Advisor Support Specialist

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Customer Service and Client Support Opportunity in Financial Services

Advisor Support Specialist


Location:          877 Executive Center Drive West, St. Petersburg, FL 33702

Summary:

As a member of our Advisor Support team, you will support our advisors and your team members in all aspects of operational and transition activities through both phone and processing support.  You will collaborate with others in all aspects of Financial Advisor support in all stages of our processes. Your contributions will ensure that our Advisors get best-in-class support in every interaction with Advisor Group.

Our Advisor Support Specialists are hired into a cohort that goes through robust onsite training prior to moving onto the “floor” taking calls and processing transactions for our Advisors.  Support is related to a variety of service-related issues with exceptional Advisor experience as the goal.  These are not tele-sales roles, rather they are truly client support experts.  Our teams typically work Monday through Friday schedules, and these positions are eligible for overtime. 

Keys:    Financial Services, Customer Service, Client Support, Operations Support, Account Management, Broker-Dealer, Financial Advisor, Non-TeleSales, Support Representative, Customer Service Representative  

What You Will Receive:

  • Competitive salary and annual bonus paid based on performance
  • Generous time off package, including paid time off, paid holidays, and paid time to volunteer in the community
  • Intensive training covering multiple aspects of financial services operations
  • Immediate access to extensive benefits package that includes medical, dental and vision coverage, basic life insurance, long and short term disability coverage and much more
  • 401(k) match from day one of employment
  • Referral bonuses if we hire your referred applicants to our open positions
  • An enriching and engaging career in financial services – our employees overwhelmingly report that they find meaning and purpose in their day to day work
  • New, professional, and collaborative working environment where parking is provided

Responsibilities:

  • Provide best-in-class service and support for our Financial Advisors by answering questions and researching issues
  • Learn and support various financial products
  • Support operational team on financial transaction and account maintenance
  • Use of various software / financial platforms
  • Work as part of the Operations Processing team for Transitions to process New Accounts and Transfers for new business joining Advisor Group
  • Establish all clients and open all accounts within the Client Central, FBSI, or SalesForce applications as applicable
  • Create a strong working relationship with Advisors and assistants
  • Educate Advisors where to find online information
  • All other duties as assigned

Education Requirements:

  • HS Diploma or GED required
  • Bachelor’s Degree in Business, Finance or related field is preferred

Basic Requirements:

  • 2+ years’ experience in financial services operations or broker-dealer setting
  • Proficiency at Microsoft Word, Excel, Internet Explorer, Outlook, PowerPoint
  • Excellent communication & organizational skills
  • STRONG customer focus orientation
  • High attention to detail, analytical mindset and problem-solving skills
  • Be able to work independently and maintain high levels of quality achieving an accuracy of at least 95%
  • Regular and consistent attendance at the office location

Preferred Requirements:

  • 4+ years’ related brokerage experience
  • Customer service center or call center environment experience
  • CRM experience / Sales Force experience
  • Completion of FINRA SIE exam
  • FINRA Series 7 license
Equal Opportunity Employer

Advisor Group is an equal opportunity employer. We celebrate diversity in our workplace and we hire the most qualified candidates without regard for age, ethnicity, gender, gender identity or expression, language differences, nationality or national origin, family or marital status, physical, mental, and developmental abilities (or the perception of a disability), genetic information, race, religion or belief, sexual orientation, skin color, social or economic class, education, work and behavioral styles, political affiliation, military service, caste, or any other characteristic protected by law.

Eligibility

Applicants for employment in the US must have valid work authorization that does not now and/or will not in the future require sponsorship of a visa for employment authorization in the US by Advisor Group.

Unqualified Applications

Advisor Group does not consider applications from candidates who do not meet the minimum qualifications stated in the job posting.

Work Location

Unless expressly listed for the position, neither relocation benefits nor remote work arrangements are available for the position. Attendance at assigned business location on designated work schedule is required.

Recruiting Agencies

Advisor Group only accepts candidates from contracted recruiting firms and only for searches approved prior to submissions. Fees will not be paid for unsolicited submissions.