Baker Boyer is the oldest independently owned community bank in the state of Washington. We are trusted financial advisors, serving the Walla Walla valley, Kennewick and Yakima communities, providing wealth management as well as personal and business banking services.
About DS Baker Advisors:
This position is part of DS Baker Advisors, a team of specialists whose goal is to provide comprehensive financial services for all business and high net worth individual clients traversing their wealth journey. DS Baker Advisors takes a client centered approach in meeting their diverse, individualized, and often transforming needs. Should a multi-faceted financial relationship develop, DS Baker Advisors work together to meet the personal, business, investment, planning and legacy goals of the client.
About the investment portfolio manager Role:
As a member of the DS Baker Advisors team, the primary role of the Investment Portfolio Manager is the investment responsibility for assigned client accounts—including asset allocation and security purchases. The Investment Portfolio Manager uses a structured approach to selection and retention of investments, while working closely with Trust and Financial Advisors to set portfolio goals. Due diligence is performed by the Investment Portfolio Manager through discussions with fund managers, client specialists, brokers, and other investment professionals with which the bank works closely. The Investment Portfolio Manager works closely with the Asset Management Division Manager as well as the Chief Investment Officer to provide leadership to the investment group while also pursuing new business opportunities alongside other officers as needed.
Provides professional portfolio management of individual accounts including considerations for client’s financial planning scenarios
Makes presentations on investments and trust services to large and small civic and non-profit groups as well as a semi-annual client event
Supports Chief Investment Officer in due diligence efforts, portfolio management decisions, investment committee preparation and publishing
Participates in new business development activities in teams or individually
Accompanies Trust Advisors on client calls
Performs trade executions with brokers
Interprets analysis on individual securities and recommends retention, purchase or sale
Reviews all cash positions, balances accounts as required, acquires and maintains knowledge of specialized investment software and internet research tools commonly used by the investment group
Assumes additional responsibilities as requested
Skills and Qualifications
Demonstrated leadership proficiency and ability to motivate and work with a client-centered team
Has detailed knowledge of:
Financial security analysis
Economic theory and its applications
Stock and market valuation considerations
Ability to make large dollar decisions quickly and be responsible for the results
Strong computer literacy, including Microsoft Office. Demonstrated ability to efficiently learn new programs and to proficiently use and interpret data provided by software tools
Demonstrated superior customer care and client retention skills
Proactive to build and maintain positive relationships internally and cross-departmentally
Ability to facilitate effective team decision making, relying on team members’ expertise, knowledge, and relationship with the client
Ability to ensure all team resources are aligned with clients’ overall needs
Demonstrated excellent time management and organizational skills
Able to lead by example, with approach to work and client interactions
Aptitude to exemplify professionalism both in appearance and attitude
Valid Driver's License
Prudent- Self-motivated to take a common sense approach to doing what is right for relationships and long term outcomes, not short term gains
Authoritative- You are knowledgeable and trustworthy—others are eager to come to you with referrals or to ask for advice/counsel
Relatable- You care deeply about the client and our internal relationships, and are present and accessible in the areas we serve (Walla Walla, Tri-Cities and Yakima)
Empowering- Your approach to coaching and advice to both clients and peers is proactive, inclusive and transparent. You are open and motivated to build upon your skills and share your knowledge with others
Counselor approach- You take a professional, consultative approach with your clients and teams. You first seek to listen, understand and then act, always putting the client or team before the individual or ego
Education and Experience:
Graduation from a four-year college or university, preferably with a degree in finance, accounting, business or related field. Four to six years’ experience with investments in banking or finance environment. Experience and expertise to include knowledge in one or more areas of Asset Management, or any equivalent combination of education, experience, and training that provides the required knowledge and abilities to do the job. Preference of CFP or CFA designations.
About Baker Boyer Bank
Join one of Seattle Business magazine's 100 Best Companies to Work For and Washington's oldest community bank.
We are trusted financial advisors, serving the Walla Walla valley, Kennewick and Yakima communities, providing wealth management as well as personal and business banking services.