Scottsdale, Arizona
Posted 4 months ago

Estate Strategist | Scottsdale, AZ / Nationwide / Will consider remote candidate

Job Description

We are seeking a qualified candidate to join Beacon Pointe Advisors as a Estate Strategist in our Scottsdale, AZ (North) office. The qualified candidate may be located nationwide; There is a potential for remote work.

The Strategic and Legacy Planning department provides comprehensive planning and advice across multiple offices to sophisticated, high net worth individuals and families to help preserve and transfer wealth, plan to care for their estates and themselves in the event of incapacity, facilitate family meetings, and oversee related trust and estate planning initiatives.

The Estate Strategist must be able to diagram a client’s estate plan, make recommendations to simplify or improve a client’s estate plan, identify tax-efficient wealth transfer opportunities, and facilitate family meetings. The candidate should have extensive experience in trust and estate planning or administration and act as a subject matter expert in at least one of the following planning areas: wealth transfer, charitable, retirement, business succession, or insurance. They should be comfortable representing the firm with prospects, clients, and centers of influence, including speaking at industry events.


Responsibilities include, but are not limited to:

  • Ownership of the wealth planning for HNW/UHNW clients with $3M-$10M AUM.
  • Assessment of estate plans, including interpreting the planning documents, reviewing the financial plan in eMoney, diagramming the estate plan, making recommendations to address client needs and goals, and presenting to clients.
  • Subject matter expert in simple and complex estate planning matters.
  • Guidance to advisory teams as to family meetings and upon the incapacity or death of a client.
  • Collaboration and frequent communication within the division and with Wealth Advisors and internal associates – both verbally and in writing.
  • Research of specific topics, legislation, or other planning matters, for purposes of internal projects, as well as internal and external materials.
  • Construction of internal and external educational seminars.
  • Identification of solutions and services as sales opportunities.
  • Participation in both department and firmwide projects.
  • Continued planning knowledge through internal and external firm training/self-study/industry participation.
  • Other duties as assigned.



  • J.D. required
  • 1+ years of experience practicing as an estate planning attorney required; At least 3+ years of overall experience working in estate planning or trust and estate administration required
  • Strong analytical and interpersonal skills, as well as written and verbal communication skills
  • Highly organized and able to excel in a fast-paced environment
  • Competency with eMoney, BNA, or other planning, tax, or research software preferred
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office applications (PowerPoint, Word, Outlook, etc.) required


Interested Candidates:  Please click on the link below to complete a brief assessment. Please ensure your resume is uploaded prior to completing the process. Thank you!


About the Beacon Pointe Advisors

Beacon Pointe Advisors is a multi-billion dollar Registered Investment Advisor with headquarters in Southern California and affiliate offices nationwide. Beacon Pointe provides clear and objective investment advice, solely advocating for our diverse group of clients including institutions (i.e., endowments, foundations), high-net-worth individuals and families. We have developed our allWEALTH® client experience which includes access to institutional quality investments, life and legacy planning and impact initiatives such as values based investing, Women’s Advisory Institute and our Next Generation Program. Our advisors’ extensive expertise and strong commitment to our clients can be seen through numerous awards, including being recognized by Bloomberg, Forbes, Financial Advisor Magazine, CNBC, Barron’s and more. For more information, please visit

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