Investment Advisor – South Okanagan

Join our Team!

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

 

Manager Advisory Services

We are expanding our team to help us evolve through the next stage of our growth journey, and we hope that you can help shape our future. We now have a career opportunity for a Manager Advisory Services. This position may work remotely but will be required to be onsite at our Saskatoon and Regina locations regularly.

As the Manager Advisory Services you will….

Lead a team of advisory specialists within the Business Solutions and Wealth Management business lines. You will be responsible for:

  • Applying your industry knowledge along with your technical skills, connections and expertise to identify opportunities to realize market growth and expansion.
  • Implementing advisory sales and business development strategies in line with organizational strategy and budget objectives.
  • Mentoring and guiding the advisors as they provide exceptional service to our business and wealth members making TCU the advice center of choice.
  • Working collaboratively with other retail areas to support a member-centric culture of making quality referrals and seeking opportunities to enhance overall profitability of TCU.

As the Manager Advisory Services you are ….

  • A dynamic mentor and leader of people able to promote a highly accountable and value aligned team, capable of critical thinking in applying a member-centric focus to sales, service, advice-giving and operational excellence.
  • An engaging communicator with the ability to build strong relationships which will support a collaborative culture while operating across business boundaries and realizing organizational success.
  • Capable of understanding and interpreting the changing financial landscape to enable the realization of the TCU strategic business priorities, including improved member experience, market expansion and sales growth.
  • A professional who understands and models the importance of building strong centers of influence to foster a network of business development.
  • Passionate about member education, fostering financial literacy and engaging members in a partnership to maximize their financial opportunities.
  • A change agent capable of identifying obstacles and working collaboratively to assist the team in overcoming these challenges.

If you are motivated by the thought of this challenge ….

And can demonstrate success through 8-10 years of Business Solutions and/or Wealth Management experience and 5 years of management experience combined with a Bachelor’s degree or Diploma in Business Administration or a related field, then this opportunity may be the one for you!

Get to know us

TCU Financial Group is a Saskatchewan credit union who, for over six decades, has been dedicated to helping our members and our own TCU Team reach their goals. Our roots and our commitment to fostering financial health in our communities run deep.

Rewarding times ahead

We’re growing and evolving our organization – and we need talented people who are passionate about creating and delivering meaningful financial solutions for our members. In addition to providing competitive compensation, benefits and pension programs, we support our TCU Financial Group Team and their families by providing an enhanced vacation program to enjoy time doing what they love outside of work.

Thank you for your interest in exploring your future with us!

The deadline for this career opportunity is Monday, June 27, 2022.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources Department
TCU Financial Group
Email: hr@tcu.sk.ca
Web site: www.tcufinancialgroup.com

Financial Advisor

Northern Savings Credit Union has an opening for a full time Financial Advisor for our Terrace branch, if you are passionate about improving people’s financial health and have experience with sales and service, we would like to hear from you.

 Primary Purpose

As a confident, results driven and service focused self-starter, the Financial Advisor provides advanced Investment, insurance and financial planning advice and solutions to existing and new Northern Savings members and self-sourced customers.

The Financial Advisor Is responsible for the aggregation and growth of the wealth management business, while also Identifying and referring product solutions and service opportunities to other Northern Savings business channels, with an ultimate goal of consolidating Members’ total banking and investment business within the Credit Union.

The Financial Advisor Is responsible for building strong, sustainable, client relationships and actively participating In community events that will enhance the Image of Northern Savings as a preferred provider of wealth management products, services, and expertise.

The Financial Advisor is to ensure that all business-related activities are performed to the

highest ethical standards, and on full compliance with all policies, procedures, regulations, and legislation related to the category or categories of their registration.

Responsibilities:

  • The development, retention and growth of investments and insurance for our clients and members
  • Seeking opportunities to attract new business
  • Maintaining regular client and member contact and building sound financial relationships

The successful candidate will be a professional team player who is self-motivated and has the demonstrated ability to gather business investment business.

