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Georgia Fintech Academy
Georgia Fintech Academy

Financial Advisor



Accounting & Finance
Athens, GA, USA
Posted on Thursday, October 5, 2023
Job Summary::
This is a commissioned sales position providing investment consultation to the public on stock, bonds, annuities, mutual funds and other securities. Incumbent adheres to applicable laws, regulations, and rulings governing services, policies and procedures of Securities sales.

Job Duties and Responsibilities:
  • Assists clients in meeting their financial goals through personalized, in-depth counseling and recommendations of appropriate investments in equity and debt instruments. Helps to determine proper strategy, based on anticipated needs and risk tolerance. Answers clients concerns and questions. Conducts investment seminars for clients and prospects.
  • Applies current information, along with prior knowledge and experience, to determine the most appropriate investments for each client. Ensures proper account documentation.
  • Stays abreast of market and securities suitable for clients. Reviews research materials and financial news for areas of opportunity and concerns, and advises clients and other key stakeholders as necessary.
  • Consults with officers throughout the bank to bring the above services to our banking customers and to interest their clients in the benefits of doing investment business at the bank. May work directly with retail to support their annuity sales efforts.
  • Each team member is expected to be aware of risk within their functional area. This includes observing all policies, procedures, laws, regulations and risk limits specific to their role. Additionally, they should raise and report known or suspected violations to the appropriate Company authority in a timely fashion.
  • Performs other related duties as required.
The information on this description has been designed to indicate the general nature and level of work performed by employees within this classification. It is not designed to contain or be interpreted as a comprehensive inventory of all duties, responsibilities, and qualifications required of employees assigned to this job.

Synovus is an Equal Opportunity Employer supporting diversity in the workplace.

Required Education: Bachelor's Degree in a related discipline

Required Experience: 2+ years of job-specific experience

Required Certifications: Series 7; Series 66 (or both Series 63 and 65) License; Variable Annuity License; State Life, Accident and Sickness License

Required Skills:
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills
  • Broad knowledge of pertinent securities market and investment vehicles, along with the experience and perspective to apply toward the effective management of client assets
  • Broad knowledge of securities trading patterns and market trends.
  • Proficient using a Personal Computer and related software applications such as Microsoft Office, Internet, and other job specific databases.
  • General knowledge of bank products and services

Preferred Skills:
  • ChFC and/or CFP certifications


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