Personal Finance Advisor
Desjardins
Toronto, Canada
40d ago

Desjardins Group is the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, and one of the largest employers in the country. It offers a full range of financial products and services and is home to a wealth of expertise in property and casualty insurance, life and health insurance, wealth management, services for businesses of all sizes, securities brokerage, asset management, venture capital, and secure, leading-

edge virtual access methods.

Job Level

NV-06The person in this position is responsible for prospecting, soliciting, developing and maintaining business relationships with a clientele composed mainly of individual members and businesses with savings of 25,000 dollars to 50,000 dollars or mortgage financing.

He / she promotes and sells products and services and stimulates business growth. As needed, the incumbent is assigned to overseeing financing for individual members served by the caisse or partners.

The incumbent represents, engages, and negotiates on behalf of the caisse in agreements that have moderate impact on the caisse.

He / she ensures consistency and balance between sales objectives, sound and prudent risk management, portfolio profitability and client, member and partner satisfaction.

General Information on the Position

Caisse populaire Voyageurs provides service to more than 34,800 members. Its assets stand at $1.3 billion, with a business volume of over $3.

5 billion. The Caisse has more than 130 employees at 16 branches and 6 agencies.

The Caisse’s head office is located in Sudbury, where it operates 5 branches. A dynamic and high-performing caisse, it also operates branches in Toronto, Mississauga, Oshawa, Aurora, Midland, Killarney, Gogama, Whitney, Virginiatown, Pickle Lake, Armstrong, New Liskeard, Earlton, Matheson and Cochrane.

Main Responsibilities

  • Solicit, develop and maintain personalized business relationships with current and potential clients in order to promote and sell Desjardins products and services.
  • Assume responsibility for the portfolio by serving as the primary link between the caisse and members and clients. Ensure that products and services are appropriately used and updated and maintain satisfaction levels.
  • Analyze sources of dissatisfaction and recommend solutions.

  • Identify and analyze member and client needs, develop customized solutions and prepare an integrated service offer. Negotiate applicable conditions with members and clients.
  • Recommend strategies and solutions to reach caisse objectives such as increased sales volumes, sound risk management, portfolio profitability and improved business relations.
  • Identify business development opportunities to maintain the competitiveness of products and services.
  • Carry out various promotional activities related to caisse operations. Take part in public relations activities and maintain a presence in the business community.
  • Be attentive to the needs of members and clients in order to ensure their full satisfaction, pinpoint business opportunities, and as required, refer them to individuals who can meet their needs.
  • Adhere to current policies, practices and standards as well as to the various laws governing the distribution of financial services.
  • Ensure sound and prudent risk management for the portfolio under his / her responsibility.

    Qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in Business Administration or related field
  • 0 to 6 months of experience in personal financial advisory services
  • Other combinations of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

  • Be a licensed mutual fund representative
  • Knowledge of current financial, economic, political and legislative events
  • Knowledge of all products and services aimed at caisse members and those offered by Desjardins Business Centres, Desjardins components and distribution networks, and those offered by competitors
  • Knowledge of debt management
  • Knowledge of compliance with legislation respecting the distribution of financial products and services
  • Understanding of the philosophy and fundamentals of financial services cooperatives
  • Knowledge of policies, legislation and standards related to products and services offered by the caisse
  • Knowledge of the Desjardins business processes
  • Knowledge of service standards
  • Knowledge of techniques used to assess and monitor individual financing applications
  • Business acumen
  • Interpersonal savvy
  • Customer focus
  • Drive for results
  • Decision quality
  • Priority setting
  • Other working conditions

  • This position is part of the caisse network’s service offer development and caisse organization project (EOO project), which means that the employee will have to provide services based on the financial life cycle of their assigned members.
  • Number of jobs available : 1
  • Job Family

    Personal Services and Sales (G)

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