Financial Advisor - Targeted Career Changer
Ameriprise Financial - Washington, DC

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Job Description

Available Openings: 2

Job Title: Financial Advisor - Targeted Career Changer

Job ID: 82557

Location: District of Columbia

Business Unit: The Personal Advisors Group

Full/Part Time: Full-Time

Eligible for Relocation: N

Regular/Temporary: Regular

Travel Percentage: None


About Ameriprise

Are you an accomplished professional looking for a change?

We are searching for highly skilled professionals looking to use the skills they've acquired throughout their career to strengthen the financial future of their community one person at a time. The Targeted Career Changer program is the Premier Training System in the industry, and was designed to help high achievers build a Financial Planning practice with Ameriprise. This program provides a strong base salary, along with bonus opportunity, and a generous benefits package. In addition we integrate a unique 27 month training program that leverages your prior skills and experience, in partnership with a successful team.

Ameriprise is a leader in the financial service industry (1), in business for over 117 years, the largest financial planning company in the U.S; we've never taken a bailout, and have helped generations achieve their dreams.

Ameriprise Financial is an equal opportunity employer.

⊃1; Based on the number of financial plans annually disclosed in Form ADV, Part 1A, Item 5, available at as of Dec. 31, 2008, and the number of CFP® professionals documented by the Certified Financial Planner Board of Standards, Inc.

⊃2; BusinessWeek magazine, September 4, 2008.

⊃3; DALBAR Financial Intermediary Post-Sale Service Award 2007.


The AAG Financial Advisor exists to develop an ongoing financial planning relationship with clients focused on accomplishing the client's goals. Using the 6 Key Advisor Tasks: 1) generate leads; 2) schedule/set meetings with current clients and prospects; 3) conduct meetings with clients/potential clients; 4) analyze data (client's, investments, protection options); 5) propose a strategy/solution to solve for client needs or resource gaps and 6) provide ongoing service of client's needs.

Schedule and hold meetings with both potential and existing clients in order capture the client's goals. Develop strategies to achieve required goals. Document in written plan to track progress against goals, quarterly. Work with clients to implement agreed upon strategies including but not limited to the following areas: protection, taxes, investments, cash and liabilities, in order

to accomplish the client's financial goals.

Generate leads through various methods. Such as natural market, referrals, local seminars, workplace partnerships, advertising, networking groups and web based marketing venues.

Leverage regular meetings (on the phone and in person) to track the client's progress vs. goal and when appropriate reallocate resources or investments in order to keep the client on track. Engage in on-going professional development to increase industry, product, sales and servicing skills and abilities.

Maintain all appropriate FINRA/other licenses and requirements up to date.

Required Qualifications

High level of confidence, perseverance and a strong desire to achieve and succeed. Previous financial sales experience or exposure preferred.

  • Outstanding verbal, written and listening communication skills. Superior customer service skills. Master at building relationships with customers.
  • Ability to quickly compile, verify and calculate information to provide solutions and recommendations. Product knowledge.
  • Demonstrated ability to display and maintain a highly professional demeanor consistent with Ameriprise values and brand.
  • Demonstrated high level of skill in the following areas: organizing, planning and prioritization.
  • Ability to obtain required FINRA licenses within 90-120 day.

Brokerage, investment and financial advisory services are made available through Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. Member FINRA and SIPC. Some products and services may not be available in all jurisdictions or to all clients. Ameriprise Financial Services, Inc. is an Equal Opportunity Employer.

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