsourced investment office acting for highly regarded endowments and foundations, senior investment professionals and sophisticated ultra-high-net-worth families in Europe, North America and Asia.  The Senior Investment Associate located in New York will be a key part of teams that manage multi-asset class client portfolios. As a rapidly growing firm, we seek new team members who are dynamic and comfortable working in a fast-paced entrepreneurial environment. Your role will be strongly focused on client investment strategy and new client development. 

Client Portfolio Management (Primary Focus): The Senior Investment Associate will support the Client Chief Investment Officers (CIOs) on the management of individual client portfolios. The Senior Investment Associate’s primary objective is to maximize long-term client portfolio investment performance, subject to applicable portfolio constraints.

 

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Investment Strategy Development: Leveraging insights from the Firm’s Central Research and Asset Class teams to prepare recommendations related to client portfolio asset allocation and external manager selection. 

  • Portfolio Exposure Management: Monitoring portfolio exposures on an ongoing basis. Rebalancing investments, as necessary, to ensure that the portfolio adheres to stated goals and constraints. Managing liquidity to meet any necessary capital calls and/or capital requirements of the client. 

  • Meeting Preparation/Participation: Preparing materials for client portfolio update meetings. Supporting the Client CIO in responding to client questions regarding managers, exposures and investment strategy. 

  • Client Request Management: Conducting ad-hoc analyses to respond to client requests related to, for example: external investment opportunities, charitable giving and/or estate planning. 

  • Team Development: Managing, developing and mentoring junior team members who will support the Senior Investment Associate in their range of responsibilities. 

 

Other (Secondary Focus): As with all other members of the Firm, the Senior Investment Associate will take on other activities and projects that contribute to the success of the business. Examples may include: researching and improving our portfolio construction approach, assisting with business development and/or helping to develop our technological capabilities. 

 

Qualifications:

  • Active passion for investing.

  • 3-6 years’ experience in a professional services role (e.g., management consulting, investment banking, or asset management). Experience in a related field (e.g., investment consultancy) is a plus. 

  • Undergraduate degree with a strong track record of academic achievement.

  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office (Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Outlook).

  • Strong quantitative skills and detail-orientation. 

  • Excellent problem-solving and interpersonal skills. 

  • Ability to thrive in a collaborative working environment.

  • High intellectual curiosity and willingness to contribute to the overall success of the business.

Location: New York

11: ALTERNATIVE INVESTMENTS OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE - BOSTON

Our client functions as an outsourced investment advisor to sophisticated investors including institutions, endowments and the like. We are looking to hire an Alternative Investments Operations Associate.  Ideal will assist with all aspects of the day-to-day operations of the private fund of funds, or pooled vehicles. The ideal candidate will have prior experience in fund accounting and/or fund operations. The successful applicant should be ready for wide ranging responsibilities in multiple areas and will be expected to be flexible and willing to contribute to the firm’s continued success. 

 

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Review and reconcile accounting reports prepared by third party administrators, including NAV packages, capital call and distribution schedules, waterfall calculations, and client statements. 

  • Manage pooled vehicle cash movements, including review and approval of wires prepared by fund administrators. Be responsible for timely payment of all capital calls, fees, and distributions. 

  • Manage the daily execution process, including booking of all pooled vehicle accounting transactions within the firm’s performance system. 

  • Support the audit and tax process by overseeing admins and accountants, providing support, reviewing and reconciling reporting, and distributing financial statements and K-1s to clients. 

  • Support all pooled vehicle related communications and interactions with the global firm and third-party providers. Act as the “information hub” of the organization and serve as a brand ambassador for the firm through management of the team inbox. Collaborate with other teams and service providers to research and problem solve. 

 

Qualifications

  • Degree in Finance, Accounting, Economics or other related areas with a strong GPA. 

  • One to two years’ experience working in private funds. Strong understanding of hedge fund and/or private equity fund operations. 

  • Excellent attention to detail and problem-solving skills. 

  • Comfort with data analysis and strong technical acumen, specifically in Microsoft Excel. VBA and SQL are a plus. 

  • Highly motivated and proactive, anticipates what should be done to drive the business forward. 

  • Very strong organizational and project management skills; ability to thrive in a fast-paced environment. 