Requirements:

  • Canadian Securities Course (CSC); must be able to be an llROC Registered Representative
  • Life, Accident, and Sickness Insurance license
  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation would be an asset
  • Minimum 3-5 years’ experience in financial planning/investment sales or financial services industry
  • Advanced knowledge of sound financial planning principles, good understanding of all investment products
  • Comfortable with Industry standard financial planning tools/software
  • Post-secondary diploma/degree, ideally in Commerce or Business Administration would be an asset

 

Wealth Management Advisor

The Wealth Management Advisor’s primary focus is to provide holistic planning advice and financial guidance to new, and self-sourced Mainstreet members utilizing mutual fund investment solutions. Sales efforts must be consistent with corporate vision, mission and strategic plan.

Internally the Wealth Management Advisor works in collaboration with the retail branch network and commercial lending division to ensure a team approach to member advice conversations, including providing appropriate mentoring/coaching on all wealth management products, services, and strategies –– leading to a steady stream of member referrals.

Externally, the Wealth Management Advisor will have an active community presence, building Mainstreet’s profile in the community as a professional and preferred provider of wealth management products, services, and expertise — leading to new wealth management and banking relationships.

This position requires a deep and thorough understanding of financial planning, mutual funds, the external markets, and the competition within their market.

 Major Duties and Responsibilities:

  • Analyze and identify the needs of members and develop recommendations, supported by financial planning tools to assist members achieve their financial goals with an emphasis on holistic advice and mutual fund sales.
  • Actively engage in member conversations to uncover other product and service opportunities and refer members, when appropriate, to other departments with a goal of expanding existing member base, wallet share, and development of new profitable member relationships
  • Collaborate with retail and commercial advice staff in order to achieve growth targets as set out in the credit union strategic plan
  • Ensure sales processes favour and respect member objectives over sales targets
  • Seek out and capitalize on referrals from all Mainstreet staff, existing members, and outside referral sources
  • Assist in preparation of plans for business development within the community and drive the sales management process through programs of outside calls, in-branch promotions and other activities designed to expand the existing member base
  • Recommend and host financial planning seminars, provide content for Blog and Vlog posts
  • Ensure policies and procedures are followed according to established guidelines and carry out responsibilities in an ethical manner
  • Perform other duties as assigned

Skills & Qualifications:

  • Certified Financial Planner (CFP®), Qualified Associate Financial Planner (QAFP™), or Personal Financial Planner (PFP®) designation
  • MFDA licensed or licensable
  • Post-secondary diploma/degree, ideally in Commerce or Business Administration would be an asset
  • Display exceptional interpersonal skills by demonstrating approachability, trustworthiness, flexibility and a strong work and service ethic
  • Proven relationship management and sales effectiveness skills, able to identify member needs and match appropriate solutions
  • Understanding of investment industry trends, markets and investment products
  • Demonstrate results orientation in both sales and service
  • Use technology to enhance productivity
  • Proven networking, relationship building, client acquisition and asset gathering abilities
  • Superior sales abilities (active listening, identifying business opportunities, influencing & negotiating, asking for the business)
  • Outstanding communication and presentation skills
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Commitment to continuous education (CE credits)
  • Proven organizational and time management abilities

Mainstreet Credit Union welcomes applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available upon request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Investment Advisor, Qtrade Advisor; Financial Planner, TCU Wealth Management

We are expanding our team to help us evolve through the next stage of our growth journey, and we hope that you can help shape our future.  We now have a career opportunity for a Full Time Investment Advisor/Financial Planner.  This position may work within a flexible work environment (home and in office hybrid) and will be required to be onsite at our Saskatoon locations regularly.

As the Investment Advisor/Financial Planner you will….

Deliver full service brokerage and comprehensive financial and estate planning. This includes:

  • Building a book of business through the sale of all eligible investment products available.
  • Managing investment portfolios.
  • Providing analysis, advice, counseling and recommendations in all financial planning aspects.

As the Investment Advisor/Financial Planner you are ….

  • A highly motivated self-starter with an extensive knowledge of wealth management and financial products and services, financial planning concepts and current legislation.
  • A results oriented professional motivated by helping your clients achieve financial success.
  • A team player accustomed to working collaboratively with Business and Retail partners to provide solutions for your clients’ unique and complex financial situations.
  • A sales and service focused expert who thrives in a fast-paced, challenging environment and is inspired by achieving and exceeding both personal and team goals.

