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BMO Financial Group Investment Specialist – Financial Planning in Vancouver, British Columbia

Address:

2601-2609 Granville Street

Job Family Group:

Retail Banking Sales & Service

Provides financial and investment planning and advice to deliver a solution in the best interests of the customer. Determines client needs and provides solutions though the sales of managed products and services (e.g. mutual funds, retirement savings plans, and similar products). Provides other solutions indirectly through referrals to business partners.

  • Develops and executes weekly and monthly sales and marketing plans.

  • Books customer appointments through branch referrals, outbound calls, incoming calls, and walk-ins.

  • Provides sales and service support for other members of the team to complete transactions and support the achievement of business results.

  • Responds to customer investment requests to fulfill basic investment product needs aligned with the customer’s investment and/or retirement plans, or refers the customer to business partners and other business groups as needed.

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

  • Learns the role of the Financial Planner and completes the associated accreditation requirements to assume the role, ideally within a 12-24-month time frame.

  • Introduces clients to investment strategies and works with clients to develop a financial plan using appropriate guidance tools.

  • Probes to understand customer personal investment and banking needs and integrates marketing promotions and programs into customer conversations to provide strategic advice.

  • Looks for ways to contribute to the ongoing improvement of the overall business results and customer experience delivered.

  • Maintains current knowledge of personal investment products, practices, and trends and integrates into customer conversations.

  • May work at multiple branches and through various channels based on market needs to deliver the desired customer experience and achieve overall business objectives.

  • Builds effective relationships with internal/external stakeholders.

  • Protects the Bank's assets and complies with all regulatory, legal, and ethical requirements.

  • Completes complex & diverse tasks within given rules/limits and may include handling escalations from other employees.

  • Analyzes issues and determines next steps.

  • Broader work or accountabilities may be assigned as needed.

Qualifications:

  • Typically between 2-3 years of relevant experience and post-secondary degree in related field of study or an equivalent combination of education and experience.

  • Good working knowledge of financial industry.

  • Registration to sell investment products completed - as appropriate for the jurisdiction.

  • Specialized knowledge.

  • Verbal & written communication skills - Good.

  • Organization skills - Good.

  • Collaboration & team skills - Good.

  • Analytical and problem solving skills - Good.

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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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