CAREER OPPORTUNITIES

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At Howard Bailey Financial, our mission

is to always seek a better approach, a better method, a better answer, and a better result to the financial challenges and objectives of the people we serve.

Our team members are more like family. We seek to ensure that we are honoring their commitment to the firm as much as we do our clients. We currently offer competitive compensation, health insurance, 401K, Life, Disability and paid time off. In addition, we have a work hard/play hard atmosphere. When we are not serving our clients, you may find us chatting about the daily morning brainteaser, grabbing lunch together or enjoying a company-sponsored spa day as a reward for doing an awesome job. We certainly recognize that our team members are what make our continued growth possible.

Current Job Openings:

Communications Associate

Location: Fort Wayne

The ideal candidate will bring at least 2 years of office/administrative experience, and have a strong passion for frequent client interaction, primarily via phone and email.

They will ensure smooth day-to-day client service operations including fielding phone calls, setting appointments, and managing client profiles.

Above all, this candidate will ensure that leads, prospects and clients have the most memorable and positive experience when contacting Howard Bailey Financial.

Minimum Requirements:
• Associates Degree or Higher REQUIRED
• 2 + years of experience working in a professional office & fast-paced environment
• High proficiency in MS Office Suite
• Comfortable and familiar with CRM platforms
• Highly proficient with paper and electronic filing, phone systems and Mac computers
• Thrive in a "time sensitive" environment and adaptable to changes without affecting the quality of work
• Ability to remain calm under pressure

Position Responsibilities:

  • Answer phones and greet clients in a friendly, warm manner
  • Input client data from source documents into CRM
  • Enter and maintain database of clients and prospects
  • Accurately detail notes from client/prospect conversations
  • Provide support to various after-hours client events
  • Assemble and mail deliverables to clients/prospects (marketing packets, company communications, etc.)
  • Send correspondence to clients, including appointment reminders, thank you notes, invitations, etc.

Key Traits:

  • Strong initiative
  • High emotional IQ
  • Glass half full mentality
  • Unstoppable level of persistence
  • High personal emphasis on learning and development
  • A passion for serving others
  • Stick-to-itiveness

 

BUT it’s not all about what we want—it’s also about what we would like to offer you!

 

Our firm is offering a superb deal for the right Service Advisor. The opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing and unique financial firm that promotes a FUN and team-oriented culture. We offer Best in Class service to our clients and prospects. But we don’t stop there. We also provide unrivaled benefits to our team including a competitive compensation package including company-sponsored Health, Dental, Life and Disability insurance. We offer a 401K with a company match. Oh, and don’t forget the Paid Time Off! For this position, we are offering up to 24 days off per year PLUS paid holidays! In addition, we have a work hard/play hard atmosphere. When we are not serving our clients, you may find us chatting about the daily morning brainteaser, grabbing lunch together or enjoying a company-sponsored spa day as a reward for doing an awesome job. We certainly recognize that our team members are what make our continued growth possible.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the position.

How to apply: If this describes you, we'd love to chat! Send your cover letter and résumé to iwanttowork@howardbailey.com.

Service Advisor

Location: Fort Wayne and Mishawaka offices

This is the opportunity that you’ve been waiting for. As an intentional, client service driven, motivated, administrative professional who finds fulfillment in supporting others and contributing to the team, we would like to talk to you!

What sets Howard Bailey apart is that our Advisor’s Assistants primarily work with existing clients deepening the relationship and supporting our Financial Advisors. The ideal candidate for this role will be someone who enjoys learning, building relationships and is a master at prioritization and can organize chaos when needed. This awesome relationship builder is certainly ambitious but more focused on the client, helping others and possibly continuing to work in a supporting role for a number of years. This person will be a firm advocate of FOLLOW UP, FOLLOW THROUGH, FOLLOW UP.  They understand that providing superior client service is absolutely what sets them (and us) apart from other financial firms.  Duties include document processing, servicing clients, researching the marketplace, meeting prep, ensuring that clients are aware of products that best meet their needs and then uncovering new opportunities.

Minimum Requirements:
• College degree REQUIRED
• 2 + years of financial services experience with an emphasis on sales REQUIRED
• Willingness to obtain Life and Health and Series 65 REQUIRED
• Strong organizational, prioritization, interpersonal & management skills
• Strong mathematical and analytical skills
• Excellent communications skills; both verbal and written
• Proficient with MS Office Suite (Excel, Word & Powerpoint)

Position Responsibilities:

  • Document preparation/processing
  • Performance review preparation
  • Assist clients with annuities, life, long-term care & managed money
  • Develop, manage and retain strong client relationships
  • Contribute to meeting individual and team goals
  • Assist the Financial Advisor in preparing, presenting and implementing customized financial plans

Key Traits:

  • Strong initiative
  • High emotional IQ
  • Glass half full mentality
  • Unstoppable level of persistence
  • High personal emphasis on learning and development
  • A passion for serving others
  • Stick-to-itiveness

 

BUT it’s not all about what we want—it’s also about what we would like to offer you!

 

Our firm is offering a superb deal for the right Service Advisor. The opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing and unique financial firm that promotes a FUN and team-oriented culture. We offer Best in Class service to our clients and prospects. But we don’t stop there. We also provide unrivaled benefits to our team including a competitive compensation package including company-sponsored Health, Dental, Life and Disability insurance. We offer a 401K with a company match. Oh, and don’t forget the Paid Time Off! For this position, we are offering up to 24 days off per year PLUS paid holidays! In addition, we have a work hard/play hard atmosphere. When we are not serving our clients, you may find us chatting about the daily morning brainteaser, grabbing lunch together or enjoying a company-sponsored spa day as a reward for doing an awesome job. We certainly recognize that our team members are what make our continued growth possible.

