Financial Consultant

Seattle, Washington State
Competitive salary + incentives + benefits
April 02 2018


E*TRADE is a leading financial services company and a pioneer in the online brokerage industry. Having executed the first-ever electronic trade by an individual investor more than 30 years ago, the company has long been at the forefront of the digital revolution, offering easy-to-use solutions for individual investors and stock participants. Founded on the principle of innovation and determined to level the playing field for individual investors, E*TRADE delivers digital platforms, tools, and professional assistance to help investors and traders meet their near-and long-term investing goals. The Company provides these services both online and through its network of customer service representatives and financial consultants – over the phone at two national branches and in-person at 30 E*TRADE branches.


Financial Consultants focus on building strong long-term relationships with our clients this includes advising clients on the wide range of investment services E*TRADE FINANCIAL offers and presenting them with solutions that meet their individual needs. They offer our clients a personal connection to E*TRADE, and help them achieve their investment goals. Whether that involves working with clients to develop an investment plan that meets their personal goals and objectives or educating them to help them to do it on their own, our Financial Consultants are ready to make the client experience a great one!

Our Financial Consultants are self-motivated, independent thinkers who share the common desire to build long-term client relationships. Your ability to achieve success as an E*TRADE Financial Consultant is supported by the E*TRADE brand, leadership, marketing support and exceptional training.

Upon hire, our Financial Consultants are assigned an existing practice of high value clients. As a Financial Consultant you will be responsible for the relationship and development of the practice to ensure clients are appropriately considering all the solutions E*TRADE offers. You will deepen these relationships by providing investment guidance and advice primarily through phone interactions and face-to-face meetings. Additionally, you will grow the practice through proactive calls to prospects and client referrals. To learn more about our client offerings, visit our website:



● Retain and grow assets of assigned affluent households with significant holdings at E*TRADE FINANCIAL by effectively managing an assigned client base and ensuring that all clients receive an outstanding client experience.

● Collect client financial information, analyze and evaluate a client’s financial situation, identify investment objectives, and make investment recommendations through a customized financial planning process.

● Provide advice on a variety of investment solutions such as short-term fixed income, mutual funds, and fee-based, strategic asset allocation offerings, including the advantages and disadvantages of various investment opportunities based on the client’s individual needs.

● Cultivate current and prospective client relationships and identify opportunities to expand these relationships by responding to client needs with creativity and innovation.

● Conduct effective client portfolio reviews and propose value-added solutions to client needs.

● Maintain and update reports accurately.

● Additional duties as directed by management.


● Series 7 and 63 required, Series 66 preferred, Clean U4. Series 66 must be obtained in applicable states within 60 days of hire date.

● 5+ years of financial services industry experience.

● 3+ years of proactive, successful financial advisory experience in the financial services industry.

● Knowledge of a wide variety of brokerage/banking products and services, including wrap accounts, professionally managed solutions, mutual funds and ETF’s.

● Proven history of success in developing, retaining and expanding client relationships.

● Capable of quickly building rapport with clients, analyzing their needs and recommending compelling solutions that are appropriate for the client’s needs using E*TRADE investments and services.

● Proven ability to:

● Present complex information in a way that enables clients to make informed investment decisions.

● Build referral business from high value clients.

● Multi-task as well as work independently with minimal direct supervision and a high degree of quality.

● Must be self-motivated and work well in a team setting.

● Excellent communication and organizational skills.

● Group presentation skills a plus.

● Bachelors degree or equivalent experience is required.

● Professional designations a plus: CFP, CRPC.

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