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Investment Specialist Administrative Assistant – Ottawa

Requisition ID: 89556


Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.


Purpose of Job

The Assistant, Investment Specialist will be responsible for working with an Investment Specialist(s) in support of their development of new wealth management business relationships in target markets.

In support of investment sales and client acquisition, the Assistant, Investment Specialist will be responsible for the required documentation and communication processes, ensuring timely support to the assigned Investment Specialist(s) and their respective customers.

The Assistant, Investment Specialist will be a critical resource in supporting the growth and servicing of the Investment Specialist’s client base.


Key Job Accountabilities

1. Documentation

Preparing and maintaining new and existing customer files
Preparing and sending transfer documents to Investment Support team, and following up as needed/appropriate
Record Keeping for new accounts and account activities
Completing ‘on behalf of’ transactions, trades and account opening
Following up with clients for missing documentation or information
Expense administration
2. Compliance/Regulatory

Sending all required documentation and communication to SSI Compliance, including documentation on:
Account openings & account maintenance
Fund purchases/switches/redemptions
Following up on any compliance deficiencies
3. Communication

Preparing mailing lists and sending customer correspondence
Answering basic customer inquiries
Scheduling and rescheduling appointments in support of the Investment Specialist as required
4. Prospecting / Marketing

Use tools (Salesforce, PMT) to identify off-us investment opportunities
Work with in-house marketing team to develop adverts and new material aimed at acquiring new to bank customers
Grow Centres of Influence (COI) to drive new sources of customer acquisition
Other duties as required.


Skills, Experiences, and Functional Competencies

Detail oriented
Strong communication – both written and verbal
Motivated to grow within the industry
Entrepreneurial mindset
Experience working in an investment sales/financial planning environment would be considered an asset
Second language an asset but not required

Education and Other Requirements

Post-secondary education in Business or related field would be an asset
Mutual Fund License

Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Ottawa 

As Canada’s International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. Our employees are committed to a superior customer experience and use the Bank’s six guiding sales practice principles to ensure they act with honesty and integrity.


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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