Financial Advisor - Edward Jones Connections

Location
Saint Louis, Missouri
Posted
Apr 15, 2022
Closes
May 15, 2022
Ref
63872BR
Function
Finance
Hours
Full Time
At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 15,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.

Opportunity Overview :
BRANCH DEVELOPMENT

The Branch Development division at Edward Jones hires, trains, supports and develops the branch team to deliver the ideal client experience. As the key connection between branches and the home office, you'll play a vital role in driving positive results in the core profit center of the firm and in gaining critical insights that shape our business.

Here, you'll help branch teams grow both their clients and their leadership skills, providing innovative thinking to continue evolving our training, development, recognition and rewards in ways that best engage our unique branches.

The Position:

The Edward Jones Connection (EJC) department acts as a fiduciary, remotely serving our smaller clients in partnership with the clients' local Branch Office Team. Financial Advisors work together with the EJC department service team to deliver an ideal client experience consistent with that of a branch office. This involves serving the client directly over the phone or through technology such as Webex programs. The ideal candidate would have a sound understanding of the Financial Advisor Role at Edward Jones or a background that includes working with clients, Branch Teams, products or service. This is a salaried position and available as a home-based role.

Key Responsibilities:
  • Act as the Financial Advisor for our smaller clients including SEP/Simple IRA participants while preserving the client connection to the local branch team
  • Work daily to re-engage clients with our firm and to serve clients who are already engaged
  • Provide excellent client service and tailored client solutions to meet the clients' needs
  • Provide initial contact and ongoing guidance and service to the clients
  • Research and resolve any service issues or unfinished tasks
  • Work in partnership with the Client Service Administrator (CSA)s to ensure a high level of customer service
  • Keep the department apprised of any Compliance/Field Supervision concerns

Position Requirements
  • *Current Series 7 and 66 (OR combination of both Series 63 and 65) licenses required to apply.
  • Insurance license may be required in the future (life, health and variable annuity)
  • Experience as an Edward Jones Financial Advisor highly preferred
  • Bachelor's degree in a business-related field is preferred
  • Ability to understand information about various securities as well as functions of the business is critical. Must be able to understand and communicate research opinions and information on companies and investments; discuss current market conditions, industry trends and financial topics in the headlines.
  • Extensive flexibility, reliability and sound decision making skills
  • Proven communication and organizational skills
  • Exceptional telephone and customer-service skills
  • Strong computer skills with the ability to learn and apply technical information
  • Candidates bilingual in Spanish is a plus
  • H.B.A. associates would have their home office audited annually

  • 2021 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® By Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE Magazine - Edward Jones was named No. 20 on the list.
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  • 2021 Corporate Equality Index - Edward Jones joins the ranks of 767 major U.S. businesses that received top marks in the Foundation's 19th annual scorecard on LGBTQ workplace equality.
    • From The Human Rights Campaign. All Rights Reserved
  • 2021 Training Top 100 list - Edward Jones ranked No. 19, up six spots from last year in its 21st consecutive year on this prestigious list.
  • J.D. Power, 2021 - Edward Jones has ranked "highest in Employee Advisor Satisfaction among Financial Investment Firms" in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Financial Advisor Satisfaction Study.
    • Edward Jones received the highest score among employee advisors in the J.D. Power 2007,2008, 2010, 2012-2015, 2017-2021 Financial Advisor Satisfaction Studies of employee advisors' satisfaction among those who are employed by an investment services firm. Visit jdpower.com/awards for more information.

Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visit our career site to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:

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