  • Team player who is very comfortable working in a small, entrepreneurial company.

Location: Boston

10: CLIENT RELATIONS ASSOCIATE - SILICON VALLEY

We’re an independent financial advisory firm located in downtown Menlo Park, near CalTrain, and we’re looking for both a full-time and part-time Series 7 licensed Client Relations Associate. We are hoping to find an individual that is highly organized, has a sharp attention to detail, enjoys the challenge of a fast-paced environment and is eager to assist clients and advisors. This is a role that owns all of the client relations in which the candidate would be responsible for trade executions, client correspondence, and various administrative functions. The ideal candidate should possess excellent communication skills because the primary function of the role is client management. Our clients need to feel appreciated and valued and their requests need to be addressed and resolved in a timely fashion. This role will also be responsible for some deeper research and analysis on an ad hoc basis.

 

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Assist our financial consultants in all phases of account administration including filing, answering phones, scheduling, handling messages and processing requests.

  • Handle all client correspondence and follow up on outstanding requests.

  • Keep financial consultants informed through progress reports on client updates and pending items.

  • Communicate and implement suggestions to improve the efficiency of the office and client management which includes conceptualizing ways to better serve clients.

  • Maintain a high level of confidentiality regarding client information.

  • Ensure that all trading transactions are executed in a timely and accurate manner, and that all documentation is maintained to standards.

  • Prepare client reviews and reports at the request of the financial consultants.

  • Execute orders for clients at the direction of the financial consultant.

  • Prepare, review, and process various forms of account paperwork.

  • Assist in cashiering requests including but not limited to distributions, check requests, deposits, ACH, and wires.

  • Stay in compliance with industry and firm regulations.

 

Your Background:

  • Series 7 license

  • 2+ years in a similar client relations/ sales assistant role in financial services.

  • Strong understanding of the brokerage industry, its operations, and products. Knowledge of insurance is preferred.

  • Excellent communication, organizational skills, and attention to detail.

  • The ability to prioritize, track, and process a heavy workload in an occasionally challenging environment.

  • Desire to learn is required. Ability to independently troubleshoot when issues arise is very important.

  • Ability to work independently with limited direct supervision.

  • Must be proficient in Word, Excel, Outlook, experience with a beta system is a plus.

Location: Silicon Valley

9: PORTFOLIO ADMINISTRATOR - SILICON VALLEY

Our client has been in business for over 40 years in the Silicon Valley,  a small firm by design, focused on high-service, personalized money management for high-net-worth individuals and family groups, as well as institutional clients (charitable foundations and endowments). Our client builds a tailored portfolio of stocks and bonds for each client, and communicate with them often. 

 

Position Summary The Portfolio Administrator provides operational support to three Portfolio Managers and/or Principals, providing services for 100+ clients. The Portfolio Administrator is a key member of the service team for each client and serves as the primary liaison between the firm and the various custodians with whom we work (banks and brokerage houses). 

 

Responsibilities/Essential Functions: 

  • Communicate directly with clients and other interested parties, in both written and verbal formats, as needed to provide superior client service. 

  • Interface with custodians and other professional interested parties on behalf of clients to facilitate operational processes, providing information, guidance and instructions as circumstances dictate. 

  • Daily and quarterly account reconciliation with custodian records. 

  • Understanding and maintenance of investment performance. 

  • Prepare quarterly client reports and assist with client billing and accounts receivable. 

  • Onboard and maintain client accounts, facilitate client account and asset transfers, preparing IMA and IPS and other required documents. 

  • Review and take appropriate actions on daily client alerts. 

  • Provide administrative duties such as answering phones, scheduling, and filing.

Location: Silicon Valley

8: OPERATIONS ANALYST / ASSOCIATE - SAN FRANCISCO

Our client is an investment office that provides investment advice and management for select families,

foundations, and endowments. The Firm was founded by a group of senior Goldman Sachs executives, to provide comprehensive and integrated financial, tax, and investment advice. The Firm currently manages multi-asset class portfolios, including investments in commercial real estate.

