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Associate Financial Consultant - Surrey

Scotiabank - 826 Jobs
Surrey, BC
Posted 5 days ago

Requisition ID: 202731

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.

The Associate Financial Consultant (AFC) assists MD's physician clients and their families in achieving their personal financial goals. The AFC will work closely with a team of Advisors and Specialists to gain a broad understanding of MD's value proposition for our clients and hone their skills providing an exceptional client experience. By developing a solid knowledge of all of MD's products and services in the context of comprehensive financial planning, the AFC will support clients in achieving their financial goals while contributing to overall business growth targets through acquisition and referrals. In this role, they will continue to expand their knowledge of all lines of business at MD and the client service approach centering around financial planning and advice. The AFC is responsible for supporting the team in retaining and growing market share in the community in which they operate, by actively prospecting and engaging in activities/behaviors that lead to success. They will gain exposure to clients at various stages of the physician life cycle. They will develop new opportunities to prospect and grow the client base, while ensuring retention of clients through relationship building and developing comprehensive financial plans.

Is this role right for you? In this role you will:

  • Champion a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
  • Complete financial planning, with Senior Financial Consultant oversight, in the areas of risk management, estate planning, liability management, cashflow/budgeting, education funding, tax, retirement planning, investment management, practice management and goal setting
  • Participate in the preparation of comprehensive financial plans and specific investment strategies based on MD Management developed and managed optimal portfolio ranges
  • Participate in client meeting preparation, drafting post meeting notes and identifying next opportunities, gathering and inputting financial data resulting from discovery conversations.
  • Understand and comply with all industry regulations and MD's program and process requirements
  • Respond to client questions, inquiries and obtain support from a Senior Advisor with solutions where needed.
  • Help promote/advocate MD products and services with clients and prospects, which involves engaging our "disengaged" clients.
  • Participate in the development and delivery of financial planning seminars and information meetings throughout the region to inform clients about new strategies, legislative changes and MD Management's programs
  • Increase visibility of products and services through contact with centers of influence
  • Keep current on issues affecting the financial affairs of clients, including a general knowledge of income tax, investment trends and products, as well as any other issues impacting clients
  • Provide input to marketing and management concerning potential new products and services
  • Travel within established geographic area
  • Understand how the Bank's risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.
  • Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas in accordance with Scotiabank's Values, its Code of Conduct and the Global Sales Principles, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational, compliance, AML/ATF/sanctions and conduct risk.
  • Champions a high-performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment.

The Must Haves:

  • University degree in business, commerce or a degree related to practice of financial planning
  • MFDA or CIRO licensed as a Registered Representative• Working towards completing the Canadian Securities Course, the Conduct & Practices Handbook and 90 day training.
  • Previous lending experience will be considered an asset
  • Good working knowledge of Financial Planning and financial services
  • Good product knowledge
  • A demonstrated track record of above average client service in a financial services or related environment
  • Minimum of 1-2 years experience within the financial services industry

Do you have the skills that will enable you to succeed in this role? – We'd love to work with you if you have:

  • Strong marketing skills
  • Excellent presentation skills
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills
  • Client focused and results driven
  • Eager to obtain knowledge and continuous improvement

Location(s): Canada : British Columbia : Surrey

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.

At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

Competition Number: 202731
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