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Coast Capital Savings

Financial Associate - MFDA - 1-year Fixed Term

Posted 2 days ago

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Canada

Job Description

Location(s): North Vancouver Branch
Job Type: Part Time 1 year temp
myWork Options: In-person, Hybrid, Tuesday - Saturday schedule
Starting Salary Range: $55,000-$65,000
Background Screening Requirement:
  • Enhanced Criminal Record Check
  • Credit Check
  • Employment Verification
  • References
  • What's the job?

    The Financial Associate is accountable to assist and support the Financial Planners (FP) in supporting new business development, and maximizing productivity by providing Administrative support through the fulfillment of the Financial Planners day to day activities. (Calendar management, outbound calls connecting with all members for a consistent touch point) This role focuses on delivering a positive member experience through strong relationships and good service. This position will partner with the FP to successfully maximize every opportunity to "help" our members manage, save, grow, protect and improve their financial well-being thus contributing to the overall profitability of Coast Capital. This role will provide high quality service while liaising effectively with other teams within the branch network to better serve our members delivering against sales, growth and retention objectives and assume responsibility for portfolio maintenance and member experience in the Financial Planners absence. Uncovering and referring complex investment needs, personal insurance, small business needs or mobile needs to the respective specialized respective channels. Sound industry knowledge and business judgment to meet all areas of accountability including Insurance and Investment referrals that help our members is required.

    What you'll get to do:

  • Maintaining and building positive member relationships including greeting and servicing the incoming needs of our investments members.
  • Resolve customer issues, concerns and/or problems promptly as required, taking ownership of member experience by ensuring timely and accurate responses to client requests (in person, by phone, via e-mail)
  • Processing day to day administrative operations including, but not limited to: assuming lead liaison role in all member estate and marital dissolution administration; managing FP messages and email; ordering supplies and business cards etc.
  • Support FP in ensuring contact management requirements are scheduled and executed on behalf of FP. Books and confirms appointments on behalf of the FP ensuring members have the necessary information in preparation for meetings etc.
  • Assist in the development and maintenance of member files and proactively noting any opportunities for follow up and recommendation to the FP.
  • Proactively prepare account opening, trade, financial planning, and maintenance documentation as required by FP. (including collecting required documentation from members) as required by FP
  • In collaboration with the FP and Branch leadership will support a variety of processes and initiatives. May work on special projects, as required including assisting with technology service / maintenance of systems, will order supplies and business cards.
  • As directed by the FP, process transactions to direct assets into suitable financial products based on the client's risk/reward tolerances and demographic profile and documented planning/next steps
  • Ensures compliance standards are adhered to in all dealings as required. Adhere to all operational, risk and compliance processes.
  • Proactively provide Superior member service by demonstrating professionalism and demonstrating helpfulness at all times
  • Actively engaged in partnership with the FP and branch team and supports the FP in achieving business plans to meet goals. Support and sponsor local and organizational initiatives.
  • Within area of accountability, in the Financial Planner's absence ensures continuity of member experience.
  • Proactively build pipeline opportunities for FP to optimize during member meetings.
  • Responsible to build share of wallet by identifying and/or acting on non-investment products and services, insurance and referring to partners where applicable.
  • Builds relationships to ensure contribution to the team as well as able to work independently if required.
  • Understand and support Coast's vision, values and mission and how this position contributes to being the leader in member relationships. Leads by example and shares knowledge with peers. Participates in team and community activities to support local and corporate initiatives.

  • Who are we looking for?

  • 2+ Years of Related Experience in an investments capacity working with portfolios and associated requirements.
  • IFIC/CSC - MFDA/IIROC license is Requird.
  • Should have working knowledge of various quotation equipment and industry specific computer software
  • Basic investment knowledge and a commitment to continuous learning
  • Decision-maker and ability to prioritize multiple tasks and manage interruptions, to assess situations to determine the importance, urgency and risks, and make clear decisions which are timely and in the best interests of the organization.
  • Organized and able to work independently when given overall goals and expectations
  • Demonstrated ability to positively and productively engage and deal effectively with colleagues at all levels; builds constructive, mutually beneficial relationships, appropriate rapport and relates well to others
  • Demonstrated experience and effectiveness in both oral and written communication including F2F oral presentations to groups, focused and concise written and verbal summaries, effective questioning and listening skills.
  • Makes good decisions, in a timely manner, based on analysis, experience, and judgment; sought out by others for advice; capable of analyzing complex problems, leveraging multiple sources to create effective solutions
  • Consistently meets/exceeds goals, typically by being organized, setting priorities, accurately estimating timeframes, overcoming resistance & barriers; steadfastly pushes self & others
  • Dedicated to meeting the expectations and needs of internal and external clients; establishes effective relationships with members, earning trust/respect; acts with a conscious intent to fulfill our CCS purpose

