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Bilingual Compliance Counsel - Distribution Networks

  • Employer: iA Financial Group
  • Office: 1150, Grande Allee West
  • Location: Québec, Quebec
  • Other Possible Location(s): Montreal, Quebec; Toronto, Ontario
  • Job category: Compliance Generalist/Multidiscipline
  • Job ID: JR10011478
  • Job type: Permanent Job Full time
  • Apply before: 2022-02-14


Internal job title: Compliance Advisor, Distribution Networks

Sector: Individual Insurance & Saving / Permanent / Languages: French & English / Remote / Quebec, Montreal or Toronto

Are you fascinated by issued related to financial product and service distribution compliance? Do you want to put your analytical skills, your advisory abilities and ability to positively influence partners to good use? If so, iA Financial Group has the job for you!

iA Financial Group is a growing company that promotes internal mobility, exciting projects, and the Lean philosophy. iA Financial Group doesn’t just offer a job, we offer a career!

Reporting to the Manager, the Bilingual Compliance Counsel takes part in monitoring the intermediaries of the general agent network (the “Network”) while making sure they meet the regulatory requirements that govern distribution.

In this position, you will be called on to:  

  • Provide a framework for general agents and monitor the business practices of insurance advisors (“advisors”)

  • Draft screening reports following monitoring activities and perform interviews in person or remotely

  • Collaborate on audits and investigations of the business practices of Network advisors and recommend response measures

  • Help develop and implement the training and communication strategy regarding the regulatory requirements that govern distribution

  • Develop and deliver presentations, communiqués and training related to the regulatory requirements that govern distribution

  • Provide support to the various business lines and partners through advice and recommendations related to compliance rules applicable to the distribution of iA financial products and services

  • Take part in development projects of the iA distribution networks

Mandatory qualifications

  • Bachelor’s degree in law, administration, finance, or another relevant field

  • Minimum of 3 years of experience in the financial services sector, ideally in the distribution of personal insurance products and services

  • Insurance of persons representative certificate issued by the “Autorité des marchés financiers” or an equivalent certificate issued by a regulator in another province (asset)

  • Bilingual in French and English (verbal and written)

Desired profile

  • Good analytical, synthesis and prioritization skills, and autonomy

  • Ability to communicate effectively and influence others in order to find compromises or solutions to various issues

  • Ability to adapt with flexibility and speed in a constantly evolving environment

  • Strong writing skills in English and French

*Please note this role will require, after the pandemic, to travel in Canada about 15% of the time, for 2 to 3 days in a row. Note a large portion of our general Agents are located in Ontario.

Working at iA is having competitive working conditions, a flexible work schedule, and access to telemedicine! Join the Group!

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Company Overview


iA Financial Group is the strength of a company with a human side, with its over 8,000 employees. Together, we have earned the trust of our more than four million clients and 25,000 advisors who have chosen us for their insurance, savings, and wealth management.

With over $200 billion in assets and half a billion invested in technological innovation, we’re a key player in the financial services industry in Canada and the United States. The secret to our success? Investing in you, one person at a time. Because, for over 125 years, we have believed that it’s by supporting our employees and surrounding ourselves with the most reputable leaders in the industry, we will continue to innovate.

At iA, we’re invested in you.

Our commitment to Diversity and Inclusion

At iA Financial Group, we support and celebrate diversity. We strive to provide a workplace that is recognized as inclusive for all, regardless of ethnic origin, nationality, language, religious beliefs, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, family situation, or physical or mental disability.

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