1+ months

Consumer Investments Financial Solutions Advisor Development Program - Amarillo, TX

Amarillo, TX 79178
Consumer Investments Financial Solutions Advisor Development Program - Amarillo, TX



Amarillo, Texas



**Job Description:**



At Bank of America, were creating real, meaningful relationships with individuals and businesses across the country. Each day, we connect with 67 million clients through a growing specialist workforce and our world-class digital platform. With each relationship and connection, we are looking to provide care and guidance for our clients when they need us most whether they are just starting out, buying a home, building a family or planning for retirement. As part of our commitment, we are looking for the next generation of Financial Advisorsthose with a passion for growing a long-term career and a drive to make our clients financial lives better.



If you are an individual who is passionate about helping clients reach their financial goals, join Bank of Americas **Advisor Development Program** and become an investment specialist in one of over 4,000 financial center locations nationwide. From day one, you will receive training from our-award winning **Academy at Bank of America** , including hands-on practice, personalized coaching and dedicated support throughout your on-boarding experience. **The Academy** offers a defined path to becoming an advisor through a multi-stage training program, one that provides you with the necessary experience and skills to succeed in your role and throughout your career journey.



As a **Financial Solutions Advisor Stage I (FSA I)** , your journey begins obtaining your Securities Industry licenses, where you receive dedicated and personalized classes for your Securities Industry Essentials SIE, Series 7 and Series 66 Exams. Once you obtain your licenses, you will be taught the foundational skills needed to be an advisor from acquiring, building and managing client relationships to considering a clients complex financial picture and guiding them with advice and solutions to help them live their best financial lives, all while humanizing financial interactions. Once you have reached your key milestones, you will begin working in a financial center where you will help to deliver Bank of Americas core banking, investment solutions and approach to client care. We will equip you with everything you need as you move through the stages of development



Once you have demonstrated success as a licensed Financial Solutions Advisor Stage I, you will typically progress into the next role, Financial Solutions Advisor Stage II, where you will continue to practice the skills youve learned by growing and deepening relationships within a portfolio of clients. As a successful Financial Solutions Advisor Stage II, you will have the opportunity to advance in many roles within Bank of America and Merrill. The Academy will support you along the way with dedicated programs, tools and resources throughout your career journey.



This position is subject to SAFE Act registration requirements. Pursuant to the SAFE Act requirements, all employees engaged in residential loan mortgage originations must register with the federal registry system and remain in good standing. Since your position requires SAFE Act registration, you will be required to register and to submit to the required SAFE Act background check and registration process. Failure to obtain and/or maintain SAFE Act registration may result in your immediate termination.



**Well help you**



**Build a successful career** at Bank of America through world-class training and on-boarding programs that set you up for success.

**Get training and one-on-one coaching** from Academy managers who are invested in your success.

**Grow your business knowledge** by using a defined consultative approach with clients to systematically identify client needs and appropriate solutions.

**Earn your Security Industry Essentials (SIE), Series 7 and Series 66 licenses** (63 & 65 accepted, in lieu of 66) though structured lessons and dedicated study time. You must obtain your **SIE** within 30 days of being hired & your **Series 7 & 66** within 120 Days - a requirement for the role.

**Build your network.** Starting at a financial center, youll interact with banking customers, small business owners and higher net worth clients alike. Youll be able to leverage our relationships with one out of two households in the U.S. to help eventually grow your business.

**Provide end-to-end comprehensive advice,** deliver client reviews/presentations with confidence and recommend strategies to help clients achieve their financial goals and life priorities.

**Collaborate with core banking and investment partners.** Connect clients to all of the solutions we provide through Bank of America and Merrill to meet virtually all of their financial needs.



**As a Financial Solutions Advisor Stage I, you can look forward to**



Unlimited potential for financial growth.

A strong referral base from across the business through our relationship with one in every two households.

Managing a portfolio of clients by providing exceptional client care with industry leading products, services, and education.

Robust marketing support to reach wider audiences with greater appeal.

Ongoing professional development to deepen your skills and optimize your practice as the industry evolves and changes.

Opportunities to connect with experts including small business consultants, mortgage lenders and investment advisors.



**Were a culture that**



Believes in responsible growth and has a proven dedication to supporting the communities we serve.

Provides continuous training and developmental opportunities to help people achieve their goals, whatever their background or experience.

Believes diversity makes us stronger, so we can reflect, connect to and meet the diverse needs of our clients and customers around the world.

Is committed to advancing our tools, technology, and ways of working. We always put our clients first to meet their evolving needs.



**Required skills:**

Sets and accomplishes goals, achieving whatever you put your mind to.

Is comfortable in a sales role, finding ways to nurture strong relationships with prospective clients.

