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MassMutual Financial Planning Analyst in Springfield, Massachusetts

The Opportunity

The role of the Financial Planning Analyst is to work on a team of Consultants and Senior Consultants providing support for fee-based financial planning cases. The Analyst will support advisors throughout the country who service a diverse client base. . The Analyst will work proactively with the field and business partners alike, in driving plan input, creating scenarios, stress testing, and developing client Strengths, Opportunities and making any initial observations.

The Team

The Case Consulting Unit “CCU” seeks to grow financial-planning practices across MassMutual by offering a competitive advantage in financial-planning design and advice, allowing advisors to develop meaningful and long-lasting relationships with their clients.

The CCU is built with collaboration at its foundation. This includes collaboration with the field, but also includes collaboration with your peers. Financial Planning Analysts and Consultants work closely together to achieve a common goal.

The Impact

As a Financial Planning Analyst, you will be responsible for:

  • Client data entry into leading financial planning software including but not limited to eMoney, Right Capital, Money Guide Elite and Advisys.

  • Assist team members with basic to intermediate plan analysis, plan design, and development of client strategies to meet client goals.

  • Help manage workflow between advisors/planners and Case Consultants to ensure timely delivery of plans. Provide a bridge for smooth communication between planners and consultants.

  • Prepare correspondence and track financial plan progress and communicate where needed.

  • Research new work-flow solutions that may be relevant in use with software or the financial planning process and make recommendations.

  • Creates, designs and organizes presentation material for senior team members.

  • Work closely and effectively with Case Consultants and Senior Case Consultants to keep him/her and the team informed of upcoming commitments and responsibilities and handle as appropriate.

  • Develop strong knowledge regarding Financial Planning Services and core company products.

The Minimum Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree or equivalent business experience

  • 3+ years of related Financial Services experience

  • Ability to conceptualize, apply, and evaluate information to make sound business decisions

  • Organizational and interpersonal skills including flexibility, thoroughness, accuracy and care in handling details

  • Communication skills (verbal and written) and the ability to express ideas and share information with coworkers, advisors and planners in an accurate manner

  • Communicates effectively, both verbally and in writing

  • Proactive in responding to and resolving issues

  • Comfortable using and adapting to new technology

The Ideal Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree

  • Experience with eMoney or other Financial Planning Software

  • Eager to learn financial planning concepts.

  • Worked in a high-volume collaborative team-based environment

What to Expect as Part of MassMutual and the Team

  • Regular meetings with the Advice and Financial Planning Team

  • Focused one-on-one meetings with your manager

  • Access to mentorship opportunities

  • Networking opportunities including access to Asian, Hispanic/Latinx, African American, women, LGBTQ, veteran and disability-focused Business Resource Groups

  • Access to learning content on Degreed and other informational platforms

  • Your ethics and integrity will be valued by a company with a strong and stable ethical nosiness with industry leading pay and benefits