WBS Financial Consultant

Job Description

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Wells Fargo & Company (NYSE: WFC) is a nationwide, diversified financial services company with $1.7 trillion in assets. Founded in 1852, Wells Fargo provides banking, insurance, investments, mortgage, and consumer and commercial finance through more than 9,000 locations, more than 12,500 ATMs, online (wellsfargo.com), and mobile devices. Wells Fargo has more than 265,000 team members in 36 countries across our approximately 90 businesses. Wells Fargo & Company was ranked No. 30 on Fortune's 2015 rankings of America's largest corporations. Wells Fargo's vision is to satisfy our customers' financial needs and help them succeed financially. Wells Fargo perspectives are also available at Wells Fargo Blogs and Wells Fargo Stories.

Wealth and Investment Management (WIM) is one of the company's four main divisions. WIM businesses build enduring client relationships through sound, thoughtful and objective advice. We help our clients by developing individualized plans for everything from retirement goals to business succession planning, to family legacy intentions. Services include comprehensive planning and advice, investment management, brokerage, private banking, estate planning strategies, trust, insurance and both individual and institutional retirement.

Wealth Management (WM): Wealth Management business is a leading provider of financial services to high-net worth clients through Wells Fargo Private Bank, and to the affluent segment through partnerships between Wealth Brokerage Services and the Community Bank. In Wealth Management, clients are provided with a complete range of solutions to help them manage, preserve and transfer their wealth.

Wells Fargo Advisors (WFA): Wells Fargo Advisors operates the nation's third-largest Brokerage business with 15,134 Financial Advisors and 3,883 licensed bankers in retail stores across the U.S. Wells Fargo Advisors administer $1.4 trillion in client assets. Unprecedented choice and flexibility for Financial Advisors and their clients is provided through distinct business channels supported by established products, services and technology.

Works with the Financial Advisor in providing clients with financial advice consistent with clients goals and risk tolerance. Meets with clients to collect financial information, assess investment profile and evaluate client s financial needs. Determines which financial products best meet the client s needs and financial circumstances. Recommends investment solutions and advises the client regarding the advantages and disadvantages of different financial products such as mutual funds, annuities, insurance and investments that meet the client s needs. Identifies and refers client to other financial services and specialists if needed including trust, banking and credit products. Executes trades and completes all paperwork as required. Works with operational staff to resolve operational problems. Remains in compliance with all applicable standards, procedures and regulations.

Required Qualifications

  • 1+ year of investment advice experience; or an active professional designation in at least one of the following: Accredited Asset Management Specialist (AAMS), Accredited Wealth Management Advisor (AWMA), Chartered Financial Analyst (CFA), CERTIFIED FINANCIAL PLANNER (tm), Chartered Financial Consultant (ChFC), Certified Private Wealth Advisor (CIMA), Certified Private Wealth Advisor (CPWA), Certified Wealth Strategist (CWS)
  • Successfully completed FINRA Series 7 and 63 or 7 and 66 exams to qualify for immediate registration (or FINRA recognized equivalents)

Desired Qualifications

  • Brokerage or wealth management experience
  • Knowledge and understanding of financial services industry: wealth management, brokerage, or retirement
  • Brokerage support exposure; preferably within a Wells Fargo Advisors (WFA) Group branch
  • Brokerage client support experience

Job Expectations

  • Registration for FINRA Series 66 (or 63 and 65) must be completed within 90 days of hire date if it is not available for transfer upon hire. FINRA recognized equivalents will be accepted.
  • Designated insurance license requirements must be completed within 90 days of hire date. Compliance with state law requirements is required.
  • Obtaining and/or maintaining appropriate Financial Industry Regulatory Authority (FINRA) license(s) is required for ongoing employment in this position. In addition to state registration, specific product licenses or SAFE licensing may apply. Wells Fargo will initiate financial and criminal background review process at the time of offer acceptance.

Disclaimer

All offers for employment with Wells Fargo are contingent upon the candidate having successfully completed a criminal background check. Wells Fargo will consider qualified candidates with criminal histories in a manner consistent with the requirements of applicable local, state and Federal law, including Section 19 of the Federal Deposit Insurance Act.

Relevant military experience is considered for veterans and transitioning service men and women.

Wells Fargo is an Affirmative Action and Equal Opportunity Employer, Minority/Female/Disabled/Veteran/Gender Identity/Sexual Orientation.

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