For more than 40 years, Lang Financial has helped more than 1,000 companies in the Midwest manage their benefits packages and solutions. We specialize in a wide range of group benefits, individual benefits, and individual and retirement planning solutions.
At Lang Financial Group, our focus is always on our clients’ needs. If you have a similar passion for serving others, you may be a good fit with us. Check out our job listings below:
Registered Sales Assistant
Experience and Skills
High School diploma required, college degree desirable;
Series 6 or 7 licenses preferred/desirable
At least 1-2 years of broker/dealer sales support experience required.
Strong commitment to customer service
Financial services/securities industry experience desirable
Basic/working knowledge of general office procedures and equipment (multi-line phones, FAX, computer and keyboard skills)
Proficient in MS Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook/E-mail
Good quantitative skills and ability
Accurate data entry skills
Professional appearance and demeanor essential
The selected candidate will provide Sales and administrative support to customers and financial advisors. Also, will greet and interact with customers both in person and on the phone; will maintain client and account information and assist advisors with special projects as needed.
Knowledge, Skills, and Abilities:
Commonly used securities industry practices and procedures.
Concepts, principles and practices of securities trading/sales.
Procedures for processing trades.
Tracking and confirming financial transactions.
Gathering and compiling data and information for reporting purposes.
Responding professionally to inquiries and researching and resolving problems in a timely manner.
Using standard office equipment and required software applications for electronic communication, spreadsheets and databases.
Communicate effectively, both orally and in writing
Provide a high level of customer service, including demonstrating sensitivity to customer needs and responding proactively.
Read, interpret, analyze and apply transaction information.
Work independently as well as collaboratively within a team environment.
Organize and prioritize multiple tasks and meet deadlines.
Establish and maintain effective working relationships with others.
Maintain currency in sales/trading polices and procedures.
Under routine supervision, uses entry level knowledge and skills obtained through experience and/or training to assist trading and/or sales personnel with activities that do not require securities licensing, including processing trades, communicating with clients and coordinating with back office operations. Follows established procedures to perform routine tasks and receives guidance and direction to perform other work with more variety and complexity requiring limited decision making responsibility. Resolves most questions and problems and refers new or unusual issues to a higher level. Routine contact with internal and external customers is required to obtain, clarify or provide facts and information.
Essential Duties and Responsibilities:
Assists in tracking and confirming transactions and commissions f=
Assists in preparing management reports as required.
Assists in maintaining and updating account files.
Performs administrative tasks, including faxing, filing, copying,=
travel arrangements, itineraries and expense reports.
Accepts, screens and routes telephone calls and maintains record =
of inquiries, as required.
Maintains currency in sales trading practices and procedures.
Operates standard office equipment and uses required software app=
erforms other duties and responsibilities as assigned.
We seek a full-time Registered Sales Assistant to join our sales team. If you are an independent, self-starter who truly enjoys working in a retail brokerage sales environment that provides financial growth, then this career opportunity may be a fit you.
2+ years work experience with a financial securities firm or similar work environment
Hold current Series 7 and 63 licenses
Must be detailed oriented
Proven ability to troubleshoot issues
Ability to work in a fast-paced environment
Possess excellent customer service and interpersonal skills
Will consider applicants without securities licenses with strong administrative skills, and are willing to study and sit for the licensing exams within the first 3 months of employment.
Responsibilities will include but not limited to: Managing daily account activities for retail brokerage accounts,
Ensuring proper execution of trade related activity,
Processing and following up on new account paperwork,
Answer phones and assist customers with account inquiries,
Other general administrative duties as need.