If you are motivated by the thought of this challenge ….

And can demonstrate success through a minimum of 4-6 years of related experience with a full service brokerage firm along with a Certified Financial Planner Designation or Personal Financial Planner Designation, then this opportunity may be the one for you!

Get to know us

TCU Financial Group is a Saskatchewan credit union who, for over six decades, has been dedicated to helping our members and our own TCU Team reach their goals. Our roots and our commitment to fostering financial health in our communities run deep.

Rewarding times ahead

We’re growing and evolving our organization – and we need talented people who are passionate about creating and delivering meaningful financial solutions for our members. In addition to providing competitive compensation (base salary plus variable pay), benefits and pension programs, we support our TCU Financial Group Team and their families by providing an enhanced vacation program to enjoy time doing what they love outside of work.

Thank you for your interest in exploring your future with us!

The deadline for this career opportunity is Monday, May 30, 2022.

Please submit your resume and cover letter to:

Human Resources Department
TCU Financial Group
Email: hr@tcu.sk.ca
Web site: www.tcufinancialgroup.com

 

Mutual funds, other securities and securities related financial planning services are offered through Qtrade Advisor, a division of Credential Qtrade Securities Inc.

Investment Specialist

This is a great opportunity to join an established and well-respected wealth management team!

We invite you to be part of a team where you can feel good about the work you do and the positive impact you will have in the Shuswap community. We believe in fostering a work environment that is the perfect blend of friendliness, support, and professionalism (not to mention fun)! Add in a competitive compensation plan, and perks such as reduced banking fees, comprehensive benefits, and spectacular natural scenery, and you’ll see why SASCU is an award-winning employer.

As an Investment Specialist, you will deliver professional financial advice to SASCU members and non-members, primarily focused on savings, investments, and retirement solutions that build a bridge for members as their needs progress towards full financial planning. The Investment Specialist delivers on the SASCU Member Experience by identifying member needs, building sound modular financial plans, and partnering to actively promote the growth of all SASCU products and services.

 

What you’ll do:

  • Build and maintain a book of business by sourcing new business, building relationships with other SASCU business lines, and developing existing member and community relationships.
  • Build internal and external networks to capitalize on business referral opportunity.
  • Prepare and present financial strategies appropriate for the achievement of the client’s specific goals and objectives.
  • Provide comprehensive investment, insurance, and financial advice in a way that educates the client and enables them to make sound financial choices.
  • Sell SASCU on- and off-book (mutual fund) investment products.
  • Build high-trust member relationships by consistently following through on commitments, being proactive with client contact efforts, and providing value-added financial advice that enables the client to improve their financial position over time.
  • Partner with credit union peers through referral or joint client meetings to consolidate business held elsewhere and provide the right product at the right time.
  • Serve as an internal resource for SASCU peers in the provision of financial products and services.

 What you’ll bring:

  • Completed post-secondary education.
  • At least 3 years of investment-related experience in a fast-paced professional sales role.
  • Valid and current BC Mutual Funds License (IFIC/Canadian Securities). CFP (or PFP) designation or specialization is an asset.
  • Professional level knowledge of Canadian investment, insurance, and financial planning products, strategies, and concepts.

You’re perfect for this role if you have:

  • A proven record of achieving and exceeding sales objectives.
  • Understanding of regulatory and compliance policies and procedures.
  • Strong organizational and time management skills.
  • Excellent communication and interpersonal skills.
  • High levels of ownership, accountability, and initiative.

 

This is a full-time Monday to Friday position (flexibility is required to meet member needs). It an excellent opportunity for a community-minded individual to further their career within a successful and growing organization. If this sounds like you, let us know! To apply, please email a cover letter and résumé to us at hr@sascu.com.

 

A bit about SASCU:

SASCU Financial Group offers a broad range of personal and business financial services through SASCU Credit Union and its three lines of business: SASCU Insurance, SASCU Wealth, and Commercial banking. SASCU Credit Union branches are in Sicamous and Sorrento, plus two in Salmon Arm. Established in 1946, SASCU has more than 19,000 members, 150 staff, and over $1 billion in assets. Learn more at www.sascu.com

 

We thank all candidates for their interest, however, only those selected for an interview will be contacted. The successful candidate will be required to meet fidelity bonding requirements, including completion of references, a criminal record check, and credit check. Employment offers will be conditional on the candidate providing satisfactory proof of COVID-19 vaccination, subject only to valid legal or medical exceptions, and complying with all pandemic/epidemic control measures affecting the workplace.

