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Transaction Technician (Contract until January 2020)

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • City: Vancouver
  • Job category: Customer Service and Administrative Support
  • Job ID: J0818-0298
  • Job type: Temporary full time

Company Overview

iA Financial Group is the fourth largest life and health insurance company in Canada and offers a wide range of products for all stages of life and to meet the needs of clients across its vast sales network. Founded in 1892, iA Financial Group’s stability and solidity make it an employer of choice that invests in its employees and their development over the long term.

With operations across Canada and in the United States, iA Financial Group and its over 5,000 employees work hard every day to offer the best service to over four million clients.

Description

Reporting to the team Leader, this role will process various transaction requests from our clients. These requests are quite varied, and they are associated with all the events that may occur during the existence of an individual annuity contract (e.g. RRSPs, RESPs, TFSAs lines of credit, non-registered plans, RRIFs and LIFs, etc.) from setting up of the contract to the final termination of the contract due to death or surrender. This position is characterized by frequent periods of intense work and requires overtime during certain periods. Works in an investment fund environment, in which the products evolve rapidly and taxation laws are frequently amended.

Duties and Responsibilities include:

• Processing transactions received from clients on a first in first out basis, based on the training received and following pre-established guidelines.
• Ensuring the paperwork received for the transaction is in order and updating the computer/client’s records
• Maintaining a high level of accuracy and productivity
• Ensuring maximum reliability in terms of availability and adherence to deadlines as well as policies and procedures
• Forwarding cases requiring investigation to the Investigator role. May at times, communicate directly with the client by phone or e-mail to obtain the information missing.
• Escalating situations outside of the norm with possible solutions to the Team Leader/Co-ordinator
• Along with fellow team members, assuming full responsibility for the team’s productivity
• Identifying opportunities and providing viable alternatives and solutions for process improvements
• Contributing toward the creation of a positive environment where all team members, can learn and share knowledge and collaborate for the benefit of the team’s success
• Focusing on what matters most to clients/partners by keeping their needs front and centre and systematically keeping their needs in mind
• Go beyond what is expected by putting in the additional effort to exceed expectations, both in terms of behaviours (in line with values) and objectives (if applicable)
• Committing to proactive and ongoing improvement of the skills and the continues acquisition of knowledge

Qualifications

• College degree in financial services plus relevant experience
• Customer Service oriented, good communication skills
• Favours Teamwork
• Good judgement, autonomy and sense of priorities
• Excellent ability to learn, work under pressure and respond positively

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Working at iA Financial Group

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iA Financial Group is committed to having an equal access employment program and welcomes applications from women, visible minorities, Aboriginal peoples and disabled persons. Any use of the masculine form is to simplify the text and includes the feminine form.