Chilton Trust (“Chilton”) is a private wealth management firm launched in 2010 by Richard L. Chilton Jr.  Chilton Trust offers full-service, bespoke private wealth management services, including asset allocation advice, management of separate portfolio accounts, tax advice, trust and estate planning and family office services.  Chilton Trust has offices in Charlotte, Connecticut, Delaware, New York and Palm Beach.

Our mission is to provide our clients with a portfolio of services that capture superior long-term returns throughout all market cycles by executing our proven commitment to value-oriented, fundamental research and disciplined portfolio management.  We strive to achieve these goals through a team of passionate professionals who share a common culture of mutual respect, integrity, and work ethic built on creative thinking and leadership, and always putting our clients’ interests first.
 Key Functions of the Trust Officer/Head of Fiduciary Services include, but are not limited to:
  • Responsibility for supervision of all the Company’s trust operations and related activities. 
  • Responsibility for the review of all new fiduciary accounts, and trust instruments governing any trust accounts of foundation/endowments, records of the prior fiduciary (if any) and the purposes of the estate or trust, including its income, estate and tax status. 
  • Provide and present recommendations to the Trust Committee regarding acceptance or rejection of a fiduciary appointment. 
  • Serve as a member of the Trust Committee.
  • Together with the Company’s Chief Investment Officer, prepare Investment Policy Statements (“IPS”) for every fiduciary relationship and monitor compliance of all investments with the IPS and the terms of the governing instrument.
  • Serve as an estate planning/tax/wealth advisor to clients and prospective clients of CTC.  Duties include reviewing client/prospect estate planning documents, assets and liabilities, and family situation and goals.  Consult with other members of the CTC team and meet with clients and prospects. 
  • Keep current on estate/gift and income tax developments, attend seminars (including Heckerling), and provide internal educational updates.
  • Cultivate relationships with referral sources (attorneys, accountants, etc.) and plan and attend marketing events for selective referral sources including prospects.
  • Provide updates and articles for CTC quarterly letters and other publications.
  • Responsible for day-to-day administration of all trust accounts and estate administrations (including supervising distributions, wire transfers, etc. with CTC’s primary custodian).  Administration responsibilities may also include non-fiduciary accounts, particularly those generated by the Palm Beach office.
  • Prepare for and supervise audits by the Florida Office of Financial Regulation and CTC’s independent fiduciary auditors.
  • Conduct and present to the Trust Committee an annual review of all CTC accounts and a post 90 day acceptance review of all new CTC accounts.
  • Willingness and positive energy to do any other tasks to help build the business of CTC.


Candidate Description
  • Law degree and direct experience (5+ years) in estate and trust law through either a law firm or private wealth management company. LLM in tax or CFP preferred.
  • Confident self-starter willing to do what it takes to help build a business
  • Ability to anticipate needs and independently learn new skill sets on the job
  • Ability to handle confidential matters
  • Ability to exercise good judgment and discretion with sensitive issues
  • Excellent oral and written communication skills
  • Ability to work with a diverse range of work styles and levels in a productive manner
  • Organized, with a strong attention to detail
  • Ability to travel occasionally
Chilton Trust seeks candidates who have outstanding analytical skills coupled with strong organization, communication and people/client skills.  Applicants should be pro-active, motivated, passionate and work well in a team environment.  We pride ourselves on building a team of professionals working toward a common goal in a collaborative fashion.

Compensation and Benefits
Competitive base salary plus eligible for year-end performance bonus.  Group-health, dental, life and disability insurance, 401K, 4 weeks per year of paid time off are just a few of the benefits offered to full-time employees.


 

Department: Fiduciary
This is a management position
This is a full time position

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