Pure Financial Advisors, LLC is a fee-only Registered Investment Advisor (RIA), providing comprehensive retirement planning services and tax-optimized investment management services with over 4 billion in AUM. We are headquartered in San Diego and have branch offices in California (Brea, Irvine and Los Angeles); Seattle, WA (Mercer Island); Denver, CO; Chicago, IL and we are looking to expand in other cities. 

We are looking for an Associate Financial Advisor (Associate Advisor) for our Seattle, WA branch office. The Associate Advisor will team up with and be mentored by a Senior Advisor (lead advisor) and will provide planning support to the lead advisor while learning how to develop and manage existing client relationships as well as bring on new clients. The intent is for the Associate Advisor to evolve into a Financial Advisor role over several years and to help us meet the demand of potential clients that want to do business with our firm. 

We are looking for an individual that has a thorough knowledge of the financial services business, including, but not limited to, the ability to process financial data to develop accurate, attractive, and professional reports and create financial planning recommendations (e.g., cash flow, risk management, estate planning, investments, and tax). We are looking for high quality individuals that can provide comprehensive retirement planning solutions and tax-optimized investment management strategies, that will adhere to fiduciary standards and act in the best interest of our clients. 

Requirements: 

  • Must have 4 years of industry experience. 
  • CFP® designation required (or must obtain within 18 months of date of hire). 
  • Bachelor’s degree in business, finance or similar fields preferred. 
  • Ability to assess a prospective client’s needs and their financial goals. 
  • A solid understanding of retirement planning, estate planning, tax planning, cash flow, investment and asset allocation strategies, and risk management. 
  • Effective communication skills. Ability to deliver comprehensive financial plans to clients. 
  • Strong relationship-management skills. 

Why become an Advisor with Pure? We provide specialized support so that our Advisors can spend their time where they need to – in front of clients, managing the client relationship and providing comprehensive financial planning advice. 

Below are examples of how we provide support to our Advisors: 

  • Marketing & Business Development – We generate the leads so that our Advisors don’t have to invest their time on marketing efforts. This is done in various way, including our educational classes and client events, as well as Your Money, Your Wealth® television and radio shows. We have teams focused on marketing and business development to handle calls from numerous prospective clients – people that want to sit down with a CFP®. We also set the appointments, so that the Advisor can spend the time meeting with prospective clients, gaining a better understanding of their needs and how we can help them meet their financial goals. 
  • Financial Planning – Our extensive Financial Planning department is comprised of dedicated CFP® and CPA® professionals that partner with our Advisors and provide comprehensive and detailed advice on all aspects (financial planning, tax planning, estate planning, retirement planning, etc.) of the client’s life – We take a deep and PURE dive into planning. 
  • Investment Management – Pure’s trading department works with Advisors on managing the client’s portfolio in a tax optimized way – daily rebalancing, tax loss harvesting, asset location, etc. 
  • Operations and Client Services – We have client service teams to handle everything – they work with the custodians to ensure all transactions are taken care of and take the paperwork off the Advisor’s “to-do” list! 
  • Unparalleled Professional Development –Advisors receive constant training on new laws, concepts, planning ideas etc. We are dedicated to providing growth and development to not only our Advisors, but all members of our team. 

Additional Details 

  • Salaried position + benefits  
  • $75,000 – $125,000   

Benefits package includes health (medical, dental, and vision insurance), group and voluntary life/accidental death & dismemberment (AD&D) insurance, long-term disability insurance (LTD), a 401(k) plan with an employer match, as well as a generous paid time off policy. 

Interested? 

We are looking for high quality individuals that can provide comprehensive retirement planning solutions and tax-optimized investment management strategies, that will adhere to fiduciary standards and act in the best interest of our clients. 

Candidates should submit a resume to careers@purefinancial.com.