With close to 50 years of physician-focused experience MD has one main goal: to help Canada physicians and their families achieve financial well-being. Our commitment to work/life integration employee well-being and ongoing learning are key factors that contribute to our overall success.
For the sixth consecutive year MD Financial Management has been recognized as one of the Achievers 50 Most Engaged Workplaces™ in North America. The annual award given by Achievers—an industry-leading provider of employee recognition and engagement solutions—commends top employers that display leadership and innovation in engaging their workforces.
If you are a results-driven enthusiastic and technology-savvy team player you’ll thrive in our dynamic flexible and collaborative environment.
We are looking for a talented enthusiastic and client-focused Financial Consultant to join our team in Nanaimo BC.
What You Will Do:
Reporting to the Regional Manager as a Financial Consultant you will assist Canadian Physicians and their families in achieving their personal financial goals. Working as a partner with MD’s Specialist Advisors you will leverage your years of experience and strong client focus to prepare comprehensive financial plans and specific investment strategies for clients. You will identify and develop new opportunities to prospect and grow the client base while ensuring retention of clients through strong relationship building and the development of comprehensive financial plans.
As part of a broader network of MD financial experts you will facilitate a team approach by actively referring clients to MD Private Investment Counsel (discretionary management) MD Private Trust (estate and executor services) MD Insurance and MD Banking Products (National Bank Financial). You will also work to ensure client needs are pro-actively addressed in alignment with their current financial situation and life stage as well as their future aspirations.
When not meeting with clients or identifying new clients you will further your knowledge of advanced financial planning concepts including income tax investment trends and products and any other issues having an impact on clients. Your thorough understanding of compliance with all industry regulations will ensure accurate administration of all client transactions and compliance requirements thus minimizing risk and expense to the company.
As a Financial Consultant you will participate in facilitating seminars and information meetings throughout the region as well as implementing marketing strategies to provide advice and information concerning investment programs and related services.
Flexibility to travel as required is expected.
What You Need:
The ideal candidate will possess a minimum of 3-5 years’ experience as a Financial Consultant coupled with a University degree in business commerce or financial planning and ideally hold the Certified Financial Planner (CFP) designation.
IIROC licensed as a Registered Representative (IIROC-RR) including completion of the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) the Conduct and Practices Handbook (CPH) and 90 day training.
Life License (LLQP)
Wealth Management Essentials (post-licensing requirement)
What You Bring:
You are inspired by doing the best for your clients and by providing tailored and timely advice.
You use your exceptional interpersonal skills to build rapport with and influence your clients and understand the critical importance of client trust.
You have the ability to quickly and clearly understand the client’s perspective which in turn directly influences your choice of strategies and products and how you present them to clients.
You are an outstanding communicator.You actively listen and tailor your response accordingly based on your client’s level of understanding and interest.
You are a rapid responder – what’s urgent for your client is also urgent for you.You make ‘getting things done’ a priority.
You take great pride in your personal development and enjoy learning new tools and techniques
You embrace change and thrive in an ever-changing environment.
You enjoy the collaborative process and look forward to partnering with other team members to best service your client.
You have a breadth and depth of core financial products and a high-level of comfort and confidence in presenting this information to clients.
What Success Looks Like:
You are passionate about the MD value proposition and actively look to acquire new clients.
Your clients are engaged satisfied and on the path to attaining their financial goals.
You are constantly learning and honing your skills.
You are technology savvy and endeavour to find new and exciting ways to use technology in the servicing of your client.
You feel rewarded and recognized in a way that inspires you to do your best work.