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Company Culture

Happy employees are more productive and successful. We believe in providing a supportive, structured environment for our employees to thrive, and strong devotion to our values - deep respect for the individual, integrity in thought and action, teamwork supported by a family-oriented culture, and relentless commitment to excellence.

Benefits & Time-Off

Benefits for eligible employees include medical, dental, vision, life, disability, and 401(k) profit sharing. Our high deductible health plan is complimented with a Health Savings Account (HSA), and our Paid Time Off (PTO) plan allows employees the flexibility to manage their time. We follow the NYSE schedule for holidays.

Personal Wellness

The health and well-being of our employees is a top priority. Our wellness program includes health fairs, flu shots, biometric testing, physical fitness challenges, lunch & learn presentations on various topics, and more. Our goal to help you reach yours!

Internship Program

Our internship program aids students in learning the specific functions of various positions within the finance industry. With this in mind, we look for students who are Economics or Finance majors and completing their junior year. NOW ACCEPTING resumes for our 2019 Summer program and will be holding interviews through winter break. Please send your resume to HR@Hefren.com

Current Openings
Associate Advisor

The Hefren-Tillotson Associate Advisor Program is the opportunity we offer to entrepreneurially minded individuals who are interested in entering our noble profession and becoming a financial advisor. Upon completion of the program, the new advisor will have achieved the level of competency and professionalism in the areas of: service, compliance, prospecting, financial planning, sales and marketing that we expect of our Financial Advisors. 

During this 36-60-month apprenticeship, the Associate Advisor will work side-by-side with one of our experienced Financial Advisors and immerse themselves in our MASTERPLAN® process. Additionally, the Associate Advisor will be expected to earn the Series 7, Series 66 and Certified Financial Planner designation.

Once they have achieved their licenses and designations, and with coaching from our best advisors, the Associate Advisor will be expected to begin the process of building their own practice.  Upon successful completion of the program, the new Financial Advisor will have the experience, opportunity and foundation for success that only Hefren-Tillotson can offer.

The ideal candidate will have strong PC knowledge, and a relevant college degree or equivalent work experience.  Candidates should appreciate the value of teamwork; be willing to leverage internal and external resources; be an excellent communicator, self-motivated and responsible.  

For additional information, contact Ed Lettieri, Director of Business Development, at Ed.Lettieri@hefren.com or call 412-633-1504.

Financial Advisor

A Hefren-Tillotson Financial Advisor always puts their clients first.  The ideal candidate will believe in the power of financial planning, have high ethical standards and focus on building strong personal relationships.

The ideal candidate will have strong PC knowledge; relevant college degree or equivalent work experience, at least 5 years industry experience, and a proven track record of business development.  Candidates should appreciate the value of teamwork; be willing to leverage internal and external resources; be an excellent communicator, self-motivated and responsible.  Series 7 and 66 licenses required.

For additional information, contact Ed Lettieri, Director of Business Development, at Ed.Lettieri@hefren.com or call 412-633-1504.

Financial Assistant - Various Branches

A Hefren-Tillotson Financial Assistant provides support to financial advisors in a fast-paced, multi-task environment by acting as the liaison between the client and operational/administrative tasks such as:  respond to client calls; open and process new accounts; maintain and monitor account and portfolio information; research and resolve client issues and requests; organize advisors’ schedules; keep abreast of software, operational procedures, and industry regulations.

The ideal candidate will possess an associate degree or equivalent experience; 1-2 years of brokerage experience preferred; excellent analytical, communication, and organization skills; proficiency in MS Word and Excel; Series 7 and Series 66 License a definite plus.  

We are hiring Financial Assistants for our South Hills, North Hills and Pittsburgh branches.

Financial Planner

The Financial Planning Department at Hefren-Tillotson creates detailed, comprehensive financial plans for prospective and current clients to analyze their current financial situation and help advisors recommend specific actions to their clients. This entry-level position will expose the financial planner to hundreds of financial plans, learning opportunities from peers and financial advisors, and the opportunity to transition to a financial advisor or a specialized financial planner in the future.

The Financial Planner will be responsible for analyzing clients’ financial data provided by the financial advisor; building financial plans to analyze prospective clients’ retirement goals, education funding, insurance coverage, investments, estate, etc.; updating financial analyses for current clients; researching financial planning topics and analyze specific client situations for advisors; help educate financial advisors on financial planning topics and new legislation; completing the requirements to become a CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER professional. This will involve self-study for multiple exams and a comprehensive exam.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree, excellent attention to detail, be proficient with MS Office, strong communicational, mathematical and analytical skills, ability to work in a team environment with a positive attitude, effective communication skills, both verbally and in writing and strong interpersonal skills.

Portfolio Analyst

The Portfolio Analyst, working in conjunction with the Trading Department, Chief Investment Officer, and Reporting team assists in the implementation of Hefren-Tillotson’s investment strategy in discretionary and non-discretionary accounts across the firm.

The Portfolio Analyst will be responsible for implementation of new and existing client portfolios to align with model portfolios through new account trading and dollar-cost-averaging; assure accounts match allocations of models on an ongoing basis; cash flow management; manage tactical shift implementation; portfolio rebalancing; and manage portfolio restrictions. He/She will also manage process around research team review of non-discretionary programs and assist in Action Items for non-discretionary accounts and assure asset allocation models are properly reflected in various investment tools used across the firm.

The ideal candidate will have a Bachelor’s Degree in Finance or Economics; at least 3 years of work experience; strong understanding of portfolio theory and outstanding attention to detail, along with strong technical skills. Series 7 and 66 licenses are required.

For additional employment information, please contact the Human Resources Department:

308 Seventh Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15222

Hefren-Tillotson is an equal opportunity employer offering competitive pay and comprehensive benefits packages.

Hefren-Tillotson Inc. is a leading diversified financial services firm providing investment and retirement plan management and comprehensive, financial planning through MASTERPLAN® for individuals and businesses. The firm’s wealth management services are administered by Certified Financial Planner (CFP) professionals, Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA) Charter holders, attorneys, Chartered Life Underwriters, and CPA/PFS’s. Hefren-Tillotson offers corporate services including 401(k) retirement planning, executive financial counseling, fiduciary reviews and workplace financial planning seminars. Founded in 1948, the firm is headquartered in Pittsburgh and has offices located in Pittsburgh, Butler, Greensburg, North Hills, and South Hills.