Sr. Wealth Advisor

Full Time Flex position in Philadelphia

Job Description

Inkwell is currently looking for a full time Senior Wealth Advisor to join a family owned private trust company. The successful candidate is a well-organized, self-motivated wealth management professional with extensive financial planning, investment, project management, communication and relationship skills. The ideal candidate will be capable of coordinating and leading the client service team to provide complex investment strategies and integrated family office services to private clients with $25mm+ in investable assets and who own or have owned private companies. The firm would like this candidate to be located around the Philadelphia area but remote workers will be considered as well. 

Primary responsibilities will include, but are not limited to, developing and maintaining multi-generation client relationships, providing sophisticated wealth management advice, coordinating the development and implementation of investment strategies in accordance with predefined investment methodologies, rebalancing and regular analysis of client accounts (including asset allocation, tax management strategies and all types of marketable and liquid investments). In addition, the Senior Wealth Advisor will support management by helping lead business and client initiatives as well as contribute to the development of the Client Services Group. This position requires moderate travel. 


Essential Abilities & Skills Required: 

Specific to the Role 

  • Exceptional communication skills and presence at a level necessary to inspire trust from peers, clients and their external advisors. 

  • Ability to provide additional leadership and mentoring to the investment team and input in the overall investment process. 

  • Experience and high degree of expertise in portfolio management for ultra-high net-worth individuals and families, including asset allocation (traditional, alternative asset classes and other illiquid investments), and tax management. 

  • Experience, and a high degree of knowledge, in developing investment and financial plans for ultra-high net-worth individuals with sophisticated wealth planning techniques including a wide array of trusts. 

  • Experience and a high degree expertise in analyzing financial information and the ability to recommend and monitor financial plans. 

  • Ability to educate next generation clients as it relates to investment management, financial planning concepts and basic estate planning. 

  • Excellent and diverse understanding of global financial markets and economic trends. 

  • Proficient in dealing with, and adding value to a variety of complex private client situations. 


  • Ability to guide, mentor and lead client service team members at all levels in the management of prospect and client service strategies and their execution. 

  • Time management, leadership, communication, planning, risk management, negotiation skills 

  • Ability to participate in and take a lead role in department and the firm’s level business initiatives. 

  • Strong project management skills with the ability to motivate and manage others in the process as well as shift between time critical tasks and longer-term projects. 

  • Excellent analytical and communication skills (written and verbal) with the ability to distill, organize and communicate information and ideas in a clear and concise fashion. 

  • Excellent interpersonal skills and ability to handle conflicts or issues maturely. 

  • Ability to participate in a collegial team-oriented environment with a positive can-do attitude. 

  • Strong computer and math skills with knowledge of MS Word, Excel and PowerPoint. 

  • Accepts personal responsibility and accountability for their own work and the work of the team, ensuring work is completed in an error free manner and with the highest standard. 

  • Ability to self-correct and research new and better processes to improve self and peers. 

  • Must be detail oriented, organized, diligent, precise and dependable. 

  • Ability to multi-task and manage a variety of roles, responsibilities and situations. 

  • Proven problem-solving skills. 

  • Balanced personality, both disciplined and inquisitive. 


  • Bachelor’s degree in finance, economics or similar field. 

  • Master’s degree in finance, economics or similar field a plus. 

  • Certified Financial Planner TM (CFP) required. 

  • Additional industry or role specific designations a plus. Examples include, but are not limited to, CTFATM, CAIA, CFA®. 

  • 10-15 years relevant business experience. 

  • 7-10 years relevant direct ultra-high net worth wealth management experience. Direct and substantial interaction with clients is required. 

This is an excellent opportunity for someone who is fantastic at building and maintaining relationships, holds a strong understanding of financial planning and investments and would like to work with a top of the industry firm. Please let us know if this sounds of interest to you or someone you know! We look forward to working with you!