Technology Solutions Consultant

Technology Consultant Opportunity in Financial Services

Technology Solutions Consultant


Location(s):      20 E Thomas Road, Phoenix, AZ  85012

2300 Windy Ridge Parkway, Atlanta, GA  30339 

7755 Third Street North, Oakdale, MN  55128

10 Exchange Place, Jersey City, NJ 07302

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

12325 Port Grace Blvd, La Vista, NE 68128

Summary:

We have an opportunity for a Technology Consultant within Advisor Group’s Advisor Facing Technology team. The primary responsibility of this position is to provide coaching and consulting to Advisor Group’s affiliated financial professionals to help them grow their technology efficiencies and workflows to create a high-level client experience. Additional responsibilities include conducting live and virtual educational sessions for financial professional and support staff; facilitating virtual study groups; and providing subject-matter expertise on best practices and trends to support the teams on-going content development initiatives.

Why Advisor Group?

  • 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
  • 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
  • Executive leader access and interaction in all our locations due to flat structure, open office environments, town halls and speed mentoring events
  • New, professional, and collaborative working environment where parking is provided

Responsibilities:

  • Provide consulting to financial professionals on a range of business issues, including technology strategy, CRM success, digital solutions, client experience solutions, and scalable workflows
    • Conduct discovery on client needs, issues, obstacles, and resistance
    • Formulate recommendations for improvement
    • Select and deliver appropriate tools and resources to help achieve goals
    • Provide authentic feedback and advice
    • Help manage through the change
  • Conduct virtual and in-person coaching and educational sessions for financial professionals and support staff
    • Facilitate virtual study group meetings
    • Meet with offices via phone/webinar to discuss their technology management items
    • Provide custom demonstrations of offerings to help get offices started integrating technology
    • Create and deliver peer panel technology symposiums with expert speakers on various business technology solutions
    • Support broker-dealer recruiting efforts with technology demonstrations
  • Create and deliver technology presentations and represent the business unit at conferences, branch meetings, home office recruiting visits and cross-organizational internal meetings.
  • Provide subject-matter expertise on best practices and trends to support the teams on-going content development initiatives for multi-media publications
  • Create and maintain regional study groups to focus on technology techniques to grow and support an office
  • Create podcast content and interviews to showcase technology improvements and office impact
  • Build expertise with consulting techniques and grow your knowledge across a broad range of business disciplines and technology solutions
  • Interface, communicate, and support multiple departments within the organization on technology solution needs, including those departments that are geographically dispersed across the country. Work collaboratively across business units to provide service and to facilitate cross referrals
  • Develop repeatable strategies to help Financial Professionals better use new digital tools to more efficiently run their practice
  • All other duties as assigned

Education Requirements:

  • Bachelor’s Degree Preferred, H.S. Diploma or GED certificate + Significant Practical Experience will be considered

Basic Requirements:

  • 5+ years’ experience in financial services of business coaching/consulting
  • Ability to communicate with co-workers, customers, and various business contacts in a courteous and professional manner
  • Strong consulting and coaching skills
  • Propensity to diagnose people and system problems
  • Aptitude to analyze information and behavior and develop relevant solutions
  • Experience with advisor facing technology solutions including CRM solutions, digital tools, document management workflow
  • Ability to plan and implement organizational goals and objectives
  • Capableness to project a strong customer service focus utilizing empathy, patience, and the desire for positive closure (agreement)
  • Ability to review and revise processes and procedures
  • Knowledge of adult training methods, practices, and techniques
  • Skill in conducting effective presentations and workshops; excellent verbal and written communication
  • Skill in operating personal computer and various software packages (Microsoft Office, Outlook, Excel, PowerPoint, etc.)
  • Skill in research and problem-solving techniques
  • Ability to travel approximately 4-6 weeks annually

Preferred Requirements:

  • Active FINRA registrations preferred (Series 7, 24, and 63/65 (or Series 66)).
Be A Part Of The Team Behind Our Success!

At Advisor Group, we support more than 11,000 financial advisors, the people who help everyday Americans achieve their dreams. We’re a billion-dollar business with the mentality and drive of a startup. Join us in building something special.

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.

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.