Senior Wealth Advisor - Wealth Advisory - Maumee, Ohio



Maumee, OH, USA
Posted on Wednesday, May 8, 2024
CLA is a top 10 national professional services firm where our purpose is to create opportunities every day, for our clients, our people, and our communities through industry-focused wealth advisory, digital, audit, tax, consulting, and outsourcing services. Even with more than 8,500 people, 130 U.S. locations, and a global reach, we promise to know you and help you.

CLA is dedicated to building a culture that invites different beliefs and perspectives to the table, so we can truly know and help our clients, communities, and each other.

About the role:

CLA is looking to hire a Senior Wealth Advisor in our Maumee, Ohio office - near Toledo, OH. The Senior Wealth Advisor, (SWA) will serve as a relationship manager providing “Total Wealth Advisory” services to their clients. Total Wealth Advisory is a comprehensive service that revolves around a personal financial plan and includes advice on all of clients financial and tax needs. The SWA should have advanced knowledge in tax, investments, financial planning, insurance and estate and retirement planning. The SWA will manage a book of client relationships and will delegate work as appropriate.

Work Activities & Accountabilities

The below functions reflect the general details necessary to describe the essential work activities and accountabilities of this position and are not all inclusive. Other activities may be assigned.

  • Financial Planning: Gather data from clients in the planning process. Oversee and delegate financial planning work. Deliver financial plans to clients and make recommendations.
  • Client Support: Manage existing & new referral relationships.
  • Technical Competencies: Maintain a working knowledge/competency of appropriate systems applications utilized by firm. Proficient with Microsoft (MS) Office products, including Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Outlook, and Adobe.

Organizational Interfaces

The Senior Wealth Advisor reports directly to a Principal and/or Director and interacts on a regular basis with Principals, Directors, Senior Wealth Advisors, Wealth Advisors, Associate Wealth Advisors, and Client Service Coordinators.

Key Behavioral Competencies

The Senior Wealth Advisor must possess several key personal effectiveness traits to be successful. These include a high degree of passion for doing impactful work, accountability for actions, initiative make visions a reality, integrity that places honesty and trust above all else, professionalism, and conscientiousness. Actions and behaviors that are the foundation of successful careers at CLA are broadly defined below.

  • Leading with Impact: Guides and motivates others and is able to direct team to achieve desired results.
  • Ownership Mindset: Creates expectations of success throughout the firm.
  • Entrepreneurial Grit: Has the courage to take action on new ideas, understanding the balance of risks vs. positive outcomes.
  • Client Excellence: Anticipates client needs and looks for opportunities to provide proactive consultation.
  • People Development: Provides coaching opportunities for others to develop and pursue their passions.
  • Clear Communication: Communication has high impact that encourages others.
  • Teamwork & Collaboration: Manages challenging issues and understands when appropriate to leverage internal or external experts.
  • Growing the Business: Identifies opportunities to expand or develop new services to help clients meet their objectives.

Minimum Required Experience, Education, and Certifications

  • Experience: Minimum of eight (8) years of progressively responsible financial services experience.
  • Education: Bachelor’s degree in Accounting, Finance, or a related field.
  • Certifications/Licenses: FINRA Series 65 or 66 Required.
  • Existing Book of Business Preferred.
  • CFP preferred.

Our Perks:

  • Flexible PTO (designed to offer flexible time away for you!)
  • Up to 12 weeks paid parental leave
  • Paid Volunteer Time Off
  • Mental health coverage
  • Quarterly Wellness stipend
  • Fertility benefits
  • Complete list of benefits here


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Wellness at CLA

To support our CLA family members, we focus on their physical, financial, social, and emotional well-being and offer comprehensive benefit options that include health, dental, vision, 401k and much more.

To view a complete list of benefits click here.