Compliance Support Officer – Wealth

As part of the Innovation Wealth team, the Compliance Support Officer is responsible for providing support in investment-dealer related compliance duties, ensuring that staff always act in compliance with legislated national, provincial and corporate policies and procedures. This position will also be accountable for providing product training, sales support, Dataphile and knowledgeXchange support to applicable wealth representatives. How does one do this? Glad you asked!

The Compliance Support Officer does the following:

  • Key day-to-day contact for advisors regarding compliance related matters
  • Perform approval or new accounts and material changes to existing accounts
  • Performs daily and monthly reviews of advisor trading activity
  • Deal with compliance issues as identified, through to resolution and/or appropriate escalation
  • Follow up with advisors on missing documentation or information
  • Support Wealth Compliance Manager and acts as back-up during Manager absence
  • Support advisors with ongoing compliance education and training
  • Assist with compliance projects and initiatives as needed
  • Demonstrate acceptance and implementation of processes around new and existing regulatory standards on a proactive basis
  • Support in onboarding and training new mutual fund licensed specialists

Visit the CAREERS page or our website to learn more about this position and to apply.  www.innovationcu.ca  Only those applications received through our job board will be considered.

Financial Consultant (Investment Advisor)

**Posting Deadline: Please submit your application by 11:59 PM PST,  April 30, 2022**

Position Type: Permanent

Together, Let’s Do Great Things!

We’re the largest financial institution based on Vancouver Island and the Gulf Islands, and we’ve got an opportunity for you. We are looking for a Financial Consultant to support our Comox Valley Region, so if you’re passionate about improving people’s financial health and have experience with investment advice, including managing stocks, bonds and/or mutual funds, we’d like to hear from you!

What’s the role?

Reporting to the Manager, Private Wealth Group, with a functional accountability to the Branch Manager, as the Financial Consultant you are responsible to contribute to the achievement of growth and profitability targets for Coastal Community by developing/enhancing mutually beneficial relationships with members and clients to promote the advantages that Coastal Community can offer. You will build relationships with existing and potential members/clients to provide advice and solutions of banking, borrowing, saving, and protection based on the unique needs of our members and clients. You are responsible for providing exceptional quality service to members/clients reviewing their current financial information, goals and objectives and working together to create a plan and direction to meet their overall needs. As the Financial Consultant you are also responsible for self-development and continuous learning to maintain and achieve the required knowledge to perform all principle duties and responsibilities.

Your duties will include:

  • Proactively developing strong member/client relationships through regular contact providing quality advice and recommendations to ensure members/clients are aware of the Coastal Community’s full product and service offerings.
  • Utilizing Coastal Community’s client service matrix and segmentation tools that are within CRM with each member/client.
  • Inputting & maintaining all client information into a CRM system to create a permanent record of member/client interactions and discussions and maintain appropriate client documentation.
  • Profiling members and clients to determine their personal financial needs based on their life stages and life events and pro-actively act upon the opportunities identified using Coastal Community’s processes.
  • Utilizing client advocacy, centers of influence, seminars etc. to proactively develop business.
  • Performing other duties as required to deliver exceptional service to Coastal Community members/clients and to enable the team to capitalize on all relationship building opportunities.
  • Assisting members/clients in making decisions about banking, borrowing, saving, and protecting.
  • Interviewing clients to determine their financial goals and objectives needed to develop a segmented financial plan.
  • Proactively utilizing financial planning software to develop a plan for each member/client focusing on the achievement of their short and long term goals.
  • Meeting regularly with each member/client to review their financial situation and make updates and adjustments where necessary following Coastal Community’s Client Service Matrix.

What are we looking for?

