The Associate Director, Wealth Strategy will collaborate and lead client initiatives with other Ascent professionals in the areas of 1) multi-generational wealth and financial planning, 2) trust and fiduciary matters, 3) business and personal tax strategies, 4) charitable planning and 5) business ownership succession planning. Additionally, the candidate will collaborate with our nationally recognized Wealth Sustainability team, a resource group with professional expertise spanning the traditional fields of accounting, tax, and estate planning with strategic skills and resources associated with family governance, family history, mission, vision, and values development. This individual will also correspond and collaborate directly with client’s accountants, CFO’s and legal advisors.
The candidate will work closely with the Managing Director, Wealth Strategy to create value-added wealth planning ideas involving tax, financial, and business matters while also incorporating delivery of our customized services in areas of family wealth stewardship, business succession planning, and financial education for client family members. Candidate should bring a consultative, creative, and client-oriented mindset while able to function as a strong contributing member of an accomplished advisory team.
Broad knowledge in trust, estate, fiduciary and tax matters
Experience working with family business owners and high-net worth families
Superior verbal and written communication skills
Proven analytical, decision-making and problem-solving skills (Excel, MS Office required)
Display passion, creativity, and ingenuity in the pursuit of client objectives
Strong ability to operate within a team environment
5+ years of experience in wealth planning, legal, or accounting environment
BA in finance or accounting preferred, but consideration to other fields