Financial Consultant - NWCM

Herndon, Virginia
May 11, 2023
Jun 10, 2023
Full Time

Financial Consultants will work within a highly collaborative work environment and manage an assigned book of business. Our Financial Consultants execute an advice and planning strategy focused on helping clients meet their goals and growing the book of business by finding additional opportunities and referring them to our Wealth and Financial Advisors. Individuals in this role should be a results-oriented, a highly motivated self-starter with a strong work ethic that will be a customer advocate in helping clients plan for their future, driving referrals, and retaining clients for a lifetime.


  • Outreach to clients that are assigned to Financial Consultants in FC team to offer review consultations
  • Conduct client meetings to update necessary financial information, assess their unique goals, determine their needs and look for opportunities to gain wallet share
  • Prepare financial plans, as necessary, utilizing financial planning software
  • Learn all firm offerings and products and services from LPL
  • Maintain a minimum client service score
  • Make sure all accounts are within their defined risk score with their investment objective
  • Update and maintain accurate records in CRM system related to clients assigned
  • Responsible for all servicing of existing accounts
  • Prepare paperwork to open new accounts and ensure all paperwork is in good order
  • Places trades as necessary
  • Searches for cross-sell opportunities back to the credit union or subsidiaries based on the client's needs
  • Maintains compliance with all NWFG, NWFA and broker-dealer policies and procedures, and all rules set forth by FINRA, SEC and applicable state regulator


  • Bachelor's Degree required; within the financial services field is preferred
  • A FINRA Series 7 and 63 are required
  • Minimum of three years' work experience in the investment industry is required
  • An active Life and Health Insurance license is required (may be obtained within a 120 days of employment)
  • Strong client relationship-building experience
  • Demonstrate a deep understanding of financial markets and can effectively simplify complex financial concepts while building relationships with clients
  • Strong organizational skills are a must
  • Ability to work independently and effectively manage multiple tasks at one time while meeting deadlines
  • Clean SEC and FINRA record


EEO Notice

Northwest Federal Credit Union is an Equal Opportunity Employer and will consider all qualified applicants without regard to race, color, age, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, disability, protected veteran status or any other classification protected by law.

NWFCU complies with federal and state disability laws and makes reasonable accommodations for applicants and employees with disabilities. If reasonable accommodation is needed to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform essential job functions, and/or to receive other benefits and privileges of employment, please contact the Human Resources Department at 703-709-8900 or

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