Advisory Director Job Description

Advisory Director Job Description

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Advisory director provides cross Operational and Business Unit tax support in regards to operational taxes hence knowledge of the banking sector and ideally experience of working in an operational taxes environment or supporting operational taxes from a tax technical perspective.

Advisory Director Duties & Responsibilities

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Leads strategy development, analysis of profitability drivers, product integration, and product development for various components of the Private Wealth Advisory initiative
Performs market research, identifies market segments, develops product specifications and incorporates requirements into planning processes
Advocates the growth and utilization of Private Wealth Advisory resources and services within the firm
Responsible for building and maintaining relationships with Investment Banking/Capital Markets and other corporate entities to generate referrals to select PWA Financial Advisors
Develops marketing campaigns and communications plans
Implements strategies and tactical plans across organizational lines including direction to financial planning, investment management, sales management and marketing professionals
Develops and delivers presentations to groups, both at home office and conferences
Provides analysis and reports on key success metrics for senior management
Performs management activities, including identifying performance problems and approving recommendations for remedial action
Bring global and regional connectivity to life, and ensure that the team is aware of global Wealth Advisory developments and trends with respect to open architecture

Advisory Director Qualifications

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Licensing or Certifications for Advisory Director

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Education for Advisory Director

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Employers hiring for the advisory director job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Master's Degree in Accounting, Finance, MBA, Business, Economics, Engineering, Computer Science, Graduate, Business/Administration, Management

Skills for Advisory Director

Desired skills for advisory director include:

Audit-preparation software and an understanding of the impact of technology
Banking sector and ideally experience of working in an operational taxes environment
CG products and platforms
Capital Gains Tax regimes and how they impact operational processing and infrastructure
Capital gains regimes
Market trends
Opportunities and competitors’ activities
Sarbanes-Oxley Act provisions and methodologies for achieving compliance
Stamp Duty
Supporting operational taxes from a tax technical perspective

Desired experience for advisory director includes:

Drive execution - quickly remove roadblocks
Build strong relationships with divisional staff and learn intricacies of company’s business and operations
Works well on a team and independently on short and long-term projects
Strong organization skills, with a focus on execution
Develop, present, and defend recommendations before various governance and oversight committees
Eight or more years of investment product development/management experience in retail/wealth management context

