Investment Counsellor, Private Wealth

Posted 10 May 2024

Investment Counsellor, Private Wealth at Fiera Capital

Wealth Management Full-time Montreal

Experience: Senior-Level
Salary Range: Not Specified

Close date: 08 July 2024

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At Fiera Capital

We invest in creating a culture of purpose that makes our people feel valued, cared for, seen, and heard.

Our approach to employee experience is tailored to your needs and ambitions:

  • Your Inclusive Experience: We are committed to cultivating an inclusive, safe, and trusting work environment.
  • Your Growth & Empowerment: We have ambitious growth goals for our firm, which makes us a great place to advance your career.
  • Your Rewards & Recognition: We deeply value our people and their contributions and that’s reflected in our competitive compensation and benefits packages and our collaborative culture.
  • Your Wellness Your Way: We strive to create a healthy work environment and we offer programs designed to support our employees’ wellbeing.

Position Description

What we are looking for:

The Investment Counsellor role is primarily focused on providing an exceptional client experience to their assigned clients at Fiera Capital and growing the business by attracting new clients. Strong client relationships will focus on understanding each client’s unique needs, collaborating internally to develop /recommend investment strategies designed to achieve client’s goals with Fiera’s customized multi-asset solutions across traditional and alternative asset classes. This role reports to the Senior Investment Counsellor, Private Wealth, Canada.

Your responsibilities:

  • Has an excellent reputation with clients, effectively building and nurturing the relationship. Places a high priority on client engagement and satisfaction by focusing on their needs, is actively interested in their needs, provides them, and their family, exceptional client service;
  • Communicating skillfully: Strong written and verbal communication skills, strong listening skills and presents ideas clearly to keep interest of audience;
  • Generates and fosters the adoption of creative/innovative ideas. (ie develops innovative solutions that create value for clients, identifies trends that are shaping client needs and creates opportunities to capitalize on those trends);
  • Well known and prominent in the market with strong networking skills;
  • Highly results focused self-starter who concentrates efforts on reaching or surpassing expectations and adopts strategies that contributes to improved results;
  • Develops a business plan that highlights ambitious objectives for growth, business leads, Centres of Influence in the business community and key results, activities to support achieving targeted objectives;
  • Adapts to unforeseen situations and changes by modifying behavior according to the new requirements of internal and external environment;
  • Demonstrates strong financial acumen, market awareness and expertise of the investment industry and financial markets;
  • On top of latest trends and thought leadership in the market, sought after for insights;
  • Curious, ongoing development and thorough professional development;
  • Effectively communicates Fiera’s service offering and strategies in alignment with clients needs, collaborating with internal partners (COI, Investments teams) to bring the right information to our clients;
  • Operates with high integrity with an entrepreneurial spirit;
  • Adopts rigorous approach that is consistent with Fiera Private Wealth practices and pays attention to details when carrying out work;
  • Acts as a leader, strong culture promoted and mentor throughout the Private Wealth business and organization. Strong promoter of Fiera’s values and Private Wealth’s vision and strategy;
  • Aligns to strategic objectives, rolls up sleeves to participate and lead projects;
  • Collaborative team member and leader, actively participates in work of Fiera Private Wealth (ie creating marketing brochures, bring leads for national relationships) thereby fostering common objectives.

Fiera Capital subscribes to the principle of employment equity. Our staff is our most valuable asset, and our goal is to create an inclusive and equitable environment where everyone can achieve their true potential.

We are an Equal Opportunity Employer and do not discriminate against any employee or applicant for employment because of race, colour, sex, age, national origin, religion, sexual orientation, gender identity, status as a veteran, or on the basis of disability, genetic information or any other federal, state, or local protected class. Fiera Capital will not tolerate any form of discrimination or harassment.

All staffing decisions, including hiring and promotion decisions, will be based on merit, skills, performance, and business needs. We are pleased to receive applications from qualified individuals from a variety of backgrounds. Job applicants who are individually selected for an interview will be notified that accommodations are available upon request. If a selected participant requests accommodation, Fiera Capital shall consult with the applicant and provide, or arrange for the provision of, suitable accommodation in a manner that considers the applicant’s accessibility needs due to disability.

Please stay vigilant and never share personal or confidential information during this hiring process, unless it is through Mintz Global Screening, the secure platform we use to exchange such information. If in doubt, or if you think you have been a victim of fraudulent manoeuvres during your hiring process, please contact us.

Please note that job titles indicated in job postings may differ from internal job titles. Accordingly, offers of employment may not reflect job titles indicated in job postings.

We thank all applicants for their interest in a career with Fiera Capital. We will only contact those selected for an interview.

Required Skill / Experience

Must have requirements to be successful in this role:

  • Post-secondary education;
  • Professional designation: Chartered Financial Analyst, and/or Chartered Investment Manager;
  • 10 years + Investment Counsellor experience, strong marketplace prominence and strong performance are more critical than years of experience;
  • Licensed as or eligible to become licensed as a Registered Representative with respective provincial body.

Additional Information:

  • Fiera Capital adheres to a hybrid working environment with 3 days in-office per week
  • If you are interested in a career at Fiera Capital and you meet 70% or more of the requirements, do not hesitate to submit your application!

For all positions in Quebec (Montreal and Laval), proficiency in French, both spoken and written, is mandatory. Working English proficiency is also required in order to serve our offices and clients around the world.

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