BMO Financial Group Mortgage Specialist Assistant in Edmonton, Alberta
9625 160th Avenue
Job Family Group:
Retail Banking Sales & Service
Cultivates, builds, and manages relationships with a third-party network of referral sources to build a pipeline of new mortgage business and increase BMO’s share of the home financing market. Actively identifies sales opportunities and refers to BMO colleagues as appropriate. Develops and executes effective marketing and sales programs to drive business results. Adheres to audit, regulatory, and compliance policies and follows all standard processes/procedures.
Completes pre- and post- sales activities that support business and market share growth.
Understands customer needs to offer financial solutions that meet customer goals.
Receives and fulfils approved home and/or investment financing applications to provide accurate and efficient credit and administrative support.
Monitors home financing applications to advise Mortgage Specialist of any issues that might impede turnaround time and/or approval.
Delivers exceptional customer service that builds trust through expertise, responsive service, and support.
Organizes customer appreciation events, seminars, and conference calls.
Provides customers with friendly, courteous, and professional service in response to queries and requests.
Identifies client needs for banking products (e.g. everyday banking, lending, and investment) and refers to appropriate BMO partners.
Stays abreast of consumer needs, industry trends, best practices, and the regulatory requirements, policies, and procedures for mortgage products and services.
Coordinates and executes specific activities for the implementation of strategic initiatives; includes tracking metrics and milestones.
Executes routine tasks (e.g. service requests, transactions, queries, etc.) within relevant service level agreements.
Engages with third party realtors, lawyers, and related referral sources to create strong relationships that generate referrals for clients requiring real estate lending solutions.
Sells real estate lending and insurance products and identifies and initiates cross-sell opportunities and referrals in the best interest of the customer.
Verifies mortgage approvals for compliance with regulatory requirements and operational and credit policies.
Participates in projects and other activities designed to improve the customer experience.
Liaises between clients and various departments across the organization to discuss issues and procedures, and provides mortgage and insurance product support and expertise.
Completes all necessary transactional documentation in compliance with security measures.
Ensures adherence to all aspects of First Principles our code of Business Conduct and Ethics which deals with individual accountability as it relates to potential conflicts of interest, safeguarding of client information, trading in securities, anti-money laundering, privacy and disclosure of outside business activities.
Acts in accordance with regulatory and compliance requirements that include, but are not limited to, Anti-Money Laundering and Terrorist Financing Reporting requirements, FCAC consumer provision requirements, and Privacy Act provisions in accordance with Bank Policies & Procedures.
Follows security and safeguarding procedures and apply appropriate due diligence in accordance with Bank policy for the prevention of loss due to fraud, robbery, counterfeiting, money laundering or defalcation.
Protects the Bank’s assets by adhering to all everyday banking, business banking, investment and lending regulations (as appropriate), Policies and Procedures, legal and ethical requirements, process requirements and established risk guidelines.
Understands risks and takes appropriate actions as they relate to personal banking, deposit and investment products, including all documentation, and any other requirements to maintain operational integrity.
Maintains the confidentiality of both customer and Bank information ensuring compliance with Bank Policies & Procedures.
Completes standardized tasks under supervision.
Performs initial problem solving within given rules/limits & escalates when required.
Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.
No prior experience necessary; post-secondary degree or certification in related field of study is desirable.
Working knowledge of personal lending and mortgage products and services.
Working knowledge of credit policies and directives.
In-depth knowledge of risk management and compliance.
Sales and service skills – Basic
Relationship Management skills – Basic.
Problem Solving – Basic.
Strategic influencing and negotiation – Basic.
Basic knowledge learned on the job.
Verbal & written communication skills - Basic (in business environment).
Organization skills - Basic (in business environment).
Collaboration & team skills - Basic (in business environment).
We’re here to helpAt BMO we are driven by a shared Purpose: Boldly Grow the Good in business and life. It calls on us to create lasting, positive change for our customers, our communities and our people. By working together, innovating and pushing boundaries, we transform lives and businesses, and power economic growth around the world.As a member of the BMO team you are valued, respected and heard, and you have more ways to grow and make an impact. We strive to help you make an impact from day one – for yourself and our customers. We’ll support you with the tools and resources you need to reach new milestones, as you help our customers reach theirs. From in-depth training and coaching, to manager support and network-building opportunities, we’ll help you gain valuable experience, and broaden your skillset.To find out more visit us at https://bmocareers.com.BMO is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By learning from each other’s differences, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process. To request accommodation, please contact your recruiter.
BMO Financial GroupServing customers for 200 years and counting, BMO is a highly diversified financial services provider – the 8th largest bank, by assets, in North America. With total assets of $728 billion as of October 31, 2018, and a team of diverse and highly engaged employees, BMO provides a broad range of personal and commercial banking, wealth management and investment banking products and services to more than 12 million customers and conducts business through three operating groups: Personal and Commercial Banking, BMO Wealth Management and BMO Capital Markets.We serve Canadian clients through BMO Bank of Montreal®, our personal and commercial banking business, BMO Nesbitt Burns®*, one of Canada's leading wealth management firms, and BMO Capital Markets™, our North American investment and corporate banking division.In the United States, clients are served through BMO Harris Bank, a major U.S. Midwest personal and commercial bank, and BMO Private Bank, with wealth management offices across the United States, as well as BMO Capital Markets™, our North American investment and corporate banking division.We help our customers make money make sense by delivering the broadest range of financial services through a single point of contact. Our financial service professionals provide access to any services our customers require across the entire enterprise.