Personal Finance Advisor

March 20, 2020

(Work place: Chicoutimi)

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.

Main responsibilities

  • Advise members and clients on the best strategies and work with them to identify expected results.
  • Manage business relationships, assess member/client satisfaction and service quality, follow up and identify areas for improvement.
  • Stay up-to-date on the financial services industry, market trends and best practices in your field.
  • Participate in outreach activities and represent the caisse in the community.

Other working conditions

  • Number of job available : 1

Qualifications

  • College diploma in a related field
  • A minimum of two years of relevant experience

Please note that other combinaisons of qualifications and relevant experience may be considered

  • Mutual fund representative certificate - Autorité des marchés financier
  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

Specific knowledge

  • 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, components and distribution networks, as well as those of competitors
  • Knowledge of debt management principles
  • Familiarity with legal compliance requirements for the distribution of financial products and services
  • Understanding of the philosophy and operation of financial services cooperatives
  • Knowledge of policies, legislation and standards related to caisse products and services
  • Knowledge of the Desjardins business process and service standards
  • Understanding of the techniques to assess and follow up on a personal financing application

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Action oriented, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation

Key competencies for the job

Drive results, Interpersonal Savvy

Work Location

Caisse Desjardins de Chicoutimi

Trade Union

GSPD-Saguenay-CSN

Unposting Date

2020-03-30

Job Family

Member/client sales and service (FG)

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