  • Equity, Diversity & Inclusion at Coast Capital
    Don't meet every single requirement? At Coast Capital, we believe everyone has potential. We are committed to building better, brighter, more inclusive futures for everyone - including our employees. We see the potential in our employees to achieve amazing things and want to invest in your future. If you're excited about this career opportunity and your experience may not perfectly align with every qualification in this job posting, we still encourage you to apply. You may be just the right candidate for this or other opportunities at Coast Capital.

    At Coast Capital, we are committed to equity, diversity and inclusion. We strongly encourage applications from Indigenous Peoples, Black, and racialized persons, persons with disabilities, people of diverse sexual and gender identities and women. We value applicants who have demonstrated a commitment to equity, diversity and inclusion and recognize that diverse perspectives, experiences and expertise benefit of our employees, our members, and our community.

    We strive to provide an accessible candidate experience for our candidates with different abilities. If you require any accommodations, please contact accessibility@coastcapitalsavings.com or call 778-391-5836. We will work with you to meet your needs.


    Why join Coast Capital Savings?
  • Purpose is our North Star. We look at everything through our purpose. It informs the advice we provide our members, the experiences and products we create, and the programs we build to support our employees and communities.
  • Committed to inclusion and engagement. We have an ongoing focus on equity, diversity, and inclusion and routinely track how we're doing, and what we need to do to keep improving. We foster a culture where everyone can feel safe to be who they really are and thrive.
  • A career that grows with you. We believe in developing our people and promoting from within. Many employees have spent decades, and sometimes their entire careers, with Coast Capital and have progressed from the frontlines to senior leadership.
  • Work where you're most effective. In 2020 the world changed, and that includes how we work. In response to COVID-19 we launched myWork, which gives employees flexibility in where they work based on the nature of their role.
  • Benefits that flex to the needs of you and your family. We offer comprehensive, customizable benefits for you and your family, so you can choose what fits best for you and your lifestyle.
  • Retirement options. We also take care of our employees once they retire. That's why we offer the choice of a defined contribution or defined benefit pension plan or RSP's.
  • Mortgage and auto financing benefits. Employees save thousands on their mortgages and auto loans with best-in-category benefits.
  • Real Recognition. We recognize excellence throughout the year, through an online community that lets employees give kudos and thanks throughout the year. We're human, which means we like to have fun with events, celebrations, and recognition throughout the year.
  • An award winning culture. We're a Platinum member of Canada's Best Managed Companies and are regularly recognized by Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures and the BC Top Employers Awards.
  • We reinvest 10% back into the community. When we do well, our communities do well. That's why since 2000 we've invested over $90 million into our member's communities.
  • Double your impact. Through our employee volunteer program, Coast Capital donates $10 for every hour you volunteer to a Canadian charity or non-profit of your choice.


  • D&I at Coast At Coast Capital, we value diversity, equity and inclusion. We're not all the same and we like it that way. We don't just accept differences - we celebrate, support, and we thrive on them for the benefit of our employees, our members, and our community. We are committed to building a team that represents a variety of backgrounds, perspectives, and skills.

    About Coast Capital Savings

    Coast Capital Savings is Canada’s largest credit union by membership. An Imagine Canada Caring Company, the credit union invested $5.6 million into local communities in 2017, focusing on empowering and engaging youth. Coast Capital is one of Canada's Most Admired Corporate Cultures™, and is a winner of the Canada's Best Managed Companies Platinum Club designation. It has 52 branches serving its 555,000 members in the Metro Vancouver, Fraser Valley, Vancouver Island and Okanagan regions of British Columbia. Product innovations include Canada's first free chequing account from a full-service financial institution.

    Industry

    Banking & Finance

    Company Size

    1001-5000 employees

    Application closing date is 2024-09-15

    Current Openings

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