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Alitis Investment Council


Canada-British Columbia-Victoria


Company Information

Alitis has a long track record of success as both an independent PM and IFM provider of managed portfolios and pools, utilizing both traditional and alternative investments (including mortgages and private real estate). Providing endowment style portfolio services coupled with best in class wealth planning services, is a top priority of the firm and is actively delivered by a highly qualified and engaged support team of wealth planners and insurance specialists.

Job Description


We are currently seeking a Private Client Portfolio Manager for Alitis Investment Counsel’s new Victoria, BC office in Oak Bay.

As a Private Client Portfolio Manager, you will be focussed on providing a high level of financial expertise and client service to strengthen existing relationships and to help form new relationships. We are seeking a candidate who ideally brings a book of clients or is motivated to grow the private client business in the Victoria region.


• Provide ongoing service for clients’ investment portfolios according to our client service standards
• Engage in holistic planning for clients, including risk management (insurance planning), retirement income needs and wealth planning services with the support of Alitis specialists
• Be keenly aware of clients’ changing needs and continue to suggest strategies that would improve their financial position, keeping in mind their investment objectives, risk tolerance and resources
• Ensure all client information and regulatory requirements are kept current and up to date
• Pursue referrals; prospect and develop key relationships that are vital to the continued success of the business, including educating the public about Alitis’ advanced endowment-style approach to investment management
• Keep on top of industry developments through attending seminars, continuing education, proactive personal development and joining professional networks
• Attend and contribute to Alitis Investment Committee meetings using your knowledge of financial assets and portfolio construction
• Maintain and develop a strong Alitis presence within the local professional community (accountants, lawyers and other potential centers of influence)


• Licensed for securities is preferred; insurance license is an asset
Minimum CIM or CFA Level 1; other industry designations, such as the CFP, are an asset
• Industry experience requirements will vary depending on your educational background, ideally you will have a minimum of 4 years of Investment Management experience
• Solid track record of success in financial services as demonstrated with building your own book of business


• Excellent interpersonal and communication skills (both written and verbal)
• Ability to present convincingly to clients, prospects and professionals along with ability to connect and build a sense of trust by using an educational approach versus a “sales” approach
• Possess an innate talent and keen sense for business development
• Self-motivated; driven to exceed established goals
• Proactive and demonstrate a high degree of perseverance and positivity
• High degree of professionalism and attention to detail
• Strong time management skills, particularly the ability to prioritize a multitude of tasks
• Must be able to work well both independently and within a team setting
• Willingness to learn new skills and acquire additional education as required
• Competency in Microsoft office computer software and industry related software


• Collaborative and friendly team environment
• Opportunities to develop and grow within the company
• Modern, conveniently-located office facilities
• Community involvement including charitable events, golf tournament sponsorships, industry events and more

This is a full-time position. Employee benefits include flex-time, employer funded medical benefits and RRSP programs. A competitive salary and bonus structure will be offered based on experience. Additional compensation arrangements will be discussed on a case by case basis if you are bringing client assets to Alitis.

Please send your resume to with “Victoria Adviser/PM Position” in the subject line along with a personalized cover letter outlining your strengths and experience for consideration. Note that resumes sent without cover letters will not be considered. Thank you for your interest and we look forward to hearing from you.

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Alitis Investment Council
Posting Date: 03-Aug-2017Financial Advisors Permanent, Full-Time Open 1 ASAP
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