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Career Opportunities

Career Opportunities

Are you looking for that next career opportunity? Sapers & Wallack, for over 80 years a leading independent, full-service financial and insurance advisory firm, with a positive and client centered culture, is looking to make key hires as we continue to expand and solidify our reputation as the leading financial and benefits advisor to businesses and high net worth individuals in the New England Market.

The professionals on our team are not just people sitting at a desk. They are part of our family. Our employees embrace a number of commonly shared values: collaboration, accountability, customer focus, a bias toward actions and results, entrepreneurial spirit and, at all times, the highest ethical standards. These values represent the behavior each employee is expected to exhibit in their role. In our view, fostering a culture that embodies these values will lead to success and growth for our employees and our business.

 

Director of Wealth Management

The Director of Wealth Management will be an experienced and passionate Certified Financial Planner who will join the Sapers & Wallack leadership team as a key hire in expanding their wealth management practice. The ideal candidate will be confident in his/her ability to generate new business, as well as lead relationships on behalf of the firm with existing clients and identify additional services from  other departments.. We are looking for a candidate with an entrepreneurial spirit who is open-minded in their approach to acquiring new clients and delivering customized solutions. With ambitious growth targets set for the next few years, we are looking for an advisor that is interested in expanding the firm’s existing structure and contributing to the overall long-term success of the practice.

 Qualifications

  • 5+ years of experience advising high net worth clients
  • Strong track record of building their own book of business and generating new clients for their firm
  • Certified Financial Planner© (CFP) designation required
  • Strong knowledge of overall wealth management, investments, financial planning techniques, tax strategies, and estate planning solutions
  • A self-starter that thrives on the opportunity to work in a growing, boutique firm and assist with developing systems, policies, and procedures
  • Familiarity with SEI, Pershing, NetX360, eMoney, Money Guide Pro or other wealth software
  • Familiarity with the Office 365 and SalesForce environment
  • Series 65, Series 7, Series 63 Required
  • Having an existing book of business to transit over is a plus

To Apply:

Please contact Evan Macedo, Vice President of Finance & Operations, at emacedo@sapers-wallack.com.

Retirement Plan Consultant

Purpose of Retirement Plan Division

The Retirement Plan Division of the firm provides Comprehensive Plan Design, Fiduciary Investment Reviews, Fee Benchmarking, Fiduciary Governance, ERISA Consulting, Participant Communication and Education

Purpose of Role

The Retirement Plan Consultant will be part of a service team responsible for the overall satisfaction of our retirement plan clients and will work closely with the Vice President of Retirement in managing a piece of our book consisting of 15 – 25 retirement plan consulting relationships.

Consulting Responsibilities

The role of the consultant is to work with the client in establishing goals and helping them achieve their goals. Once goals are established, the consultant will work with internal and external partners to create a program designed to meet those goals while remaining in compliance with governmental requirements.

Consult on cases through establishing and maintaining a leadership role in the relationship including (but not limited to):

  • Providing expertise on industry leading practices and where innovation can meet the goals of the plan as outlined by the client
  • Organizing, structuring and running Investment Committee meetings
    • Committee Charter
    • Committee member best practices
    • Minutes and records management
    • Investment Policy Statement adherence
    • New member orientation
  • Vendor management
  • Billing and collection of quarterly retirement planning advisory fees
  • Act as a Client and Participant advocate
  • Work with the client to maintain proper documentation (Plan Document, IPS, Loan Policy, etc.)
  • Deliver Annual, Semi-Annual, Quarterly and Monthly reporting as necessary
  • Create and implement an internal-use client business plan for each client

Act as a source of retirement plan knowledge

  • Backup lead consultant when they are out of the office
  • Peer review deliverable items for technical accuracy
  • Answer inquiries from our wealth management practice

Assist in project management for due diligence; price negotiation and vendor replacement

  • Timeline creation and adherence
  • Determination of search process and depth based on client needs
  • Request for information
  • Request for proposal
  • Final presentations
  • Site visits
  • Final negotiations, vendor selection and oversight of implementation

