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Consumer Investments Financial Solutions Advisor Development Program - Forest Meadow Financial Center - Dallas, TX

Dallas, Texas

Job Description:

The primary role of the Financial Solutions Advisor Stage I - Registration Candidate is to acquire the necessary registrations and training to become a Financial Solutions Advisor (FSA) Stage I. Primary responsibilities of FSA Stage I role, include: Provide end-to-end comprehensive advice and customized solutions to clients, helping them achieve their financial goals; Conduct client reviews/presentations, including a review of investment goals and recommended products such as stocks, bonds, mutual funds, banking, and managed money solutions; Engage and share value proposition with customers in the lobby; Triage client leads and make referrals to appropriate internal service providers based on client needs and asset thresholds; Participate in on-going training and interaction with the Merrill Lynch Wealth Management Complex; The role is a bridge between banking and brokerage, therefore the FSA Stage I must have a general awareness of core banking and investment solutions. Required Skills: Series 7 & 66 must be obtained within 120 days; Series 7 and Series 66 (63 & 65 accepted, in lieu of 66, if previously held) is required for FSA Stage I role; Communicate effectively; Strong computer skills with an ability to multitask in a fast paced environment; Ability to adapt and seek solutions for clients in a fast-paced environment. 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.

Shift:

1st shift (United States of America)

Hours Per Week: 

40

Learn more about this role

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

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Merrill Financial Solutions Advisor

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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 child’s 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, I’m 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.

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

And it’s 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

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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.

Full time

JR-20012496

Manages People: No

Travel: Yes, 10% of the time

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Street Address

Primary Location:
9308 Forest LN, TX, Dallas, 75243