VP, Financial Consultant
Bethesda, MD, USA | Charles Schwab
Functions:Financial Services Professional
Consulting - Strategy
Job Description:66 people have viewed this job
As a Financial Consultant Partner at Charles Schwab, you will operate in a team-based model partnered with one to three Sr. Financial Consultants. In a team-based model, tasks can be completed as directed by your Sr. Financial Consultant(s), in partnership with, or independently with check-ins:
Provide direct, dedicated support for Sr. Financial Consultant(s) and their practice clients.
Interface with existing practice clients via inbound, proactive and follow-up phone calls, and email as well as face to face interactions.
Deepen new and existing client relationships by proactively and reactively uncovering additional business development opportunities and in partnership with your Sr. Financial Consultant(s) to close the business.
Provide advice to include suitability, recommendations, and planning for practice clients in partnership with your Sr. Financial Consultant(s).
Build, refresh, and deliver financial plans for practice clients in partnership with your Sr. Financial Consultant(s).
Update and compile client information through Schwab’s internal customer relationship management (CRM) tool.
Identify leads and proactively generate ideas to connect with clients and prospects.
Set and prepare for appointments, e.g., review planning status, life events, suitability updates.
Manage and perform activities in preparation for, and following, client appointments with designated Sr. Financial Consultant(s).
Manage local event administration including venue identification, scheduling, contract negotiation, invitation creation, attendance confirmation, development of client presentations, and follow-up post-event with clients and prospects.
Support the business development and relationship building activities of the Sr. Financial Consultant(s) by following up on referrals and engaging with prospective clients.
Leverage key business partners (Partner Support & Pinnacle) to resolve, research, and respond to client inquiries and issues as well as ensure operational tasks are completed.
Partner with Sr. Financial Consultant(s) to ensure we are providing an exceptional experience for clients ultimately improving client promoter score for the branch.
Participate in or conduct the initial client on-boarding process.
Assist Sr. Financial Consultant(s) with client segmentation and client engagement blue prints; leverage Connect mailings, branch workshops, as well as regional/national events.
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What you have:
Required minimum skills and qualifications are:
Minimum of 3 years of financial services experience is strongly preferred
Passion for the client with the ability to strengthen and retain client relationships
Results driven, highly motivated self-starter who possesses integrity, a strong work ethic and a passion for helping clients
Demonstrated experience handling client concerns and issues with tact and diplomacy
Strong written and verbal communication skills
Demonstrated ability to handle multiple tasks simultaneously and effectively prioritize
Aptitude for, and experience in, identifying new relationship development
Show a genuine interest in staying current on market events and ability to understand the implications for clients
Ability to uncover and meet client needs and effectively manage client expectations
Demonstrated ability to be agile in changing environmental, economic, and client need scenarios
Operational and/or project management experience
Strong organizational skills with attention to detail
Ability to develop and maintain good cross-enterprise working relationships
Strong problem solving skills
Advanced technical skills, with the ability to utilize different applications at one time, including Windows, internet researching, database systems, and email
Collaborative and team based work style
Ability to retain and execute upon complex information with relative ease
Responsible for understanding and complying with applicable policies and procedures and applying ethical standards to every business activity in which they engage
Maintain the highest ethical standards in the conduct of their business activities and professional dealings and to avoid even the appearance of impropriety
There is a minimum time-in-position expectation of 2 years
Education, Licenses, and Designations
Bachelor’s degree required
A valid and active Series 7 license is required (may be obtained under a condition of employment)
A valid and active Series 66 (63/65) license is required (may be obtained under a condition of employment)
Notary certification (may be obtained after hire)