Associate Financial Advisor

Posted: 03/24/2024

Organization/Business Overview:
Ridgestone Team, an established financial services practice for Thrivent, is looking for candidates to grow with their team. By joining our existing team, you can leverage the skill set of a top producing veteran financial advisor, robust team infrastructure, and healthy opportunity pool to accelerate your career. If you have a heart for financial services, and a passion for helping others reach their financial goals, we’d like to connect with you.
Position Summary:
This unique position provides the ability to focus on learning and development as well as production. Our well established, high-performing team is currently looking for a person to come alongside our lead Advisors to deepen relationships and provide concierge service to our outstanding customers. You will work closely with our team receiving mentorship, coaching, training, and support in cutting-edge industry best practices. As the Financial Associate demonstrates drive, aptitude, and cultural fit, candidates can advance towards a Lead Advisor role on the team. This is an incredible opportunity for the right person to grow both professionally and financially. If you enjoy the financial services industry and you prefer to work in concert with another advisor, then this role is a great fit for you.
Learn and understand the entire operation of Ridgestone Team
• Participate in Joint Fieldwork with the advisors of Ridgestone Team to build expertise and learn best-practices within the industry
• Meet with new and existing clients to build a book of business and grow relationships
• Solicit and sell appropriate products, complete applications, write recommendations, and service existing clients/contracts
• Position products, services, and strategies to help clients gain financial clarity
• Maintain existing client relationships through processing of client requests, resolving client questions, and making sure client information and documentation are up to date
• Build proficiency in common advice tools and platforms like Salesforce, Money Guide Pro, What-If Tax, etc.
• Participate in events to attract new clients and provide financial education to the local community • Research and respond to client inquiries
• Finalize, submit, and track all client paperwork for account and application changes
• Collaborate with Lead Advisor on complex scenarios
• Schedule, prep, and document all your client meetings
*Additional responsibilities may be assigned in accordance with business needs
Our culture and people are special. We’re looking for people who are–or want to become–part of the communities where our clients live, work and worship. You could be a successful addition to our team if you are:
• Self-motivated, independent, and driven to succeed with a strong growth mindset, yet collaborative and a team player
• Motivated by helping others and relationship-oriented
• A natural coach or guide with strong interpersonal skills
• Passionate about living a life of generosity by serving others, not just selling products
Generous Paid Time Off and Volunteer Time Off
• SIMPLE Plan after 1 year of service
Position Requirements:
Securities registration required- SIE, Series 7 and 66 (or 7, 63 & 65)
• Life, Health, and Annuities registration required
• Strong technical computer aptitude and knowledge of business tools (e.g., Microsoft Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Salesforce) or ability to learn
• Ability to handle multiple tasks and maintain a high quality of work while experiencing frequent interruptions
• Ability to maintain integrity of sensitive/confidential information
As part of Ridgestone Team's recruiting/hiring/contracting process, a verification of a candidate's background will be made to complete the process. Fingerprints will be required as part of FINRA registration process for submission to the Federal Bureau of Investigation for review against nationwide fingerprint records. All persons with securities registrations are subject to TIMI’s Outside Securities Accounts Policy which requires all outside brokerage accounts to be maintained at one of the firms designated by TIMI.
Thrivent provides Equal Employment Opportunity (EEO) without regard to race, religion, color, sex, gender identity, sexual orientation, pregnancy, national origin, age, disability, marital status, citizenship status, military or veteran status, genetic information, or any other status protected by applicable local, state, or federal law. This policy applies to all employees and job applicants.
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