Wealth Advisor

Copper Leaf Financial is seeking an experienced Wealth Management professional to join our dedicated staff.  Copper Leaf Financial is a leading Vermont based RIA, committed to both exceeding our clients’ expectations and ensuring that our talented team has opportunities for development and balance.

The Wealth Advisor serves as strategic member of our collaborative and service-oriented culture as the primary manager of our client relationship. They are responsible for managing existing client relationships, formulating recommendations, and implementing advice in coordination with Partners, peers and other staff. They demonstrate leadership and are an active participant and initiator of ideas to improve both the client and staff experience while actively participating in reaching personal and team revenue goals.

Qualifications include proven ability to cultivate strong relationships with HNW clients, prospects, and business partners in a fee-only wealth management role. Minimum of 10 years in financial services industry with progressive relationship management and business development experience. CFP designation, with CFA, CPA, EA, CPWA, MSA or JD a plus.  Candidates possess experience with Orion, MoneyGuide Pro, Sharefile, major CRM platform and custodians including Schwab, Fidelity and TDA. Must possess a clean U-4.

Responsibilities include:

  1. Effectively communicates our investment philosophy, evidence-based investing and comprehensive planning-based wealth management.
  2. Strategically drives the wealth management process for clients through comprehensive financial planning with the support of our team, including review and evaluation of income, assets, tax exposure, investment portfolio, insurance, and estate plan.
  3. Helps clients establish and prioritize goals and timeframes to achieve them.
  4. Meets regularly with clients for on-going plan review, updating current and future circumstances, needs and objectives and reviewing investment performance.
  5. Develops recommendations, educates clients, and coordinates implementation of strategies for client needs such as education funding, retirement, risk management and estate planning.
  6. Develops a personal Investment Policy Statement and holistic strategy for each client and implements, monitors, and maintains client’s portfolio accordingly.
  7. Regularly educates and communicates with clients about market conditions, evidence-based investment principles, changes in regulatory or tax environment, and other factors which may influence client decisions or behavior.
  8. Complies with requirements and professional practices associated with investment advisory in an RIA firm.
  9. Mentors associates to enable staff growth within the Firm.
  10. Consistently meets defined organic growth goals.
  11. Proactively seeks referrals from current clients, centers of influence and personal networks.
  12. Manages business development pipeline for new opportunities from existing clients.
  13. Actively pursues new business relationships, community involvement and professional centers of influence.

Interested candidates are to send a cover letter and resume to [email protected].

We appreciate all interest in this position, only candidates closely aligned with this search will be contacted.

Copper Leaf Financial, LLC does not discriminate in employment based on race, color, religion, sex (including pregnancy and gender identity), national origin, political affiliation, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, genetic information, age, parental status, military service, or other non-merit factor.

Copper Leaf Financial is a fee-only, fiduciary firm and a registered investment advisor with offices in Burlington and Rutland Vermont. We develop customized wealth management plans designed to integrate every aspect of our client’s financial life. We call our approach “true wealth management” – a holistic, all-encompassing approach that goes beyond just investment advice.