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Financial Advisor

Job Summary

  • Company: River Valley Bank
  • Location: Marquette, Michigan
  • Compensation: Base + Commission
  • Job Type: Full-Time
  • Education Level: Master's (MA/MS)
  • Career Level: senior
  • Years of Experience: 5-10 years

Job Description

Summary: Directs and coordinates activities concerned with buying or selling investment products and financial services for clients of brokerage firm by performing the following duties personally or through subordinate supervisors.

Essential Duties and Responsibilities include the following. Other duties may be assigned.
•Reviews recapitulation of daily transactions to ensure accordance with rules and regulations of government agencies, regulatory bodies, Raymond James, and securities exchanges.
•Develops and implements client seminars on new products and services in order to increase sales volume and establish good will.
•Offer other bank products and services to new and existing customers.
•Coordinate appointments; complete all necessary paperwork, including the deposits into the Raymond James sweep account. All paperwork must be forwarded to the OSJ within 24 hours of the sale.
•Maintain effective relationships with all financial institution branch personnel in assigned territory, holding meetings, answering questions and if necessary get involved in keeping branch personnel involved and/or trained.
•The Financial Advisor is expected to achieve a minimum of fifteen (15) face to face interviews per week.

Supervisory Responsibilities:
This job has no supervisory responsibilities

Performance Factors:
To perform the job successfully, an individual should demonstrate the following competencies:
Investment Performance:
•The level of effectiveness in managing an investment portfolio as measured against company expectations.
Judgment:
•Thinking is intelligent and decisions made are logical; defines and analyzes problems, asks good questions and gathers needed data before making decisions; effectively documents and acts upon decisions made and accepts responsibility for such decisions; demonstrates good common sense.
Communication Skills:
•Written - Individual writes clearly and concisely with little need for editing (includes spelling and grammar). Oral - Expresses self in speech as to be clearly and completely understood; adheres to RVB Telephone Standards; supports a favorable environment for open communication; addresses concerns or problems in an open non-defensive manner; conveys self-confidence and knowledge of subject in speaking to customers. Listens - Is attentive and transmits correct information to appropriate people; accepts constructive feedback.
Attention to Detail:
•The level at which tasks are performed carefully, accurately, and in accordance with specific instructions. Consistency of work quality and compliance with standards, requirements, and expectations. The tracking of numerical data and detailed organizational information, and the careful application of grammar, spelling, and punctuation rules.
Customer Service:
•Individual demonstrates a positive and helpful attitude toward customers (internal and external), understands their importance to River Valley Bank and understands how his/her job affects customers; establishes and maintains good relationships through interactions or work completed; projects a positive and professional image of River Valley Bank; Provides "WOW" customer service: Win every customer over, take Ownership of every customer issue and have a Wonderful time doing what you do.”
Ethics:
•The level of trustworthiness, character, professionalism, confidentiality, and honesty in dealing with internal or external customers.

Qualifications:
To perform this job successfully, an individual must be able to perform each essential duty satisfactorily. The requirements listed below are representative of the knowledge, skill, and/or ability required.

Education/Experience:
Master's degree (M. A.) or equivalent; or four to ten years related experience and/or training; or equivalent combination of education and experience.

Language Skills:
Ability to read, analyze, and interpret common scientific and technical journals, financial reports, and legal documents. Ability to respond to common inquiries or complaints from customers, regulatory agencies, or members of the business community. Ability to write speeches and articles for publication that conform to prescribed style and format.

Math Skills:
Ability to work with mathematical concepts such as probability and statistical inference, and fundamentals of plane and solid geometry and trigonometry. Ability to apply concepts such as fractions, percentages, ratios, and proportions to practical situations.

Reasoning Skills:
Ability to define problems, collect data, establish facts, and draw valid conclusions. Ability to interpret an extensive variety of technical instructions in mathematical or diagram form and deal with several abstract and concrete variables.

Computer Skills:
To perform this job successfully, an individual should have basic computer knowledge.

Certificates and Licenses:
Series 7/63/65. Insurance License –Life and Health. CFP or required minimum within three years.

Work Environment:
The work environment characteristics described here are representative of those an employee encounters while performing the essential functions of this job.

The noise level in the work environment is usually moderate. Travel required.

Physical Demands:
The physical demands described here are representative of those that must be met by an employee to successfully perform the essential functions of this job.

Specific vision abilities required by this job include Close vision. While performing the duties of this Job, the employee is regularly required to sit. The employee is frequently required to walk. The employee is occasionally required to stand.

Reasonable accommodations may be made to enable individuals with disabilities to perform the essential functions.

Candidates interested in applying to this role should e-mail vtessmer@rivervalleybank.com.

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