Our client is currently seeking an Operations Analyst /Associate, preferably with Advent Portfolio Exchange (APX) experience. The position will serve as an overall quality control, risk and maintenance analyst who will also assist with client reporting requirements.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Analyze and correct data (pricing, transaction review and reconciliation of investment accounts)

  • Reconcile and manage reporting of alternative investments

  • Ensure accurate performance reporting across all client investments

  • Monitor client accounts for any unusual trading or cash transactions

  • Set up and review various control related reports on a daily, weekly, monthly basis and manage procedures as needed

  • Manage account setup, maintain group rules, update portfolio client information, maintain reporting packager to deliver monthly/quarterly/semi-annual reports

  • Manage and ensure cost basis for client investments is accurately reported

  • Serve as a liaison with Advent and other vendors to implement workflow and control architecture

  • Produce client review materials and other internal analytics and risk reports

  • Various operational projects

 

Qualifications:

  • Strong knowledge of Advent APX, Axys, Portfolio Center or SunGard (2-3 years of reconciliation experience minimum)

  • Detailed understanding of transactions for equity, fixed income, derivatives and alternative investments

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and think clearly

  • Exceptional interpersonal skills and strong team player

  • High degree of individual initiative with a sense of urgency

  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills

  • Strong organizational skills and detail-oriented

  • College graduate

Location: San Francisco

7: WEALTH ADVISOR - SAN FRANCISCO / SILICON VALLEY

Our client is a Registered Investment Advisor that offers the unique combination of sophisticated portfolio management and active financial planning. The firm has an over 85 year history and manages over $2 billion in client assets .  Wealth Advisors are an important part of the offering. Wealth Advisor are the client relationship managers providing portfolio management and financial planning guidance through phone conversations, email, and face-to-face meetings with our sophisticated clients. Wealth Advisors are assigned clients with the goal of building long-term relationships and matching  long-term client retention of 99%. There are no business development requirements for Wealth Advisors. Wealth Advisors reach out to clients proactively, explaining the firm’s current economic outlook, educating clients on investment philosophy, and addressing any financial planning questions or needs raised by clients. Additionally, Wealth Counselors work to grow their client service base through additions and referrals from existing clients. 

Duties and responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Acting as the main point of contact for the firm’s clients (will be assigned ~100 clients/households over time) 

  • Conducting regular portfolio reviews with our clients (quarterly – phone/email/in-person) 

  • Working with our clients and the investment team to create appropriate asset allocations for clients’ multi-asset class portfolios. 

  • Creating financial plans for our clients through in-depth discussions (eMoney) 

  • Act as liaison between our clients, the investment team, and Client Service Specialists (operations/back-office support) 

  • Introducing our clients to our Wealth Center application, which offers holistic financial views

Qualifications include, but are not limited to: 

  • 7+ years of investment industry experience (hopefully being the main point of contact for clients) 

  • CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER™ designation is required (ideally 5+ years experience creating plans from start-to-finish) 

  • Very strong knowledge of finance and capital markets 

  • 4-year college degree with a preferred emphasis in economics, business, finance, accounting or similar field 

  • Strong abilities to multi-task, manage various client requests, prioritize 

  • Quality communication skills – listening to clients’ needs and breaking down complex financial concepts 

  • Articulate and charismatic with a highly professional work ethic ​

Location: San Francisco and Silicon Valley

6: PORTFOLIO REPORTING ANAYLYST - BOSTON

Our client functions as an outsourced investment advisor to sophisticated investors including institutions, endowments and the like.  The Portfolio Reporting Analyst located in Boston will be an integral member of the North America Operations team.

 

Duties for Client Account Reconciliation:

  • Track and reconcile daily cash movements within client portfolios through coordination with internal teams and external service providers

  • Drive completion of cash and position reconciliations across assigned client accounts and/or custodians

  • Investigate and resolve discrepancies between internal and external records (e.g., custodian, administrator)

  • Monthly and Quarterly Client Reporting:

  • Assist with collection and input of fund manager performance data into proprietary systems

  • Assume responsibility and accountability for production and review of monthly “flash” reports and quarterly statements across assigned client accounts

  • Reconcile client transactional activity and fund manager performance data versus the benchmarks, and document any deviations for review by the Client Service Team

  • Troubleshoot and resolve any issues related to the generated and reviewed reports

  • Drive completion of client consolidated/legacy reporting by ensuring data completeness and accuracy, and working with the Client Service Team as needed

  • Assist with distribution of client reporting including any custom formatting, and upload to online client portal

Qualifications / Attributes:

The ideal candidate will have strong quantitative skills, be detail focused, and have an interest in investment and capital markets. A flexible entrepreneurial approach, an appetite for challenge and a good “team player” are essential qualities.

