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2018 Campus - Financial Advisor Development Program
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Bank of America | Birmingham, AL
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Job Description

Job Description:

Merrill Lynch Overview:

Merrill Lynch provides a high-touch client experience through a network of approximately 15,000 client-facing financial advisors to our affluent clients with a personal wealth profile of at least $250,000 of investable assets.

The Financial Advisor Development role is a 12 month training program for strong performing intern conversions who wish to build a wealth management business and become a full-fledged Financial Advisor. It is a structured and disciplined program that demonstrates our on-going commitment to the growth and progress of our Merrill Lynch Financial Advisors.

FADP participants will have the opportunity to build upon their learnings from their intern experience by passing required FINRA registration exams, learning the client centric goals-based approach for client service, build business acumen to understand the vast opportunities to leverage with clients across Bank of America and Merrill Lynch, and complete a robust training curriculum with key milestones. Throughout the 12 month program, participants will have on the job application with work assignments, knowledge checks and assessments to determine progress.

Advisor development participants will have exposure to the strategy, initiatives, tools and roles within the Merrill Lynch Wealth Management organization and will also get exposure to:

* Bank of America and Merrill Lynch products and services
* Goals Based Wealth Management
* Client Experience Standard

Required Qualifications:

* Completion of a Bachelor's Degree
* Graduation date between Fall 2017 - Spring 2018
* Must have been a part of the 2017 MLWM FA Summer Analyst Program or the 2017 Consumer Summer Analyst Program (undergraduate)
* Legal authorization to work in the US now and in the future without sponsorship

Preferred Qualifications:

* Demonstrates leadership abilities
* Effective oral and written communication
* Adaptable to fast paced, changing environments
* Ability to think independently, and work collaboratively
* Recommendation from Intern Hiring Manager during intern experience


The FA Development Associate receives:

* A base salary through the full 12 months in the program. Upon completion of the program, Advisor Development program graduates may become eligible for continued development in a team based financial advisor role
* The strength and name recognition of Merrill Lynch and Bank of America
* World class investment, sales, and business management training throughout their career
* Cutting edge Technology and industry leading platform to leverage for success
* Access to a full array of investment and banking solutions for your clients
* Mentors and Managers located within your local office to work with you towards your success
* Curriculum that includes CFP course work, wealth management curriculum, licensing and essential skills training from Managers and Mentors

Locations: Nationwide, specific geographies vary

Bank of America will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories consistent with San Francisco ordinance 17-14 and federal law applicable to Bank of America.

Posting Date: 07/25/2017

Location: US-AL-Montgomery, US-AL-Birmingham, US-AZ-Scottsdale, US-AZ-Phoenix, US-AZ-Tucson, US-AR-Little Rock, US-CA-San Diego, US-CA-Sacramento, US-CA-San Jose, US-CA-Walnut Creek, US-CA-San Francisco, US-CA-Menlo Park,

Travel: No

Full / Part-time: Full time

Hours Per Week: 37.5

Shift: 1st shift

About Bank of America

Bank of America Corporation is a bank holding company. Through its banking subsidiaries (the Banks) and various non-banking subsidiaries throughout the United States and in selected international markets, Bank of America provides a diversified range of banking and non-banking financial services and products through three business segments: Global Consumer and Small Business Banking, Global Corporate and Investment Banking, and Global Wealth and Investment Management. The Company operates in 32 states, the District of Columbia and 30 foreign countries. In the United States, it serves 59 million consumer and small business relationships with 6,100 retail banking offices, 18,500 automated teller machines (ATMs) and 24 million active online users. It offers services in 13 states. In October 2007, it acquired ABN AMRO North America Holding Company. In July 2007, it acquired U.S. Trust Corporation. In July 2008, Bank of America acquired Countrywide Financial Corp.