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Available Position: Financial Advisor

Financial Advisor Job Description (posted 11/1/2018)

PV Financial Group (PVFG) is seeking a local, community-minded and driven Financial Advisor with a minimum of 1-2 years of previous experience to join their team.

PVFG believes that to provide first-rate service and guidance to clients, the relationship between Investor and Financial Advisor must be grounded in trust. We are seeking an Advisor with excellent communication skills, work ethic and desire to serve the community to join our dynamic team of professionals. PVFG can offer a rewarding career where you will help individuals and businesses accumulate wealth and protect their hard-earned assets.

This position is responsible for building and maintaining a book of business by using effective prospecting and sales skills to convert prospects. The position requires confidence and experience assisting clients in meeting financial goals by recommending appropriate plans and products.

Principal responsibilities

  • Sell effectively and ethically; convert prospects to clients, achieving a closing ratio of > 80 percent
  • Help individuals identify their unique financial needs and objectives:
    • Establish and define the client/advisor relationship
    • Gather data, including goals
    • Analyze and evaluate financial status
    • Develop and present financial planning recommendations and/or alternatives
    • Implement financial planning recommendations
    • Monitor the financial planning recommendations
  • Analyze clients’ income and asset situation, as requested; at least once annually, review and update financial situation
  • Recommend plans and products to help clients achieve goals; identify appropriate investment and insurance solutions (e.g., estate issues, tax considerations, retirement planning, business planning objectives)
  • Comply with all FINRA/SEC/Commonwealth compliance regulations; satisfy continuing education requirements
  • Provide personal client service:
    • Work effectively with affiliated professionals who also serve as advisors to clients
    • Develop and sustain relationships with other in-house professionals and strategic alliances; when necessary, refer clients to strategic allies (e.g., attorneys) to ensure that needs are met
    • Respond to client questions and concerns
    • Schedule and plan client meetings using the CRM system
    • Rebalance client portfolios based on advisor’s criteria and using appropriate tools (e.g., Model Management)
    • Maintain client cost basis information
  • Stay current on industry developments; service and product enhancements; regulatory issues; and client needs or wants
  • Actively participate in networking, community and firm events

Required knowledge/skills/competencies

  • BA or BS in business; advanced degree/designation a plus (e.g., MBA, CFP®, or CPA)
    • Prior enrollment or willingness to enroll in CFP certification program
    • Insurance certifications (e.g., ChFC®), as appropriate
  • FINRA Series 7, 63, 65 or 66 securities registrations
  • Minimum of 1 to 2 years of experience in the business; experience working with NFS processes and forms a plus
  • Excellent knowledge and communication of financial planning concepts and terminology
  • Excellent knowledge and communication of products, including mutual funds, stocks, bonds, insurance policies, and annuities
  • Firsthand knowledge of third-party asset management systems, including how they work, their benefits, and their drawbacks
  • Comfort discussing estate planning issues
  • Proficiency in computer programs, including MS Office Suite

Salary plus commissions

To Apply: Email resume and cover letter to Kelly Haber: khaber@pvfinancial.com