Investment Advisor – South Okanagan

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We measure success by the success of our members and the strength of our local communities. ​By choosing Interior Savings, you give us the power to give back to your community. You help us create local money that stays local – supporting local causes, events, initiatives, and positive local change. Here at Interior Savings we support and value our employees, and work together to strengthen our communities!

Interior Savings is looking to bring a new Investment Advisor to join the Wealth Management Team in the South Okanagan.

The South Okanagan is known for having the warmest weather conditions in all of Canada and with lots of sunshine and a comfortable climate all year round it’s a great four-season destination offering so much to do in the beautiful outdoors.  Not to mention that the region is at the heart of BC’s wine industry.

About this opportunity…

The Investment Advisor supports Interior Savings’ vision of sales & service excellence by developing valuable long-term relationships with members, pro-actively determining & fulfilling their investment needs and providing them sound advice with high-quality, tailored financial solutions to match their financial goals.

Through personal strengths in communication, sales leadership, and initiative you will achieve client’s financial sales goals through a focus on medium to high net-worth investors seeking diverse investment solutions. You will pro-actively manage client relationships, pursue internal opportunities/referrals, and external business growth opportunities.

With proven sales and service ability and the ability to meet and exceed goals and objectives you will identify cross-selling and referral opportunities to other Interior Savings partners, achieve referral objectives, develop external leads, and build referral relationships within the community. You will work as a team member with licensed branch staff to ensure that all member needs are met in a timely, cost effective manner and assist in the education of branch staff regarding Credit Union services and products to pro-actively grow the business. You will also perform other duties as assigned.

What we are looking for….

Education

  • High School diploma/Grade 12 plus two (2) years of formal post-secondary education or equivalent
  • Possess or be willing to work towards the CFP (Certified Financial Planner designation) or PFP designation
  • Canadian Securities course and Conduct & Practices Handbook
  • Must be IIROC licensed

Experience/Knowledge

  • 4-6 years of job related experience in a financial sales & services environment
  • Good knowledge of current domestic and international investment marketplace
  • Good comprehension of all insurance products
  • Knowledge of RRSPs, RRIFs, RESPs, mutual funds, and self-directed plan administration

 

Branch Manager

Interior Savings is a locally based financial institution serving the Interior Region of British Columbia; we are one of the largest credit unions in the province. Our customers are our members, our members are our owners, and our success begins and ends with you.  Our Way Forward is to make a positive difference in people’s lives and enrich each member’s life journey while keeping the human touch in a digital world. Interior Savings takes pride in the fact that we operate in a socially responsible manner and are highly visible supporters of the communities we serve. That’s local money for local good.

If you would like to be part of a team that makes a positive difference in people’s lives, check out this great opportunity.

We are seeking a Full Time Branch Manager in our Oliver location. As a Branch Manager with Interior Savings, you are a key contributor to leading a team. You will lead your team by servicing member needs and delivering relevant products and services. You drive the business to increase the member’s share of wallet and assets under administration. You will focus on activities that align with the strategic objectives of the four pillars of the Balanced Scorecard of Financial, Member, Business Operations, and Innovation and Learning.

Through your coaching and leadership you will lead your team to increase member participation levels and ensure the CU is their primary financial institution.  You are responsible for leading and executing on sales and service strategies in support of your region’s corporate business goals. As a coach and a leader you are actively engaged with your team on strategies to meet the immediate needs of the members while looking for additional opportunities to grow the business and to educate members on alternative channels. You look for opportunities to assist your team with providing guidance in structuring investment and credit solutions. You foster a positive team environment through proactive participation in providing assistance to your staff and take an active role in their career development activities.

You will be responsible for maximizing the results of your team by developing, communicating and executing monthly business plans that are aligned with the corporate strategies and contribute to the overall success of the credit union by demonstrating behaviors that are consistent with Interior Savings Vision, Mission and Values. You will work closely with the Supervisor Member Services, Account Managers and Member Service Advisor to ensure strong member relationships. You will coach to and follow the organizational business model when referring members, preparing for meetings and uncovering needs. Through your strong interpersonal skills you will manage key HR functions including interviewing and hiring, coaching and training, conducting performance reviews and initiating performance improvement plans and progressive discipline as needed. You will work closely with the Regional Relationship Manager in ensuring a strong relationship between the centralized sales force and the Branch. You will also perform other duties as assigned.

 

REQUIRED QUALIFICATIONS

 Education

  • A university degree in a related field plus the Associate of the Credit Union Institute designation or an equivalent combination of education and experience
  • Lean White Belt certification

Experience/Knowledge

  • 7-9 years of leadership/management experience preferably in the financial services sector
  • Knowledge of: employment laws and other relevant legislation, strategic management practices and accounting principles and practices.
  • Proven sales and service experience in the financial industry
  • Comprehensive understanding of credit products and procedures
  • Knowledgeable in full range of investment products

 “For more information or to apply for this position please visit our website: www.interiorsavings.com”

We thank all applicants for their interest and will contact short-listed candidates only.

 

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