UPFN Investment Representative

Location: MN - Spicer

The United Prairie Financial Network (UPFN) Investment Representative will develop new business in the securities and insurance business, actively solicit clients and prospects for business opportunities, and cross-sell to our bank and insurance services when appropriate.

 

 Accountabilities:

  • Maintains knowledge of the financial and insurance markets including changes in legislation.
  • Fulfills duties in accordance with marketing the Strategic Plans.
  • Maintains knowledge of approved product lines and required business submission procedures.
  • Stays involved in local community networking groups to market UPFN.
  • Generates leads through social group networking, center of influence relationships, client and staff referrals and active solicitation.
  • Obtains appointments through active follow through with leads and prospects.
  • Effectively conducts client interviews using appropriate questioning to gather data and perform client inventory.
  • Performs analysis of a potential or existing client’s needs, concerns, and suitability to determine whether a beneficial solution exists.
  • Prepares proposals and/or approved product illustrations based on analysis.
  • Makes recommendations of appropriate securities and/or investment products based on the analysis performed, being sure to disclose all fees and charges and go over all necessary disclosure documentation.
  • Implements recommended financial solutions for client.
  • Works with centers of influence (attorney, accountant, etc) when requested by the client to ensure the effectiveness of the financial plan.
  • Maintains existing client base by consistently reviewing the client’s needs, goals, and objectives in comparison to their existing portfolio.
  • Provides on-going advice to existing clients regarding all facets of their financial situation.
  • Resolves service issues (finance related) for existing clients in a timely fashion.
  • Places trades in client accounts same business day as requested.
  • Actively markets UPFN to existing and potential clients through mailings, e-mails, and telephone calls.
  • Cultivates partnerships with UPB and UPIA staff and cross-sells their services when suitable.
  • Works with Administrative Assistant to execute seminars and client appreciation events.
  • Must adhere to all policies, procedures, and regulations of the Broker/Dealer, FINRA, and the SEC.
  • Any and all other duties as assigned by management.

A high degree of external and internal contact with people requiring excellent skills in both verbal and written communication; as well as a high level of professionalism. Must have a strong analytical capacity and a vast knowledge of financial markets, finance structures, and financial product solutions as well as being highly motivated with ethical sales skills.

Other Qualifications: 

  • Four (4) year Bachelor's degree in Business Finance or equivalent field preferred.
  • Minimum of three (3) years relevant experience
  • FINRA Series 6 and 63 licenses required.  Series 7 preferred.
  • State Insurance Life and Health license required
  • Superior PC skills with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Products and use of the internet.

Salary will be based on qualifications, competitive benefits package included.  Applicant can apply by emailing an introductory letter and resume to:  United Prairie Bank, Human Resources - hr@unitedprairiebank.com.