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Type of Role: Investments

Experience Level: Managing Director/CIO

Location: Naples, Florida

Salary: $279K - $314K

At Ameriprise Financial, we’re not just in the business of helping clients with their financial goals – we also help our advisors and employees reach their true potential by embracing an inclusive and collaborative culture. We celebrate the unique qualities and reward the contributions of our talented, passionate employees. If you’re motivated and want to work for a strong, ethical company that cares about you and your community, take the next step with Ameriprise Financial. Details below.

The investment manager will assist financial advisor(s) daily, to help clients achieve their financial goals. As the investment manager, you will be instrumental in creating and delivering a unique client experience that defines and differentiates the practice. This position will develop and communicate investment strategies, maintain processes to ensure investment policies are followed, maintain alignment of asset allocation, and manage internal trading models and risk management across portfolios. The investment manager will consistently follow high standards of business and professional ethics, and legal and regulatory requirements when dealing with others and/or performing work activities.

This role provides Financial Advisors with the daily support needed to provide analysis of client data, money movement, tracking of incoming assets, preparation of investment models, trading, research, and working with clients to resolve issues, as well as completion of Ad hoc overall service, as requested.

Responsibilities and Time Allocation: Will change over time to meet the needs of the practice and can include other duties as assigned by the advisor.

Position Functions:

Investment Manager

  • Trading for all advisors on all platforms (SPS Advisor, SPS Advantage, brokerage)
  • Ability to contact clients for verbal authorization on trades for managed and brokerage accounts
  • Covered Call Writing and management of covered call spreadsheet/timing/trading of options
  • Research/ Security selection and analysis – stock, etf, mutual fund, alternatives
  • Proposals/Hypotheticals illustrations to present to clients and prospects – via Morningstar Advisor Workstation, Thomson One & Asset Allocation tools
  • Portfolio construction and design (based on case specifics to client)
  • Knowledge of Firm models (and creation, monitoring, rebalancing)
  • Knowledge of Advisor Defined Models (and creation, monitoring, rebalancing)
  • Money Movement submissions, RMD calculations and tracking, qualified plan distributions and rollovers: (ACH, Wire, Check, Internal)
  • Cash management (daily monitoring cash balances to fund income payouts to clients – trading to replenish cash for client payouts),
  • Daily proposals for Investment Direction
  • Investment Performance (benchmarking) reporting and tracking
  • Asset Allocation (trend trading – Value vs. Growth, Large vs. Small, etc.)
  • Monitor allocation drift (via asset allocation dashboard), trade to model and eliminate drift

Client Care

  • Answer questions and provide readily available information to clients, as it relates to servicing their accounts
  • Work with back office to ensure accurate money movement processing, account transfers, client account maintenance, resolve issues, etc.
  • Document all client contact/calls in CRM

Key Traits of a Successful Investment Manager:

  • Direct attention to detail and organization
  • Effective communication with clients and other advisors/staff
  • Effective and efficient time management
  • Polite and clear phone manner
  • Ability to multi-task
  • Ability to adhere to rules and regulations as stated and required by advisor, Ameriprise Financial
  • Ability to support and provide guidance for compliance within the advisor’s practice
  • Positive attitude and sincere willingness to constantly learn and grow

Education and Other Designations:

  • College degree or higher
  • 4+ years of similar experience
  • Already have federal and state licenses and registrations for securities, including Series 7, Series 66, and State life, accident and health insurance licenses
  • Already have or be able to study for and pass exam for CFA (Chartered Financial Analyst) or CAA (Chartered Asset Allocator) designation

At Ameriprise Financial, we’re not just in the business of helping clients with their financial goals – we also help our advisors and employees reach their true potential by embracing an inclusive and collaborative culture. We celebrate the unique qualities and reward the contributions of our talented, passionate employees. If you’re motivated and want to work for a strong, ethical company that cares about you and your community, take the next step with Ameriprise Financial.

Ameriprise Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender identity, disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other basis prohibited by law.