The above statements are intended to describe the general nature and level of work being performed. They are not intended to be construed as an exhaustive list of all responsibilities, duties and skills required of the position.

How to apply: If this describes you, we'd love to chat! Send your cover letter and résumé to iwanttowork@howardbailey.com.

Client Service Concierge

Location: Fort Wayne office

Our financial firm prides itself on providing the ULTIMATE client and team member experience! We are a family owned company that is focused on being the most trustworthy source of retirement planning advice. At Howard Bailey Financial Inc., we treat each client like part of the family and strive to always offer a white glove level of service. Our commitment to our clients is unparalleled and has provoked tremendous and rapid growth. And that is where you come in!

  • If you have a background in banking, finance, accounting or retirement services...
  • If your closest friends would describe you as optimistic, organized and a superior multi-tasker...
  • If you enjoy meeting new people and building relationships...
  • If you are the type of person that simply must see a task through to completion then we want to hear from you! You may be a great fit as a Client Service Specialist, with Howard Bailey, where YOU can make a direct impact on our client’s financial freedom!

Key Responsibilities:

Putting client needs first is deeply rooted in our culture and at the core of everything we do. In providing excellent client service you will:

  • Prioritize day to day tasks and issues
  • Operate with a proactive approach to advisors & clients
  • Be cross trained in processing both new business applications and service requests
  • Follow-up on pending business with clients including resolving issues
  • Work closely with advisors
  • Respond to client inquires

Basic Requirements:

  • A positive attitude, desire to be part of a team and the ability to place a high emphasis on client service
  • Intermediate computer skills desired
  • MUST HAVE previous work experience in Financial industry
  • Strong organizational skills and attention to detail
  • Ability to complete important client applications and transfer paperwork
  • Ability to demonstrate persistence and to follow through to achieve quality
  • Excellent communication - both verbal and written
  • Self-directed initiative
  • Sense of urgency

How to apply: If this describes you, we'd love to chat! Send your cover letter and résumé to iwanttowork@howardbailey.com.

Chief Compliance Officer

Location: Fort Wayne office

The world of compliance is rapidly changing, and we’re prepared to change with it! At Howard Bailey Financial, Inc., we are looking for the next breed of Chief Compliance Officer, a Director of Excellence. We are seeking an individual who is not only broad-minded, change-oriented and future-focused but also possesses competencies such as defining compliance strategy, financial discipline, change management and that can build credibility with regulators. Our desire in filling this role is threefold: the need for an advanced understanding of transactions within the digital realm, the ability to manage regulators and the need for leadership. With this in mind, we are open to exploring which industry professional will be the best fit for this position and we will consider individuals who have a background in law, auditing, banking, asset management and insurance. Our Chief Compliance Officer will ensure our firm has internal controls that adequately measure and manage the risks we face.

Key Responsibilities:

  • Defining the necessary level of knowledge on existing and emerging regulatory compliance requirements across the organization.
  • Overseeing and monitoring the implementation of the compliance program.
  • Developing the annual compliance work plan that reflects the organization's unique characteristics.
  • Periodically revising the compliance plan in light of changes.
  • Providing guidance, advice and training to improve business' understanding of related laws and regulatory requirements.
  • Providing strategic direction to the leadership team on compliance.
  • Preparing for and overseeing audit processes. And interacting with regulators on compliance issues.
  • Coordinating efforts related to audits, reviews, and examinations.
  • Coordinating internal compliance review and monitoring activities, including periodic reviews of departments.
  • Independently investigating and acting on matters related to compliance.

Basic Requirements:

  • Positive and personable attitude
  • 4 year college degree REQUIRED
  • Advanced degree preferred
  • 2+ years financial industry preferred
  • Knowledge of securities concepts, practices, rules and regulations and common investment products preferred
  • Series 65 and Life and Health License preferred
  • Advanced communication skills
  • Superior analytical abilities
  • Proven ability to problem solve
  • Sense of urgency and decisive manner
  • Strong organizational skills needed with the ability to multitask
  • Accuracy and efficiency with meticulous attention to details
  • High proficiency in the use of the following software applications: Microsoft Excel, Word, and Outlook

BUT it’s not all about what we want—it’s also about what we would like to offer you!
Our firm is offering a superb deal for the right Chief Compliance Officer. The opportunity to be a part of a rapidly growing and unique financial firm that promotes a FUN and team-oriented culture. We offer Best in Class service to our clients and prospects. But we don’t stop there. We also provide unrivaled benefits to our team including a competitive compensation package including company-sponsored Health, Dental, Life and Disability insurance. We offer a 401K with a company match. Oh, and don’t forget the Paid Time Off! For this position, we are offering up to 32 days off per year PLUS paid holidays! In addition, we have a work hard/play hard atmosphere. When we are not serving our clients, you may find us chatting about the daily morning brainteaser, grabbing lunch together or enjoying a company-sponsored spa day as a reward for doing an awesome job. We certainly recognize that our team members are what make our continued growth possible.

How to apply: If this describes you, we'd love to chat! Send your cover letter and résumé to iwanttowork@howardbailey.com.

Ready to Take The Next Step?

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Give us a call at (866) 482-9559

Or email us at info@howardbailey.com.