Personal Finance Advisor

June 08, 2019

(Work place: Sorel-Tracy)

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

  • 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

  • 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

  • Hold the mutual fund representative certificate – Autorité des marchés financiers
  • For vacant positions available in Quebec, please note that knowledge of French is required

Specific knowledge

  • Connaissance de l'actualité financière, économique, politique et législative
  • Connaissance de l'ensemble des produits et services destinés aux membres de la Caisse et de ceux offerts par les centres Desjardins Entreprises, les composantes ainsi que les réseaux de distribution de Desjardins et ceux de la concurrence
  • Connaissance en gestion de la dette
  • Connaissance et notions sur la conformité aux lois sur la distribution des produits et services financiers
  • Connaissance de la philosophie et fonctionnement d'une coopérative de services financiers
  • Connaissance des politiques, législations et normes relatives aux produits et services offerts par la Caisse 
  • Connaissance du processus d'affaires Desjardins et des standards de service
  • Connaissance des techniques d'évaluation et de suivi d'une demande de financement aux particuliers

Desjardins Cross-sector skills

Accountability, Collaborates, Customer Focus, Innovation

Key competencies for the job

Drive results, Interpersonal Savvy

Work Location

Caisse Desjardins Pierre-De Saurel

Trade Union

Non Syndiqué

Unposting Date

2019-06-17

Job Family

Member/client sales and service (FG)

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