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"Securities and Commodities Sales Agent"
Job Description - Part 1 - Duties and Tasks

Basic Job Description:

Buy and sell securities in investment and trading firms and develop and implement financial plans for individuals, businesses, and organizations.

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge

Job Duties and Tasks for: "Securities and Commodities Sales Agent"

1) Develop financial plans based on analysis of clients' financial status, and discuss financial options with clients.

2) Relay buy or sell orders to securities exchanges or to firm trading departments.

3) Record transactions accurately, and keep clients informed about transactions.

4) Analyze market conditions in order to determine optimum times to execute securities transactions.

5) Review financial periodicals, stock and bond reports, business publications and other material in order to identify potential investments for clients and to keep abreast of trends affecting market conditions.

6) Read corporate reports and calculate ratios to determine best prospects for profit on stock purchases and to monitor client accounts.

7) Interview clients to determine clients' assets, liabilities, cash flow, insurance coverage, tax status, and financial objectives.

8) Review all securities transactions to ensure accuracy of information and that trades conform to regulations of governing agencies.

9) Prepare documents needed to implement plans selected by clients.

 

 

11) Inform and advise concerned parties regarding fluctuations and securities transactions affecting plans or accounts.

12) Prepare financial reports to monitor client or corporate finances.


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13) Identify potential clients, using advertising campaigns, mailing lists, and personal contacts.

14) Contact prospective customers to determine customer needs, present information, and explain available services.

15) Explain stock market terms and trading practices to clients.

16) Offer advice on the purchase or sale of particular securities.

17) Supply the latest price quotes on any security, as well as information on the activities and financial positions of the corporations issuing these securities.

18) Calculate costs for billings and commissions purposes.

Job Description for "Securities and Commodities Sales Agent" continued here...

Part 1
Duties / Tasks
Part 2
Activities
Part 3
Skills
Part 4
Abilities
Part 5
Knowledge



 

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Holland / RIASEC Career Code:  E-C-S        SOC:  41-3031.01