Advisory Director Examples

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Advisory Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an advisory director. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for advisory director
  • Analyze client rating agency and regulatory capital model results and identify key drivers
  • Knowledge of rating agency criteria and models
  • Create and present quantitative and qualitative analysis of key issues impacting clients’ financial strength ratings
  • Develop and analyze financial models that evaluate financial projections and various reinsurance strategies
  • Manage analyses and projects for team with client from start to finish
  • Take initiative on internal projects to improve processes, products or services
  • Support industry studies through data analysis and research
  • Provides leadership and mentorship to Commercial Credit Advisor and CAG Analyst – (Commercial Advisory Group) teams with focus on consistency and process alignment specifically for credit renewals and adjudication
  • Assist in the construction of deal-oriented reports and presentations for clients
  • Serve as a secondary point of contact for client personnel with respect to day-to-day execution matters
Qualifications for advisory director
  • Minimum of 8 years financial services or regulatory experience
  • 2+ years Private Side Compliance experience
  • Ability to manage a number of compliance issues/tasks simultaneously
  • Previous experience within a Fixed Income Compliance Advisory position
  • Previous experience within a Equities Compliance Advisory position
  • A post-secondary diploma/degree, ideally in Commerce, Business Administration or related experience
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Advisory Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is hiring for an advisory director. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for advisory director
  • Supervise and support Financial Advisors and branch staff to ensure the follow firm policies and industry regulations regarding investment advisory activity, specifically the Managed Account Program, Advisory Solutions and any future advisory programs
  • Review investment advisory activity on a daily basis
  • Resolve conflicts between Branch Office Administrators, Financial Advisors and Home office departments
  • Respond to communication wires, e-mails, and phone calls in a timely manner
  • Assist the department in identifying supervision needs and creation of processes and procedures for supervising investment advisory activity
  • Assist the department in process improvement and special projects as needed
  • Trains under Directors to be able to handle contract negotiations, new vendor implementations, formal supervision of processes (including licensing to be able to formally supervise), and other managerial duties
  • Works with Directors and Managers on salary reviews and increases, and performance based compensation
  • Drive Value by Innovation - You’ll be responsible for building on the advancements made in audit techniques and methodologies
  • Strategic Partnering – You’ll be engaged with leaders across the Company to assess risks with current and future business models
Qualifications for advisory director
  • Prior training & development experience
  • Project management experience within the Financial Services industry
  • Creative problem solver with a strong solution orientation
  • 10+ years of experience in financial analysis and/or related work at an insurance company, reinsurance company, reinsurance intermediary or consulting firm
  • Thorough understanding of P&C insurance statutory accounting and GAAP financial statements and reinsurance accounting standards
  • Ability to complete multiple tasks in a fast paced, dynamic work environment
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Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of advisory director. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for advisory director
  • Responsible for creating successful revenue streams through clients and referrals
  • Provide subject matter expertise to clients and oversee and lead engagements ensuring all needs of the client are met
  • Set a strategic direction for determining appropriate marketing activities attending marketing/business development activities with clients/potential clients
  • Exhibit a high level of involvement in setting the group’s vision and strategic focus being involved in overall budget to achieve financial goals/objectives of group
  • Manage client deliverables and expectations, including drafting client reports and presentations liaising with management, including developing and building on those relationships throughout the engagement
  • Participate in the continual development and publication of thought leadership, solutions, and service offerings
  • Manage a small team (presently 2 Compliance Advisory staff)
  • Review and Test of Adherence to Policies
  • Document the tests performed and update and develop tests to reflect policy and procedures
  • Deep Dives
Qualifications for advisory director
  • 10+ years of business experience, including complex processes and issues
  • 5+ years of responsibility managing a team of project managers
  • Excellent working knowledge of debt advisory
  • Appropriately qualified and relevant work experience
  • Experience of working within debt advisory
  • An ability to break down complex concepts
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Advisory Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is hiring for an advisory director. If you are looking for an exciting place to work, please take a look at the list of qualifications below.
Responsibilities for advisory director
  • Ensure that the results of deep dives feed into the enhancement of reviews and monitoring activities
  • Assist management in ECOD / Reviews & Investigations in other tasks that may arise from time to time
  • Pursue activities to further develop practice – Network to develop prospective referrals - Identify niche areas of concentrations to expand practice – Cross-sell other Marcum service lines – participate in professional, business or charitable organizations
  • Present at conferences, seminars and meetings of professional, legal or business group
  • Familiar with the U.S. legal system, including applicable rules of evidence and procedure
  • Key documents and other sources of information relating to damages
  • Support in deposing key fact witnesses and opposing experts
  • Alternative evaluations of damage calculations
  • Ability to articulately communicate professional/technical knowledge
  • Effective business advisory and client relations skills
Qualifications for advisory director
  • Strong understanding of Mergers and Acquisitions
  • Ability to identify potential transaction risks
  • Bachelor's degree in business-related field is preferred, but not required
  • Series 7 license required and must be held for a minimum of 2 years
  • Series 66, 9, 10 and 24 licenses required or must be obtained within 4 months of hire
  • Strong conflict-management and problem-solving skills and independent decision making skills
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Advisory Director Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for an advisory director. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for advisory director
  • Develop project plans, secure resources, and drive project schedule
  • Act as a trusted advisor to leadership and SMEs and participate in strategic and roadmap discussions on technology
  • Support the ADP new business development and sales efforts by providing strategic delivery guidelines, scope and timeline guidance and budget estimates
  • Participate in regular communications with leadership to ensure clear understanding of customer needs and requirements over the course of projects
  • Contribute to the creation of delivery management processes and procedures to standardize delivery efforts as the business unit grows
  • Provides project, program, and/or portfolio reporting to multi-stakeholders at senior management levels
  • Support development of the functional strategy, partnering with relevant functional leads and teams as a thought partner, problem solver, and project manager
  • Stay current with trends in their assigned area - both in terms of business trends and technology trends that influence the area
  • Reviewing processes, policies, and procedures for effectiveness
  • Monitor the daily operation and duties of the advisory operations team
Qualifications for advisory director
  • Must have a Series 7 and Series 63 upon applying for this position
  • Cultivate a deep understanding of the intersection of audience motivations and client business needs to drive superior customer experiences
  • Be a strategic thinker and a doer, an innovator and visionary with a creative imagination
  • Deep knowledge and experience with integrated marketing communications, specifically digital and CRM/customer experience
  • Bachelor/Master degree in Finance or Economics from reputable university
  • 5 years experience in Credit/Equity Analyst

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