Internal ID: 1503440Job Summary: Prospect for and retain clients in order to enable those clients to reach their financial goals based on their objectives, time horizon, and risk tolerance. Essential Duties and Responsibilities: •Evaluates customers in terms of financial needs, current holdings, and available investment capital and helps them identify their investment objectives. •Provides customers and prospective customers with information on investments and makes suitable recommendations. •Seeks business for the broker-dealer through customers and potential customers. •Opens, transfers, and closes customer accounts and maintains appropriate account records. •Explains the organization, participants, and functions of various securities markets and the principal factors that affect them. •Obtains and verifies the customer’s purchase and sale instructions, enters orders, and follows up on completion of transactions. •Monitors the customer’s portfolio and makes recommendations consistent with changes in economic and financial conditions as well as the customer’s needs and objectives, taking newly offered investments into consideration. •Performs other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
QualificationsKnowledge, Skills, and Abilities: Knowledge of: •Economic and accounting principles and practices, the financial markets, banking, and the analysis and reporting of financial data. •Company’s working structure, policies, mission, strategies, and compliance guidelines. Skill in: •Operating standard office equipment and using required software applications to produce correspondence, reports, electronic communication, spreadsheets, and databases. •Preparing and delivering clear, effective, and professional presentations. •Identifying the needs of customers through effective questioning and listening techniques. Ability to: •Organize, manage, and track multiple detailed tasks and assignments with frequently changing priorities and deadlines in a fast-paced work environment. •Continuously learn investment products, industry rules and regulations, and financial planning. •Use appropriate interpersonal styles and communicate effectively, both orally and in writing, with all organizational levels. •Articulate reasons behind decisions. •Keep all appropriate parties up-to-date on decisions, changes, and other relevant information. •Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others. •Network in the community, effectively market himself or herself and Raymond James, and show resilience through the prospecting process. •Provide a high level of customer service. Educational/Previous Experience Requirements: •Bachelor’s degree (B.A) from four-year college or university preferred, and a minimum of two (2) years working experience, including sales (preferably intangible) or business experience demonstrating achievement preferred. ~or~ •An equivalent combination of experience, education, and/or training as approved by Human Resources. Licenses/Certifications: Series 7, or ability to obtain within two (2) months. Series 66, or ability to obtain within three (3) months. Life, Health and Variable Annuity, or ability to obtain within three (3) months.
JobFinancial Advisor Trainee ProgramPrimary LocationUS-SC-Greenville-GreenvilleOrganizationPrivate Client GroupScheduleFull-timeShiftDay JobTravelNo