Investment Representative

The following full-time opportunity is now available.

Location: Mankato, MN

The United Prairie Financial Network (UPFN) Investment Representative will develop new business in the securities and insurance area, manage the existing securities and insurance business in local markets, and actively solicit clients and prospects for business opportunities and cross-sell UPB and UPIA services when appropriate.

Accountabilities:

  • Maintain knowledge of the financial and insurance markets including changes in legislation
  • Fulfill duties in accordance with marketing the Strategic Plans
  • Maintain knowledge of approved product lines and required business submission procedures
  • Stay involved in local community networking groups to market UPFN
  • Generate leads through social group networking, center of influence relationships, client and staff referrals and active solicitation
  • Obtain appointments through active follow through with leads and prospects
  • Effectively conduct client interviews using appropriate questioning to gather data and perform client inventory
  • Perform analysis of a potential or existing client’s needs, concerns, and suitability to determine whether a beneficial solution exists
  • Prepare proposals and/or approved product illustrations based on analysis and needs
  • Make 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
  • Implement recommended financial solutions for client
  • Work with centers of influence (attorney, accountant, etc.) when requested by the client to ensure the effectiveness of the financial plan
  • Maintain existing client base by consistently reviewing the client’s needs, goals, and objectives in comparison to their existing portfolio
  • Provide on-going advice to existing clients regarding all facets of their financial situation
  • Resolve service issues (finance related) for existing clients in a timely fashion
  • Place trades in client accounts same business day as requested
  • Actively market UPFN to existing and potential clients through mailings, e-mails, and telephone calls
  • Cultivate partnerships with UPB and UPIA staff and cross-sell their services where suitable
  • Work with Administrative Specialist to execute seminars and client appreciation events
  • Must adhere to all policies, procedures, and regulations of the Broker/Dealer, FINRA, RIA 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 five (5) years relevant experience
  • FINRA Series 7 and 63 licenses required.  Series 65 or 66 preferred
  • State Insurance Life and Health license required
  • Superior PC skills with excellent knowledge of Microsoft Office Products and use of the internet
  • Occasional day travel may be required for training/meeting purposes

Applicant can apply by emailing an introductory letter and resume to: United Prairie Bank, Human Resources - hr@unitedprairiebank.com.

*Securities offered through Securities America Inc., a Registered Broker/Dealer, Member FINRA/SIPC, and Financial Planning and Advisory Services offered through Securities America Advisors, Inc., an SEC Registered Advisory Firm. United Prairie Financial Network and the Securities America companies are separate entities.

Not a Deposit - Not FDIC Insured - Not Insured by Any Federal Government Agency- Not Guaranteed by the Bank - May Lose Value

We are an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, national origin, disability status, protected veteran status, or any other characteristic protected by law.