Sep 21, 2020

Independent Associate Financial Advisor

  • Professional Diversity Network
  • Hauppauge, NY, USA
Management

Job Description

Ameriprise Financial

Job DescriptionMartino Planning Group, An Ameriprise Financial Services, LLC Franchise in Hauppauge, NY seeks to partner with an independent financial advisor for joint success. Federal Securities (Series 7 and 63,65 or 66 plus NYS Life and Health Insurance Licenses Required. Position available as full 1099 with competitive payouts, branded new office space and shared staff support or W2 with a draw and optional staff support. Windowed office or workstation is available. Deals are negotiable. Partnership with our practice as well as a full team of home office professional marketing and practice support experts both local and remote as well as training and coaching are available for you at no extra cost. Work alongside an independent advisor team with a high paced focus on success. Plug into and share marketing opportunities. Help deepen relationships with the lower end portion of our book for reassignment opportunities. Work on practice referrals and new leads from various marketing events and COIs in a collaborative way.The associate financial advisor will work directly with their own clients to help them achieve their financial goals. The employing franchise owner will lead you as you migrate your current book into the Ameriprise system and help hone your skills as you continue to build the book of clients which you service. Transition Bonus available at certain asset \u0026 GDC levels, no specific product sales requirements or targets except profitability.This partnership opportunity will consistently follow high standards of business and professional ethics, legal and regulatory requirements when dealing with others and/or performing marketing and 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, all as they pertain to YOUR clients you bring or attain while here. Your book is yours to take anytime or we will purchase it from you upon exit. You own your future.ResponsibilitiesResponsibilities and Time Allocation are at your will as an independent associate advisor, minimum expectations will be created and tracked jointly.Key Traits of a Successful Candidate: Ability to meet with clients and present planning strategiesAbility to source prospective clientsHigh level of interpersonal skillsInitiative in business developmentEntrepreneurial perspective and desire to grow the businessAbility to recommend suitable investment products and servicesSuccess at planning and managing resources (time, people, budget) to run optimal practiceComputer competency, including MS Office SuiteStrong organizational skills, ability to prioritize a diverse workload and multi-tasking, and taking initiative in daily responsibilities.Efficient time managementAcute attention to details and organizationStrong work ethic, team player, and high degree of professionalism.Ability to adhere to rules and regulations as stated and required by advisor, Ameriprise Financial.Ability to support and provide guidance for compliance within the practice.Current client database a plusPosition Functions:50% Marketing and Client Acquisition Develop and implement annual marketing plan to meet client acquisition goalsContact prospects to set up meetings or appointmentsCoordinate seminars and client appreciation events, alone or with the teamLeverage natural market to drive new client acquisitionLearn and implement client referral programUse network marketing with Center of Influence to drive client acquisitionImplement key marketing activities including:Advisor websiteSocial mediaOnline client experienceClient and prospect contact & DeepeningReferrals and Networking through existing and new venuesSeminars and EventsLocal advertising and media relationsUtilize Sales Force CRM as well as MS Office Suite~25% Financial Planning and Advice Identify clients to engage or re-engage in planning relationshipsPrepare for client meetings focused on planning discussionsGather and enter client data into Financial Planning Tool SuiteCreate planning deliverablesPerform case analysis and develop recommendationsConduct and/or participate in client meetings to present recommendations/deliver adviceTrack/hold clients accountable to agreed upon actionsAnswer questions and provide readily available information to clients, if requested, as it relates to servicing their accountsUtilize Money Guide Pro or Naviplan for foundational or comprehensive analysis and advice.~25% Provide Product Solutions Assess the client's risk toleranceAssess the client's goals and time frameRecommend portfolio/robust product solution that will fit the client's risk tolerance, goals and time frameRun illustrations and hypotheticalsDevelop appropriate product deliverablesPersuade clients to act upon suitable advice/recommendationsExecute appropriate trades to align with proposed portfolioMonitor economy, markets, and world events to determine any required strategic rebalancingManage wholesaler relationshipsConduct transactions on behalf of clientsRequired Qualifications5+ years of financial advising experienceYour own book of business that you can be movedSeries 7, Series 66, and NYS State life, accident and health insurance licensesClean record on FINRA Broker CheckWe look forward to receiving your resume and finding time to explore what working together might look like.About Our CompanyWith the right company, life can be brilliant. At Ameriprise, 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. Be part of an inclusive, collaborative culture that rewards you for your contributions and work with other talented individuals who share your passion for doing great work. You'll also have plenty of opportunities to make your mark at the office and a difference in your community. So if you're talented, driven and want to work for a strong ethical company that cares, take the next step to create a brilliant career at Ameriprise Financial.We are an equal opportunity employer. We evaluate qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability, veteran status, or any other protected characteristic. The EEO is the Law poster is available here.VEVRAA Federal ContractorWe request Priority Protected Veteran & Disabled Referrals for all of our locations within the state.PDN-90c2b3a8-4102-4f16-894d-e694b1475e1f

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