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At ScotiaMcLeod, we pride ourselves on the strong team we have developed to support the Wealth Advisors. In addition to traditional administrative support, we also have a number of licensed roles to assist the advisors with their clients, with their individual marketing, and with the growth and development of their businesses. ScotiaMcLeod provides both internal training as well as financial assistance for external courses to support and encourage career path progression for our employees.
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Purpose of Job:
The Assistant BA is responsible for supporting the Branch Management Team in ensuring a high level of success is achieved through effective operations and administrative efficiencies. This position may also be required to act as back up to the Branch Systems Administrator.
1. Assist in the management of branch support staff by:
2. Assist the Branch Management Team by:
- Resolving escalated issues
- Providing ongoing employee recognition
- Acting as a resource to provide information, contacts and direction for questions and escalations
Completing all administrative duties, including filing, storage and report distribution
- Processing all expenses and following up on outstanding issues Building spreadsheets and maintaining databases as necessary
- Running or assisting management with New Issues
- Compiling documentation regarding compliance issues
- Co-ordinating and tracking daily and monthly supervision requests as directed by Branch Manager
- Maintaining compliance spreadsheets (Insider and Control Block, etc)
- Completing and submitting the Monthly Error Report
- Maintaining the Branch Research Distribution System
- Assisting with the execution and implementation of procedures to ensure compliance with corporate policies and industry regulations
- Administering the branch client account (house accounts)
- Co-ordinating building facilities maintenance
- Scheduling branch meetings, including external speakers
- Assisting with interviews of support staff
- Ensuring the quality and efficiency of branch operations
- Onboarding of new experienced Advisors and their teams, by acting as a resource and liaison
- Working to resolve any issues on systems that have been escalated by Branch Systems Administrator (BSA)
3. Contribute to the effective functioning of the branch team by:
Education and Experience:
- Building effective working relationships across the team and with various business line and corporate function contacts
- Maintaining a high level of customer service
- Facilitating a culture of open and honest communication
- Actively participating and contributing to touch bases and team meetings
- Encouraging the generation of new ideas and approaches
- Actively sharing knowledge and experience to enhance the development of all team members
- Developing and executing a meaningful employee development plan
- Excellent written and verbal communication skills
- Strong organizational skills
- Ability to take initiative and work independently
- Ability to meet deadlines
- Ability to multi task
- Knowledge of Microsoft systems: Word, Excel and PowerPoint
- Previous industry experience
- Post secondary education
- Canadian Securities course
- Conduct and Practices Handbook (CPH )
- IRT training
- Or willing to complete required courses to become licensed
Canada : Alberta : Edmonton
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