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BMO Financial Group Bilingual Wealth Planning Advisor in Quebec, Quebec

Address:

2828 boul Laurier 3rd Floor

Job Family Group:

Wealth Sales & Service

This role require to be fluid in both French and English

Possibility to work from home few days per week

The successful candidate will provide wealth planning, advanced financial planning, guidance and counsel focused on High Net Worth and Ultra High Net Worth (HNW/UHNW) client segments. Incumbent will work centrally, through a national office, providing support to Wealth Planning Consultants/Sr. Wealth Planning Consultants in the development and delivery of a client-focused wealth planning experience culminating in a documented wealth strategy. Employee will participate s in financial planning analysis, development of high value financial plans and recommendations, to coaching/assisting with presentations ahead of client meetings. They will create awareness of key products and services with the objective of generating increased asset levels from HNW/UHNW investors. Supports the growth and retention of client assets by providing wealth planning advice/guidance to front line wealth planners through a centralized service model to broaden the dialogue with clients, consolidate assets, and increase revenues. Employee will execute a disciplined approach to all sales and wealth management strategies to support regional and national business growth while focusing on the client experience.

Key Accountabilities:

  • Supports Wealth Planning Consultants/Sr. Wealth Planning Consultants in providing proactive, integrated and customized advice, and creates & implements wealth planning strategies to help clients achieve their financial goals.

  • Develops detailed and complex wealth plans for clients to help meet their financial objectives.

  • Implements strategies to increase the scope of services to help clients achieve their personal goals and to contribute to the overall growth of business results.

  • Ensures that client experience standards for financial planning and client relationship development are met.

  • Acts as a subject matter expert to assigned business/group.

  • Assists in the development of strategic plans.

  • Supports the execution of strategic initiatives in collaboration with internal and external stakeholders.

  • Helps determine business priorities and best sequence for execution of business/group strategy.

  • Conducts independent analysis and assessment to resolve strategic issues.

  • Builds effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders.

  • Breaks down strategic problems, and analyses data and information to provide insights and recommendations.

  • Reinforces sales processes and the client experience by identifying gaps and best practices to ensure delivery of complex wealth plans for clients.

  • Provides insight and expertise on advanced financial planning concepts to include tax, estate and succession planning, philanthropy, and other complex wealth service offerings.

  • Protects the Bank’s assets by adhering to all banking, investment and lending regulations, Bank policies and procedures, legal and ethical requirements and regulations, process requirements, and established risk guidelines.

  • Focus is primarily on business/group within BMO; may have broader, enterprise-wide focus.

  • Exercises judgment to identify, diagnose, and solve problems within given rules.

  • Works independently and regularly handles non-routine situations.

  • Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.

  • Supports users on the effective use of BMO WealthPath, provides guidance and responds to inquiries from Wealth Planning Consultants/Sr. Wealth Planning Consultants.

  • Conducts user acceptance testing for BMO WealthPath and other planning tools, and identifies issues/limitations and requirements for future releases.

  • Provides wealth planning expertise and assists in the preparation of wealth plans for clients.

  • Maintains awareness of legislative and industry changes that may affect financial planning.

  • Promotes the use of financial planning strategies to empower sales forces to gather assets, retain assets and generate by-product sales and client referrals.

  • Develops financial planning tools and maintains document library for use with clients.

  • Executes work to deliver timely, accurate, and efficient service.

  • Provides specialized consulting, analytical and technical support.

    Qualifications:

  • Must be fully bilingual in both English and French

  • Typically between 5 - 7 years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • CFP designation (IQPF in Quebec) or equivalent.

  • Canadian Securities Course (CSC) designation.

  • Life Insurance designation is considered an asset.

  • Deep knowledge and technical proficiency gained through extensive education and business experience.

  • Strong working knowledge of financial planning tools (e.g., Voyant AdvisorGO, NaviPlan, Emoney, MoneyGuidePro an asset).

  • Strong understanding of financial planning concepts.

  • Deep knowledge and technical proficiency gained through extensive education and business experience.

  • Verbal & written communication skills - In-depth.

  • Collaboration & team skills - In-depth.

  • Analytical and problem solving skills - In-depth.

  • Influence skills - In-depth.

  • Data driven decision making - In-depth

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At 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://jobs.bmo.com/ca/en.

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 Group Serving 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.

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