Current Career Opportunities

 

Retail Sales and Trading (2 openings)

Investment Advisor Career Opportunities at PI Financial Corp.

At PI, our Investment Advisors work in a non-bureaucratic and flexible work environment which allows them to do what they do best - putting our clients' interests first. We support a diverse range of Investment Advisors with a wide variety of needs, specializations and business models.

    At PI:
  • We are not focused on selling proprietary products and give our Advisors complete independence when advising their clients on the right investments for their portfolios
  • Our Advisors are supported by in-house research as well as a wide range of third party research
  • Our highly experienced Executive Team has directed the firm's growth for 30 consecutive years and offers our Advisors strong leadership and support

We are looking for successful, independent Advisors who are committed to their clients for the long term.

If you are interested in a career at PI as an Advisor please call Don Cromar
at 604-718-7511. We will keep your enquiry in the strictest confidence.

Experienced Investment Advisor Overview

 

 

Licensed Trader for Wealth Management/Trading group - Vancouver office

Full time hours 5:30am – 1:00pm

The successful candidate will be an experienced, licensed trader who is able to provide accurate, efficient and specialized trading support on a diverse range of assignments to help clients reach their financial goals. This is not a proprietary trading position.

    Main responsibilities include:
  • Order execution and daily management of equities, options, and commodity futures within client portfolios
  • Ensure accurate and timely post-execution allocation, confirmation, and reporting of all portfolio security trades
  • Verify and correct any errors or omissions in daily transaction summaries
  • Work with the back office to identify, investigate and resolve portfolio discrepancies and market settlement problems
  • Maintain current knowledge of, and comply with, all compliance regulations, securities laws, risk & confidentiality requirements
  • Ensure satisfactory resolution of client enquiries and take ownership of coordinating responses with other departments as necessary
  • Provide market quotes, and other order management requirements
    Education/Accreditations:
  • Completion of the Canadian Securities Course and Conduct and Practices Handbook
  • Completion of the Trader Training Course
  • Completion of the Derivatives Fundamentals, Options Licensing Course and Futures Licensing Course preferred
  • Undergraduate Degree or Community College Diploma preferred
    Other Qualifications/Skills/Experience:
  • Ability to effectively multi-task under pressure in a fast-paced environment, while maintaining attention to detail
  • Participate fully as a member of the team and contribute to a positive work environment

To apply, please email your resume to: careers@pifinancialcorp.com

We appreciate your interest in this position, however, only applicants selected to participate in the interview process will be notified.

 

Research

There are currently no open positions.

 

 

Institutional Sales & Trading


Institutional Equity Sales, Toronto office

PI Financial Corp. is a leading, employee-owned, Canadian based Investment Dealer providing a full range of investment products and services for individual, corporate and institutional investors. With over 250 employees in offices in Vancouver, Victoria, Kelowna, Prince George, Calgary, Regina, Winnipeg, and Toronto, PI is one of Canada's top independent investment banks for small to mid-cap Canadian companies and has expertise in the resource, technology, life sciences, alternative energy, and consumer discretionary sectors. Our Investment Advisors offer more than 40,000 clients a comprehensive range of investment products and services including: access to Canadian and US equities, fixed income, mutual funds, options, commodities/futures, retirement plans, life insurance and tax advantaged products. PI's Capital Markets division has grown to become one of Canada's leading investment banks for small to mid-cap companies and offers a full range of research, investment banking, advisory, and institutional sales and trading services.

We are seeking a professional looking to join a high performing Institutional Sales/Trading team in its Toronto location.

We are looking for candidates with previous institutional sales experience. The individual will have expertise in the marketing of micro to mid-cap equity investment opportunities in the technology, oil & gas, mining, consumer products and special situations sectors. A track record of building profitable relationships with buy side clients is preferred along with a history of new account origination. A working knowledge of the basic institutional trading platforms would be of benefit.

They will work closely with our institutional sales and trading group as well as our research and banking groups in both Toronto and Vancouver.

    Qualifications:
  • Minimum 5 years of sell side institutional equity sales and/or sales trading in capital markets
  • Established institutional client and corporate relationships
  • Completed Bachelor degree in related field (Post Graduate an asset)
  • Strong understanding of financial markets and accounting
  • CFA designation or candidate preferred but not required

If you think you have the qualifications, please email your resume to: careers@pifinancialcorp.com

We appreciate your interest in this position, however, only applicants selected to participate in the interview process will be notified.

