Branch Manager

Employer
Scottrade
Location
Washington, DC
Posted
Jun 20, 2017
Closes
Jun 21, 2017
Function
Management
Industry
Other
Hours
Full Time
JOB DESCRIPTION The main purpose of this position is to promote Scottrade's mission of helping clients overcome barriers to financial success. Branch Managers execute on this mission by leading their sales team in needs-based interactions, supervising proactive sales activities, and developing a highly motivated team that puts the client's needs first while growing the organization's footprint in their respective area of influence. ESSENTIAL FUNCTIONS: * Develop a strong sales team that provides exceptional customer service to our clients, while also driving revenue opportunities for the firm. * Lead branch associates to grow business opportunities in the local market via in-branch customer contact and seminars. Ensure that branch sales performance objectives are established and collaboratively met. * Ensure sales professionals are adhering to both company and regulatory requirements. * Responsible for the ongoing performance management, coaching and development of sales related branch staff and overall branch sales productivity. * Perform and coach to proactive outbound phone sales activities. * Manage corporate relationships and build business partnerships across the firm. Partner with Compliance and Branch Administration to ensure all regulatory requirements and responsibilities are met. * Perform all necessary management functions in a timely manner, including compliance overviews, hiring, evaluations, bonus and merit allocations, and disciplinary action as required. * Perform other duties as assigned. KNOWLEDGE, SKILLS AND ABILITIES REQUIRED: * Possess comprehensive industry and investment knowledge with an understanding of FINRA rules/regulations. * Proven sales leadership, management, and motivational skills. Ability to achieve results through collaboration and teamwork. * Effectively create and foster a positive team environment that gives way to collaboration and unified goals. * Strong interpersonal skills and the ability to build professional working relationships with branch team and throughout the organization. * Outstanding verbal and written communication skills. * Excellent customer service skills with strong phone sales ability. * Ability to respond quickly to changing environments. * Self-motivated with strong problem solving and decision making skills. * Strong organizational skills with the ability to multi-task in a fast paced client facing environment. * High level of integrity and ability to maintain a high degree of confidentiality. * Some travel required. * Intermediate level proficiency with Microsoft Word, Excel, and Outlook. * Foster company success through a professional appearance, being courteous to customers and all Scottrade associates and by having a positive attitude. MINIMUM EDUCATION & EXPERIENCE: * Bachelor's degree in Finance, Business, or related field, or equivalent combination of education and experience required. * 3+ years licensed brokerage experience required. * 1+ year sales experience required. * Prior management experience in brokerage industry preferred. LICENSE & CERTIFICATION REQUIREMENT(S) Clean U4 securities record required - FINRA, Series 24 or 9/10 required or ability to obtain within 3 months of assuming position - FINRA, Series 63 required - FINRA, Series 7 required - FINRA Scottrade, Inc., an equal opportunity employer, is committed to inclusion and a diverse workforce.-