Northwest Savings Bank

Receive alerts when this company posts new jobs.

Similar Jobs

Job Details

FINANCIAL ADVISOR

at Northwest Savings Bank

Posted: 9/25/2019
Job Status: Full Time
Job Reference #: 5f84d656-2d3a-421f-adc3-dff5e5c95c08

Job Description

PREFERRED EDUCATION, TRAINING AND EXPERIENCE: 4 year business finance / related degree preferred, 5-10 years relevant experience preferred, team player, excellent organizational and time management skills, ability to analyze financial data, Series 7, 63, and 65/66 licensed / relevant additional insurance licenses, knowledge of mutual funds, stocks and bonds

 

Required:  New hires must complete and obtain the Series 65 license within six months of hire; incumbents must maintain the Series 65 license throughout their duration in this position.

 

GENERAL RESPONSIBILITIES:

This position is responsible for:

  • The development of new business on the financial services platform
  • Retention of existing business
  • Initiating contacts for developing and closing new business
  • Cultivating and maintaining relationships with numerous sources of new business including company officials, life underwriters, attorneys, accountants and social acquaintances
  • Conducting securities buying and selling
  • Developing and meeting with prospects to explain the company's investment and services
  • Discussing the advantages of proper planning and obtaining background information on corporate or personal finances, family relationships and employee status
  • Maintaining an ongoing relationship with existing customers to retain and develop business
  • Developing a high community profile
  • Utilizing the Bank office network for referrals and prospects
  • Ensuring mailing lists are maintained and participating in marketing initiatives and campaigns
  • Conducting educational meetings as required
  • Communicating on the development of new business accounts
  • Administering certain client accounts as required
  • Submitting required reports to Regional Manager in a timely fashion as requested
  • Working as part of a team
  • Working with onsite equipment

 

ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS:

NEW BUSINESS:

  • Assisting with setting personal goals and targets
  • Meeting and/or exceeding annual production guidelines
  • Cultivating potential referrals from existing clients, Retail Offices and Bank Departments and centers of influence in the community
  • Completing financial profiles and accurately analyze customer needs and prepare proposals
  • Recommending products and services accordingly, taking into account all available alternatives
  • Performing presentations, meetings, and seminars with prospects
  • Finalizing new agreements and all supporting new account documentation with customers
  • Cross selling other Northwest products and services
  • Providing product and services training for Retail Office and Bank Department personnel on a periodic basis
  • Recommending improvements to sales and procedures
  • Recommending new marketing initiatives / potential new business opportunities
  • ADMINISTRATION: 
  • Ensuring compliance Northwest policies, procedures, and Code of Conduct
  • Ensuring compliance with Advisor Services policies and procedures
  • Ensuring Compliance with Federal / State regulations
  • Ensuring Compliance with FINRA/SEC regulations and requirements (licensed representatives)
  • Providing required reporting on a timely basis
  • Monitoring client accounts on an ongoing basis
  • Reviewing customer account transactions daily
  • Coordinating customer documentation and agreements
  • Scheduling client meetings on a periodic basis
  • Conducting regular investment/relationship reviews as required to retail client relationship
  • Conducting securities buying and selling as directed by client (licensed representatives)
  • Completing timely buying and selling (licensed representatives)
  • Overseeing / scheduling client distributions / bill payments
  • Reviewing financial / investment markets daily
  • Ensuring total document and data integrity
  • Managing personal workload / workflow
  • Developing a high community profile
  • Initiating and authoring client correspondence
  • PRODUCTS: 
  • Ensuring working knowledge of investment markets, general economic fundamentals and available products and services
  • Ensuring working knowledge of Custodian Accounts
  • Ensuring working knowledge in Investments, IRA’s and Estates
  • Ensuring working knowledge of Fiduciary, ERISA and brokerage account types
  • Ensuring basic knowledge of Employee Benefits and Trust
  • Recommending additions to product and services offerings
  • OPERATIONS: 
  • Recommending improvements to procedures
  • Maximizing technology tools available
  • Assuring accurate information passed to Operations
  • Overseeing system coding on individual accounts
  • Self-learning / knowledge of Microsoft Office / Trust Accounting System
  • Self-learning / knowledge of Internet & Email
  • PROFITABILITY: 
  • Minimizing departmental non-payroll costs
  • Maximizing technology tools available
  • Adhering to stated fee schedules
  • Minimizing non standard fee schedules
  • SAFETY/HEALTH: 
  • Providing leadership and positive direction for maintaining the safety and loss prevention program
  • Actively participating in and supporting employee participation in the safety and loss prevention program by ensuring that employees know how to properly report a safety issue, making sure that all accidents are promptly reported to human resources and documented, and ensuring that prompt action is taken whenever workplace hazards are identified
  • Helping implement emergency procedures