Financial Advisor wanted immediately: APPLY HERE
Metropolitan is one of the oldest financial services brands in South Africa. With a 116 year legacy of serving the communities in which it operates, Metropolitan represents true empowerment in serving Africa’s people through affordable financial solutions that create financial growth and security.
Metropolitan operates in South Africa, but the brand is also present in 9 African countries including, Namibia, Botswana, Kenya, Ghana, Nigeria, Lesotho, and Swaziland.
Metropolitan provides financial wellness solutions that meet the needs of low-income clients, including funeral insurance, health, savings, hospital cash-back cover, retirement solutions, and life insurance.
To enhance the lifetime financial wellness of people, their families, and their communities through empowerment and education
RESPONSIBILITIES AND WORK OUTPUTS
Proactively strive to achieve personal financial targets through effective planning, time management, diligence, and appropriate stress management
Present information-sharing sessions on financial planning topics to engage new business and enhance the knowledge of potential clients
Analyze situations carefully, understand the complexity and consequences before quickly taking action through clear, well thought out decisions
Accurately identify problems and proactively solve them
Identify entrepreneurial opportunities in every interaction and remain passionate, resilient, focused and organized
Timeously complete all administrative and reporting duties related to the role
Proactively build and maintain client relationships by presenting our innovative and trustworthy product offerings through professional and credible Financial Advisory services
Support and guide clients through the decision-making process by displaying exceptional product knowledge and customer-centricity
Regularly review client accounts to determine whether life changes, economic changes or financial performance indicate a need for plan reassessment
Build sound relationships with others through honesty, trust and respect
Ensure technical product and legislative knowledge is always current in order to propose the most relevant and innovative client solutions and comply with governance requirements
Be self-confident, self-motivated entrepreneurs and relentlessly pursue targets and goals.
Effectively manage time and ensure optimal productivity
Research and monitor financial market trends to ensure that plans are relevant, effective and to identify any necessary updates
Prepare, interpret and present client financial performance and other relevant information so enhance client understanding and facilitate decision-making
Conduct client financial needs analysis in order to develop and implement a customized financial plan to achieve clients’ financial goals
Numerical reasoning ability
Be able to plan and manage their time
Be resilient (drive, determination, risk tolerance, bounce back after setbacks)
Manage relationships well
Demonstrate sales behaviours (deal with difficult clients, competitive, achieving, persistent)
Be entrepreneurial (set ambitious targets, self-reliant, financial prosperity in a high-risk environment, autonomy)
EXPERIENCE AND QUALIFICATIONS
Grade 12 or an equivalent NQF4 qualification plus 6 years any working experience
Grade 12 with post-matric qualification equivalent of NQF5 plus 3 years any working experience
Candidate must have the aptitude to become Fit and Proper as per the requirements of the FSCA
Candidate that is fully Fit and proper as per FSCA requirements need to have an RE5, FSCA recognized qualification, minimum 1-year financial services experience in the applicable subcategory and proof of CPD hours completed per sub-category
The above-mentioned position is currently available in the Retail division at our office in Hatfield.
Only on-line applications submitted via our careers page will be considered.
Internal Team Members must inform their manager of their application. Your manager must be aware of and support your application.
To apply, please follow the official system application process and get in touch with the PeopleSoft Helpdesk if you need further assistance.
30 April 2020
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All positions will be filled in accordance with our Employment Equity plan.
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