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Investment Specialist / Financial Planner – Coquitlam, BC

Requisition ID: 92802Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.


Investment Specialist

As an Investment Specialist, you will focus on developing and deepening client relationships by providing high quality advice and service within the mass affluent market. Following a comprehensive financial planning framework, you will be responsible for driving investment sales and new client acquisition, while adhering to Global Sales Principles, compliance and regulatory requirements as well as establishing business development opportunities with prospects and clients within the assigned market area.


Key Accountabilities

Promote the development and sustainable growth of proprietary investment business in the assigned market area by:

Executing on business development plans for prospects and existing clients within the mass affluent market

Conducting outbound communications and proactive calling to prospects to remain top-of-mind for future business opportunities

Providing client-centric investment solutions through a financial planning framework, aligning with Global Sales Principles

Conducting complimentary needs analysis across several financial statements, including competitor statements

Building and maintaining a market profile in the assigned market area

Participating in local professional and community events and associations to develop and expand your network

Identifying opportunities to deliver community information sessions and financial seminars to grow prospects

Networking with investment industry specialists while managing a small budget for independent marketing-based activities

Identifying additional investment business development opportunities and facilitating the implementation of an investment solution and/or referral to the appropriate partners

Facilitating a culture of open and honest communication by actively participating and contributing on team touch bases and meetings with colleagues


Desired Skills & Experience

Post-secondary education in Business or related field

Financial Planning Designation (PFP) or Certified Financial Planner (CFP)

Mutual Fund License

3+ years of financial planning and investment sales experience

Proven networking, client acquisition and interpersonal skills; experience building and maintaining Centres of Influence (COIs)

Advanced knowledge of practical sales techniques and prospecting

Highly effective verbal and written communication skills

Ability to work independently as a self-motivated entrepreneur with minimal supervision and as part of a larger team

Extensive knowledge of competitive offerings, market trends, economic conditions, and the regulatory environment

A valid driver’s license and access to a vehicle, in order to meet clients and prospects within the designated district

Second language an asset depending on target markets


Other Information

Please note that the compensation structure for this role is base plus variable pay. This is a mobile role and will require frequent travel.

Scotiabank is an equal opportunity employer and welcomes applications from all interested parties. We thank you for your interest, however, only those candidates selected for an interview will be contacted.



Location(s):  Canada : British Columbia : Coquitlam Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: “for every future”, we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  At Scotiabank, we value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance, please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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