Advisor Onboarding

As financial services firms continue their efforts to attract and retain top talent, they must have solutions in place to handle the complex process of onboarding new advisors. IFS’s Advisor Onboarding Solution automates this process and allows new financial advisors to begin serving their clients as soon as possible.

Key Features

  • Ability to easily upload client protocol information using an Excel template
  • Data can be reviewed and augmented in the Excel template prior to importing into the Advisor Onboarding Solution
  • Leverages existing client onboarding logic to simplify the process and provide a consistent experience when bringing on a book of business or a single account
  • Ability to input partial data for each account and extract bulk documents for client re-papering
  • Ability to customize workflow to allow the appropriate reviews and approvals
  • Ability to create documents and send them to external printing vendors
  • Allows account number generation and back office integration to open accounts directly, enabling asset collection and transfer


  • Offers an advisor's existing client a seamless and engaging experience as they transition to a new firm
  • Helps ensure compliance, especially as it relates to regulations around recruiting new advisors and their existing customers
  • Easily provides all documentation required to advisors and clients
  • Onboards new advisors quicker and empower them to start engaging with clients rapidly
  • Improves operational efficiency
  • Reduces excess exposure to regulatory risk