Job Description

The Financial Advisor is principally responsible for providing wealth management services to clients/prospects remotely and referral management support for the Investments & Financial Services program.  You will be expected to meet your individual sales and service goals and assist the Investments & Financial Services program with attaining the program sales and service goals.  You must possess industry knowledge and familiarity with the myriad of products available to meet clients' unique objectives and needs.  You are expected to act independently, with discretion and good judgment, and in the best interest of the client.  The Financial Advisor will be registered with Raymond James Financial and will conduct business on behalf of the Investments & Financial Services program.  

What you will do here: 

Client/Prospect Sales and Service:  The Financial Advisor will be responsible for consulting with prospects/clients over the phone to provide advice and identify products/strategies available based on the clients’ financial needs and goals that are in the clients’ best interest. You will work to identify prospect/client sales opportunities and consistently follow up and offer our services.  You will be expected to build and maintain client relationships and provide ongoing client service within the client service model expectations.  You will also be expected to participate in and facilitate on-going business development activities, consumer education, and Credit Union employee training.

Program Referral Management & Phone Support:  The Financial Advisor will be responsible for managing referrals received for the Investments & Financial Services Program.  You will proactively make outbound contact attempts via phone & email for referrals received and prospect lists.  You must be adept at engaging prospects over the phone to gauge interest and provide information regarding the services provided by the Investments & Financial Services program to create sales opportunities.  In addition, you will schedule face to face appointments for the Financial Advisors in the field and directly assist prospects/clients over the phone when appropriate.

Operations and Compliance: The Financial Advisor is responsible for various operational tasks for their client sales and service activities such as processing paperwork, client account maintenance, processing transactions, system data entry, CRM updates and documentation, etc.  You must ensure you are independently meeting the standards of Federal and State regulatory agencies as well as adhering to the written policies and procedures of the broker/dealer and the Financial Institution.  

Perform other job-related duties as assigned.

What you will need: 

High School Diploma or GED

1 Years of Financial Industry Experience

Strong written and verbal communication skills, presentation skills, planning skills, analytical skills, and problem solving skills

Effectively handle multiple task assignments simultaneously with above average problem solving skills with excellent organization skills and process with accuracy.

Proven sales skills in insurance or related field exceeding sales quotas/goals

Ability to develop and maintain relationships via phone with clients, internal and external members. 

Ability to work effectively, both independently and in a team environment, in an atmosphere of multiple projects, shifting priorities, & deadline pressures

Microsoft Access, Microsoft Excel and Microsoft Word

Series 7 - General Securities Representative Qualification required.

Series 66 - Uniform Combined State Law; or both 63 & 65

AZ Life/Health Insurance

We are proud to be an EEO/AA employer M/F/D/V. We maintain a drug-free workplace and perform pre-employment substance abuse testing.

For additional information about our organization, careers, and benefits visit: http://www.desertfinancial.com/careers.

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