The bank for a changing world

We are looking for

Financial Consultant- Bilingual English/Cantonese highly desired

Apply REF: 050326
At Bank of the West, our people are having a positive impact on the world. We’re investing where we feel we can make the most impact, like advancing diversity and women entrepreneurship programs, financing for more small businesses, and promoting programs for sustainable energy. From our locations across the U.S., Bank of the West is taking action to help protect the planet, improve people’s lives, and strengthen communities. We are part of BNP Paribas, a global leader supporting the UN Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs). Yes, we’re a bank, but as the bank for a changing world, we are continually seeking to improve the ways we help our customers, while contributing to more sustainable and equitable growth.

Come join us today to GROW your career! Ideal candidate will be bilingual English/Cantonese.


Build your personal brand and develop a financially rewarding career while working in a diverse/inclusive team environment. Inherit a book with unlimited referrals, base salary + incentives, career growth, benefits and immediate 6% match/vesting in our 401K plan.

Our Wealth Management team offers:

  • Global capabilities with our BNP Paribas partners
  • High income potential in a dynamic company focused on your career growth
  • Collaborative practice management
  • Exposure to advanced financial planning training & specialized training throughout your career
  • Certification Reimbursement Programs (CFP)

Job Description Summary

You will inherit a book of business and provide retirement planning strategies for assessing your client's past, present and future financial needs, objectives and requirements. Meets needs by proactively building relationships with clients, providing ongoing advice and drawing on the range of available Retirement & Investment products by using the our pitch book, playbook and conducting in-depth Premier Retirement checkup analysis for clients. Initiates and proactively cultivates relationships with bank partners including Branch Managers and others.

Essential Job Functions

  • Provides retirement strategies for client’s needs by collecting and analyzing client financial data to determine which products best meet the client’s retirement needs, and providing ongoing advice to the client as to what investment products are in the client’s best interest.
  • Must be able to develop / maintain cumulative book of business of clients with managed money accounts.
  • Maintains an in-depth knowledge of the Bank’s products and offerings, and promotes these products and offerings with clients.
  • Provides training and promotes products to bank branch team members and wealth management partners.
  • Establishes and maintains relationships with 3-5 bank branch teams to generate viable referrals for Retirement & Investment products.
  • Provides outstanding customer service by following up on any client service request.
  • Fulfills all regulatory and firm compliance obligations as detailed in policies, procedures and regulations.
  • Creates financial plans for customers and deepens relationships with existing book of business clients.

Required Experience
  • Requires 2+ years minimum investment sales experience.
Licenses & Certifications
  • Active Series 7, Series 65 or 66, State Health Life Insurance required


  • Excellent verbal & written communication skills required as well as planning, organizational and presentations skills.
  • Superb client service skills with the ability to effectively communicate with diverse clientele.
  • Knowledge of securities and financial industry.
  • Bank products and service knowledge desired.
  • Demonstrated proficiency in MS office software (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint) and ability to navigate easily through Internet based systems.
  • Knowledge and experience with Appian and Microsoft Dynamics is preferred.


Equal Employment Opportunity Policy

Bank of the West is an Equal Opportunity employer and proud to provide equal employment opportunity to all job seekers without regard to any status protected by applicable law. Bank of the West is also an Affirmative Action employer - Minority / Female / Disabled / Veteran.

Bank of the West will consider for employment qualified applicants with criminal histories pursuant to the San Francisco Fair Chance Ordinance subject to the requirements of all state and federal laws and regulations.
Primary Location: United States-California-San FranciscoJob Type: Full-timeJob: Advisory Services Reference: 050326