Communicates clearly and confidently with clients from all walks of life.

Works well with others and collaborates productively to get things done.

Can manage complexity, prioritize tasks and execute in a fast-paced environment.

Likes to learn on your feet, adapting to new information and seeking the right solutions for clients.

Efficiently manages your time and capacity.

Is thorough and will incorporate relevant regulatory due diligence into daily to-dos and long-term strategies for clients.



**Desired skills:**

Strong computer skills with an ability to multitask in a demanding environment.

A bachelors degree, or 1-2 years experience working in the financial service industry and/or a sales environment where goals were met or exceeded.

Experience assessing client needs, identifying/recommending solutions, and building/managing client relationships.



**Shift:**



1st shift (United States of America)



**Hours Per Week:**



40



Learn more about this role



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At Bank of America, I get to make a difference every day.



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Merrill Financial Solutions Advisor



Disclosure: Please see important information at the end of this video.



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Advise clients on their investment goals in order to pursue those goals



As a Merrill Financial Solutions Advisor, my job is to advise my clients on their investment goals and match them with the right portfolio and specialists to help them pursue those goals.



I interact with clients from all walks of life, from small-business owners developing a financial plan to new parents looking to start saving money for their childs college education. I match my knowledge of financial markets and investment products with clients individual investment needs.



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Accomplishing performance goals through needs-based analysis and client follow-up



A key part of my role is accomplishing performance goals through consultative, needs-based analysis and organized follow up with my clients.



When I first started, I had a lot to learn about the investment world and compliance standards but I was equipped with the tools and training I needed to succeed.



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Team environment



In my last job, I worked mostly on my own. Here, I get to work in a team environment every day. I even get some of my best referrals from my teammates.

And since I work with people in so many different departments, Im able to build connections and learn more about other roles.



Everyone here is really supportive of your career growth.



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Regular meetings with your manager to make your goals a reality



I meet with my manager on a regular basis to talk about my goals, and she gives me advice for how to make them a reality.



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Trained by the award-winning Academy at Bank of America

2019 Brandon Hall Gold Award for Best Launch of a Corporate Learning University



As a Merrill Financial Solutions Advisor, you will participate in the award-winning Academy at Bank of America.



From my first day to today, the Academy has equipped me with all the knowledge, skills and resources I need to be successful.



Im hoping to move into a leadership role in the future and I feel Ill be able to make this a reality, thanks to my manager and the people around me.



And its that kind of support that makes it so easy to support my clients every day.



We all have goals. Pursue yours at Bank of America and Merrill.



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Learn more: bankofamerica.com/Careers



**On screen copy:**

Bank of America and its affiliates consider for employment and hire qualified candidates without regard to race, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, gender, gender identity, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, provincial and municipal laws.



Investment products:

Are Not FDIC Insured

Are Not Bank Guaranteed

May Lose Value



Merrill Lynch, Pierce, Fenner & Smith Incorporated (also referred to as MLPF&S or Merrill) makes available certain investment products sponsored, managed, distributed or provided by companies that are affiliates of Bank of America Corporation (BofA Corp.). MLPF&S is a registered broker-dealer, Member SIPC, and a wholly-owned subsidiary of BofA Corp.



MLPF&S is a registered broker-dealer, Member SIPC and a wholly owned subsidiary of Bank of America Corporation.



2019 Bank of America Corporation. All rights reserved.



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Manages People: No



Travel: Yes, 10% of the time



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Bank of America and its affiliates consider for employment and hire qualified candidates without regard to race, religious creed, religion, color, sex, sexual orientation, genetic information, gender, gender identity, gender expression, age, national origin, ancestry, citizenship, protected veteran or disability status or any factor prohibited by law, and as such affirms in policy and practice to support and promote the concept of equal employment opportunity and affirmative action, in accordance with all applicable federal, state, provincial and municipal laws. The company also prohibits discrimination on other bases such as medical condition, marital status or any other factor that is irrelevant to the performance of our teammates.





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Bank of America aims to create a workplace free from the dangers and resulting consequences of illegal and illicit drug use and alcohol abuse. Our Drug-Free Workplace and Alcohol Policy (Policy) establishes requirements to prevent the presence or use of illegal or illicit drugs or unauthorized alcohol on Bank of America premises and to provide a safe work environment.





To view Bank of Americas Drug-free workplace and alcohol policy, CLICK HERE .

Industry

  • Banking / Finance
Posted: 2020-02-01 Expires: 2020-04-08

Success begins with building relationships.

At Bank of America, our customers are at the center of everything we do. Our focus is on helping each one find the right financial solutions. With a wide range of career opportunities available, we invite you to realize your career goals with us while assisting customers with what matters most to them.

Welcome to Careers at Bank of America.


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