  • You will hold or be eligible to be IIROC licensed as a Registered Representative in the Province of BC within 9 months of start date
  • You will complete all Continuing Education (CE) credits as required and have completed the CFP designation and be a member in good standing within 18 months of start
  • a minimum of 5 years’ experience in the financial services industry, including 1 year experience in managing stocks, bonds, and/or mutual funds

Ideally, you are a flexible, collaborative team player with:

  • Working knowledge of various computer software applications including MS Outlook, Word, Excel, and industry specific software; as well as above average organization and computer skills and proven relationship sales ability.
  • Familiarity with all Credit Union products and services, a proven track record of identifying and acting upon opportunities, and the ability to refer business to other Credit Union business lines to build client relationships.
  • Excellent communication skills and the ability to articulate in a clear, concise manner is required to transfer information and understanding to members.
  • Effective listening skills to and engage members in conversation to understand and identify their immediate financial needs, and provide resolution through sourcing information, matching an appropriate product/service and/or referring members to the appropriate individual to complete their request.
  • The ability to multitask with above average keyboarding and internet/computer navigation skills for searching on-line client data and product information while simultaneously conversing with the member is essential to ensure that members receive excellent member service.
  • Interviewing skills and the ability to ask probing questions are required, as well as having the flexibility to adapt to each request and move between a variety of member concerns/questions/requests.

If you’re an approachable problem solver who embraces self-development and life-long learning, you’ll be a great fit with us.

Who are we?

Since first forming in 1946, Coastal Community has grown to become the largest financial services provider based on Vancouver Island. We’re proud of the legacy we’ve built and the things that make us who we are:

  • We’re 100% member-owned, with all decisions made locally—right here on Vancouver Island.
  • We’re a growing organization with over $4 billion in assets under management. Coastal Community helps improve the financial health of over 100,000 members and clients through our 24 branches, 16 insurance offices, 4 business centres, plus our wide range of online and digital services.
  • We believe in making meaningful contributions to the communities we call home. Each year, we give over half a million to community organizations and programs.

If you join us you’ll work hard, but have a lot of fun along the way. We offer a generous compensation package and a great work/life balance because we want you to spend your career here. Many people do!

VP, Operations

Primary Purpose:

The Vice President, Operations (VP, Operation) is a member of the Senior Leadership Team who provides leadership, oversight and coordination of retail banking operations, insurance, financial planning, and facilities for Northern Savings Credit Union.  This leader translates business strategies into goals, objectives, and processes to affect sound and prudent operations of the Credit Union all in an effort to ensure exemplary member service.

This business unit leader is responsible for sales and services including, member support, needs assessment, escalation of issues, overseeing the provision of exemplary member service, providing for engagement of employees, managing the operations to be efficient and effective.  This position is responsible for the ongoing maintenance of the buildings, efficiency, and good working conditions of the facilities.

The VP, Operations is to conduct their duties while demonstrating positive leadership within the Credit Union and externally in the community. They are to inspire the employees to achieve their maximum potential and produce results in the best interest of the credit union while respecting the members.

Core Occupational Skills:

  • Sales skills
  • Recognizes basic financial terminology
  • General understanding of industry conditions
  • General knowledge of competitors products and services
  • General knowledge of the features and benefits of credit union products
  • Human Resource management (Employee Engagement)
  • Understands Compensation and benefits
  • Recruitment
  • Performance management, conflict resolution
  • Compliance and labour standards, human rights legislation
  • Human resource policy and procedure development, implementation, interpretation
  • Planning/forecasting/budgeting
  • Credit Union product knowledge
  • Knowledge of Credit Union philosophies and principles
  • Working knowledge of Credit Union technology and operations
  • Understanding of Credit Union Act and regulations; policies and procedures

 Education & Experience:

  • University degree is required
  • Four to six years of related management experience
  • Or an equivalent combination of education and experience.
  • Extensive financial services experience is required.
  • Expert knowledge of products and services and their regulatory requirements is required.
  • Experience evaluating and drafting policy and procedures is preferred.
  • Extensive experience in evaluating all aspects of credit decisions, at a corporate level is required.
  • Extensive sales and service experience is required.
  • Extensive lending experience is preferred.

Travel is a requirement of this position.

Please send your cover letter and resume to info@northsave.com.

We thank all applicants for their interest. Please note that we will only contact individuals for an interview.

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