Financial Consultant Job Description

Financial Consultant Job Description

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Financial consultant provides compliance advice (including regulatory implications and pragmatic solutions) to the business on any ongoing business issues and new markets/new products.

Financial Consultant Duties & Responsibilities

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Sample responsibilities for this position include:

Maintain required professional training and license requirements, including knowledge of FINRA compliance, FDIC compliance, the Bank's uninsured Products Policy Statement and all applicable state and federal regulations
Develop and execute quarterly business development plans in accordance with sales management's objectives surrounding the marketing and promotion of investment products and services
Updating job knowledge by tracking financial markets, general economic conditions, and new financial products, participating in educational opportunities, reading professional and technical publications, maintaining personal networks and participating in professional organizations
Interacts with all levels of management and Company employees
Offer a broad range of investment solutions and products to help meet these goals and offer in-depth guidance through Financial Planning services
The ideal candidate is customer-focused and partnership centric with previous branch based brokerage experience
Handle routine member inquiries
Provide research information to registered representatives on an as needed basis
Prepare the program financial schedules (P&L, Balance Sheet, Cash Flow) & metrics (IRR, payback), plus capital plans
Prepare custom pricing in the format required by the customer

Financial Consultant Qualifications

Qualifications for a job description may include education, certification, and experience.

Licensing or Certifications for Financial Consultant

List any licenses or certifications required by the position: CFP, CPA, PLANNER, FINANCIAL, CERTIFIED, CFA, ASA, CGFM, CDFM, CPC

Education for Financial Consultant

Typically a job would require a certain level of education.

Employers hiring for the financial consultant job most commonly would prefer for their future employee to have a relevant degree such as Bachelor's and Collage Degree in Supervision, Finance, MBA, Accounting, Business, Education, Administration, Business/Management, Financial Analysis, Economics

Skills for Financial Consultant

Desired skills for financial consultant include:

Investment products
Financial markets and products
Professionally managed solutions
FDIC compliance
FINRA compliance
Bank's uninsured Products Policy Statement and all applicable state and federal regulations
Mutual funds and ETF’s
Wide variety of brokerage/banking products and services
Your ability to inspire action to help your client’s progress toward achieving their goals

Desired experience for financial consultant includes:

Ensure profit is commensurate with risk, and that the true risk of the program is understood
Document all financial assumptions, and ensure these are carried into both the response document for the customer and the detailed Finance Opinion
Ensure a quality Finance Opinion is created and that financial metrics that do not meet business requirements are flagged for specific approval
Support the team in presenting the program at the various review cycles whilst ensuring that approvers have a full and open view of the deal
Ensure any special financial requirements
Review RFP and draft T&C’s for contract terms that impact price/risk and ensure these are reflected in the customer pricing

Financial Consultant Examples


Financial Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is hiring for a financial consultant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for financial consultant
  • Ensure that credit checks are carried out on end customers and that third party suppliers/partners are appropriately qualified by Procurement
  • For deals that are won, ensure program financials and all other relevant information is passed to the Finance Manager responsible for the delivery phase
  • Professional Finance qualification with minimum 3-5 years post qualification experience
  • Strong understanding of local and regional Finance practices or negotiation Contracting practices and government regulations
  • Ability to work under own initiative but as part of a team
  • Project management skills and leadership capabilities
  • Good influencing and excellent verbal and written communication skills with fluency in English
  • Achieve and exceed both individual and branch related sales and revenue goals as defined on a quarterly basis
  • When appropriate, provide leads to branch personnel for the sale of other bank products and services such as deposit accounts and loans
  • Attend and actively participate in sales meetings, training initiatives, and planning sessions related to the development and growth of the program
Qualifications for financial consultant
  • Build and maintain relationships with pursuit team
  • Good Business Acumen, strong financial background and excellent communication skills
  • Demonstrate outsourcing industry knowledge
  • Highly developed software capability (PowerPoint, Excel and Microsoft Project)
  • A degree in Business, Finance or Accounting with 1 - 2 years customer service or consulting experience
  • Knowledge of Microsoft Excel and software applications

Financial Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is growing rapidly and is searching for experienced candidates for the position of financial consultant. To join our growing team, please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications.
Responsibilities for financial consultant
  • Create strong internal and external relationships in an effort to develop referral sources and meet appointment objectives
  • Provide active mentoring and coaching to all Licensed Bank Employees (LBEs) assigned within your branch territory
  • Hold frequent client appointments, seminars and branch training sessions in an effort to secure long-term client relationships and provide sales leadership to internal business partners regarding investment and insurance products
  • Build and maintain excellent relationships with the retail bank branches
  • Conducting phone calls to existing and prospective retail bank customers and Book of Business customers with the objective of scheduling appointments
  • Developing financial strategies by guiding clients to establish financial goals and matching goals to their current situation with appropriate financial plans
  • Obtaining clients' commitment by explaining proposed financial plans and options, explaining advantages and risks, providing explanations, alleviating concerns and answering questions
  • Monitoring clients' financial situation by tracking changes in wealth and life circumstances, analyzing financial plan results, identifying and evaluating new financial strategies and recommending changes in goals and plans
  • Providing financial management information by preparing financial status analyses and reports
  • Accomplishing organizational goals by accepting ownership for accomplishing new and different requests and exploring opportunities to add value to job accomplishments
Qualifications for financial consultant
  • Pre-IPO project experience is a must
  • Experience working with External Auditors and/or Agencies
  • Experience with relational databases, specifically Microsoft Access or PLSQL
  • Working knowledge of PC software applications sufficient to access customer information and provide investment advice
  • Excellent communication skills to resolve conflict
  • Bachelor's degree and a minimum of 3-5 years industry experience required