  • Up to 2 years prior work experience. Investment operations experience is preferred, but not required

  • Undergraduate degree (any field). Strong GPA and SAT scores

  • High degree of attention to detail and experience inputting and reviewing large sets of data

  • Organization and ability to multi-task in a fast-paced investment environment

  • Strong interpersonal and communication skills, both written and verbal

  • Articulate self-starter with the ability to work independently or as part of a team

  • Team player who is willing to do whatever it takes to contribute to the success of the business

  • Comfortable receiving and providing feedback from/to direct manager and Partners

  • Proficiency using Microsoft Office, particularly Excel/PowerPoint/Outlook

Location: Boston

5: OPERATIONS ASSOCIATE - SAN FRANCISCO

Our client is an impact investment fund looking to hire an Operations Associate in San Francisco. This is an institutional impact investment manager that provides strategic debt funding to scale and demonstrate responsible innovation in lending to underserved borrowers. Their work aims to advance financial inclusion by partnering with select tech-enabled lending partners, improve financial health and drive widespread adoption of such fintech innovation by the financial mainstream.

Position Summary:

The Associate will join the firm and will be based in our San Francisco office, with some flexibility with regard to remote work. The core function of the role will be to ensure that administration and operations of the firm are efficiently and effectively managed. A passion for impact at scale, strong organizational skills with acute attention to detail, and comfort with a high degree of autonomy in a collaborative organization are essential for success in this role.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Support management and the business operations teams by assuming responsibility for day-to-day tasks related to investment management including coordinating meetings internally and externally, preparing presentation and follow up materials, and managing client requests and reporting

  • Contribute to the curation firm materials and communications, including research, preparation, and regular updating of information

  • Review, collect, and aggregate investment portfolio reporting and metrics

  • Assist with the operations and management of service provider, vendor, and lending partner relationships

  • Work closely with internal teams to track and prepare investor reporting, administrative filings, and other compliance-related requirements

  • Assist with the organizing and scheduling of internal and external meetings, calls, trips, and events

  • Point of contact for general office management

The ideal candidate:

  • Bachelor’s Degree or equivalent experience

  • Passionate about financial inclusion, eager to learn about the business operations and administration of an impact investment firm

  • Excellent time management skills with a track record of multi-tasking efficiently and effectively

  • Comfortable communicating clearly and effectively in team discussions and sharing own opinion

  • Excited to work in a small, fluid, ambitious, and highly collaborative global team with a high degree of autonomy, self-motivation, and discipline

  • Strong interpersonal skills, collaborative mindset, self-starter, and an exceptional work ethic

Location: San Francisco

4: PRIVATE CREDIT FUND INVESTMENT ANALYST - SAN FRANCISCO

Our client is an impact investment fund looking to hire an Investment Analyst to join the San Francisco team. The fund is a global institutional impact investment manager that provides strategic debt funding to scale and demonstrate responsible innovation in lending to underserved borrowers in the United States and emerging markets. Their work aims to advance financial inclusion by partnering with select tech-enabled lending partners, improve financial health and drive widespread adoption of such fintech innovation by the financial mainstream.

Position Summary:

We are looking for an Investment Analyst to join the U.S. Investment Team in San Francisco. The position will involve occasional travel to existing and prospective fintech partners. The Investment Analyst will contribute to all aspects of the fund’s work, establishing the fund as the leading credit provider for fintech lending products and platforms in our target markets. A passion for impact at scale, strong analytical skills, and comfort with a high degree of autonomy in a collaborative, global organization are essential for success in this role.

