United Bank

Chief Operating Officer Brokerage

US-MD-Bethesda | US-WV-Parkersburg
1 month ago
Job ID
# of Openings
Wealth Management
UBSI Non-Retail




Financial, operational and leadership experience that focuses on achieving financial targets, transforming the business through the implementation of strategic initiatives and managing the day-to-day activities of the business. Adept at applying critical thinking and problem solving skills to maximize profit, achieve efficiency and mitigate risk. Accomplished at partnering with Legal, Compliance, Technology, HR and Finance leaders to achieve the needs of a growing and dynamic business. Takes pride in the success of the company and its people. Seek new challenges to apply comprehensive skill set for immediate impact.



  • Must possess current S7, S63, S65 or S66, Life and Health, S24, S52 and S53 licenses
  • Responsible for adding, removing and maintaining product lines offered and ensuring Financial advisors are appropriate trained on products.
  • Responsible for further development and enhancement of the Insource GA vendor relationship
  • Responsible for Clearing relationship such as FCC. Collaborate with product teams for Smartstation, Managed Money, Business Development Toolkit.
  • Manage and maintain positive relationship with Wholesalers and responsible for business development with new wholesalers
  • Ensure sales managers are incorporated with Wholesaler relationships
  • Responsible for the review and approval of new account applications
  • Responsible for the management of department staff such as hiring, performance management, coaching and professional development and disciplinary situations
  • Responsible for developing, setting and measuring of staff production and performance goals
  • Identify and implement operational efficiencies to enhance profitability and/or reduce expenses while ensuring the delivery of excellent customer service
  • Prepare and present the annual report to board member and shareholders at the annual meeting
  • Prepare and submit the quarterly 404 Certification to the Audit department



  • Bachelor’s degree required
  • Minimum of ten (10) years working in an Investment Management and/or Financial Advisor role required
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills
  • Minimum of three (3) years of effective staff management and goals
  • Business related licenses or ability to obtain within reasonable timeframe is required
  • Proficiency in Microsoft Office Products
  • Ability to travel 50% including overnight travel


  • Sales Goals focused
  • Business Development
  • Active Listening
  • Critical Thinking
  • Leadership 


  • Sitting or standing for extended periods of time.
  • Sufficient dexterity of hands and fingers to efficiently operate a computer keyboard, mouse and other computer components.
  • Ability to converse and exchange information with all levels of staff within organization.
  • Ability to observe, perceive, identify, and translate data
  • Ability to travel via air, rail, automobile and/or bus


This job description is not intended to be all-inclusive and the employee will also perform other duties as assigned. It is not an employment contract.  United Bank reserves the right to modify job duties or job descriptions at any time. 




With over 175 years of experience, United Bank is one of the region’s premier banks with locations in West Virginia, Virginia, Washington, DC, Maryland, Ohio, and Pennsylvania. A subsidiary of United Bankshares, Inc., with dual headquarters in Washington, DC and Charleston, WV, we are a full service financial institution with over $19 billion in assets.
At United Bank, our people are our greatest asset. Our company is a perfect fit for hard-working, driven individuals as we provide a culture that is entrepreneurial, efficient, relationship-based and service-oriented. United is proud of our record of growth and our commitment to service - not only to our customers, but also to the communities in which we live and work.
United encourages our employees to become involved in the community and in professional activities, and we provide continued training and other support to help all employees achieve their full potential.


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