Client Advisor /Trust Officer, VP

Seattle, WA

Client Advisor / Trust Officer, VP

Seattle, WA

Our client is a leading and highly ranked Multi-Family Office with strong roots on the West Coast. Due to continued growth and expansion, they are looking for add a key member to their leadership team in Seattle.

The Client Advisor will be responsible for growing and expanding the firm through their high touch and personalized model to Ultra-High Net Worth Individuals and Families. They foster a collaborative environment with unlimited opportunities to build out your role and make an impact within the firm.

Client Advisor Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s degree is required, advanced degree is highly preferred, MBA or JD.
  • Minimum of 8 years of Trust and Estate Planning experience.
  • Minimum of 5 years of general Wealth Advisory and Portfolio Management experience interfacing with UHNW clients.
  • Minimum of 5 years of proven business development within the UHNW space.
  • Proficient knowledge and understanding of legal documents surrounding trusts, estate planning and finance, including trust agreements, deeds, powers of appointment, powers of attorney, stock powers, assignments, disclaimers and partnership agreements.
  • Previous leadership experience.
  • Established network accounting and legal professionals in the local and regional markets.

Client Advisor Rewards:

  • Rapidly growing and well-established organization.
  • High visibility to Leadership with opportunities to expand the position and continued professional development.
  • Competitive base, bonus, and comp structure with excellent benefits.
  • Rewarding culture and team within a client focused, family-oriented firm.

Client Advisor Responsibilities:

  • Manage UHNW client relationships with extensive client contact and a working knowledge of trust and agency account administration including fiduciary accounting, securities, finance, real estate, taxes and estate planning. 
  • Continued development of new business. Developed through independent means, partnering with other departments and senior management, and utilizing professional networking and direct solicitation.
  • Manage a team of Client Advisory support individuals and delegate work to an assigned assistant.
  • Partner closely with other departments (investment/portfolio management, tax, operations, and planned giving/foundations) to ensure client activities are properly handled.
  • Oversee the processes of opening accounts, drafting correspondence to clients, transferring/distributing assets.
  • Work with the investment team on scheduling clients’ investment performance reviews and monitoring trades.
  • Coordinate with tax and operations departments to provide clients with information required for tax filings and management of accounting records.
  • Contribute to internal committees on an ongoing basis as apart of the senior team.