Investment Associate
BlueShore Financial
North Shore, PE
Directly supporting an established Investment Advisor, this an excellent opportunity to develop your skills and abilities on the wealth side of our retail platform. The Investment Associate is responsible for a variety of sales administration/support duties for the Investment Services team to help meet clients’ needs. Duties include such things as assisting in research of investment products, portfolio analysis, processing transactions, and promoting various investment vehicles, Credit Union investment products and the Wealth Management area.

Closing Date: October 11, 2019

Employee Type: Full Time

Schedule: Monday-Friday

Job Category: Client Service and Sales

Location: North Shore Branches

Key responsibilities of this role are:
Assists current and prospective clients to achieve financial wellness by supporting the Investment Advisor’s advice and solutions to meet clients’ needs including all types of stocks, bonds, mutual funds and other investment products.
Supports the client relationship and enhances the relationship for targeted clients.
Processes security transactions accurately and efficiently within established policies, procedures and regulations set out by various regulators. May include complex calculations to rebalance the portfolio. Although Investment Advisors are ultimately responsible, the Investment Associate does the work.
Ensures all documentation adheres to compliance, policies and procedures on all investment dealings.
Assists with and performs activities relating to all types of investment accounts including contributions, investment options, maintenance, gathering research for analysis, and regulatory compliance matters.
Handles inquiries by branch personnel or clients concerning all types of investment accounts. Inquiries can be complex and technical in nature. A fully competent incumbent is expected to handle these independently.
Provides clients with accurate information regarding security transactions as well as any general inquiries of account status.
Reconciles data for accuracy and investigates and corrects errors.
Provides support to the Wealth Management team by booking appointments, preparing correspondence and reports, and maintaining files and materials.
Partners with branch staff in identifying potential clients who would benefit from Wealth Management products and services.
Follows-up with branch referrals and client inquiries to develop and maintain effective relationships.
Makes referrals to other staff for loans, investments, and insurance as appropriate. Directs inquiries to appropriate BlueShore Financial staff.
Updates our Client Relationship Management (CRM) software as a tool to keep the Financial Advisor apprised of any client interactions.
Makes recommendations for process improvements and implements as directed.
Keeps up-to-date on all compliance regulations including changes, updates and enhancements
Qualifications and Experience

2-3 years directly related experience in an IIROC sales support role
Financial Management Diploma or Certificate plus additional experience or equivalent
Must be registered representative on the IIROC platform within six months.
Solid understanding of registered products, processing and regulations related to processing
Solid understanding of financial planning and taxation
Solid understanding of investment trading and book of record systems
Solid understanding of Microsoft Word and Excel and trading systems
Canadian Securities Course an asset
Conducts & Practices Handbook an asset
Investment Funds in Canada an asset
Investment Representative Training Course – 90-day Training Program an asset
Demonstrated background in business development and needs-based sales an asset
Basic understanding of CRM software
What can BlueShore Financial can do for you?

Opportunity to support a well established and experienced Investment Advisor.
Limitless career progression opportunities.
Comprehensive Total Rewards Program including bonuses, pension, flexible benefits and competitive compensation.
Opportunity to work in a world class, award winning organization.

What BlueShore Financial needs from you:
Accountability, in all directions.
“Can do” attitude.
The drive to provide a premium level of service regardless of location or position.
Professional appearance and manner.
At BlueShore Financial we are constantly innovating, connecting and improving to deliver exceptional client and employee experiences. As a result, we have grown to become an award winning organization, garnering both local and national attention for our progressive practices.

Be Richly Valued. At BlueShore Financial, our employees are as important as our clients. We strive to create a workplace culture of openness, empowerment, trust and passion. Our values unite our organization and are our guiding compass. But it is our exceptional staff that bring our corporate values to life. They are passionate about delivering exceptional client service and a banking experience that promises to impress. And this level of engagement shows. We've been formally recognized making Aon’s "50 Best Employers in Canada" list nine years in a row and as one of "Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures" in Canada by Waterstone Human Capital.

From the moment you walk into one of our Financial Spas™, you’ll know you’ve arrived at a special place, where all the elements work together to stimulate the senses and create a distinctive atmosphere unlike any financial institution you’ve experienced. We embrace the west coast lifestyle, while providing a premium and sophisticated experience for our clients and employees. You may not recognize us, but we've been serving the lower mainland for almost 75 years! But this isn’t the Credit Union of your childhood. We’re different and better.