Blog - December 20, 2021

We’re Hiring

Associate Investment Advisor WLWP Wealth Planners | iA Private Wealth | Etobicoke, ON and Aurora, ON

The role:

The Associate Investment Advisor’s primary purpose is to work closely with the advisor in providing effective client service to existing and new clients. This is not a sales or commission-based role. We offer a competitive salary plus bonus; training provided for the right candidate.

Provides a high level of client service by:

•             Using in-depth knowledge of products and services to identify new opportunities to provide value to clients

•             Ensuring investment recommendations are suitable and align with client’s goals

•             Maintaining a good understanding of client profiles and corresponding investment strategies

•             Managing the execution of transactions on behalf of the advisor

•             Preparing, analyzing, and presenting reports and recommendations 

•             Assist the advisor in developing investment strategies for client’s financial plans

•             Proactively recommending team and business process improvements

•             Responding to client requests, inquiries, and concerns promptly and efficiently

•             Offering clients sound advice that aligns with their objectives

•             Adhering to regulatory policies by staying up to date with all industry rulings and policies

•             Ensuring all client interactions are accurately documented

 Manages the effective functioning of the team by:

•             Regularly reviewing practices to ensure administrative processes are streamlined

•             Building effective working relationships across the team and with corporate head office

•             Maintaining a high level of client service

•             Facilitating a culture of open and honest communication

•             Actively participating and contributing to team meetings

•             Encouraging the generation of new ideas and approaches

•             Sharing knowledge and experience to enhance the development of all team members

•             Exhibiting a commitment to grow into a highly trained advisor


 •             Excellent written and verbal communication skills

•             Strong organizational skills

•             Growth-oriented with the ability to take initiative and work independently

•             Ability to meet deadlines

•             Understanding of industry and firm compliance regulations

•             In-depth industry knowledge

•             Post-secondary education

Training & Accreditations:

IIROC or MFDA licensing with a willingness to quickly obtain IIROC licensing

CFP is preferable

Working conditions:

The role operates within a standard office environment.  Seminars and client/prospect events are often held in the evening which may require a longer than usual working day. The branch is a fast-paced, often high stress, environment with multiple demands and requirements.


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