Why join a registered investment advisor (RIA) firm?
The RIA industry is one of the fastest-growing segments of financial services, with independent advisors managing more than $4 trillion in assets. As an RIA firm, Watts Capital provides tailored advice based on investors’ goals; offers a simple, transparent fee structure; provides advice for our clients’ complex needs; and builds strong, long-term client relationships.
Why work for our firm?
Watts Capital is a rapidly growing team of wealth managers, financial planners, portfolio managers, and operations and administrative staff focused on meeting our clients’ financial goals. Currently we have Portfolio Managers with the following liquid and illiquid strategies: 1) High-growth, long-only equity; 2) Systematic long-short equity; 2) Systematic risk on/risk off fixed income; 3) Private equity; and 4) Real estate.
We differentiate ourselves in the marketplace through our proprietary investment offerings that complement our open architecture investment platform, our provision of comprehensive financial planning, and our exceptional team that enjoys working with each other to produce the best results for clients.
Portfolio Managers at Watts Capital manage client portfolios using their proven proprietary investment strategies that they have developed. Portfolio Managers choose to join Watts Capital for several reasons:
Expand the Assets Under Management (AUM) that the PM manages, as Watts Capital
financial advisors allocate a portion of client capital to the PM to manage.
Expand the PM's earnings potential and client retention by offering comprehensive financial planning to the PM's current clients who may be investment-only
Expand the PM's earnings potential by marketing the PM's strategy to a much broader range of individual and institutional
Leverage the PM's personal network to offer a range of wealth management services, for which the PM receives a portion of
Portfolio Managers are also expected to work with Watts Capital financial advisors and management to develop new client relationships and often work with, train, and supervise other staff in implementing their investment strategy.
Duties and Responsibilities
Portfolio Managers can expect to focus their work in the following areas:
Manage portfolios for their current clients, as well as for Watts Capital's wealth management client base, using their differentiated, proprietary investment
Work with Watts Capital management to track and document portfolio performance and develop marketing materials for their
Collaborate with Watts Capital team members to market their strategy to Watts Capital clients and prospects, offer financial planning and other services to their existing investor base, identify other prospect opportunities to develop
Your Skills and Experience
Managing a differentiated investment strategy with a multi-year track record, on either a separate account or pooled vehicle
Moveable AUM of $15 million
Experience working within an investment organization and following appropriate compliance rules and
A history of building relationships centered on trust, open communications and transparency.
A commitment to excellent client
Series 65 or 66 FINRA
Salary and Benefits
Exceptional income potential
Comprehensive medical coverage
Group life and disability income insurance
Company 401-K plan
Financial support for professional accreditation and continuing education requirements
About Watts Capital
Watts Capital Partners, LLC is a rapidly growing SEC-registered investment advisor based in New York City. The firm differentiates itself in the marketplace through:
1) Providing comprehensive financial planning addressing all areas of a client's financial life. We employ the CFP framework planning framework, combined with Emoney and other planning tools
2) Proprietary investment products with GIPS-compliant performance records that complement our open architecture investment platform. The products include
>Long-only stock strategy focused on industry disruptors
>Long-only fixed income model with a systematic tactical overlay.
>Long/short ETF strategy with 10+ year GIPS-compliant track record.
>Private equity in the technology, telecom, and space sectors.
>High-yielding REIT investing in recently renovated multifamily properties.
3) Recruiting exceptional individuals that enjoy working as a team to best meet each client's requirements. We view our team as family.
Our platform for professionals emphasizes:
>Continual coaching to improve each professional's skills.
>Teaming with Watts Capital senior staff to make each client meeting as effective as... possible.
>Continually improving our technology platform to empower our professionals to serve their serve their clients in the best way they see fit.
Our principals hold CFP accreditation, as well as other designations, including CDFA, CFA, and CAIA. Our clients benefit from our team's years of work experience at major firms including JPMorgan, Merrill Lynch, Barclays/Lehman, American Express and McKinsey & Company.