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Registered Private Client Associate - Washington DC

Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, 1255 23rd Street N.W., Washington, District Of Columbia, United States of America Req #476
Thursday, October 8, 2020
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.

We are seeking an individual to support a team of Financial Advisors (FAs) in financial planning implementation, meeting preparation, marketing initiatives and maintaining a high level of client service and engagement.  The ideal candidate must be detail-oriented, have excellent communication skills, possess a keen sense of prioritization and organization, and thrive in a high-paced entrepreneurial environment.   This individual will possess a Series 7, 63 and 65, or 66.

Major Responsibilities:

  • Work independently with all home office departments to service the clients’ requests.

  • Assist FAs in the ongoing development and maintenance of effective client relationships. 

  • Be knowledgeable of products and technology and comply with all rules and regulations of the firm, as well as the various regulatory agencies.  Anticipate potential issues and or problems and alert respective FA and/or Branch Management as necessary.

  • Be knowledgeable of all firm technology necessary to provide quick responses to client and FA inquiries and also assist in training other Private Client Associates.

  • Compose effective client correspondence in accordance with established policies and procedures. 

  • Assist FAs in organizing and implementing productivity based campaigns.

  • Coordinate marketing efforts through the marketing department (e.g., for local advertising).

  • Assist FAs in gathering data, organizing and preparing financial plans.

  • Interface effectively with home office departments and branch associates.

  • Provide excellent telephone service to clients and potential clients, including prompt, accurate, and timely attention to detail. Ensure continuous telephone coverage.

  • Perform other duties as required that contribute to the overall effectiveness of the branch office and individual FAs.  May also perform some operations responsibilities for the entire branch in small branch offices.     

  • Work closely with their FA to understand the clients’ investments objectives, their financial situation and their tolerance of risk.

  • Keep assigned FAs informed of all pertinent information and activity related to client accounts and transactions, including issues related to client suitability.

  • May accept client orders and complete their requests in clients’ accounts on behalf of their FA.


  • High School Diploma; Associate’s or Bachelor’s degree required

  • Series 7, 63 and 65, or 66 required

  • Commitment to pursuing advanced certification such as CFP


  • Excellent customer service skills

  • Computer skills in Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook

  • Able to work effectively in a fast paced, deadline oriented environment 

  • Strong attention to detail

  • Able to work effectively as part of a team

  • High ethical standards

Janney is dedicated to promoting and supporting diversity within our workplace.  We provide an environment that promotes respect, integrity, teamwork, achievement and acceptance regardless of age, disability, education, gender, gender expression, gender identity, job level, marital status, military status, national origin, parental status, pregnancy, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic status, or other protected factors. Janney is committed to equal employment opportunities and providing reasonable accommodations to applicants with physical and/or mental disabilities.

  • Janney Montgomery Scott LLC, 1255 23rd Street N.W., Washington, District Of Columbia, United States of America