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Sales Communication Analyst

  • Employer: iA Private Wealth
  • Office: 522, University Avenue
  • City: Toronto
  • Province: Ontario
  • Job category: Marketing and Communications
  • Job ID: JR10009048
  • Job type: Permanent Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2021-06-30

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

Do you want to work for an established and growing Canadian company in our Quebec City, Montreal or Toronto offices, or in one of the service points in our extensive Canada-wide network?

iA Securities (iAS) is a brokerage firm which offers equities, bonds and pooled investment funds to institutional and retail clients.

Our network of investment advisors supports and guides clients in their investment decisions. We also offer securities trading consulting and research services with respect to capital markets and institutional financing.

A member of iA Financial Group, iAS is led by an experienced team, driven by a desire to serve our clients with professionalism while conducting business in accordance with the highest industry standards.

Description
Reporting to the Manager, Head of Marketing, the Sales Communications Analyst is primarily responsible for supporting advisors in order to provide reasonable assurance that:

  • The firm, its employees and contracted advisors comply with applicable securities regulatory requirements & internal policies and procedures;
  • The risk of reputational damage, regulatory sanction and discipline, client complaints and civil litigation is minimized;
  • Actual and potential compliance violations & risk situations are pro-actively identified, investigated & resolved or escalated in an appropriate manner;
  • The firm’s employees and contracted advisors receive high quality, accurate and timely compliance direction, advice, support and service and these individuals are educated on their compliance responsibilities & requirements.

Responsibilities:

  • Acts independently, conducts relevant research and arrives at conclusions and/or recommendations based on the exercise of good judgement on moderately complex issues.
  • Pro-actively identifies actual and potential violations of regulatory requirements, internal policies & procedures or other risk situations.
  • Compliance review procedures are conducted in a high quality, risk based manner and appropriate follow-up actions are taken. Communications to advisors are conducted in a timely and professional manner plus provide direction on the appropriate corrective action.
  • Complete records are maintained for future examination by the Regulators and Internal Audit. Where required, forwarding a copy to the Marketing department for production and delivery.
  • Participates in special projects requiring input and expertise, such as Compliance Manual reviews/updates.
  • Maintains a high level of awareness of compliance related changes and developments in the securities industry through the review of publications, participation in industry associations, employee development initiatives, etc.
  • Completes other duties and projects as may be assigned from time to time including, but not limited to acting as back-up to colleagues.

Qualifications

  • Thorough knowledge and understanding of the firm’s compliance policies & procedures and the practical application of relevant provincial securities and SRO (IIROC, Exchanges) rules and regulations and other applicable regulatory requirements.
  • Good understanding of the firm’s business practices, organizational structure and general policies & procedures.
  • Strong written and verbal business communication skills.
  • Good knowledge of software applications (including Word, Excel and Power Point), the internet and social media.
  • Strong analytical skills and a keen eye for detail.
  • Capable of simultaneously handling multiple tasks and meeting stringent deadlines.
  • Able to recognize and handle sensitive and confidential information.
  • Self-motivated, confident and capable of working both independently and in a team environment.
  • Superior planning, organizational and time-management skills.
  • Bilingualism in French and English is a strong asset.
  • College diploma or University degree
  • As a minimum, (working towards) successful completion of the CSC, Completion of the Conduct and Practices Course within 6 months of hire and completion of Branch Managers Course within 1 year of hire if not already passed;
  • 1 or more years working in the financial services industry, preferably in a similar role

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 acquisitiontalents-talentacquisition@ia.ca.