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Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
in Wheaton, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
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Ameriprise Financial, Inc.
in Wheaton, IL, United States
Permanent, Full time
Be the first to apply
Financial Advisor
Job Description


Step into an instrumental role!! Help conduct the smooth operation of a fast-paced-and friendly-financial planning office. The Financial Advisor will assist in working with clients to help them achieve their financial goals. The team will guide you as you hone your skills and build rapport with a base of clients that you will service. As a Financial Advisor, you will be instrumental in creating and delivering a unique client experience that defines and differentiates this rapidly growing practice.


  • Financial Planning & Advice/Product Solutions
    • Help prepare financial plans and other client deliverables
    • Identify Clients to engage or re-engage in planning relationships
    • Work with other advisors to perform case analysis and develop recommendations
    • Implement Foundational Goal Based Advice for every client and drive results
    • Conduct and/or participate in client meetings
  • Client Relationship Support
    • Manage, gather and analyze client data
    • Work with clients to resolve issues and other practice management tasks as needed
    • Answer questions and provide readily available information to clients, if requested and as allowable, as it relates to servicing their accounts
    • Leverage natural market and referral opportunities to drive client acquisition
    • Contact under-contacted clients to set up appointments
  • Product Solutions
    • Run illustrations and hypotheticals
    • Assess the clients risk tolerance, goals and time frame
    • Execute appropriate trades to align with proposed portfolio
    • Monitor economy, markets, and world events to assist in decision making of the investment committee
    • Conduct transactions on behalf of clients
  • Client Care
    • Maintain files and records in accordance with the records retention policy
    • Continually help develop and perfect processes and workflows to help with efficiencies
    • Review and respond to emails as necessary
    • Maintain client management system
    • Participate in daily and/or weekly staff meetings
    • Act as a technical resource and provide training to the team

Required Qualifications

Key Traits of a Successful Associate Financial Advisor:
  • High level of interpersonal and problem-solving skills
  • Ability to meet with clients and present planning strategies
  • Entrepreneurial perspective and desire to grow the business
  • Ability to adhere to rules and regulations as stated and required by advisor, Ameriprise Financial
  • Ability to source prospective clients and desire to grow the business
  • Team Oriented
  • Effective and efficient time management
  • Ability to multi-task, detail oriented and able to take a task and drive it forward
  • Positive attitude and sincere willingness to constantly learn and grow
Example Qualifications:
  • College degree or higher
  • 2+ years of similar experience
  • Series 7, Series 66, and State life, accident and health insurance licenses (or ability to obtain)
  • Salesforce experience a plus
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