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Achieve your dreams and help clients realize theirs with a career at Ameriprise Financial.

Our success is based on relationships, established and strengthened by talented people like you. Ameriprise Financial is a longstanding leader in financial planning and advice with a holistic approach that fosters lasting personal relationships and helps people feel confident about their financial future. When you join Ameriprise, you’ll find unparalleled culture, support and opportunities to make a difference in clients’ lives.

Take the first step in joining our team of talented professionals by applying for a position below.

Associate Financial Advisor

Help conduct the smooth operation of a financial advisory practice with an independent franchisee of Ameriprise Financial. Assist financial advisor(s) to help clients achieve their financial goals. The franchise owner will lead you to hone your skills, build a base of clients, and create a unique client experience for the practice. This position will consistently follow high standards of business and professional ethics and legal and regulatory requirements.

This role provides client and practice support through managing client data, preparing financial plans and other deliverables, coordinating/tracking projects, organizing client seminars and other practice management tasks as needed.

Responsibilities and time allocation will change over time to meet the needs of the practice and can include other duties as assigned by the advisor.


Position functions:
Marketing and client acquisition
  • Develop and implement annual marketing plan to meet client acquisition goals
  • Drive client acquisition using referral program, network marketing and natural markets
  • Contact clients and prospects to set up meetings or appointments
  • Coordinate seminars and client appreciation events
  • Implement online marketing initiatives (website, social media)
  • Implement local advertising and media relations
Financial planning and advice
  • Identify clients to engage in planning relationships
  • Prepare planning discussions and deliverables for client meetings
  • Gather and enter client data into Financial Planning Tool Suite
  • Perform case analysis and develop recommendations
  • Conduct and participate in client meetings to deliver recommendations and advice
  • Answer questions for clients and hold clients accountable
Product solutions
  • Assess the client’s risk tolerance, goals and time frame
  • Recommend portfolio and product solutions that persuade clients based on their needs
  • Develop product deliverables
  • Conduct transactions and execute trades to align with portfolios on behalf of clients
  • Monitor economy, markets, and world events to determine strategic rebalancing
  • Manage wholesaler relationships
Business management and client care
  • Review and implement work methods and procedures for quality improvement
  • Delegate work and provide feedback, training and technical/general support
  • Set up and maintain files, records and client management system
  • Ongoing communication with clients including email, phone calls and letters

Key traits of a successful associate financial advisor:
  • Ability to source prospective clients and present planning strategies
  • Entrepreneurial desire to grow the business with initiative in business development
  • Ability to recommend suitable investment products and services
  • Success at planning/managing resources and high level of interpersonal skills
  • Ability to adhere to rules and regulations as required by advisor and Ameriprise Financial
  • Ability to support and provide guidance for compliance
  • Current client database preferred

Education and other designations:
  • College degree or higher
  • 2+ years of related experience
  • Have or be able to obtain licenses and registrations for securities, including: Series 7, Series 66, and State life, accident and health insurance licenses

To apply, send your résumé and cover letter to ramona.fox@ampf.com.

This position will be an employee/contractor of an independent Franchise Advisor, not of Ameriprise Financial.

Paraplanner

Help conduct the smooth operation of a financial advisory practice with an independent franchisee of Ameriprise Financial. The paraplanner will assist financial advisor(s) in the financial planning workflow. This position will follow the high standards of business and professional ethics and legal and regulatory requirements.

Provide client relationship support through managing, gathering and analyzing client data, helping prepare financial plans and client deliverables, working with clients to resolve issues, coordinating/tracking projects, organizing client seminars and performing other business management tasks as needed.

Responsibilities and time allocation will change over time to meet the needs of the practice and can include other duties as assigned by the advisor.

Position functions:
Financial planning and advice/product solutions
  • Prepare financial planning recommendations and product solutions for advisor review and use
  • Prepare charts, graphs and other visual aids to be used with clients
  • Develop portfolio/robust product solution recommendations based on client needs and develop product deliverables
Client care/business management
  • Maintain client contact during the financial planning process
  • Answer questions and provide information to clients as it relates to servicing their accounts
  • Review and update client information for review meetings and attend and participate in client meetings as necessary
  • Manage and resolve client service problems

Key traits of a successful Paraplanner:
  • Effective communication with clients, advisors and staff
  • Efficient time management, attention to detail, organization, and multi-tasking skills
  • Ability to adhere to rules and regulations as required by advisor and Ameriprise Financial
  • Ability to support and provide guidance for compliance
  • Positive attitude and sincere willingness to continually learn and grow

Education and other designations:
  • College degree or higher
  • 2+ years of related experience
  • Have or be able obtain licenses and registrations for securities, including: Series 7, Series 66, and State life, accident and health insurance licenses

To apply, send your résumé and cover letter to ramona.fox@ampf.com.

This position will be an employee/contractor of an independent Franchise Advisor, not of Ameriprise Financial.