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Requisition ID: 91367
Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become financially better off.
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ScotiaMcLeod is part of the Global Wealth Management (GWM) division of Scotiabank and a division of Scotia Capital Inc. ScotiaMcLeod offers full-service advice and a full spectrum of investment products and services through 750 advisors to over 150,000 households across Canada.
ScotiaMcLeod has earned a reputation for integrity based on our standards of excellence, quality service and a commitment to doing what's right for our clients.
At ScotiaMcLeod, we pride ourselves on the strong team we have developed to support the Wealth Advisors. In addition to traditional administrative support, we also have a number of licensed roles to assist the advisors with their clients, with their individual marketing, and with the growth and development of their businesses. ScotiaMcLeod provides both internal training as well as financial assistance for external courses to support and encourage career path progression for our employees.
As part of Scotiabank, you will see the many benefits of working for an employer of choice - one that reflects the community and one that attracts and retains talent from diverse backgrounds. We encourage open communication, recognize and reward performance, and provide opportunity for growth. Here you will find a workplace enriched with strong relationships, teamwork, contagious enthusiasm and a ''can-do'' attitude.
Purpose of Job: The Investment Associate’s primary purpose is to work closely with an Advisor in the development and management of the Advisors book of business by providing effective client service and contributing to business development and sales related activities.
1. Generate sales or revenue by:
Identifying new business opportunities to gather additional assets and/or increase revenue
Having targeted revenue levels for a segment of the book.
Utilizing an in-depth knowledge of products and services to identify new opportunities within the
existing client base
Ensuring the suitability of client recommendations, and that they are in line with the clients’ financial
goals, objectives and risk levels.
Maintaining a good understanding of client profiles and that the Advisor’s investment strategy being
used to implement client objectives
Managing the execution of transactions on behalf of the Advisor
Ensuring non-solicited trades meet the client risk tolerance
2. Ensure a high level of client service by:
Preparing, analyzing, and presenting reports and recommendations to clients
Developing financial plans, independently or with the Advisor.
Working with the Advisor to develop and distribute client communication and marketing pieces
Providing recommendations to Advisor for improvement of team business processes
Working closely with Team of Experts
3. Coordination and execution of business development by:
Assisting Advisor in development, preparation and presentation of annual business plan
Managing marketing programs, including development, approvals and implementation
Prospecting and follow up on leads
Developing content and maintaining Advisor website
4. Contribute to the effective functioning of the branch team by:
Acting as a leader to other assistants on the team and within the branch by providing direction and
Regularly reviewing practices to ensure administrative processes are streamlined and
administrative tasks being completed and logged for tracking purposes
Building effective working relationships across the team and with various business line and
corporate function contacts
Maintaining a high level of customer service
Facilitating a culture of open and honest communication
Actively participating and contributing to touch bases and team meetings
Encouraging the generation of new ideas and approaches
Actively sharing knowledge and experience to enhance the development of all team members
Developing and executing a meaningful employee development plan
5 years of Industry Experience
Excellent written and verbal communication skills
Strong organizational skills
Ability to take initiative and work independently
Ability to meet deadlines
Understanding of industry and firm compliance regulations
In-depth industry knowledge
EDUCATION AND ACCREDITATIONS
Canadian Securities Course (CSC)
Conduct and Practices Handbook (CPH)
Wealth Management Essentials (WME) prior to enrolling in Registered Representative Training
Registered Representative Training (RRT)
Relevant licensing as required by the Advisor’s business
Completed the Investment Associate Training Program
Location(s): Canada : Ontario : Sarnia
ScotiaMcLeod and Scotiabank are committed to providing an inclusive and accessible candidate experience. Only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted. If you require accommodation during the recruitment and selection process, please let us know. We will work with you to meet your needs.
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