Client Engagement Associate

Posted 19 December 2022

Client Engagement Associate at RPIA

Other Full-time Toronto

Experience: Entry-Level
Education Required: University degree, in Business, Finance, Accounting, or a related discipline
Salary Range: Not Specified

Close date: 29 December 2022

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RPIA is proud to be Great Place to Work Certified™.

We believe in the power of diversity of thought, and we aspire to have an inclusive workplace that mirrors the fabric of our community. We strongly encourage applications regardless of race, religion, colour, national origin, gender, sexual orientation, age, marital status, or disability status. We are committed to providing an accessible and equitable application and hiring process and will make accommodations should you require it at any point.

Our culture is defined by our five core values: excellence, partnership, transparency, integrity, and community. Our clients often say the outstanding service we deliver is as important to them as the returns we achieve for them. With over 95 employees and $6+ billion under management for a broad investor base of institutions and private clients, we proudly remain privately owned by employees who invest alongside our clients.

Position Description

We are currently seeking a full-time permanent Client Engagement Associate to join our Client Engagement team.

The Client Engagement Associate role focuses on client-facing service activities with a strong emphasis on building new client relationships while maintaining and expanding current ones. Primary responsibilities include directly handling client requests for information regarding our product offerings and of custom client reporting supplements, completing client requests for information and other various internal support functions.

The Client Engagement team focuses on relationship management and servicing high net worth individuals, family offices, institutional clients, advisors, and wealth management firms.

Under the supervision of the Manager, Client Engagement, the Client Engagement Associate's duties, and responsibilities, include but are not limited to:

  • Responding promptly and effectively to client requests by maintaining expert level knowledge of product offerings and striving for deep understanding of client transactional and administrative needs
  • Developing strong partnerships with multiple internal departments and leveraging their expertise to resolve clients’ issues
  • Facilitating and conducting administrative activities for the purpose of documentation and execution of new accounts openings, new client onboarding and overall ongoing account maintenance
  • Providing support to the Sales team by coordinating and attending client meetings, preparing presentation materials, as well as performance reviews, proposals, and other marketing materials
  • Collaborating with event planner to coordinate client events and proactively contributing ideas for client engagement activities and initiatives
  • Reviewing and maintaining client contacts and relationships information in CRM System
  • Working with other team members to complete common projects in a timely manner
  • Providing back-up to other Client Engagement colleagues when required
  • Actively participating in initiatives geared towards augmenting and improving the RPIA client experience

Required Skill / Experience

  • 1 to 2 years’ experience in financial services; preferably interacting with fund managers, dealer firms and advisors
  • Previous experience within back-office operations would be an asset
  • Strong knowledge of Microsoft Office
  • Advanced MS Excel skills


  • Ability to identify trends to tell a story from the data to recommend a course of action
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Diligent attention to detail and ability to meet deadlines without compromising accuracy or quality
  • Knowledge of alternative and mutual funds and client account processes

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