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Conduct deal-specific diligence, including financial and credit analysis on new and existing investments. Build detailed models to evaluate investment performance across a range of scenarios

  • Support the monitoring of existing investments with periodic analytical reviews and direct portfolio company engagement

  • Synthesize findings, develop analytical perspectives with limited information, create detailed investment memos, and make recommendations to the team

  • Support the team in investment structuring, negotiation, documentation, and execution

  • Assist in building new investment theses by analyzing and assessing new markets and fintech verticals and closely monitor the competitive and regulatory landscapes across fintech sectors

  • Work closely with the teams in New York, Latin America, Asia and Europe to facilitate investor reporting, audits, risk reporting and technology coordination

The ideal candidate:

  • Passionate about social impact, relentlessly inquisitive about identifying emerging trends, and constructively obsessed about assessing the best emerging teams and companies

  • 2-3 years of previous work experience, with a background in fintech, debt financing, or structured products

  • Strong analytical skills, attention to detail and expertise in building and assessing financial models

  • Comfortable communicating one’s opinion clearly and effectively in writing and in team discussions

  • Excited to work in a small, fluid, ambitious, and highly collaborative global team with a high degree of autonomy, self-motivation, and discipline

  • Strong interpersonal skills, collaborative mindset, intrinsically curious, self-starter, and an exceptional work ethic

  • Knowledge of other languages a plus

  • Proficiency in SQL or experience managing relational databases or data warehouses in AWS Cloud viewed favorably

Location: San Francisco

3: CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER - - SAN FRANCISCO BAY AREA

Our client is a wealth management firm focused on helping clients lead financially independent and enriching lives through empowering long-term planning and investment management. Based in San Francisco and Silicon Valley for over 30 years, the setting in the heart of Silicon Valley allows the firm to stay connected and up-to-date on the evolving needs of local entrepreneurs, private families, and corporate executives.  The firm is looking for an extremely talented, passionate, and experienced CFP to join the client advisory and services s team. The Senior Associate will be a primary team member for a group of high net worth families.  The right candidate brings creative thought and diverse experience from the financial services industry, from building visions to leading projects from concept to implementation. You are organized, efficient, and work effectively across functions to maintain the highest quality of product and service. You know that great teamwork can make a difference in a growing environment and building a strong brand.  We Are looking for professionals with 3-6 years of experience in financial planning and client services. 

  • Financial Planner

    • Financial Planning Exercises

      • MoneyGuidePro plan construction

      • 10b5-1 Plan drafts, revisions, and custodian establishment

      • Restricted or Concentrated Stock Diversification  planning (including the use of StockOpter)

    • Project Manager

      • Oversee and coordinate client or prospect projects, including the delegation of work to the Associate, Operations or Investment team

      • Investigate and resolve unique client or prospect requests (ex: foreign gold holdings, negotiated margin rates)

      • Operational resolution of major client events such as death or divorce

      • Act as a liaison to professional service providers – attorneys, CPAs

    • Second Chair Wealth Manager

      • Preparation of client and prospect meeting agendas and management of presentation materials

      • Inclusion in client and prospect meetings

      • Presenting or owning deliverables from client or prospect engagements

      • Direct point of client contact for specific clients or specific client needs

    • Serves in the capacity of operations focused Wealth Manager

      • Review of Investment Policy Statement drafts

      • Initiation of Trade Clearance and Trade Restrictions

      • Completion of Annual Client Reviews

      • Initial reviews of quarterly reports

      • Maintain sales pipeline notes, records, and follow-ups

 

  • Associate

    • Custodian Liaison and Execution

      • New account set-up

      • Cashiering (wires, checks, standing instructions, third party confirmations)

      • Maintenance of addresses, electronic delivery, margin, and account specific features 

      • Manage RMDs and execute on client gifting needs at custodian

    • Set-Up and Maintain Clients and Prospects the systems

      • Create and maintain households and contact records in Salesforce

      • Execute workflows in Salesforce, retain documents, and link related parties and professionals

      • Set-up and maintain client portal (Summitas)

      • Set-up accounts, households, reporting groups, billing and all custom fields in Orion

    • Prepare Presentations and Reports

      • Construct client and prospect meeting presentations at direction of WM and FP

      • Produce, revise, and disseminate client reports from Orion at WM and FP request

      • Ensure quarterly reports and GLIDES are produced and delivered to clients and professional providers

    • Serve as Administrative Client Contact

      • Receive direct client requests for cashiering, reporting, and custodian requests

    • Books, Records and Compliance

      • Prepare contracts and IPS

      • Establish proxy voting and Chicago Clearing

      • Structure folders and retain documents on internal SharePoint (s: drive)

Location: San Francisco Bay Area

2: OCIO INVESTMENT ASSOCIATE - SAN FRANCISCO

Our client is outsourced investment office in San Francisco serving the investment needs of institutional investors . The firm embraces "endowment fund style" investing.  

