VP, Financial Consultant - Bridgewater, NJ

Charles Schwab Inc.
Bridgewater Township, New Jersey, us
Apr 22, 2021
May 02, 2021
Job Role
Contract Type
Full Time
Your Opportunity:
Are you ready for a career worth owning? One that challenges the status quo? We want you to bring your positivity, curiosity, drive, and passion for delighting clients to the Schwab Financial Consultant position. You will be part of a diverse national network of skilled Financial Consultants, who are crafting and growing, their practices, while driving successful outcomes for our clients. We are looking for professionals who advocate on behalf of our clients by listening and discovering what is most important to them, understand who they are, and then collaborating with a team of internal specialists to help clients fulfill those goals and dreams. Financial Consultants are procured with a practice of existing Schwab clients, providing them with wealth management and financial planning advice. Over time, they grow their practice holistically through client asset consolidation, networking, and earning client referrals. Financial Consultants are empowered to choose their most productive working environment (within corporate guidelines). This includes space to work within the branch, remote flexibility and the potential for flexible work schedules to accommodate work/life balance needs. Managing wealth on behalf of our clients includes:Retirement PlanningEducation PlanningInvestment ManagementBanking and Lending ManagementInsurance and Risk ManagementEstate PlanningIf you want to positively impact the financial security of clients, provide an outstanding investor experience, use the power of partnerships and the extensive resources available at Schwab, all while continuing to further your own professional development in Wealth Management, please consider this opportunity.

What you are good at:
You are a results-oriented, highly motivated self-starter with a strong work ethic that will be an ambassador in helping clients plan for their future, driving referrals and retaining clients at Schwab for a lifetime. Our goal is that through providing outstanding advice and consultation, you are able to earn the trust and dedication of our clients. When meeting with clients you will:Be Curious and Consultative: Discover all you can about your clients, see things through their eyes, and then review and recommend appropriate solutions to help them stay on track with their financial goals.Be a Trusted Advisor: Build strong relationships, engage and encourage trust, and deepen the client relationship by utilizing a focused client communication strategy, and exceeding client expectations. Have a Defined Process: Demonstrate your ability to deliver appropriate advice and solutions through a repeatable sales process that focuses on addressing clients needs.Use your Team and Ability to Influence: Leverage our team of Schwab specialists, Schwab advice guidelines, your knowledge of the markets, and your ability to inspire action to help your clients progress toward achieving their goals.Be a Challenger: Partner with, and Educate Clients. Share and engage clients in discussion around market conditions, sound investing principles, and the ideal wealth and long term investment strategies for their personal situation.

What you have:
Desire to work in a collaborative, team-based environmentRobust consulting, influencing and client engagement skillsProactivity and resourcefulness with the ability to balance service, risk/compliance policies and sales goalsAbility to establish trust and rapport with a positive demeanor, and active listeningAn ownership mentality with desire for continual professional developmentAbility to adapt and implement change as the market and business conditions evolveWillingness to engage within the communityCoach-ability; receive and implement feedbackAspirations for more than baseline expectations.Current and active FINRA Series 7Interest in acquiring FINRA Series 66 (63/65) license and Life & Health Insurance as it will be required in the course of your tenure on the job. Investing in Yourself:FC University We provide a comprehensive onboarding and new hire program designed for new Financial Consultants (FCs). This program helps FCs understand Schwabs overarching approach to our clients and features content on relationship building, financial planning, and Schwabs spectrum of advised and lending solutions. Professional Designations CWS (Cannon Wealth Strategist), CFP (Certified Financial Planner)Pursuant to SAFE Act requirements, all employees engaged in residential loan mortgage originations must register with the NMLS registry system and remain in good standing. You will be required to register and to submit to the required SAFE Act background check and registration processHighlights of Schwabs BenefitsWork/Life Balance: Remote working flexibility, Paid vacation time, Sabbatical, Paid Parental Leave, New Mothers returning to work Program, Tuition Reimbursement Programs, Time off to volunteer, Employee Matching Gifts ProgramFinancial Health: 401k Match, Employee Stock Purchase Plan, Employee Discounts, Personalized advice, Brokerage discountsEveryday Wellness: Health and Lifestyle Wellness Rewards, Healthy Food Choices, Wellness ChampionsInclusion: Employee Resource Groups, Established Diversity & Inclusion practices, Community involvement, Company-wide Volunteer efforts, Charitable matchingWe will ensure that individuals with disabilities are provided reasonable accommodation to participate in the job application or interview process, to perform crucial job functions, and to receive benefits and privileges of employment. Please contact us to request accommodation.