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Trust Officer - Wyoming

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Financial Services

Future Dunham & Associates Career Opportunities

Trust Officer - Wyoming

Department Dunham & Associates
Career Type Full Time
Posted 2/6/2024

Description

TRUST OFFICER

An Opportunity to Craft Your Future

Are you ready to unleash your potential and embark on a journey of innovation and growth? If you are excited about building something exceptional from the ground up, consider exploring an extraordinary opportunity with Dunham Trust Company!

With 24 years of expertise as a trusted Nevada trust company, we are setting our sights on Wyoming and seeking passionate individuals to spearhead this exciting venture.

Who We Are

Established in 1999, Dunham Trust Company has honed its legacy in trust services and wealth management. Our footprint spans Reno to Loveland, Colorado, and Las Vegas, built on our commitment to excellence.

The Opportunity

As a Trust Officer in our upcoming Laramie, Wyoming office, you will be part of the team to build a genuinely exceptional Private Trust Company catering to families with $20 million to $200 million in assets. This role is your canvas to craft an unparalleled client experience together with personal and professional satisfaction.

This is not just a career move but a chance to pioneer a groundbreaking institution in our new Private Trust Office in Laramie, Wyoming. Our client-centric approach empowers a diverse clientele, offering abundant growth opportunities.

Ready to ignite your potential and be part of innovation and growth?  Apply on the career page of our website www.dunhamtrust.com

Essential Functions:

  • Develop professional relationships with clients and their dependents and function as the clients’ trusted advisor, anticipating their wealth planning needs;
  • Coordinate fiduciary and administrative services for clients;
  • Administer multi-generational trusts, often with discretionary income and principal payments distributed among multiple family members, while managing financial risk;
  • Execute the terms of any estate plan or document in which Dunham Trust serves as trustee, executor, personal representative, guardian, or agent for fiduciary, often exercising broad discretion for beneficiaries with competing interests;
  • Collaborate with clients’ advisors, including attorneys and accountants, to develop and implement a comprehensive wealth plan and to ensure proper tax planning;
  • Ensure all internal compliance and proper documentation requirements are met, consistent with internal fiduciary policies and procedures regarding new business and asset acceptances, discretionary actions, and all other policies, procedures, and guidelines;
  • Contribute meaningfully to business development by proactively prospecting for clients and building the business pipeline by soliciting and receiving referrals from existing clients, internal business partners, and centers of influence;
  • Participate actively in community affairs and professional associations and attend community and/or industry-specific forums, conferences, and/or meetings in order to broaden relationships, network, and continually deepen knowledge of trends, practices, products, and competitors;
  • Serve as valued team member and resource for other Dunham Trust and affiliate team members; provide back-up for other Trust Officers as needed.

Education Required:

Bachelor’s degree required

Professional license (CTFA, CFP, CPA preferred)

Experience Required:

Minimum of 5 years of demonstrated personal trust administration experience;

Demonstrated understanding of financial markets and investment theory.

Other Requirements:

Demonstrated history as a self-starter with tremendous initiative and accountability

Ability to travel to client locations as needed;

Ability to work under intensive deadlines with frequent interruptions;

Excellent presentation and verbal/written communication skills;

Able to use independent judgment and discretion to interact with internal and external customers to provide excellent service;

Professional, confident, and positive demeanor;

Excellent organizational skills with outstanding attention to detail.

Chief Financial Officer (CFO) Financial Services

Department Dunham & Associates
Career Type Full Time
Posted 1/4/2024

Description
CHIEF FINANCIAL OFFICER

Dunham is a thought leader in the financial services industry. The way we work is a direct reflection of our company culture; we believe in accountability, putting our clients first, and constantly striving for growth. Since 1985, Dunham has grown to become a multi-billion-dollar firm. We work with close to 1,400 Financial Advisors across all 50 states.

Dunham is an independently owned, registered Broker/Dealer helping Financial Advisors and individual investors reach their long-term goals. The firm's focus is on providing disciplined wealth management solutions and related services.

Job Summary: (Purpose of Job)
The Chief Financial Officer is responsible and accountable for all aspects of the Company’s financial management (financial control and reporting, tax compliance, budgeting, etc.) for four affiliated corporate entities.  Participates as a C-Level executive management team member.

