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Investment Advisory Services Associate 

Division Cadaret, Grant & Co., Inc.  
Position Investment Advisory Services Associate  
Location Cadaret, Grant & Co., Inc. - Home Office  
Full-Time/Part-Time Full-Time  

Western International Securities, Inc. is seeking an Investment Advisory Services Associate to join our successful organization. This individual will be an integral member of the high-functioning and collaborative Investment Advisory team. This position will integrate in with numerous teams within Western International, including investment advisory, compliance supervision, accounting and trading.

At Western International Securities, we offer our employees the opportunity to grow personally and professionally, to contribute to the success of a dynamic organization, and to serve others in a manner that exceeds their expectations.

This position is eligible to be located in any of our home office locations including Pasadena, California, San Diego, California, or Syracuse, New York. 

Duties include but are not limited to:

  • Assist the WIS Advisory team in the setup and calculation of Investment Advisory Fees across multiple custodians and multiple RIA’s
  • Back office downloading, posting, and reporting transactions
  • Daily reconciliation of advisory fee transactions and payouts
  • Educate advisors on the advisory offering with a focus on the Envestnet platform
  • Generate investment proposals with Financial Advisors on Envestnet and provide advice and guidance on product selection
  • Setup client accounts and streamline workflows in documentation processing
  • Platform Administration - assist in the on-boarding and entitlement process for new financial advisors joining the firm
  • Back-Up Operations team on phone and other tasks during critical projects
  • Platform development and integration - integrate various wealth management platforms and third party financial institutional software. Black Diamond, Envestnet, DST, Wealthscape, NETEX360
Position Requirements

Education, Skills and Experience:

  • Bachelor's degree in business, finance or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • 3-5 years of Advisory experience within a brokerage or RIA environment preferred.
  • Experience working with multiple custodians, such as Fidelity, Pershing, Schwab and Wedbush.
  • Black Diamond Platform Experience preferred.
  • FINRA Series 7 and 66 securities licenses preferred.
  • Proficient with Microsoft Office Suite (Outlook, Word, Excel, Powerpoint). Extensive skill in Excel is required.
  • Excellent communication and customer service skills are a must. Must be able to remain flexible in an ever-changing environment. The customer service representative must have the ability to recognize when a problem or issue requires additional parties to be consulted and the ability to use proper discretion and judgement when dealing with internal and external difficulties.
  • Strong ability to multi-task and meet time-sensitive deadlines & deliverables.
  • Problem solver - Ability to provide multiple solutions that will achieve the same outcome.
  • Self-aware, self-motivated, with a high regard for accountability.
  • Ability to learn and adapt to new technologies.
  • Individual should be able to thrive in a fast pace, dynamic workplace, high performance expectations with deadlines.
  • Excellent oral, written, and listening skills.
  • Strong inter-personal skills, with ability to collaborate & work in a team-oriented environment that is forged through mutual respect, hard work, loyalty and trust.
  • Strong technology skills with ability to learn & master multiple systems.

Western International Securities, Inc. was founded in 1995 to combine the same full service of the nation's largest financial institutions with the personal touch that is missing in so many firms today.

Today, with over 400 investment professionals, Western International Securities provides a full infrastructure in operations and trade settlement, compliance, technology and business development. The firm’s ability to attract and retain the brightest individuals in the industry who confidently and efficiently use various back-office and proprietary systems, make Western a leading Broker/Dealer in the Independent space. The philosophy that made Western a leading Broker/Dealer focuses on providing a personalized and high touch approach to serving our advisors.

Atria Wealth Solutions, Inc. (Atria) is a wealth management solutions holding company focused on delivering a clear path to the future of financial advice for financial professionals, financial institutions and their clients. Headquartered in New York City, Atria’s broker-dealer subsidiaries empower financial institutions and independent financial professionals with a sophisticated set of tools, services and capabilities that drive growth. Atria’s broker-dealer subsidiaries include CUSO Financial Services, LP, Sorrento Pacific Financial, LLC, Cadaret Grant & Co., Inc., NEXT Financial Group, Inc. and Western International Securities, Inc. Atria’s subsidiaries together support nearly 2,500 financial professionals with more than $75 billion of assets under administration. For more information, please visit



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