Investment Advisor

Location: FL Pensacola - Operations Full/Part Time: Full-Time Regular/Temporary: Regular

Job Description


You have goals, dreams, hobbies and things you’re passionate about.

What’s Important to You Is Important to Us
We’re looking for people who not only want to do meaningful, challenging work, keep their skills sharp and move ahead, but who also take time for the things that matter to them—friends, family and passions. And we're looking for team members who are passionate about our mission—making a difference in military members' and their families' lives. Together, we can make it happen.

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Basic Purpose

To provide financial consulting services to assist members and non-members with identifying their financial goals and objectives via telephone or video meeting. Act as a catalyst for the promotion and growth of NFIS products and services. Recommend appropriate mixture(s) of insurance/investment products and services to achieve the financial client’s goals as a registered representative/advisor/agent of Navy Federal Investment Services (NFIS) and subsidiaries, or incumbent financial firms. Manage smaller dollar volume account size and less complex investment needs. Partners with and refers advanced financial planning needs to NFIS Financial Advisors when needed.


• Provide investment industry expertise to client investment consultations and servicing of life insurance and full suite of investment products
• Administer and document account activity and execution in accordance with NFFG process and procedures and FINRA, NASAA, SEC regulations
• Conduct review of accounts to communicate account status, explain activities and inform clients of new offerings
• Develop an internal pipeline for smaller dollar volume accounts in compliance with Navy Federal and NFIS policies and procedures
• Establish, maintain, and develop business relationships with members and internal/external sources
• Execute customer and broker purchase/sales orders of securities for current/new clients
• Identify prospective participation partners/opportunities through prospect calling, networking, and leveraging existing participation business
• Keep current with legislative and industry updates to identify areas for market growth/opportunities, and/or potential concerns impacting NFIS clients and/or business environment
• Monitor accounts to ensure accurate processing, identify discrepancies, errors/concerns and take remedial actions
• Monitor, track and report performance of individual sales plans and assigned strategies for leadership
• Participate in site audits of registered duties, ensuring documentation and processes comply with Navy Federal standards and FINRA, NASAA, SEC and other regulatory agencies
• Prepare standard/special reports required by FINRA, NASAA and SEC, and participate in industry and/or internal audits
• Perform other duties as assigned or appropriate


• Current and active FINRA Series 6, 7, NASAA Series 65 or 66 (and NASAA Series 63 in states where required) registration and Life & Health Insurance License
• Effective analytical, decision-making, problem-solving and organizational skills
• Exercises initiative using good judgment to make sound decisions
• Effective interpersonal, verbal, and written communications skills
• Effective planning, organizational, time management and problem-solving skills
• Effective skill building relationships through rapport, trust, diplomacy, and tack
• Effective skill exercising initiative and using good judgment to make sound decisions
• Effective skill presenting findings, conclusions, alternatives, and information clearly and concisely
• Effective skill to influence, negotiate and persuade to reach agreeable exchange and positive outcomes
• Ability to obtain appointment by the sponsoring insurance company, broker-dealer and/or Registered Investment Advisory Firm
• Experience in business development to include market strategy, product demonstration and promoting products and services
• Experience consulting with customers to assess their financial status and identify investment needs
• Effective knowledge of investment and insurance products
• Effective knowledge, to interpret industry related laws and government regulations
• Proficiency with PCs and spreadsheet, database, word processing applications, and financial analysis software
• Understanding of economic and accounting principles, practices, financial markets, banking, analysis, and reporting of financial data

Desired Qualifications and Education Requirements:
• Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration, Finance or Management or related discipline or related professional experience
• Knowledge of Navy Federal/NFFG organization, programs, policies and procedures
• Desire to pursue designations e.g. CFP, ChFC, CLU

Hours: Monday - Friday, 9:30AM - 6:00PM

Location: 5550 Heritage Oaks Dr. Pensacola, FL 32526 

Navy Federal is now hybrid! Our standard enterprise requirement for a hybrid schedule is to report on-site 4-16 days each month. The number of days reporting on-site will ultimately be determined by the employee's leadership and business unit needs. You will learn more throughout the hiring and on boarding process.

Salary Range: $24.00 - $30.00 hourly 

Navy Federal Credit Union assesses market data to establish salary ranges that enable us to remain competitive. You are paid within the salary range, based on your experience, location and market position.

Posting End Date: 04/02/23

Job postings are subject to close early or extend out longer than the anticipated closing date at the hiring team’s discretion based on qualified applicant volume.


Equal Employment Opportunity

Navy Federal values, celebrates, and enacts diversity in the workplace. Navy Federal takes affirmative action to employ and advance in employment qualified individuals with disabilities, disabled veterans, Armed Forces service medal veterans, recently separated veterans, and other protected veterans. EOE/AA/M/F/Veteran/Disability


Navy Federal reserves the right to fill this role at a higher/lower grade level based on business need. An assessment may be required to compete for this position.

Bank Secrecy Act

Remains cognizant of and adheres to Navy Federal policies and procedures, and regulations pertaining to the Bank Secrecy Act.

Employee Referrals

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