Financial Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of financial consultant. Thank you in advance for taking a look at the list of responsibilities and qualifications. We look forward to reviewing your resume.
Responsibilities for financial consultant
  • Possibly traveling to work during non-traditional hours to meet with clients in their homes or businesses
  • Possibly to offering financial planning classes or seminars to reach out to potential clients
  • Assessing and designing finance operating models implementing process improvements
  • Provide expert level business guidance on SAP requirements
  • Reconcile differences between AVC and FM Ledgers
  • Prepare monthly journal entries as necessary
  • Analyze a variety of data, determine validity, explain monthly actual vs
  • Work closely with business counterparts and asset sector managers to obtain model inputs (reinvestment allocation, cash flow assumptions, scarce asset production, notable one-time items)
  • Creates effective dashboards and data visualizations presentation materials incorporating graphs, charts, tables and other illustrations
  • Complete quarterly and annual marketing surveys (LIMRA, NADP)
Qualifications for financial consultant
  • Advanced knowledge of Microsoft Office applications – Advanced level in Excel and Access with ability to create databases
  • Bilingual English/Spanish - must be able to speak, read and write in both languages with limitations or assistance
  • 3+ years in retail sales required, with some banking experience preferred
  • 1+ years of sales experience in the Investment / Insurance industry preferred
  • Proven success demonstrating sales results, exceeding sales expectations, adaptability, collaboration, relationship building, reliability and motivation to success
  • Proven leadership, business development and problem resolutions skills

Financial Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our innovative and growing company is searching for experienced candidates for the position of financial consultant. Please review the list of responsibilities and qualifications. While this is our ideal list, we will consider candidates that do not necessarily have all of the qualifications, but have sufficient experience and talent.
Responsibilities for financial consultant
  • Maintains regular contact with business partners, and coordinates various reporting of results and development of monthly forecast and annual budgets
  • Documents expense allocation processes, procedures and metrics
  • Develop and distribute financial reports to support National Accounts business partners in an accurate and timely fashion
  • Drive the annual financial plan development process
  • Financial modeling for National Accounts segment initiatives and projects
  • Conduct financial deep dives on key financial indicators for the NA finance segment and Customer unit results
  • Participate and/or coordinate various ad-hoc requests (including, but not limited to testing, historical case research within our systems, and formulating recommendations based on findings)
  • Responsible for synthesizing information to influence business decisions in the market place and for understanding the business and developing recommendations to tie the financial results to overall business strategies and operational plans
  • Analyze and sufficiently explain impacts for monthly/quarterly/annual investment changes
  • Prepare relevant reports and analyses to support metrics related to operational efficiency and reconciling
Qualifications for financial consultant
  • Service oriented and be able to work well with branch employees and bank customers
  • Excellent listening, verbal and written communication skills and demonstrated success communicating with various levels within an organization
  • 10+ years accounting / finance experience in a global organization with a Bachelor’s Degree in Accounting or Finance
  • Ability to develop solutions to complex problems which require the regular use of ingenuity and innovation
  • Must have or obtain Minnesota Life, Accident and Health and Variable Contracts Insurance license within 30 days of hire date
  • Minimum of 5-7 years of experience in business including financial service and/or life insurance sales

Financial Consultant Job Description

Job Description Example
Our company is looking for a financial consultant. We appreciate you taking the time to review the list of qualifications and to apply for the position. If you don’t fill all of the qualifications, you may still be considered depending on your level of experience.
Responsibilities for financial consultant
  • Partner with regional and country finance teams
  • Maintain auditable supporting documentation for quarterly, year end, balance sheet certifications and SOX compliance
  • Group lead for the oversight of the PAM operational accounting team
  • Respond to any project related ad-hoc report request
  • Month end close and forecasts for programs
  • Review monthly and quarterly expense results for the Enterprise, including domestic and international, for Actuals, Projection and Plan
  • Consolidate segment expenses into the total company and report on overall results
  • Analyze expense ratio and adjusted expense ratio by segment and for total company
  • Work with various partners to complete and/or analyze expense story for all deliverables
  • Discuss and articulate results with management
Qualifications for financial consultant
  • Experience in sales process training and implementation
  • Must currently hold L&H, and Series 6,63, and 26 licenses for the states in which Horace Mann does business, or obtain within 6 months of hire
  • Must be licensed with a Series 65 prior to being hired
  • Some advanced training such as LUTC, CLU, , preferred
  • Proven experience in managing multiple tasks and/or teams
  • Professional written and verbal communication skills and collaborative skills with the ability to direct the activities of others and utilize independent judgment'

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