Department Descriptions

Our greatest asset is you

To successfully manage our firm, it takes the talent of countless professionals in diverse vocations – the people who make up our heart and soul, the people who are the key to our success. For you, this means a wealth of career opportunities in a variety of departments, not to mention a resource-rich environment designed to help you thrive at every level of the firm. No matter your calling, there’s a place for you at Raymond James.



Accounting consists of several sub-departments specializing in areas such as payroll, accounts payable, treasury, bank reconciliation, accounting systems, financial reporting and cost allocations. Positions include roles like staff accountants, payroll specialists, cost analysts, treasury specialists and more.

Alternative Investments

Alternative Investments carefully reviews and selects high-quality, nontraditional investment products to serve the more extensive financial needs of certain qualified investors.

Asset Management Group

Asset Management Services and Eagle Asset Management give exposure to the sales, analytical and trading facets of the financial business. Opportunities are available in trading, research, analysis, marketing and administrative support.

Business Development

Business development areas focus on growing the firm through new affiliations with financial advisors via our AdvisorChoice platform, as well as through affiliations with correspondent firms and independent banks.


Compliance ensures adherence to all rules, regulations, policies and standards that govern the firm and the securities industry. Positions cover a wide range of areas such as anti-money laundering, regulatory issues, establishing and monitoring control mechanisms and more.

Custody & Clearing Division

Custody & Clearing acts as a liaison between correspondent firms (who contract with Raymond James & Associates to provide back office services) and Raymond James operations departments.

Customer Operations

Customer Operations is a primary contact area between our advisor branches and the home office. Services include reviewing and maintaining new and existing accounts, account transfers, credit, portfolio reporting, purchase and sales and more.

Global Equities & Investment Banking

Global Equities & Investment Banking provides a full spectrum of investment banking and capital markets services, using an industry-focused, knowledge-driven approach, backed by our renowned equity research team. Opportunities include positions such as investment bankers, sales traders, research analysts and more.

Fixed Income

Fixed Income provides comprehensive market commentary, portfolio analysis and strategies, and surveillance and monitoring for the bond market. The group is made up of Municipal and Taxable Fixed Income and Public Finance.

Human Resources

Human Resources is instrumental in recruiting and retaining talent for the firm and in assisting associates with benefits and ongoing development. Opportunities exist related to talent acquisition, training, group insurance and more.

Internal Audit

Internal Audit conducts audits of all other departments to ensure compliance with security regulations and company policies and to recommend improvements in policies and procedures.

Information Technology

Information Technology supports the firm through a variety of strategic solutions that offer greater business efficiency, ensure data security and privacy, and support new business opportunities. Positions run the gamut from software engineers to project managers, analysts and more.


Raymond James has its own highly successful insurance affiliate to provide quality insurance alternatives for our clients and financial advisors. Opportunities exist in sales, case management, licensing and more.


Legal provides legal representation for the firm and its financial advisors. Most positions require a law degree or paralegal experience.


Marketing supports the firm’s advertising, communications and marketing strategy. It has its own in-house agency composed of account managers and creative services professionals.

Mutual Fund Research & Marketing

This department provides objective, comprehensive open-end mutual fund research and related resources to help financial advisors leverage their time and build their business, focusing on due diligence and analysis.

Private Client Group Services

Private Client Group Services serves as a resource in getting questions answered and issues resolved for advisors and branch staff as well as clients.

Raymond James Bank

Raymond James Bank is an affiliate of the firm and offers clients and advisors a comprehensive array of personal and corporate banking services.

Raymond James International Holdings, Inc.

Raymond James International Holdings, Inc. develops, oversees and manages foreign joint ventures in Argentina, Uruguay and France. The range of business activities includes institutional equity research, sales, trading, corporate finance and more.

Raymond James Affordable Housing Investments

Raymond James Affordable Housing Investments is a wholly owned subsidiary of Raymond James Financial and is among the leading syndicators of affordable housing.

Raymond James Trust

Raymond James Trust offers comprehensive trust services for individuals and institutions, including all types of trusts, wills and estate planning.

Securities Operations

Securities Operations consists of multiple departments that perform functions such as security receipt, domestic and international trade settlement and clearance, tax reporting, corporate actions and more.

Training & Development

Training & Development areas provide associates with opportunities for personal and professional development through continuing education.

Wealth Solutions

Wealth Solutions is a consultative resource for financial advisors focused on targeting and servicing the high-net-worth investor. Opportunities include positions focused on due diligence, marketing, sales, case management and more.