Financial Consultant I

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POST DATE 8/31/2016
END DATE 10/25/2016

M & T Bank Albany, NY

M & T Bank
Albany, NY
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Full Time
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Entry Level (0 - 2 years)
Bachelors Degree


Company Overview:

Together, M&T Bank and Wilmington Trust, a part of M&T Bank Corporation, represent one of the countrys leading depository and lending franchises, a premier wealth advisory firm, and the partner of choice for corporate transactions and structures. As one of strongest, most successful companies in the U.S financial services industry, M&T continues to grow, offering value to our shareholders and opportunity to qualified professionals. Join our team of over 15,000 professionals and youll understand what drives our longstanding success: a promise of exceptional client service, a commitment to our communities, a focus on building long-term relationships, and a dedication to being the best employer youll ever have.

The Opportunity:
We are looking for a strong, licensed sales professional who is interested in working with a territory of branches within M&T Securities. As a motivated team player with a track record of sales success, you will manage and grow a book of business providing a needs-based approach to selling financial solutions to our clients.

In this fast-paced environment, you will be provided with mentorship and opportunities to advance your career!

Primary Responsibilities:
Actively propose needs-based financial solutions to new bank clients as well as servicing current relationships through ongoing account reviews and re-evaluation of client needs.

Analyze customers current financial status, determining the best advice and product approach.

Maintain, on a weekly basis, an activity log to substantiate advisory and referral activity and follow up on the activity levels of all products.

Market, service, and promote the bank's financial products.

Coordinate promotions, communications and training of investment products with assigned branches.

Follow up on sales calls to develop and grow relationships.

Consult with experienced Senior Financial Consultant as necessary.

Minimum Qualifications Required:

One or more years of sales experience
Series 6, 7 and 63 licenses OR ability to obtain these licenses within one year of beginning the position
Proficient PC skills including Microsoft Access, Excel, and Word
Excellent verbal and written communication skills
Strong presentation skills with ability to phrase complex matters in easy-to-understand language

Ideal Qualifications Preferred:
Series 6, 7 and 63 licenses
Bachelors degree level of education or higher

Excellent knowledge of bank products

Current experience in a similar role with a large financial institution

Current experience in the positions geographic region

M&T is among the top 20 U.S.-based commercial bank holding companies with more than $79 billion in assets and more than 780 branches in New York, Maryland, Pennsylvania, Virginia, Delaware, New Jersey, West Virginia, Florida and Washington D.C. With more than 150 years of experience, M&T Bank is committed to be the best company our employees ever work for, the best bank customers ever do business with and the best investment our shareholders ever make.

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M&T Bank Corporation is an Equal Opportunity/Affirmative Action Employer. M&T Bank Corporation does not sponsor individuals for the purpose of obtaining H-1 Visas. M&T Bank Corporation has policies and procedures in place to promote a drug free workplace.