Chief Operating Officer (COO) / Integrator

Job description

Position: COO / Integrator

  • Status: Full-time (Regular - Exempt) 
  • Hours: 40-45 hours per week w/flexible schedule
  • Location: Bozeman, MT
  • Applications will be reviewed as they are received

Reports to

  • CEO / Visionary

Overview of XYPN:

XY Planning Network (XYPN) is the leading organization for fee-only financial advisors who want to serve their Gen X and Gen Y peers, providing comprehensive financial planning services for a monthly subscription fee and without product sales or asset minimums. The Network offers a virtual community for new and established financial advisors who want to serve a younger clientele, and provides its members compliance support services, marketing support, business tools and templates, and a wide range of technology solutions.


XYPN was recognized in 2018 by Inc. Magazine as the fastest growing company in Montana, and the 168th fastest growing business in the US. This is an opportunity to join a rapidly growing company that is reshaping the financial services industry. 


Our mission is to “help people live their great lives”. We have the honor of helping tens of thousands of clients achieve their great lives by supporting the financial advisors who guide them in the financial planning process. We also have the privilege of helping almost 900 financial planning entrepreneurs achieve their great lives by supporting their businesses' start and growth. Finally, we have the pleasure of helping our 40+ team members live their great lives by being a place where they want to come to work, supporting their unique life circumstances, and ultimately making a difference in the world so we can all leave our mark.


Job Description: 

We are looking for a results-driven and detail-oriented COO/Integrator who can take responsibility as a Senior Executive in XY Planning Network and help us scale through the next stage of growth (the path from ~50 to 250 employees). Our co-founders, Alan and Michael, both serve as long-term visionaries of the company, but as Thomas Edison said, ultimately “vision without execution is hallucination”. We need a leader who is skilled at taking the strategic plan of the company, and converting it to execution with the available resources. 


This dedicated leader will develop and maintain control of all business operations, and will be an experienced and efficient leader with excellent people skills, business acumen, and an exemplary work ethic. 


In addition, the right candidate will have an instinctive ability to recognize, retain, develop, and respect the talent within the organization, and help guide team members to reach their full potential through support and mentorship. 


Responsibilities:

  • Oversee daily operations, and lead the implementation of our EOS tools to ensure the organization is consistently “rowing” together in the same direction
  • Responsible for executing the strategic business plan, and achieving or exceeding established P&L objectives
  • Collaborate and stay on the same page with the co-founders who serve as the visionaries of the company
  • Filters and translates the CEO’s ideas into functional plans for the company
  • Assists in developing comprehensive goals for performance and growth strategies 
  • Effectively problem-solve and resolve issues that arise anywhere in the company - must be comfortable with conflict, addressing issues, and solving problems in a practical and healthy manner in a rapidly growing business
  • Identify areas of opportunities for capital improvements across the organization, including opportunities to improve revenue, increase margin, reduce cost, and increase profitability throughout the organization, all while improving efficiency 
  • Attract, retain, and develop a team of high-performing leaders
  • Lead, manage, and hold direct reports accountable for achieving agreed-upon commitments
  • Oversee the cultivation and management of healthy relationships with strategic partners and vendors
  • Consistently demonstrates a passion for values alignment, focus, simplicity, and clarity across the organization

Requirements

Required Qualifications:

  • Proven results as an Integrator, Chief Operating Officer, or a similarly relevant role 
  • Experience building high-performing teams, including the ability to recognize and cultivate rising talent 
  • Adept at transitioning seamlessly from taking strategic-level vision input and applying it to day-to-day tactical operations
  • Working knowledge of data analysis and performance/operation metrics
  • A demonstrated execution mindset, and a record of success holding people accountable
  • Understanding of and ability to create healthy organizational culture
  • Excellent interpersonal communication skills
  • Varied experiences and responsibilities in Operations, Finance, and Human Resources 
  • Advanced degree, MBA or similar

What would make us drool:

  • Experience leading high-performance teams within the financial services industry/profession 
  • Experience working with an EOS® company is strongly preferred 
  • Experience growing and scaling a business from 50 to 250+ employees

Compensation & Benefits:

  • Salary: $125,000.00 / year

  • Relocation assistance available, if applicable

  • 401K (4.5% match on 6% contribution)

  • Health insurance w/employer contribution

  • 8 paid holidays

  • Open vacation policy (Required to take a minimum of 3 weeks per year)

  • Please see our Dream Team Handbook to learn more about our company and benefit offerings

Application:

  • Cover Letter
  • Resume

Please submit your applications packet via XYPN's career site: http://careers.xyplanningnetwork.com