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Financial Representative - Career Changers welcome

Northwestern Mutual

Northwestern Mutual

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Accounting & Finance
Fort Lauderdale, FL, USA
Posted on Sunday, February 11, 2024

Job details

Our financial advisory firm is seeking new Financial Representatives to join our growing practice. Strong applicants will have exceptional interpersonal skills, a history of personal success, and a demonstrated interest in business, finance, and entrepreneur-ism.

Financial Representatives provide expert guidance and innovative solutions for the planning needs of individuals and businesses in the areas of retirement planning, insurance and investment services, estate planning, business planning, education funding, and employee benefits. They strive to understand their clients' goals and dreams in order to develop comprehensive financial solutions that will help their clients reach financial success Financial Advisors are given the flexibility to build their own practice while receiving support from our firm’s exceptional network of financial specialists, training and educational programs, and mentoring opportunities.


Choose a career where changing someone else’s life for the better is also life-changing for you – personally, professionally and financially.


Are you looking for more fulfillment from your career? Are you starting to think about a job change? Now’s the time to consider Northwestern Mutual.

Our financial professionals help clients reach their goals by developing and implementing financial plans to show clients where they are today, plan where they want to go tomorrow and provide the financial tools and support to help them get there.

Sounds exciting and scary all at the same time? Don’t worry, we don’t expect you to know everything on day one. That’s why you’ll receive in-depth training and partner with industry experts until you’re ready to do it on your own.



-Stipends for training and licensing to help you get started.

-The ability to positively impact someone else's life.

-Personalized mentoring and award-winning training programs.

-Backing by Northwestern Mutual, an industry leader with a proven track record of success.



Many people (50 percent) find their calling in financial services after working in other industries. Wondering if you’d be a good fit? See how many of the characteristics below match up to you:

  • You know how to connect with people, building personal, trusted relationships.
  • Financial planning is interesting to you.
  • You’re a driven person who’s committed to succeeding.
  • You’re ready to earn more for your hard work.
  • You enjoy helping people make more informed, confident decisions.
  • COMISSION BASED: You're ready to live the life you want, both personally and professionally.

A CAREER WITH ENDLESS OPPORTUNITIES What’s the catch? The first years can be tough as you’re learning the business. But the trade-off is that you get to define what success looks like.

  • This career is primarily commission based but also includes stipends and bonuses. It allows you to control what you would want to earn at any given time in your career.
  • Beyond income, you'll also have access to a comprehensive benefits package:
  • Comprehensive medical insurance
  • Two pension plans
  • Life and disability insurance
  • Health care and dependent care reimbursement accounts
  • Reimbursement for licensing and ongoing education.


Northwestern Mutual has been helping families and businesses achieve financial security for 165 years. Through a distinctive, holistic planning approach including both insurance and investments, we empower people to be financially confident. We combine the expertise of our financial professionals with a personalized digital experience and leading-edge technology to best serve our clients.

Recent Awards and Accolades:

  • -FORTUNE® 90 (FORTUNE® 100, 2021) -One of the “World’s Most Admired” life insurance companies (FORTUNE® Magazine, 2021) -Best Places to Work #82 (Glassdoor, 2021) -Highest Rated CEO's (Glassdoor, 2021) -50 Best Companies for Diversity (Black Enterprise Magazine, 2016) -50 Best Companies to Sell For (Selling Power Magazine, 2017)
  • With $309 billion in assets, $31.1 billion in revenues, and more than $2 trillion worth of life insurance protection in force, Northwestern Mutual delivers financial security to more than 4.75 million people who rely on us for life, disability income and long-term care insurance, annuities, brokerage and advisory services, trust services, and discretionary portfolio management solutions. The company holds more than $200 billion of client assets as a part of its wealth management and investment services.

Job Type: Full-time

Education: Bachelor's (Preferred)'

Job Type: Full-time

Pay: $70,000-150,000 per year, based on commissions - there is tremendous income growth opportunity!


  • 401(k)
  • Dental insurance
  • Flexible schedule
  • Flexible spending account
  • Health insurance
  • Life insurance
  • Referral program
  • Retirement plan
  • Vision insurance

Physical setting:

  • Hybrid remote
  • Office


  • Choose your own hours
  • Monday to Friday

Supplemental pay types:

  • Commission pay
  • Bonus opportunities

This job is no longer accepting applications

See open jobs at Northwestern Mutual.