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Vanguard, Processing Associate, Application Deadline, BTT Gateway Job ID 11933

Fri, August 12, 2016

Explore this position and learn how to apply via your bTT Gateway account, Job ID 11933 

Join the team that is the voice of Vanguard to over 5.2 million individual investors, and launch a dynamic career in the financial services industry with a position in Vanguard's Retail Investor Group (RIG).  

Vanguard, one of the world's largest investment management companies and a recognized employer or choice, seeks processing associates to process monetary and clerical requests with the highest quality service and accuracy. You will communicate effectively with internal and external clients in this role. 

Position: Processing Associate 
Location: Scottsdale, AZ 85260 
Industry: Financial Services 
Employment type: Full time 
Experience: Entry level 
Job function: Sales, Customer Service 

Processing Associate primary duties and responsibilities: 
• Interprets and processes a broad variety of routine retail client requests. Partners with tenured associates to handle more complex requests. Develops and maintains a thorough understanding of departmental policies and procedures and a working knowledge of internal systems. 
• Maintains balance between quality and productivity to meet department standards. 
• Demonstrates logical, systematic approach to problem solving, focusing on client expectations and improving effectiveness and efficiency of operations. Leverages online resources and past experience to independently meet challenges and provide viable alternative solutions as needed. 
• Communicates both verbally and in written format with clients to clarify incomplete or invalid paperwork. Displays strong client relationship management skills during interactions with both internal and external clients. Complies with all FINRA, SEC, and internal policies regarding client contact. 
• Develops and maintains a comprehensive knowledge of investment industry and company policies and procedures. Adheres to compliance and risk management policies to maintain complete client confidentiality and minimize risk and exposure. 
• Identifies workflow-related issues, trends, and makes recommendations for improvement to management. 
• Maintains effective work relationships by handling peer and management interactions in a positive and cooperative manner. Keeps supervisor informed of any issues impacting the team. 
• Builds productive working relationships across the organization with a focus on creating client-driven solutions, continually looking to meet or exceed client expectations. Seeks constructive feedback from internal clients. 
• Adheres to and possesses a strong understanding of company policies, Code of Ethics, departmental and processing procedures, and legal requirements. Provides accurate, complete, and value-added information. 
• Participates in special projects and performs other duties as assigned. 

The ideal candidate should possess: 
• Undergraduate degree or equivalent experience is preferred. 
• Minimum one year general experience. 
• Series 6 and 63 FINRA licenses or ability to obtain with department guidelines. 
• Demonstrated client relationship management experience. 
• Excellent verbal and written communication skills. 
• Strong problem resolution and time management skills. 
• Outstanding positive attitude with ability and willingness to effectively work within a team environment. 
• Demonstrated ability to work in a high volume situation with time constraints and to adapt within a fluid work environment. 
• Ability to prioritize and handle multiple tasks in a rapidly changing environment. 
• Working knowledge of Microsoft Office and PCs. 

Note: Not offering visa sponsorship for this position. Additionally, employment is contingent on a successful drug-screening result.

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