Financial Executive

Urbana, Illinois
Mar 12, 2023
Apr 12, 2023
Full Time


The Financial Executive is responsible for assisting Financial Advisors by administering all aspects of clients' accounts. This includes a full line of investment products, including mutual funds, managed accounts, equities, and fixed income securities.



  • Assist Busey Wealth Management in meeting the goals and objectives of the organization utilizing the Wealth Advisory program.
  • Assist the Financial Advisors and clients with a full line of investment products, including mutual funds, managed accounts, equities, and fixed income securities.
  • Prepare letters, forms, and reviews to assist with servicing existing clients and prospecting for new clients.
  • Respond to client correspondence and interact daily, by phone or in person, with prospective and existing clients.
  • Handle financial operational issues that might occur with statements and transactions.
  • Process incoming correspondence, checks, mail, and email.
  • Review daily reports from Raymond James Financial Services and take necessary actions.
  • Forward all account information to home office for approval and scanning.
  • Prepare advisor with necessary paperwork prior to client appointments.
  • Maintain Client Relationship Management (CRM).
  • Assist with regional activities when requested.
  • Follow industry, Raymond James Financial Services, First Busey Corporation, and Busey Trust Company policy, regulations, and procedures.

Knowledge of:

  • Strong oral and written communication skills
  • Strong sales and client service skills
  • Wealth Management Services including Investments, banking, and trust concepts including asset allocation and basic trust and estate procedures.
  • Financial Planning and Fiduciary issues.

Ability to:

  • Make independent decisions
  • Analyze and interpret numerical data
  • Analyze and solve problems that frequently involve decisions based on a wide knowledge of many factors where application of advanced technical concepts is predominantly required.
  • Analyze and interpret general business periodicals, professional journals, technical procedures, and governmental regulations.
  • Perform duties and make decisions under frequent time pressures


  • Requires Bachelor's degree or related experience in the investment field.
  • Required to obtain Series 7 & 66 license within first 6 months of employment.
  • Required to obtain License for Life and Health within 12 months of employment.
  • Computer skills adequate for working with investment software.
  • Must be in good standing with Regulatory and Firm Element continuing education, as well as with First Busey Corporation continuing education.
  • Ongoing development and broadening of appropriate knowledge and skills.
  • Requires knowledge of Microsoft Office.


  • Customer Service - Adheres to The Busey Promise service standards set by Service Plus (Busey's service model) in order to anticipate and exceed the needs of our customers, both internal and external.
  • Functional Knowledge and Technical Skills - Skilled in job-specific knowledge that is necessary to provide the appropriate quantity and quality of work in a timely and efficient manner.
  • Accountability - Work behaviors demonstrate responsible personal and professional conduct, which contributes to the overall goals and objectives of Busey.
  • Interpersonal Relations (Teamwork) - Interacts effectively with others to establish and maintain smooth working relations.
  • Results Driven - Monitors performance and maintains a sense of urgency to drive results.
  • Sales Focus - Providing added value and needs based solutions to clients.
  • Results Management - Organizes time, work, and resources to accomplish objectives in the most effective and efficient way.
  • Oral Communication - Communicating ideas and information verbally to ensure that information and messages are understood and have the desired impact.

Busey believes that diversity and inclusion among our teammates is critical to our success as a company, and we seek to recruit, develop and retain the most talented people from a diverse candidate pool.

Equal Opportunity Employment is a priority for Busey and all qualified applicants will receive consideration regardless of race, color, religion, national origin, genetic information, sex (including pregnancy), age, sexual orientation, gender (including gender identity and expression), marital status, military status, veterans status, citizenship status, disability, order of protection or any other characteristic protected by applicable law or other non-merit based factors.

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