Investment Counsellor

Location
Vancouver, British Columbia (CA)
Salary
Market Rate
Posted
Dec 17, 2020
Closes
Jan 16, 2021
Employment Type
Full Time
Education
Bachelors

Investment Counsellor – Vancouver, B.C. 

Job Type: Full Time 
Location: Vancouver, B.C., Canada
Job Category: Securities, Financial, Portfolio Management, Investment Advisors 
Company URL: www.ci.com

DESCRIPTION: 

CI Private Counsel, a subsidiary CI Financial, provides a broad range of portfolio management solutions exclusively through a national network of financial advisors affiliated with CI Assante Wealth Management and Stonegate Private Counsel.  We operate under the brand CI Assante Private Client.  CI Financial has over $200 billion in fee earning assets. 

POSITION:  

Investment Counsellor – British Columbia, Canada (Vancouver).  This position is being added to ensure continued growth and servicing of our high net worth client base in British Columbia. 

PRIMARY OBJECTIVE:

The Investment Counsellor works with our Private Client solution, focusing on clients with assets in excess of $1 million.  They meet with existing clients and the advisors who have referred the clients to our program.  The Investment Counsellor uses our standard Investment Policy Questionnaire to determine the appropriate asset allocation for the client, provides economic, market, and portfolio performance reviews with the clients on a regular basis, ensuring ongoing exchange of information takes place as it relates to the client’s total financial picture. The role is part of a broader team of Wealth Planning professionals delivering a holistic investment and wealth planning experience to HNW clients. While the Investment Counsellor will work with referring advisors regarding sales and prospecting, the role also requires an ability to provide a superior service levels to High-Net-Worth Clients and referring advisors.   Compensation is comprised of a base salary and bonus.  

RESPONSIBILITIES:

  • Meet with approximately 90-120 clients on a regular basis (ranging from quarterly to annually) to review the economy, market conditions, and portfolio performance.
  • Determination the appropriate asset allocation(s) for each client and awareness of tax implications related to portfolio construction are key elements
  • Build and strengthen relationships with advisors to ensure their satisfaction with the investment solution in our Private Client program
  • Work collaboratively with peers who manage the Wealth Planning aspects of the client relationship – client financial analysis, risk management, income management, tax, and wealth transfer

QUALIFICATIONS REQUIREMENTS:

Education:

  • University degree in business or related discipline
  • It is mandatory to be eligible for licensing by the BCSC upon hire as a portfolio manager/advising rep with discretionary authority 
  • CIM Designation (If not a CFA Charterholder in good standing) and/or,
  • CFA Charter or progress towards the CFA Charter 
  • CFP and CAIA designations are considered an asset

Experience:

  • Minimum of 7 to 10 years of industry experience, including experience in a client facing role
  • Minimum 3 years of portfolio building experience in an IRROC, capital markets, or Portfolio Management licensed capacity

Knowledge, Skills and Abilities:

  • Superior verbal and written communication in English
  • Demonstrated excellence in client service
  • Ability to interact effectively with various types of people (advisors, assistants, clients)
  • Ability to understand and interpret investment solutions, the markets, the economy and communicate to various audiences
  • Strong analytical and problem-solving abilities
  • Ability to effectively prioritize multiple skills
  • Ability to work effectively in a team environment
  • Ability to work with minimal supervision
  • Must be able to travel – there is the possibility of up to 40% travel

We offer exciting and challenging career opportunities, with competitive compensation, an attractive benefits package and opportunities for professional development and growth. If you are interested in joining our dynamic group of professionals, please submit your resume in confidence through the CI Financial website.

We appreciate your interest.  However, only those under consideration will be contacted.

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