Leadership Development Associate, OPS at Edward Jones (St. Louis, MO)

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In the Operations division at Edward Jones, you'll focus on creating the ideal client and branch experience while reducing risk and increasing efficiencies for the work done in support of our clients. From account opening, to trade settlement and movement of client cash and securities, to statement production and tax reporting, Operations is involved every step of the way. Your work will support all client transactions and processing through the life cycle of the client relationship.

The Leadership Development Program is designed to accelerate the development of leaders in Financial Services. Candidates will go through six-month rotations within our Operations division for a period of up to 3 years. Qualified candidates will ultimately be responsible for developing people, processes and systems that enhance the experience of the individual investor and ensure compliance with industry regulations.
  • Specific areas of responsibility may include: 1) oversight and control of brokerage transactions, and 2) electronic money or asset movement, reconciliation, tax reporting, etc.
  • Prior leadership training and/or financial service experience is preferred as the program will further develop and strengthen leaders' skills by providing "hands-on " opportunities to deliver results, develop people, think strategically, and gain technical experience relevant in financial services.
  • Challenging business objectives, independent leadership assessments, candid feedback and mentoring from senior leaders are combined to provide participants with broad and valuable experiences in a relatively short period of time.
  • Building the talent of a diverse team of 5-15 associates.
  • Responsible for the overall performance of the team including establishing and achieving key performance indicators, key goals and objectives, risk mitigation, and compliance with supervisory procedures and regulations.
  • Decisions are non-routine and require the exercise of sound judgment.
  • Responsible for working with other areas and individuals in the Operations division to deliver meaningful results and champion innovation
  • Must utilize technology and tools available to identify and implement solutions and create process efficiencies for rotation team and/or department.
  • Responsible for communicating effectively with internal and external partners.
This role may be eligible for a flexible work arrangement including full-time work on campus, remote work, or a combination of on campus/remote work.

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Home Office

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EEO Statement
Edward Jones does not discriminate on the basis of race, color, gender, religion, national origin, age, disability, sexual orientation, pregnancy, veteran status, genetic information or any other basis prohibited by applicable law.

Posting Location
Missouri, St. Louis

Company Description
At Edward Jones, we help clients achieve their serious, long-term financial goals by understanding their needs and implementing tailored solutions. To ensure a personal client experience, we have located our 15,000+ branch offices where our more than 7 million clients live and work.

In a typical branch office, a financial advisor meets with clients and receives branch office support, so they can focus on building deep relationships with clients. Headquarters associates in St. Louis, Tempe and Mississauga provide support and expertise to help U.S. and Canada branch teams deliver an ideal client experience. We continue to grow to meet the needs of long-term individual investors.

Home based Associate?

Awards and Accolades
  • 2021 FORTUNE 100 Best Companies to Work For® By Great Place to Work® and FORTUNE Magazine - Edward Jones was named No. 20 on the list.
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  • 2021 Corporate Equality Index - Edward Jones joins the ranks of 767 major U.S. businesses that received top marks in the Foundation's 19th annual scorecard on LGBTQ workplace equality.
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  • 2021 Training Top 100 list - Edward Jones ranked No. 19, up six spots from last year in its 21st consecutive year on this prestigious list.
  • J.D. Power, 2021 - Edward Jones has ranked "highest in Employee Advisor Satisfaction among Financial Investment Firms " in the J.D. Power 2021 U.S. Financial Advisor Satisfaction Study.
    • Edward Jones received the highest score among employee advisors in the J.D. Power 2007,2008, 2010, 2012-2015, 2017-2021 Financial Advisor Satisfaction Studies of employee advisors' satisfaction among those who are employed by an investment services firm. Visit jdpower.com/awards for more information.

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Position Requirements
Position Requirements:
  • Bachelor's degree required
  • Minimum 2 years professional experience required
  • Demonstrated leadership ability, preferred prior direct leadership experience
  • Strong written and verbalcommunication skills
  • Ability to adaptand championchange
  • Ability to motivate otherstowards acommon goal
  • Sounddecision making skills as decisions are non-routine and require the exercise of good judgment as risksinclude:financial, tax, legal, regulatory and client service.
  • Series99 & 7obtained within 120 days of employment for external candidates.

Colorado Salary Information
At Edward Jones, we value and respect our associates and their contributions, and we recognize individual efforts through a rewards program that promotes a long-term career, financial security and well-being. Visitourcareersite to learn more about our total compensation approach, which in addition to base salary, typically includes benefits, bonuses and profit sharing. The salary range for this role is based on national data and actual pay is based on skills, experience, education, and other relevant factors for a potential new associate:
More Information on Edward Jones
Edward Jones operates in the Fintech industry. The company is located in St. Louis, MO and Tempe, AZ. Edward Jones was founded in 1992. It has 36340 total employees. It offers perks and benefits such as Flexible Spending Account (FSA), Disability Insurance, Dental Benefits, Vision Benefits, Health Insurance Benefits and Life Insurance. To see all 156 open jobs at Edward Jones, click here.
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