Communication and Education Services

  • Work with client to create a full Education Program
  • Coordinate with Service Provider
  • Present Group and One on One meetings and consultation sessions

Collaborate with and support the other practice areas of Sapers & Wallack

  • Investments
  • Meet to discuss client business plan and goals
  • Prepare for investment committee meetings
  • Support creation and delivery of reporting
  • Provide answers to retirement related questions or research answers as necessary

Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • NASD Series 6 or 7 & 63 and Series 65 or 66 preferred
  • Strong interpersonal, client facing skills
  • Strong negotiation and conflict resolution skills
  • Ability to collaborate with a team as well as able to work independently
  • Proficient in Microsoft Office; Adobe Acrobat & Salesforce experience a plus

Prior experience:

  • 3-5+ years relevant work experience
  • Retirement Plan, Plan Document and Plan Design experience
  • Overall investment and industry knowledge
  • Experience giving group presentations
  • Client management experience
  • Sales experience

To Apply:

Please contact Evan Macedo, Vice President of Finance & Operations, at emacedo@sapers-wallack.com.

Intern / Financial Administrative Assistant

The individual must be highly motivated and demonstrate strong clerical and organizational skills.  They must pay close attention to detail, as well as be comfortable working with MS Office applications (Outlook, Word, Excel, and PowerPoint).  They will preferably be a student studying accounting, finance, or a similar discipline.

Office duties include: entering in all revenue, accounts payable, payroll, and general journal entries into our accounting system, conducting all purchasing for all office supplies and equipment, aiding with entry level human resource administrative tasks, compiling all insurance carrier commission statements, conducting the month end close, aiding in all office administrative general tasks, compiling information for insurance policy review process, implementing database clean ups and improvements in Salesforce, filing, mailing, spreadsheets, binding presentations, operation of basic office equipment and supporting the overall team.

Programs Utilized: Sage 50 (accounting software), Salesforce, Sharepoint, Box.com, Microsoft Office Programs: Outlook, Excel, Word, PowerPoint, and OneNote.

To Apply:

Please contact Evan Macedo, Vice President of Finance & Operations, at emacedo@sapers-wallack.com.

Business Development Officer

We are seeking an established sales professional to generate qualified prospects/leads from his/her own professional network in a related or complementary business field and through ongoing networking with centers of influence and third party professionals for the following areas of our firm:

  • Retirement Planning
  • Executive Benefits
  • Corporate Continuation Planning
  • Charitable concepts;
  • Life, disability and long-term care insurance; Wealth management and investment services
  • Risk Mitigation/Protection

Key Responsibilities and Desired Attributes:

  • Establish and execute prospecting and sales strategies that results in shepherding prospects through the sales process in collaboration with the management team;
  • Become knowledgeable about our business areas to speak intelligently about them and identify new business opportunities;
  • Be a results-driven and self-starter willing to take ownership of the job and motivated to achieve success;
  • Be an experienced networker with a deep, developed network throughout the Greater Boston business community and the willingness to expand this network through event attendance and active participation in industry associations or other organizations relevant to our target audience;
  • Be a team player who possesses excellent interpersonal skills and face-to-face relationship building abilities, along with a high degree of self-confidence;
  • Possess consistently proven and demonstrated experience in developing and deploying strategies that have resulted in the attainment of sales goals, along with proven prospecting and closing skills;
  • Possess an undergraduate degree;
  • Possess the required FINRA securities licenses and MA life and health licenses or acquire them within 90 days of hire; and
  • The following licenses and credentials are not required but are a plus: MBA, CFP®, CPA, CLU, Series 7.

Rewards:

  • A strong base salary with an aggressive un-capped incentive compensation plan;
  • Industry leading health and dental plans with generous employer contributions; and
  • A generous paid-time off allowance.
  • Employer Contributions to Profit Sharing Plan.

To Apply:

Kindly email a cover letter and resume to Aviva Sapers, CEO at asapers@sapers-wallack.com for immediate consideration.