Financial Planner

Charleston, SC

About Us

Elwood & Goetz is a growing, fee-only, independent financial planning, and investment management firm located in Athens, Atlanta, and Charleston. As fiduciaries to our clients, we provide an innovative and progressive model for personalized financial planning and wealth management. Simply stated, our mission is to optimize the goal attainment and financial life plans of our clients.

Firm Culture

The firm's culture is supportive with a family atmosphere in which we care for our employees. Some of our cultural norms include:

  • Passionate about helping others
  • Continuous pursuit of sophistication and mastery
  • Unwavering belief in the value of teamwork
  • Hard-working with high expectations
  • Client-centric: every client should feel like our only client
  • Financial planning is an experience, not an event
  • It’s in the details

Position Description

Each of our planning teams is made up of two people: a Senior Financial Planner (SFP) and a Financial Planner (FP). Our planning teams work directly with clients to design, deliver, and implement client financial plans.  

More specifically, FPs can expect to:

  • Co-manage client relationships and financial plan development
  • Prepare meeting materials, deliver recommendations, and communicate with clients regarding meeting follow-up items
  • Organize and track action items
  • Proactively respond to client inquiries and requests
  • Conduct analysis on client specific situations (e.g., mortgage refinance, employee benefits review, stock option plans, etc.)
  • Implement investment recommendations and monitor investment portfolios for rebalancing opportunities

Candidate Qualifications

  • Conscientious and detail-oriented  
  • Self-motivated with a positive attitude
  • Outstanding organizational skills
  • Unwavering desire to help others and act as a fiduciary
  • High level of personal integrity and discretion
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills  
  • Degree in personal financial planning or related field
  • Professional designation(s) held or being pursued  

Compensation & Benefits

  • Salary commensurate with education background, professional accomplishments, and overall field experience
  • Annual bonus dependent on personal and firm growth/performance
  • Benefits include: group health insurance, access to group disability insurance, paid-time off, flex time, maternity/paternity leave, continuing education allowance, 401(k) + profit sharing plan