BMO Financial Group Licensed Sales Assistant - BMO Nesbitt Burns in British Columbia, Canada


****This is a one year contract position

Be part of the BMO Nesbitt Burns team! We are looking for talented people who thrive in an entrepreneurial organization. At BMO Nesbitt Burns, you'll play a key role in helping clients reach their financial goals and your dedication and professionalism will make a difference in the lives of others. BMO Nesbitt Burns offers rewarding career opportunities for those with a combination of strong analytical and interpersonal skills and who excel in a client-focused environment.

Under the direction of the Branch Operations Manager, this role is responsible for supporting the branch and Investment Advisor (IA) teams in achieving the business objectives of profitability, market share andNet Promoter Score(NPS).

Key Accountabilities

Business Delivery and Operational Effectiveness

  • Support the IA’s sales and service objectives by delivering service initiatives to the IA’s clients which includes, but is not limited to, review of reports, follow-up on client inquiries and requests to ensure appropriate account maintenance; accept and process unsolicited orders over the phone or in person

  • Contribute to the IA’s business objectives by ensuring the book of business is being developed including client meetings

  • Ensure client needs are met or exceeded

  • Project a professional and consistent image by adhering to organization’s brand, corporate identity and standards

  • Liaise with various departments for execution of client requests and problem solving and other branch duties as assigned

  • Coordinating marketing activities on behalf of several IAs

Risk Management & Controls

  • Ensure compliance regulations are adhered to

  • Ensure proper adherence to all aspects of First Principles Our Code of Conduct and Ethics

  • Follow security and safeguarding procedures and apply appropriate due diligence for the prevention of loss due to fraud, counterfeiting, money laundering or defalcation in accordance with Bank policy

Cross Functional Relationships

Develop productive working relationships with colleagues in the Branch, Division and across PCD


Knowledge and Skills:

  • Basic / intermediate knowledge of investment process and procedures. Proactively and professionally provides assistance to IA(s) in order to meet client needs and IA(s) expectations

  • Strong knowledge of administrative process and procedures

  • Knowledge of proprietary products and services, and fund company offerings

  • Working with head office and branch operations and administration areas as required

  • Knowledge of compliance rules (proprietary and industry)

  • Knowledge of trade processing rules

  • Fixed income and money market product knowledge

  • Knowledge of Navi Plan Financial Planning

  • Knowledge of fund companies and funds offered in order to identify appropriate funds based on client needs

Education / Experience:

  • University degree or equivalent experience

  • Computer literacy

  • Completion of the Canadian Securities Course (CSC) and Conduct and Practices Handbook Course(CPH)

  • Current registration as an Investment Representative (IR)

  • Minimum 1.5 - 3 years of experience

At our company, we have been helping our customers and communities for over 195 years. Working with us means being part of a team of talented and passionate individuals with a shared focus on working together to deliver great customer experiences. We stand behind your success with the support you need to turn your potential into performance.

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BMO Financial Group is committed to an inclusive, equitable and accessible workplace. By embracing diversity, we gain strength through our people and our perspectives. We welcome and encourage applications from people with disabilities. Accommodations are available on request for candidates taking part in all aspects of the selection process.

Job Field:

Wealth Management

Job Schedule:


Primary Location:

Canada-British Columbia-Vancouver