Essential Functions: (Primary Responsibilities)
  • Collaborates with C-Level peers to develop and execute strategic long-term plans, fiscal policies, growth strategies, product development, employee development, etc.;
  • Ensures timely and accurate financial reporting for CEO, regulators, Department Heads, Board of Directors, etc.;
  • Serves as Treasurer and Principal Accounting Officer for the Dunham Funds trust (assists in required reporting, participates in board meetings, approves fund expenses, etc.);
  • Serves as the Company’s FINOP (Financial and Operations Principal) pursuant to FINRA requirements (responsible for maintaining required regulatory net capital; monthly, quarterly and annual filings; administrator of FINRA Gateway system for Firm);
  • Serves as a Board Member and member of various committees of Dunham Trust Company;
  • Prepares quarterly DTC board meeting materials, minutes and annual shareholder meeting information;
  • Directs the comprehensive (multi-entity, multi-departmental) annual budget process and prepares forecasts and three-year strategic plans as required;
  • Oversees Human Resources Director including compensation structures, employee insurance and other benefits;
  • Oversees the Controllership function including financial and regulatory reporting, payroll, commission payments, general ledger, inter-company eliminations, etc.;
  • Oversees the Accounting Manager and Staff Accountant functions including accounts payable, employee T&E reporting, fixed assets, prepaid accounting, unclaimed and unsecured property taxes;
  • Administers the Company’s 401(k) plan;
  • Administers the Company’s Employee Stock Purchase Plan and tracks basis for all participants;
  • Administers the Great Plains/Microsoft Dynamics accounting system;
  • Completes various annual license renewals (trust company license, business licenses, Secretary of State filings, etc.);
  • Performs detailed commission tracking and calculation for RDs and RMAs (VIC);
  • Stays abreast of changes in technical accounting pronouncements and other accounting policies, tax law, relevant SEC and Nevada FID regulations, etc.;
  • Formulates/enhances objectives, policies and procedures for finance, human resources and compliance as required;
  • Primary interface with external auditors for annual financial audits (prepares all financial statements and footnotes) and participates in various other audits;
  • Primary liaison with bank(s) for accounts, account analysis, cash management, etc.;
  • Performs acquisition due diligence, analysis and accounting (have completed ATC, Provident, CB&T, GSN, PEA);
  • Performs complex consolidated federal and multi-state income tax accounting and preparation in conjunction with outside CPAs (C-Corp, QSSS, CA FTB, NV Commerce Tax, TX, IRS plus approx. 10 other minor states); prepares quarterly tax estimates; optimizes tax strategies to reduce tax liabilities;
  • Handles all aspects of corporate insurance (E&O/D&O, trust professional liability, commercial package, Financial Institutions Bond (Fidelity Bond), workers compensation, cybersecurity, etc.).

Back-Up Functions: (Secondary Responsibilities)
  • Backup for various departmental functions, as needed;
  • Backup for COO and Compliance, as needed.

Education Required:
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance; MBACPA preferred;
  • Holds FINRA Series 27 (FINOP) license (or willing to obtain).

Experience Required:
  • Ten plus years of experience in similar role at broker dealer, investment advisory firm, trust company, or similar financial institution;
  • Keen level of knowledge of financial accounting and reporting (GAAP), tax accounting and relevant industry rules;
  • Prior management, leadership and supervisory experience;
  • M&A, public company reporting and financial transactions experience helpful;
  • Excellent strategic planning and innovation skills with a willingness to be part of the Company’s C-Level leadership team, helping to steer the firm into the future in a highly competitive industry;

Special Skills Required:
  • Strong business acumen with excellent problem-solving, cognitive thinking and analytical skills;
  • Strong computer skills with particular emphasis in accounting software packages and MS Office products;
  • Ability to prioritize multiple projects and responsibilities and work under pressure with multiple deadlines;
  • Highly ethical;
  • Strong attention to detail and organizational skills;
  • Excellent verbal, written and interpersonal skills with the ability to explain financial concepts and results to others;
  • Ability to think and work independently as well as in a team environment;
  • Self-starter with strong work ethic, enthusiasm, and ability to energize others;
  • Ability to read and comprehend legal, financial, contracts and other technical documents;
  • Ability to take initiative, implement new ideas and influence others to produce better decisions;
  • Ability to develop and manage successful
Future Dunham & Associates Career Opportunities

Department Dunham & Associates
Career Type Full Time
Posted 10/10/2018

Description

Dunham & Associates Investment Counsel, Inc. (DAIC) accepts applications for future career opportunities even though there may not be current openings. If you would like to be considered for future positions, please attach your resume and cover letter (optional, but helpful) and answer the few questions attached to this application. 

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