Step into an instrumental role. Help conduct the smooth operation of a fast-paced-and friendly-financial planning office. Work as an employee of a team of independent advisor franchisees within a financial advisory practice of Ameriprise Financial. Assist in daily business operations.
The associate financial advisor will assist financial advisors in working with clients to help them achieve their financial goals. The employing franchise owners will lead you as you hone your skills. As an associate financial advisor, you will be instrumental in creating and delivering a unique client experience that defines and differentiates the practice. This position will consistently follow high standards of business and professional ethics and legal and regulatory requirements when dealing with others and/or performing work activities.
This role provides client relationship support through managing, gathering and analyzing client data, helping prepare financial plans and other client deliverables, working with clients to resolve issues and other practice management tasks as needed. Responds to ad hoc requests, coordinates/tracks projects and/or manages small business as usual projects such as organizing a client seminar.
Responsibilities and Time Allocation - Will change over time to meet the needs of the practice and can include other duties as assigned by the advisor. Position Functions: >50%Financial Planning and Advice
Identify clients to engage or re-engage in planning relationships
Prepare for client meetings focused on planning discussions
Gather and enter client data into Financial Planning Tool Suite and perform case analysis
Develop portfolio/robust product solution recommendations that will fit the client's risk tolerance and time frame as well as develop appropriate product deliverables
Participate in and/or conduct client meetings to present recommendations/deliver advice
Track/hold clients accountable to agreed upon actions
Answer questions and provide information to clients as it relates to servicing their accounts
Assess the client's risk tolerance
Assess the client's goals and time frame
Prepare financial planning recommendations and initial product solutions for advisor review and use in client meetings
Run illustrations and hypotheticals
Develop appropriate product deliverables
Persuade clients to act upon suitable advice/recommendations
Execute appropriate trades to align with proposed portfolio
Monitor economy, markets, and world events to determine any required strategic rebalancing
Manage wholesaler relationships
Conduct transactions on behalf of clients
Position Functions (continued): 1~25%Business Management & Client Care Financial Planning and Advice
Key traits of a successful associate financial advisor
Independent and confident self-starter who can work well with minimum supervision
Able to work in a fast-paced environment while managing multiple tasks/projects with competing deadlines and priorities
Excellent professional development skills such as teamwork and collaboration, work planning, time management and prioritization
Direct attention to detail and organization
Effective communication with clients and other advisors/staff
Ability to adhere to rules and regulations as stated and required by advisor, Ameriprise Financial
Positive attitude and sincere willingness to constantly learn and grow
Education and other designations:
College degree or higher
2+ years of similar experience
Already have or be able to study for and pass exams for federal and state licenses and registrations for securities, including Series 7, Series 66, and State life, accident and health insurance licenses
About Our Company
With the right company, life can Be Brilliant??. At Ameriprise Financial, we're not just in the business of helping clients with their financial goals - we also help our advisors and employees reach their true potential by embracing an inclusive and collaborative culture. We celebrate the unique qualities and reward the contributions of our talented, passionate employees. If you're motivated and want to work for a strong, ethical company that cares about you and your community, take the next step with Ameriprise Financial and we can Be Brilliant?? together.
Ameriprise Financial is an equal opportunity employer. We consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, genetic information, age, sexual orientation, citizenship, gender identity, disability, veteran status, marital status, family status or any other basis prohibited by law.