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Product Diligence Leadership Opportunity in Financial Services
Director, Product Due Diligence
20 E Thomas Rd., Phoenix, AZ 85012
2300 Windy Ridge Parkway, Atlanta, GA 30339
7755 Third St. North, Oakdale, MN 55128
877 Executive Center Drive West, St. Petersburg, FL 33702
Remote Opportunity Considered
The Director, Product Due Diligence will oversee Advisor Group's advisory products due diligence efforts and champion investment research to our network of 10,000+ independent financial advisors. The selected individual will provide direction and analytical leadership in the development and implementation of Fee based Advisory due diligence. Further, the candidate will have proven ability to network within the industry to leverage diligence capabilities. Strong reputation and network within the industry are critical for candidacy.
The Director is responsible for all aspects of Third Party Money Manager (TPMM) and Turnkey Asset Management Platform (TAMP) due diligence including initiating new reviews and maintaining ongoing diligence of approved products.
This position will be a leader in that analysis by independently identifying attractive strategists and vetting those for potential inclusion on the product shelf as well as monitoring of existing TPMM and TAMPs. The individual must have a strong knowledge of financial markets and a view of current events and economic conditions in order to fully vet advisory products, make recommendations and communicate their viewpoint.
Lead advisory product diligence functions, which includes initial and ongoing reviews.
Actively participate on the Product Review Committee and interact with multiple departments across the organization.
Interface cross-functionally within the firm to address escalated/sophisticated product requests/issues within the network.
Field escalated product requests/inquiries from affiliated reps/OSJs.
All other duties as assigned
Bachelor's degree in related field is required, preferably Finance or Business concentration.
10+ years of relevant experience, preferably in a leadership role in fee-based products.
FINRA Series 7 license is required.
Experience with Envestnet and other TAMPs required.
CFA designation or progress toward CFA is required.
Articulate, confident, driven professional with the ability to work with like-minded professionals in a results-oriented, fast-paced and growing environment.
Ability to rigorously analyze a product, make recommendations, and then stick to decisions. Guiding principal is to limit risk and provide best in class product solutions.
Individual should have solid investment/analytical capabilities as well as broad knowledge of fee based advisory products and services.
Strong analytical skills, with the ability to see all sides of an issue.
Strong understanding of financial markets and market behavior.
Solid investment and business acumen.
Strong interpersonal and communication skills.
Demonstrated ability to establish priorities and meet performance goals in a results-oriented fast-paced environment.
Experience in using performance attribution software such as Morningstar Direct.