Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, 1717 Arch Street, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, United States of America Req #11360
Monday, May 22, 2023

The Janney Wealth Planning team creates, delivers and helps implement customized Financial and Estate plans to clients of the firm.  The needs of these clients may range from simple to complex and the clients themselves are often High or Ultra High Net Worth individuals.  The responsibility of the team, which consists of attorneys, accountants and professional planners, is to help our Financial Advisors (FAs) match our firm’s comprehensive services, solutions and strategies to fulfill the needs of their clients.


This role is going to be a unique opportunity for someone who wants to advance their planning knowledge yet has an interest in financial planning technology. The individual in this role is going to lead the customization and maintenance of the client facing planning tool that our advisors use interactively to engage their clients in the financial planning process.  While this position is not a sales position, it will involve speaking with Janney’s FAs and their clients and advising on what strategies make sense based on their financial situation.


This position will be located in Philadelphia and may require occasional travel to assist with the training and marketing of our Financial Planning Platform.


Responsibilities include:


  • Assists with training advisors on how to use our planning technology to improve their practice
  • Helps advisors design financial plans
  • Troubleshoots financial planning issues within Janney’s financial planning software with advisors
  • Develops and maintains the Presentation tool within the financial planning software
  • Provides virtual meeting expertise with Janney’s FAs in meeting with clients and prospects.
  • Acts as an internal consultant to provide subject matter expertise to FAs, their clients and outside trusted advisors.
  • Keeps current on financial planning topics, researches issues, answers questions, and assists with finding solutions for field and home office employees.
  • Establishes referral paths to other areas of Wealth Management.
  • Performs other duties as assigned.


The ideal candidate will possess:


  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent work experience
  • 0-3 years of professional financial planning experience preferred
  • Series 7 and 66 or the ability to obtain within 6 months
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP®) designation a plus
  • Customer service experience
  • This position requires an individual who is detail-oriented and who takes pride in accomplishing a wide variety of tasks in a fast-paced environment.
  • Strong interpersonal skills, able to work well both individually and collaboratively in a team
  • Skilled at critical thinking
  • High ethical standards 
This role will be hybrid, the individual will work approximately three days per week in-office. 

Why work for us? 


Benefits: Janney believes that its employees are the key to what makes a great company. Although work makes up a large portion of an employee’s life, we believe that a balance between work and non-work activities is essential to maintain quality performance and a positive work atmosphere. We offer a competitive package including Paid Paternal Leave, generous Paid Time Off, eligibility for a $2,000 referral bonus and Professional Development Assistance Plan designed to help you make the most of your life at work and at home—today and in the future. Explore further. 


Janney is an award-winning full-service financial services firm committed to understanding our clients' needs and providing advice beyond investments. We are equally committed to building a diverse workforce and inclusive culture where employees can use their talents to thrive and grow professionally with the firm.


Fostering a positive workplace experience remains a top priority. We’ve earned the Great Place to Work® certification, which recognizes employers that create an outstanding employee experience. Based entirely on what current employees say about their experience working at Janney, this prestigious recognition underscores our commitment to our people and culture. 


People are our strongest asset. We recognize that when our team members thrive, our firm is more successful.

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