Client Service Associate

Stifel

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SUMMARY

The Client Services Associate (NR) assists one or more Financial Advisors (FA) with the opening and maintenance of client accounts and records; performs a wide variety of administrative support duties, including but not limited to, data entry, preparing mailings, filing, answering the phone, obtaining approvals for FA communications and advertisements; provides overall customer service support to clients; and may enter trades as directed by the FA(s).  Series 7 and Series 66 preferred but not required.

MAJOR DUTIES

  • Perform clerical functions related to opening client accounts and ongoing account coding based on account features chosen by the client.  
  • Work with the FA(s) and the client in obtaining the required documents based upon the type of account(s) established.
  • Organize and assist in the maintenance of complete client account and trade-related records for the FA(s) and certain required files for the branch office.
  • Perform operational or administrative functions for client related requests (i.e., check requests, wiring funds, address change, dividend information, etc.).
  • Upon request, provide quotes and other account-related information to assist clients (non-registered Client Service Associates may not volunteer quote or other stock information to clients).
  • Provide reports and other information to FA(s), as requested.
  • Identify situations that need to be brought to the attention of the FA(s) or escalated to the Branch Manager; including suspicious client and/or employee activity or behavior.
  • Perform various administrative duties (i.e., typing, filing, answer phones, mailing documents/letters, etc.) and other duties and projects as assigned by the FA and/or Branch Manager.

ADDITIONAL REQUIREMENTS 

  • 2 years general clerical experience required.
  • High school diploma required; college degree preferred.
  • Knowledge of administrative and clerical procedures and systems such as word processing, spread-sheet applications, managing files and records, and other office procedures and terminology.
  • General understanding of the investment brokerage industry and securities regulations.
  • Basic knowledge of investment products.
  • Basic understanding of operations system (i.e., forms and their purpose).
  • Ability to organize/prioritize
  • Practical problem solving
  • Strong focus on providing exemplary client service
  • Strong interpersonal skills
  • Strong communication skills (both written and verbal)
  • Excellent grammar and possess phone/office etiquette
  • Must be able to manage stress, meet strict deadlines under pressure, perform with a high degree of accuracy, and consistently provide excellent customer service.
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Confirmed 30+ days ago. Posted 30+ days ago.

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