Financial Advisor at DFSIN, Ottawa, Canada

Application ends: March 31, 2023
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Job Description


Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network


Being an independent financial services professional means that you are your own boss! Find out what this actually means.

You decide how to manage your time and organize your work. In other words, you are responsible for your own success.

You choose the market in which you want to work (individual or business) and the products you want to offer

Your income is in direct proportion to your efforts and your determination
The only limitations are those you impose on yourself!

Recurring commissions
Your income does not come only from commissions on new sales, but also from commissions on renewals.

Support with your communication and marketing efforts.

Desjardins Group the largest cooperative financial group in Canada, has assets of more than $190 billion as at December 31, 2011. Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network is the preferred distributor of products and services of Desjardins Financial Security.

About Desjardins Group:
Named Bank of the Year 2010 – Canada by The Banker published by The Financial Times.
The Banker‘s Top 1,000 World Banks (ranked 91st) 2010.
Global Finance‘s 2010 World’s 50 Safest Banks: Ranked 25th in world and 4th in North America.
National leader in Canada’s 10 Most Admired Corporate Cultures by Waterstone Human Capital, 2010
Ranked first on Corporate Knights magazine’s 2012 list of the Best 50 Corporate Citizens in Canada.

Desjardins Group regularly grants in excess of $70 million in donations, sponsorships and scholarships to the Canadian community. Its network of caisses, subsidiaries and Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network financial centres contribute locally to numerous community endeavours that support health, community services, education and culture.


Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network is part of Desjardins Financial Security, and the Desjardins Group which has assets of over $160 billion, the largest cooperative financial group in Canada and the sixth largest financial institution in the country. We are a Canadian leader in the financial services industry with a dynamic coast-to-coast network, comprised of 40 financial centres and more than 1,200 associate partners.

We are a full service financial services provider with access to multiple insurers and investment fund products. Our track record is based on the quality of support services delivered to associates with a company wide commitment to professionalism. We believe in listening to our associates’ needs for providing the products and tools needed to maximize their value in meeting clients’ financial planning needs.

Due to our exceptional growth we are looking for individuals to join our success story in the Greater Ottawa Area as Financial Services Planners.

Join the Desjardins Financial Security Independent Network Team and improve your business by:

  • Staying independent, while maintain access to a multi-disciplinary team and qualified experts.
  • Receiving financial backing to purchase viable blocks of business.
  • Having access to multiple insurers and products and more than 60 mutual funds and segregated fund companies.
  • A competitive pooled compensation bonus structure and immediate vesting.
  • Incentive plans based on multiple insurers’ products, mutual and segregated funds.
  • New associate training and mentoring programs which are unique in the industry.
  • Market planning and support.
  • Business continuation support.
  • Leading edge technology.

We are looking for people who are:

  • Entrepreneurial.
  • Problem solvers.
  • Out-going.
  • Commitment to quality.
  • Hard working.
  • Professional.
  • Service oriented.
  • Computer literate.
  • Committed to continuing education and personal development.
  • Experienced in sales (an asset but not necessary).

See also: Companies in Canada offering sponsorship