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Director, Tax Trust and Estate Specialist

Company: Charles Schwab
Location: Kirkland
Posted on: July 2, 2024

Job Description:

Position Type: RegularYour opportunityWealth and Advice Solutions is Schwab's comprehensive Wealth Management organization filled with talent that excels at personal relationships, specialized service and providing ongoing advice built on Schwab's approach to investing. - The Wealth Strategies Consulting Group addresses complex wealth management needs of clients through our Planning and Wealth Strategy teams. Additionally, they provide specialized products to meet income generation, risk mitigation, and liquidity needs. -The Tax, Trust and Estate specialist role is a part of a specialized team that provides great value and benefits to Schwab clients. This offering provides depth and value to the clients of branch partners and Schwab Wealth Advisory Investment Advisors. The goal of the relationship is to work through client's sophisticated needs in Tax, Trust, and Estates that among other things that could result in a large amount of savings to the end client. This position will require you to provide detailed, highly sophisticated advice to entrepreneurs and other high-net-worth individuals with sophisticated financial affairs, substantial business interests, large family estates and investment portfolios requiring careful attention. -The Wealth Specialist will be the subject matter authority in all implications of a clients Tax, Trust and Estate needs.What you haveAs a High Net Worth Trust & Estate/Tax Specialist, you will:

  • Develop and handle strong relationships with Financial Consultants and Portfolio Consultants.
  • Function as an in-house subject matter authority on sophisticated trust, estate and income tax questions and issues.
  • Uncover unstated needs from the clients to offer additional Schwab services where relevant
  • Present to large and small groups to share your expertise and the offering to key partners
  • Educate internal partners on your skills and ability to support their clients to drive referrals
  • Apply your previous experiences in Tax, Trust and Estate to supply to a growing sector of Investment Advisor Services -We believe that our values have helped us to build both a successful business model and an outstanding work environment. We value partnership, integrity, exceptional client service, open communication, and adaptability to change. -
    • Bachelor's degree required
    • Previous experience as a Tax, Trust, and Estate attorney strongly preferred
    • At least one of the following is required; JD, LLM, CPA, CTFA, AEP
    • Extensive experience advising high net worth clients
    • Ability to build strong internal relationships due to working closely with Branch Financial Consultants and Portfolio Consultants within Schwab Wealth Advisory.
    • Shown experience in discovering unstated needs through diagnostic information gathering
    • Excellent presentation skills and demonstrated success in a collaborative environment.
    • Strong verbal and written communication, listening, interpersonal, client service, networking and analytical skills.
    • Ability to demonstrate exceptional interpersonal effectiveness when working with high-net-worth clients
    • Travel approximately 10% to 25%. -In addition to the salary range, this role is also eligible for bonus or incentive opportunities.
      What's in it for youAt Schwab, we're committed to empowering our employees' personal and professional success. Our purpose-driven, supportive culture, and focus on your development means you'll get the tools you need to make a positive difference in the finance industry. Our approach balances our ongoing commitment to workplace flexibility, serving our clients, and our strong belief in the value of being together in person on a regular basis.We offer a competitive that takes care of the whole you - both today and in the future:
      • 401(k) with company match and Employee stock purchase plan
      • Paid time for vacation, volunteering, and 28-day sabbatical after every 5 years of service for eligible positions
      • Paid parental leave and family building benefits
      • Tuition reimbursement
      • Health, dental, and vision insurance

Keywords: Charles Schwab, Kirkland , Director, Tax Trust and Estate Specialist, Accounting, Auditing , Kirkland, Washington

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