South State Bank Charlotte , NC 28201
The Associate Financial Advisor provides support to financial consultants in the growth, development and servicing of investment clients, as well as managing a book of assets.
It is the responsibility of the Associate Financial Consultant to take ownership and be proactive in servicing of existing relationships and prospective client relationships. Must be well versed in all aspects of broker/dealer systems and technology, products and services. Additional responsibilities include taking ownership of all tasks and challenges that they encounter in the operation of their assigned position.
Provides assistance to the financial consultant maximizing sales results while minimizing their time spent on administrative and operational tasks.
Is well versed in all broker/dealer technology, compliance, advisory alerts, investment products, services and solutions and be able to assist customers in all aspects of the conduct and servicing of their relationship.
Assists the financial consultant with increasing sales and overall productivity.
Ensures the efficient ongoing operations of the financial consultant by:
o Managing, coordinating and maintaining appointment and referral opportunities, providing assistance in the scheduling of appointments and follow up tickler system for the financial consultant.
o Assisting in the development of additional referrals through their assigned banking partners.
o Providing the necessary administrative and operational support to the financial consultant, including processing of all necessary documentation, checks and other relevant documentation.
o Working directly with clients and assisting clients in the servicing of their relationship.
o Taking direction, within regulatory limitations, based on FINRA licensure, from the financial consultant in receiving and processing orders with the broker/dealer on behalf of the client.
Take an existing book of investment business and grow assets under management.
Develop and work leads received from branch personnel.
Look for opportunities to increase knowledge; work to increase responsibility; and strive to achieve goals.
Complete assigned training and within designated time frame.
The duties and responsibilities listed above may be revised at any time within the sole discretion of South State Investment Services without advance notice to or the consent of the employee.
Education: College Degree required.
Experience: Three to five years previous investment services experience preferred. FINRA licenses 6, 63, 65, 7 required.
Must be highly organized and a self-starter, excellent PC skills, including Word and Excel. Is expected to possess the ability to identify, research and solve problems quickly and accurately, ability to interact with co-workers, broker/dealer, referral sources and customers in a highly professional manner. Ability to listen effectively, learn quickly and prioritize work, ability to work with minimal supervision, ability to shift quickly to new tasks when priorities change
Training Requirements/Classes: PC Navigator, LPL Branchnet, Word, Excel and Powerpoint.
Physical Demands/Work Environment: Must be able to stand and/or sit for long periods of time. Must be able to effectively access and interpret information on computer screens, documents, and reports.
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