 

Investment Banking

There are currently no open positions.

 

Accounting

There are currently no open positions.

 

Management

There are currently no open positions.

 

Office Services & Administration


Receptionist - Vancouver, BC

We are seeking a full-time Receptionist to greet clients by telephone and in person, and to assist the Manager, Office Services with various administrative duties according to Firm policies and procedures.

    Main Responsibilities:
  • Direct all incoming calls in a professional and courteous manner and ascertain the routing of calls when a caller is not certain of their contact.
  • To greet clients in person in the same manner.
  • Open the office and distribute morning newspapers.
  • Distribute incoming and outgoing faxes. Scanning documents.
  • Deal with photocopier jams, fill paper trays daily. Obtaining copier counts from branch offices.
  • Ensure kitchens and boardrooms are kept tidy throughout the day. Order all necessary kitchen supplies.
  • Assist the Manager Office Services with various departmental work including tracking invoices.
  • Type envelopes, labels, letters, etc. as required.
  • Prepare courier labels and reconcile courier invoices.
  • Provide clients with quotes when required after market hours only (training provided).
  • Order business cards and personalized stationary.
  • Order catering for company lunches and meetings.
  • Maintain records & usage of security pass cards and monthly parking.
  • Assist with organizing in-office charitable campaigns, in-office monthly birthday lunches and staff lunches.
  • Keeping in-house forms in stock and ordering forms from inventory. Create form packages.
  • Maintain company data in Excel spreadsheets.
  • Working with building maintenance and various suppliers on a regular basis and maintaining a professional relationship with suppliers.
  • Work Hours: Monday to Friday
    Qualifications
  • A high school diploma and some solid reception / office experience.
    Skills
  • Switchboard, familiarity with Microsoft Word & Excel, photocopiers and fax machines.
  • Candidate must have the ability to maintain a professional demeanour at all times and multitask.
  • An outgoing personality and good interpersonal skills are required

To apply, please email your resume to: careers@pifinancialcorp.com

We appreciate your interest in this position, however, only applicants selected to participate in the interview process will be notified.




Compliance

Compliance Supervisor or Supervisor Trainee (Exchange Traded Derivatives)

    Responsibilities:
  • Protect clients and the firm by ensuring compliance with regulations and internal policy.
  • Facilitate smooth operation of a niche futures & futures options trading group by interacting with front office as well as back office staff.
  • Print / analyze reports and guide Investment Advisors accordingly.
    Job Duties:
  • Monitor and review all trading activities to measure compliance with IIROC (Investment Industry Regulatory Organization of Canada) rules and internal policies.
  • Review and complete commodities compliance reports as required by IIROC Rule 2500: Minimum Standards for Retail Customer Account Supervision.
  • Undertake enforcement of internal policies and procedures and sanction activity in client accounts when necessary.
  • Monitor and enforce open positions in relation to futures contract delivery period: first notice day and last trading day.
  • Supervise and process Commodity Deliveries: cash, storage charges, fees, call for shipment, etc.
  • Key in daily Journal Entries using GMI / Execlear &or DataPhile back office programs.
  • Navigate back office software for managing trades, commissions and client information.
  • Create monthly reports for distribution to Branch Managers for review and supervision.
  • Process and track 3rd party monthly invoices.
  • Meet high standards for customer-service while facing time sensitive operational challenges.
  • 6:30am til 2:30pm core office hours in Vancouver.
    Skills and Qualifications:
  • Must have current IIROC Futures / Futures Options Supervisory registration – or - the ability to work towards completing the Derivatives Fundamentals Course, Futures Licensing Course & Canadian Commodities Supervisors Course.
  • At least 2 years post-secondary business related education, ability to work independently while being a strong team player, strong analytical skills, strong administrative writing skills, strong organization skills, ability to work under pressure.
  • GMI / Execlear / Dataphile (back office software) experience is not essential – a keen interest in the Exchange Traded Derivatives ‘commodities industry’ is preferred.

To apply, please email your resume to: careers@pifinancialcorp.com

We appreciate your interest in this position, however, only applicants selected to participate in the interview process will be notified.

 

Operations & Back Office

There are currently no open positions.

 

PI Financial Corp. sincerely thanks all applicants for their interest, however, only those candidates short-listed will be contacted. Please submit your resumes to careers@pifinancialcorp.com.