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Retirement Counselor (2020-9284)

Tampa, FL, United States


Job Description




Are you ready to take-off in your career and help employees prepare for their retirement? Come be a part of something new and help Fisher Investments take our investment expertise into the 401(k) marketplace. In 2012, Fisher Investments launched our 401(k) Solutions division, collaborating with small and mid-sized companies to provide customized 401(k) retirement options. Join our firm as a Retirement Counselor, and leverage your experience working with 401(k) plans to take your career to the next level!


The Opportunity:


Fisher Investments 401(k) Solutions is a 3(38) Fiduciary dedicated to serving small and mid-size businesses with their retirement plan needs. Retirement Counselor’s play a pivotal role by building relationships with Plan Sponsors (C-Level Executives) and empowering plan participants to reach their retirement goals through education. Our specialized structure separates sales from service, allowing Retirement Counselors to remain committed to helping our clients instead of selling products. A team effort is what makes the 401(k) Solutions group unique, Retirement Counselors work in conjunction with our Operations Specialists who provide hands-on support to Plan Participants. Come be a part of this rapidly growing group helping better the investment universe.


The Day-To-Day:


With our specialized business model, Retirement Counselors are partnering with 401(k) Sales, Service, and Operational Specialists as supporting teams. The main priorities of Retirement Counselor are to:

  • Work closely with Plan Sponsors (C-Level Executives) and Plan Administrators by serving as their primary point of contact
    • Help oversee the navigation of the retirement plan conversion process from start to finish
    • Present to groups of Plan Participants, and educate them on their 401k Plan offerings while guiding them to saving for retirement
    • Partner with the Client Operations Team to facilitate onboarding of new plan participants and build trust to encourage plan retention
    • Conduct annual plan performance reviews on design enhancements, including ways to improve plan participation, increase employee contributions, and better meet business goals
  • Act as the liaison to each plan’s record-keeper and third party administrator
    • Ensure client servicing guidelines and standards are met or exceeded
    • Adhere to compliance surrounding all applicable policies and procedures
    • Assist with preparation for regulatory audits

Your Qualifications:


  • Bachelor degree and 3+ years of working in the retirement space
  • Series 65 (preferred)
  • Deep understanding of complex retirement plan landscape, including the intricacies of ERISA, DOL, and IRS rules and regulations
  • Excellent problem-solving, communication, and critical thinking skills with ability to manage complexity and ambiguity
  • A demonstrated track record of driving results and providing unparalleled client service
  • Willingness to travel ~40% and comfortably present to large groups with varying levels of investment knowledge

Why Fisher Investments:


Fisher Investments is a different kind of investment firm. We don’t come from Wall Street, nor do we believe we fit in with most of the finance industry, and we’re proud of that. We work for a bigger purpose: bettering the investment universe. From unmatched service to innovative perspectives on investing, it’s the people that make the Fisher purpose possible. After all, it’s our people that enable us to offer the level of service that we do. And we invest in them accordingly, offering exceptional benefits like:

  • 100% coverage of premiums for health, vision and dental insurance
  • A 50% 401(k) match, up to the IRS maximum
  • 20 days of PTO*, plus 9 paid holidays
  • Back-up Child Care Program available, offering up to 10 days annually
  • And much, much more

We take great pride in our inclusive culture. We value the different perspectives and unique skills you bring to the team – it makes us all better. Success at Fisher Investments is driven by results, a collaborative mindset and a commitment to accomplishing great things – so if you are ready to do that, we are ready for you! Apply today to be a part of a team environment where you can contribute, collaborate, and make a difference in the lives of people by bettering the investment universe.


We also provide a cumulative, continuous learning and development framework customized for every employee. This emphasis on personal and professional growth has yielded an award-winning work environment; we’re Great Place to Work Certified, and The Oregonian named us as a Top Workplace! But in the end, it’s not the perks that keep people here. They stay because they believe in our mission of service—our employees want to make a difference in an industry that can do better.


* California employees accrue up to 17 days of PTO and 3 days of sick time per year.




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