Registered Associate - Lake Forest Wealth Management Office
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Chicago, IL 60601
The Registered Associate (RA) is responsible for managing client relationships of one or more Financial Advisors. The RA acts as a liaison between clients, Financial Advisors, and internal partners to respond to client needs and/or requests, utilizes an understanding of the investment industry and relevant financial markets to provide exceptional client service, and supports development of investment strategies based on individual client objectives and market trends. The RA partners with the Financial Advisor to identify opportunities for business growth and contributes to team production goals.
The key responsibilities of the role include:
?Responsible for day-to-day client servicing, including account opening, account servicing, and trade execution.
?Supports Financial Advisor(s) in the process of evaluating investment objectives to provide guidance to clients, as appropriate, given risk tolerance, income needs, and current market environment.
?Works with internal partners (Sales, Operations, Management, or other relationship managers) to respond to client needs/requests.
?Acts as subject area expert providing comprehensive, in-depth consulting and leadership to the team and partners at a high technical level.
?Maintains relevant client information in Client Relationship Management system.
?Carries out activities that are large in scope, cross-functional, and technically challenging.
?Role is balanced between high-level operational execution and development, and execution of strategic direction of business function activities.
?Responsible for direct interaction with different committees and/or management.
?Strategic in developing, implementing and administering programs within functional areas.
?A College or University degree is preferred, and FINRA Series 7 and 66 are required.
?At least three years of securities industry experience is preferred.
?Excellent analytical, verbal, and written communication skills are required.
?Thorough knowledge of investment products through prior work experience is required (stocks, bonds, mutual funds, options).
?Organizational skills and the ability to prioritize are essential.
?Technical skills / systems knowledge (e.g. Microsoft, Wealthscape, Morningstar, Thomson ONE, Envestnet Analytics) are recommended.
About Northern Trust:
Northern Trust provides innovative financial services and guidance to corporations, institutions and affluent families and individuals globally. With 130 years of financial experience and nearly 20,000 partners, we serve the world’s most sophisticated clients using leading technology and exceptional service.
Working with Us:
As a Northern Trust partner, you will be part of a flexible and collaborative work culture, which has a strong history of financial strength and stability. Movement within the organization is encouraged, senior leaders are accessible, and you can take pride in working for a company that is committed to strengthening the communities we serve!
We recognize the value of inclusion and diversity in culture, in thought, and in experience, which is why Forbes ranked us the top employer for Diversity in 2018.
We’d love to learn more about how your interests and experience could be a fit with one of the world’s most admired and ethical companies. Build your career with us and apply today.