Employment Opportunities 

Investment Professionals

Senior Financial Advisor - Asheville

Parsec Financial is looking for a Senior Financial Advisor in our Asheville office. The advisor will be the primary manager of client relationships and will work on a team of other advisors. Responsibilities of the position include: managing existing client relationships by formulating and implementing advice, meeting with clients in person, communicating with clients in person or through phone/email, delivering financial plans, and developing new client relationships. The Senior Financial Advisor will also be expected to work with, train, and supervise other staff in client service delivery. The qualified candidate should have a CFP or similar designation and 5+ years of experience. If a candidate has an existing group of clients, additional compensation would be considered for client transitions.

To be considered for employment all applicants must send in a résumé, as well as a cover letter that details salary requirements and why he/she is qualified. Before being hired, a candidate will be asked to submit to a criminal and credit background check.

HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants should send a cover letter and résumé to:

Director of Operations
Parsec Financial
PO Box 2324
Asheville, NC 28802

Or email to news@parsecfinancial.com

Résumés without cover letters will not be read. No calls.

Research Analyst - Asheville

Parsec Financial is looking for a Research Analyst in our Asheville office. The Research Analyst is responsible for compiling research reports and making recommendations to the Investment Policy Committee. The analyst can expect to focus on creating/updating/presenting in-depth due diligence on covered securities, screening for new ideas, maintaining/overseeing stock and mutual fund scoring systems, and maintaining quantitative ranking, recommendation history and performance tracking spreadsheets. The candidate must be organized, analytically-minded, and apply a high attention to detail to their work. The ideal candidate will have a bachelor’s degree in finance, business, accounting, economics or related experience, as well as the Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) designation (or working toward it). Proficiency in Microsoft Office is a must, and proficiency with FactSet or Bloomberg is a plus.

To be considered for employment all applicants must send in a résumé, as well as a cover letter that details salary requirements and why he/she is qualified. Before being hired, a candidate will be asked to submit to a criminal and credit background check.

HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants should send a cover letter and résumé to:

Director of Operations
Parsec Financial
PO Box 2324
Asheville, NC 28802

Or email to news@parsecfinancial.com

Résumés without cover letters will not be read. No calls.

Support Professionals

Financial Planner – Asheville

Parsec’s mission is to help guide clients to financial security. We are hiring for the role of Financial Planner in our Asheville office. The Financial Planner works directly with advisors to assist with the wealth management and financial planning needs of clients. This position is responsible for providing support to advisors including data gathering, case design, scenario building, and financial plan development and implementation. Duties include interacting with clients to better understand their financial information, as well as attending client meetings with an advisor to present the financial plan.

The employee candidate must have their Certified Financial Planner designation, or another similar designation. A minimum of three years of experience in the investment management or financial advisory industry is required. The successful candidate must be able to demonstrate expertise in financial planning concepts and the ability to convey that knowledge comfortably, with clear verbal and written communication. Experience with eMoney is an added plus. We seek an individual who expects to master their financial planner skills and move toward becoming a lead financial advisor on client relationships. To that end, we are seeking someone who exhibits professionalism and confidence. Parsec values authenticity, expertise, accountability, teamwork, vision, and community. We are looking for a candidate who displays these values.

HOW TO APPLY:
Applicants should send a cover letter and résumé to:

Director of Operations
Parsec Financial
PO Box 2324
Asheville, NC 28802

Or email to news@parsecfinancial.com

Résumés without cover letters will not be read. No calls.

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