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Financial Advisor

Regina, SK
Full Time
2 days ago
Requisition ID: 163654

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.
Reporting to the Regional Manager, as a Financial Consultant, you will assist MD clients and their families in achieving their personal financial goals. Working as a partner with MD's Specialist Advisors, you will leverage your years of experience and strong client focus to prepare comprehensive financial plans and specific investment strategies for clients. You will identify and develop new opportunities to prospect and grow the client base, while ensuring retention of clients through strong relationship building and the development of comprehensive financial plans.
Duties & Responsibilities:
• Prepare and execute quarterly business plans to aid in the meeting of individual, regional and corporate targets
• Actively participate in prospecting
• Complete financial planning in the areas of risk management, estate planning, liability management, cashflow/budgeting, education funding, tax, retirement planning, investment management, practice management and goal setting
• Prepare comprehensive financial plans and specific investment strategies based on MD Management developed and managed optimal portfolio ranges
• Understand and comply with all industry regulations and MD's program and process requirements
• Conduct 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 travel circuit
• 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.
Education & Experience:
• University degree in business, commerce or a degree related to practice of financial planning
• IIROC licensed as a Registered Representative having completed the Canadian Securities Course, the Conduct & Practices Handbook and 90 day training
• Completion of the Group Annuity Sector (PQPAV) (Quebec offices only); Life License (LLQP) (all other provinces), and the willingness to complete other regulatory requirements
• Previous lending experience will be considered an asset
• Strong working knowledge of Financial Planning
• Good product knowledge
• A demonstrated track record of above average sales in a financial services or related environment
• 2+ years financial planning experience within the financial services industry
Competency Requirements:
• Strong marketing skills
• Excellent presentation skills
• Strong communication and interpersonal skills
Location(s): Canada : Saskatchewan : Regina
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.

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