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Associate

Employment Status
Permanent Full-Time
Location
Toronto, ON
Department
Retail
Reporting To
Investment Advisor(s) and Branch Management Team
Job Id
TOR - 056
Job Level
L4
Seniority Level
Associate
Position Overview

We are seeking an individual to join our team in the Toronto office. As an Associate the incumbent will contribute to growing the business by supporting to the Investment Advisor(s), ensuring high-level client service, and providing dedicated specialized administrative support on diverse assignments.

Duties & Responsibilities

Investment Advisor Support:

  • Prepare, analyze, and present reports and recommendations for clients including investment policy statements, portfolio evaluations, financial plans, retirement projections, client commentaries/reviews and investment proposals
  • Manage the execution of transactions on behalf of the Advisor
  • Analyze industry and company data, macro data, develop and maintain financial models
  • Implement changes to portfolios by trading equity, fixed income and money market securities

Client Service:

  • Provide a high level of client service which includes responding to phone, mail and electronic enquiries based on knowledge of full service brokerage
  • Attend client meetings as required, including prospect and annual review meetings
  • Provide gold standard client service anticipating client needs and delivering proactive and quality communications to ensure clients are apprised of details related to their accounts
  • Assist with the preparation of regular client communication such as websites, newsletters, and client events

Administration:

  •  Familiarize and adhere to compliance requirements, including all aspects of new and existing account documentation and marketing materials to maintain a culture and operation of risk management
Skills & Qualifications
  • At least 3 years’ experience in the financial services industry
  • Excellent verbal and written communication skills in English
  • Strong organizational skills
  • Excellent proficiency with Microsoft Office particularly Word, Excel, PowerPoint and Outlook
  • Ability to take initiative and work independently
  • Understanding of industry compliance regulations
  • Strict attention to detail
  • The ability to multi-task
  • Excellent organizational and time management skills
  • Ability to quickly learn new technologies and programs
Education
  • An undergraduate and/or postgraduate degree in Business/Economics or related field
  • Successful completion of the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) and Conduct and Practices Handbook
  • Licensed with Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada (IIROC) as an Investment (Registered) Representative
  • Completion of, or striving to complete CFP and Options Licensing Course