 

Position Description:

The Investment Associate to join our Private Equity team based in San Francisco or Boston. The individual will be responsible for supporting senior investment professionals in our Private Equity research activities across private equity strategies including buyouts, venture capital, growth equity, and real estate.

 

The Private Equity team manages the firm’s Private Equity investment program across external manager relationships and co-investments. The research team is the engine for identifying and underwriting attractive investment opportunities for inclusion in client portfolios.

 

The primary goal of the Private Equity research team is to deliver high absolute returns over the long-term by partnering with top-tier managers. The team also supports the growth of the business through innovation, creativity and continuous improvement of our investment program in the face of a competitive and rapidly changing market environment. It also requires that we develop our people, our processes and our systems to stay at the forefront of the investment management industry.

 

Duties and responsibilities include:

  • Investment Diligence: Support rigorous and comprehensive due diligence of private equity, venture capital, and real estate primary fund investments and occasionally support working on co-investments related to these fund investments. Stress-test the manager’s assumptions and develop an independent view of the merits of the investment, particularly in the context of the manager’s mandate, skill and experience. Diligence activities include meetings with managers, quantitative analysis of portfolios and performance, qualitative assessments of team, investment process and research quality, and external referencing and triangulation. The diligence process concludes with a detailed written investment presentation for discussion among the team and with the Internal Investment Committee.

  • Investment Research: Lead and support research and analysis on investment opportunities, industry trends, and market dynamics across the private equity asset class. Contribute to investment theme ideation and creation of firm intellectual property.

  • Prepare Internal and External Investment Documentation: Create materials for internal investment committee consideration. Internal documentation includes transaction information, company/opportunity financial analyses, due diligence findings, and investment recommendation. Also prepare summary materials for client-facing teams / fundraising.

  • Investment Monitoring and Portfolio Management: Support ongoing diligence and monitoring of investment managers and opportunities, including formal quarterly and annual reporting processes. Support research on core investment themes. Assist in portfolio management function for pooled investment vehicles.

  • Process Management: Process management is critical to the success of the team’s investment activities. Core responsibilities include investment database support, client investment process management and marketing support. 

Location: San Francisco

 1: FAMILY OFFICE CLIENT ADVISORY PROFESSIONAL - SAN FRANCISCO

Our client is a leading private investment office (family office) with particular expertise in managing customized, multi-asset class portfolios for a select group of taxable and tax-exempt clients. The firm was formed as a multi-client investment office by a group of senior executives who had been advising clients and investing together at Goldman Sachs since the late 1990s, designed to serve a small number of significant and select families, foundations and sovereign governments. We are seeking a full time client advisory professional to join our investment office. The position requires the ability to work in an extremely fast-paced environment, supporting a small number of clients on investment, tax, philanthropic and estate-planning issues.

Principal Responsibilities:

  • Prepare client balance sheets and develop asset allocation analyses

  • Monitor client investment performance and manage quarterly portfolio reports, ensuring accuracy and consistency

  • Develop a deep understanding of portfolio construction, asset classes, investment products, macroeconomics, client customizations, and professional communication

  • Perform ad hoc analyses for clients’ financial and estate planning needs

  • Participate in equity and option trading activities with increasing responsibilities for investment execution

  • Gather, prepare, and coordinate client tax data and documentation

  • Be exposed to and involved in direct private investments, client interactions, and other critical family office operations

Qualifications:

  • Minimum 3 years of work experience in the financial sector

  • High degree of individual initiative with a sense of urgency

  • Ability to work in a fast-paced environment and think clearly

  • Strong organizational skills; ability to multi-task and organize a multitude of meetings

  • Understanding of tax and estate planning matters

  • Intellectually curious with an interest in investing

  • Ability to professionally communicate with clients and prospects

  • Proficiency in Excel, PowerPoint, Word, Adobe Acrobat, Microsoft CRM

Location: San Francisco

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