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Branch Manager

  • Employer: IA Securities Inc.
  • Office: 2200, McGill College Avenue
  • City: Montreal
  • Province: Quebec
  • Job category: Legal and Compliance Services
  • Job ID: JR1000323
  • Job type: Permanent Job 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 Senior Branch Manager, the Branch Manager will be responsible for a number of branch and sub-branch locations within a specific geographical territory. The key responsibility of this position will be to provide Tier 1 supervision of registrants in assigned branches. Some travel may be required. Additional responsibilities include:

•Coordinating and monitoring licensing, compliance, applicable administration, and new advisor registration
•Conducting branch site visits to review branch practices and offer solutions
•Preparing branch site visit reports of findings and follow up for resolution of deficiencies
•Reviewing daily and monthly activity blotters, with quarterly review for centralized team
•Ensuring policies and procedures are maintained at each office within their region;
•Ensuring compliance with suitability requirements;
•Reviewing and approving new account openings;
•Providing supervision of trades and advice given to clients;
•Training Advisors and support staff on new and existing policies and procedures;
•Reviewing and following up on previous day’s trades;
•Following up on questionable trades and escalating as necessary;
•Participating in compliance conferences;
•Being a resource for the field.
•Holding monthly meetings with advisors under supervision

Required Profile

•University degree or equivalent post-secondary education.
•2+ years of experience in the financial services industry, with some branch and sales management experience.
•Completion of the Canadian Securities Course (CSC).
•Completion of the Branch Managers Course, Effective Management Seminar.
•Completion of the Conduct and Practices Handbook (CPH).
•Options License.
•Bilingualism essential.
•Securities License.
•Must be able to be licenced as a Supervisor of Registered Representatives (RR Supervisor)
•Ability to understand, analyze and interpret Regulatory legislation.
•Excellent problem solving, organizational and communication skills.
•Ability to work both independently and as part of a team.

iA Financial Group is committed to fostering a workplace that promotes diversity and inclusion. We can provide accommodation in our recruitment and selection processes to applicants with disabilities where required. Please contact your Recruiter, or send an email to accessiblecareers@ia.ca

Working at iA Financial Group

We consider our employees to be our most important investment and we have a lot to offer them. Find out more about iA.

Our Commitment

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.

Also, we are committed to fostering a workplace that promotes diversity and inclusion. We can provide accommodation in our recruitment and selection processes to applicants with disabilities where required. Please contact your Recruiter, or send an email to accessiblecareers@ia.ca.