UBS: Financial Advisor – Wealth Advice Center – Weehawken, NJ

Author - February 16, 2016

Financial Advisor as Wealth Advice Center Job Description in UBS – Weehawken, NJ an excellent company to work for that builds professionals in finance

  • Proactively build relationships w/ existing clients to meet business objectives including asset consolidation, diversification, and client deepening
  • Deliver superior advice to existing UBS clients through a phone based platform
  • Leverage financial planning tools to determine prudent investment strategies for existing clients
  • Recommend appropriate UBS products and services to meet clients’ financial goals by utilizing consultative selling skills
  • Deepen client relationships through providing excellent service, ongoing portfolio reviews, and proactive financial advice
  • Understand and explain financial markets and economic conditions to clients
  • Excels in a fun, fast, competitive sales environment with unlimited growth potential
  • Ability to handle client concerns with tact and professionalism

A typical day at work would be greeting everybody in the morning and waiting for my coffee to come from my more than a gentleman of a coworker will always bring me. I learned different sides of the business, from its Operational process to its Trading process, etc. Management was great to work with and a very friendly working environment. My coworkers and I made an effort to make the best out of it and be not only coworkers but friends and kind to one another. The hardest part of the job was the time constraints on a daily basis, it was stressful but always succeeded at the end of the day. The most enjoyable part of the job was the times I spent with my former coworkers. Memories I will always cherish for the rest of my life

Requirements of Financial Advisor – Wealth Advice Center

  • A minimum of 2 years recent work experience as an Investment Representative from a Wealth Management firm, preferably from an inbound and outbound phone based environment required
  • Knowledge of Account Opening procedures for NRA (IRMA documentation and process, Account Opening Structures, Client Confidentiality
  • Series 7 required. Will need to take and successfully pass the Series 66 within 60 days of employment
  • Bachelor’s Degree preferred but not mandatory
  • Candidates must be proficient with Microsoft Suite Applications, including Outlook, Word & Excel
  • Excellent listening & outstanding communication skills both verbal and written
  • Demonstrates self-confidence and the ability to maintain composure in challenging environments
  • Ability to handle client concerns with tact and professionalism

Preferred Qualifications

  • LI-CG1
  • LI-Recruiter
  • LI-Priority

UBS can offer you an environment geared towards performance, attractive career opportunities, and an open corporate culture that values and rewards the contribution of every individual.

Take the next step to get Financial Advisor- Wealth Advice Center Job

Want to further your career in a global organization that values individual talent? Apply now at www.ubs.com/careers. We look forward to hearing from you.

Disclaimer / Policy Statements

UBS is an Equal Opportunity Employer. We respect and seek to empower each individual and support the diverse cultures, perspectives, skills and experiences within our workforce.

About UBS

If you be wealthy then UBS is for you. UBS is one of the world’s largest private banks with operations in more than 50 countries. UBS also provides asset management and investment banking, as well as traditional banking services in its home country of Switzerland. The group includes four primary segments: Wealth Management & Swiss Bank, Wealth Management Americas, Global Asset Management, and UBS Investment Bank. Investment management clients include ultra-wealthy individuals, corporations, and institutional investors. Asset classes offered include internal and external mutual bonds, money markets, stocks, and bonds. Investment banking options include securities underwriting, advisory, and foreign exchange.

After suffering billions in losses in the global recession, UBS has been restructuring itself and cutting down its portfolio of businesses. It is also looking for ways to sharpen its focus on client-focused investment operations and move away from the proprietary trading business that contributed to its losses. The company plans to focus on its global wealth management and Swiss banking operations while utilizing its investment banking operations as a supporting partner to its core businesses. (Going forward, it will report Wealth management and Retail & Corporate as separate divisions, while its Wealth Management & Swiss Bank segment will go away.) Recent acquisitions that fall in line with that goal include Dutch wealth management firm VermogensGroep, the French asset management operations of rival Commerzbank, and ING Group’s investment management business in Australia. It also bought structured products boutique Luxembourg Financial Group, boosting its global equities activities.

The group’s corporate rejiggering and fiscal discipline, along with the relative strength of the Swiss franc, helped UBS return to profitability in 2010. Its investment bank operations provided the company with its greatest boost that year, as it lessened its exposure to risky investments and turned around losses in fixed income, currencies, and commodities. However, the lingering downturn and concerns over European sovereign debt have been a drain on the company. Investment banking activity slowed down in 2011, which was the primary reason profits slipped some 45% that year. On the other hand, the company reported improved new client assets and wealth management revenues rose. UBS has a strong capital position with a core Tier 1 ratio ahead of many other European banks as they work to meet Basel III standards.

In 2011, the company reported a third-quarter loss after it discovered unauthorized trading in its London investment bank. The rogue trader was arrested under suspicion of fraud; losses from the speculative trading amounted to CHF 1.9 billion (more than $2 billion). Although UBS’ risk system detected unauthorized trading, the company did not investigate and controls were not put in place. The incident led to further declines in UBS’ investment banking business.

Job Title Financial Advisor- Wealth Advice Center
Location United States – New Jersey
City Weehawken
Function Category Financial Advisors
Business Divisions Wealth Management Americas
Job Type Full Time

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