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Financial Planner

Job Details

Lincolnshire, IL - Lincolnshire, IL
Full Time
4 Year Degree

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Job Summary
The Financial Planner, known as the Private Client Group (PCG) Planner at Savant, provides financial planning services to high-net-worth clients and is responsible for performing a variety of tasks on behalf of the Private Client Group. The PCG Planner may be dedicated to a select group of clients that have complex planning needs. PCG planners are responsible for creating and presenting a wide variety of planning related tasks through coordination of the client discovery process and ongoing planning relationship of the lead advisor, co-advisor, PCG Advisor, and client to provide an integrated wealth management experience.
Duties and Responsibilities
  • Assist our advisors with the profitable delivery of our service models as defined in Savant Service and Segmentation Guidelines and according to the The Savant Way
  • Ensure client financial needs are addressed as follows:
    • Participate in the management of client contact and communications
    • Participate in planning related meetings
    • Perform duties based on the lead advisor, co-advisor, PCG Advisors interaction with the client
    • Collaborate with the advisors in making recommendations
    • Assist with the preparation of clients income tax returns
    • Provide proactive planning/tax articles and news that pertains to clients specific situation
  • Meet with clients/potential clients, to obtain information necessary to develop and complete a financial plan or other various financial analyses
  • Gather, organize, and synthesize client data and review client financial statements, tax returns, estate planning documents and all other information necessary to develop a financial plan or other various analyses
  • Prepare and deliver various financial planning analyses (i.e., tax analyses, social security analyses, insurance analyses, stock option analyses, Roth conversion analyses, pension analyses, etc.)
  • Develop and execute Retirement Planning Workshops using Money Guide Pro (or other software) in an interactive format to clients
  • Develop financial plans and suggest alternative options and recommendations for review with advisors
  • Prepare updated financial plans and analyses as requested
  • Utilize various financial analysis programs, and review output looking for completeness, accuracy and anticipated results sought by advisors
  • Conduct special and routine planning research projects, as requested by supervisors
  • Perform other duties as requested
  • Maintain team approach by assisting and filling in for others

The PCG Planner position typically requires the following qualifications:
  • Bachelors Degree in Business Administration, Finance, Accounting or related field from an accredited college or university, preferably with a CFP program
  • 3-5 years experience in comprehensive financial planning services with demonstrated ability to develop and manage plans and manage client relationships
  • Must be a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional in good standing
  • Minimum 2 years of personal tax return preparation preferred
  • Proficiency with Word, Excel, PowerPoint, and Outlook, as well as financial planning software
  • Financial planning/wealth management acumen, judgment, and experience
  • Strong analytical and planning capabilities
  • Detail-oriented with a high degree of accuracy
  • Excellent communication and listening skills
  • Client first attitude
  • A team player, collaborative, able to work with and through others

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed by people assigned to this job. They are not intended to be an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties, and skills required of the incumbent in this position.


Any combination of equivalent education and work experience will be considered.


Savant Capital LLC, is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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