We’re building a relationship-oriented bank for the modern world. We need talented, passionate professionals who are dedicated to doing what’s right for our clients.
At CIBC, we embrace your strengths and your ambitions, so you are empowered at work. Our team members have what they need to make a meaningful impact and are truly valued for who they are and what they contribute.
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What you’ll be doing
As a member of the Personal and Business Banking team, you’ll work in a fast-paced Banking Centre where you’ll have a meaningful difference on the lives of our clients. As an Associate Financial Advisor / Associate Financial Services Specialist, you’ll form a deep understanding of your personal and small business clients’ needs as you recommend simple, personalized solutions that will help them achieve their financial goals. You’ll manage, either individually or as part of a team, a portfolio of mortgage clients where the focus is on deepening the client relationship. You’re flexible to work our banking centre hours which may include evenings and weekends. To help deliver a great client experience, you’re flexible to work at multiple banking centres within a reasonable travel distance.
At CIBC we enable the work environment most optimal for you to thrive in your role. To successfully perform the work, you’ll be on-site full-time.
How the Program Works
The Financial Advice Campus Development Program will develop advisor capability to build financial plans for new and existing clients to achieve their financial goals. The associate financial advisor will be supported in their learning journey by dedicated Associate Financial Advisors, Community General Managers, and Specialists. There will be three learning components to the first year in role:
Successful candidates will enter a 7-9 month rotational program to start in June 2024, where they will be provided the opportunity to develop, learn and gain experience in banking center roles via 3-rotations (Customer Service Representative, Financial Service Representative, and Associate Financial Advisor) within Community Banking Centres under Personal and Business Banking, determined based on business needs.
This program will include a supported accreditation journey towards MFDA along with additional education to help you learn the CIBC systems and lending processes.
Upon completion of this program you will be placed on a portfolio.
Job posting closes on Sunday, October 1st at 11:59PM EST.
You must be a recent graduate (2022 or 2023) or in your final year of post-secondary education pursuing a diploma/degree in Business, Finance, Accounting or related fields with an expected graduation date of Spring 2024.
Applications should include your resume (no more than 2 pages), cover letter (no more than 1 page) and transcripts uploaded as 1 document to the “Resume/CV section” of the application.
Work location: Job location may change due to business need and travel may be required.
Due to the nature of the role, you are expected to remain a minimum of 12 months in the role before you may be eligible for other job opportunities within the organization.
Start Date: June 2024
How you’ll succeed
Client Engagement - Meet with clients to understand their personal and business priorities, advise them on solutions, and provide a forward-looking financial plan. Ensure clients’ investment, financial and credit related needs are met by providing a comprehensive retail banking offer or by making a formal introduction to the appropriate Imperial Service and Business Banking colleagues.
Relationship Building - Engage in marketing and outreach activities to show clients you value them and their communities. Grow your network, deepen existing relationships, and work as one team to ensure clients are connected to the right people and opportunities.
Business Development – Create relationships by networking with clients’ families and friends to uncover opportunities and refer to appropriate partners. Call both existing and potential clients to identify opportunities for future growth and revenue. Engage in community and banking centre events such as business development events, client acknowledgement programs and client appreciation day to create and enhance CIBC presence and gain market share
Leveraging Technology - Become a technology expert. Share your knowledge by introducing clients to our mobile banking applications, helping them to better manage their banking needs.
Who you are
You put our clients first. You engage with purpose to find the right solutions. You go the extra mile, because it’s the right thing to do.
You’re goal oriented. You’re motivated by accomplishing your goals and delivering your best to make a difference
You know that details matter. You notice things that others don't. Your critical thinking skills help to inform your decision making.
You’re passionate about people. You find meaning in relationships and surround yourself with a diverse network of partners. You connect with others through respect and authenticity
You love to learn. You’re passionate about growing your knowledge. You have a strong sense of curiosity.
You’re a certified professional. It’s an asset if you have current accreditation and good standing in Mutual Funds License (Canadian Securities Course or Investment Funds in Canada) and in CFSA (Certificate of Financial Services Advice)
Values matter to you. You bring your real self to work and you live our values - trust, teamwork, and accountability.
What CIBC offers
At CIBC, your goals are a priority. We start with your strengths and ambitions as an employee and strive to create opportunities to tap into your potential. We aspire to give you a career, rather than just a paycheck.
We work to recognize you in meaningful, personalized ways including a competitive salary, incentive pay, banking benefits, a health benefits program, defined benefit pension plan, an employee share purchase plan and MomentMakers, our social, points-based recognition program.
Our spaces and technological toolkit will make it simple to bring together great minds to create innovative solutions that make a difference for our clients.
We cultivate a culture where you can express your ambition through initiatives like Purpose Day; a paid day off dedicated for you to use to invest in your growth and development.
What you need to know
Halifax-18 Parkland Dr.
Client Relationship Management, Customer Experience (CX), Digital Literacy, Financial Products, Financial Services, Goal Planning, Outbound Calls, Problem Solving, Regulatory Requirements, Results-Oriented