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Associate

Employment Status
Permanent Full-Time
Location
Winnipeg, MB
Department
Retail
Reporting To
Investment Advisor(s) and Branch Management Team
Job Id
WPG - 012
Job Level
L3
Seniority Level
Associate
Position Overview

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 

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

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
  • 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 Representative