Hiring Agent Name
I am currently seeking a challenging career opportunity in a <insert job title/position> capacity and am submitting my resume for your review. In advance, thank you for your time and consideration.
As indicated in the accompanying resume, I offer an outstanding background in the financial services arena, proficiency in directing daily business operations and staff, and solid experience in budget administration, P&L, client relations, and regulatory compliance. To complement these qualifications, I offer strong expertise in human resources, process improvements, and quality control which will prove instrumental as a <insert job title/position>.
As a proactive member of your management team, you will find me to be a solutions-driven professional committed to supporting you in achieving your objectives through superior performance, experience, and leadership. I am confident that I could be a valuable asset to your company, and look forward to interviewing with you in the near future.
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Business Management Executive with significant background in the financial management and investment industry eager to contribute exceptional branch leadership, compliance, and client relations expertise toward supporting the employer in optimizing bottom-line performance.
Proficiency in all aspects of multi-unit operations management including P&L, staff development and leadership, business plan development, regulatory compliance, and client relationship management.
Strong human resources skills including recruiting, hiring, training, performance appraisals, and mentoring personnel to advance into management roles.
Proactively devise administrative and operational procedures to standardize and expedite workflow, elevate staff productivity, fortify compliance, and reduce expenses.
Meticulously monitor fiscal status to optimize profitability, expense control, and competitive positioning.
Equally adept in overseeing start-up branches and driving growth within established locations.
Impressive global knowledge and awareness; able to coordinate cohesive efforts among cross-functional and cross-cultural teams.
Currently hold active Series 3, 7, 8, and 63 licenses.
Earned Certificate of Completion for Merrill Lynch-sponsored management training at Harvard Business School.
Merrill Lynch, (numerous locations throughout tenure - FL, MI, DC, NY, NJ, DE), 1987 to Present
Steadily advanced through a series of promotions to most recent role as one of 15 Regional Business Managers company-wide. Doubled territory since stepping into role.
Regional Business Manager C Vice President (2005 to Present)
Spearhead full spectrum of business operations for South Florida region inclusive of business plan development, risk management, financial tracking and reporting, budgeting, cost control, and staffing.
Effectively orchestrate productive business efforts to generate $790M in annual revenue, secure $400M in direct contributions, and administer over $80B in assets.
Coach, mentor and develop high-performing business managers and sales managers.
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Professional Experience continued
Exhibit strong versatility and prioritization skills in performing real estate planning and management, overseeing office technology and telecommunications, and driving outstanding client relations, crucial to optimizing satisfaction and retention.
Monitor over 1,000 financial advisors and 550+ support personnel and coordinate regular performance assessments to evaluate goal attainment.
Steer regulatory compliance through frequent site visits, maintaining cooperative relationships with government agencies, and monitoring daily trading activity.
Actively participate in mediations, arbitrations, settlement negotiations, and litigation to swiftly resolve issues.
Administrative Manager C Vice President (1994 to 2005)
Partnered with financial advisors in Washington, D.C., Auburn Hills, Michigan, Manhattan East, NY, and Palm Beach, FL to enforce adherence to regulatory and financial requirements.
Scrutinized daily trading activity, new accounts, option accounts, and active accounts to ensure strict conformance to corporate and government regulations.
Delivered annual compliance training throughout region to fortify risk management and internal controls.
Oversaw training and orientation for newly hired financial advisors and support staff.
Client Relationship Manager C Assistant Vice President (1990 to 1994)
Directed, motivated, evaluated and managed client associates and support staff at Somerville, NJ and Wilmington, DE branches.
Facilitated regulatory compliance throughout all daily activities such as deposits, reconciliations, maintenance calls, order entry, and correction control.
Promoted from role as Operations Support Staff, 1987 to 1990.
Interviewer s Name
It was a pleasure (speaking with you/meeting with you) on [insert date here]. I would like to take this opportunity to thank you for the time you spent with me, as well as to express my appreciation for the information you offered. I am still very interested in the <insert job title> position, and I am convinced that it is the right job for me. I feel my background and qualifications prepare me well for the challenges and responsibilities we discussed.
The position as you described it to me would combine my strong skills in [insert two skills or qualities here]. This would allow me to make the same valuable contribution to your organization as I ve made to Merrill Lynch over the past two decades a win-win proposition for both of us.
(Choose one of the two paragraphs below, depending on whether or not you have, or have not yet, interviewed with the person)
(I am eager to meet with you in person to further discuss my consummate qualifications. Please feel free to contact me at the above phone numbers so we can continue the discussion we began over the telephone.)
(Again, thank you for considering my qualifications. I enjoyed our talk, and am available at any time to provide you with any more information you may need. I look forward to hearing your decision.)
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And We GUARANTEE That If You’re Not Working In 60 Days Or Less,
We’ll Revise Your Resume, Refund Your Money,
AND Give You $50 EXTRA!