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Financial Advisor


This is a Contract position in Ottawa region, ON posted September 11, 2017.

Job Description

The ideal candidate will become a Sun Life Financial Advisor and as part of the Sun Life Team, you will be trained and licensed to represent and sell Sun Life Products and third party products (inventments and insurance) in which you will be compensated with salary, although the position is primarily commission-based.


  • Preferred: LLQP License / IFIC License (training and education to get licensed will be offered to the right candidate)
  • Minimum of 1-2+ years of prior experience and knowledge in sales, finance, insurance, and investments, consulting, management, banking, prior business ownership, health services, hospitality, marketing, or customer service approach is an asset.

CORE COMPETENCIES (in addition to qualifications):

  • You are a natural communicator who excels at networking and building lasting relationships
  • Your community involvement demonstrates your interpersonal skills and ability to build rapport with new people quickly
  • You have a professional demeanor and superior business development and prospecting skills
  • Your strong business acumen and organizational skills will enable you to confidently provide recommendations to clients
  • Your values and ethics are driven by your sense of integrity and honesty
  • Your dedication to succeed is centered on building trusted relationships, strong work ethic, persistence and desire to reach your full potential


  • Grow your client base through prospecting and meeting with existing and potential clients to complete financial needs analysis
  • Implement your suggestions through the sale of life insurance, health insurance, wealth accumulation, and savings products offered by Sun Life Financial
  • Provide ongoing financial advice tailored to your clients’ needs
  • Build your credibility and gain the trust of the people you serve through a holistic, client service approach


  • Average OTE ​for 1st Year Advisor – $75K and above
  • $2K Sign-on Bonus
  • Commission Based + Draw (while establishing business)

Company DescriptionSun Life Financial is a leading international financial services organization providing a diverse range of protection and wealth accumulation products and services to individuals and corporate customers.

Chartered in 1865, Sun Life Financial and its partners today have operations in key markets worldwide, including Canada, the United States, the United Kingdom, Ireland, Hong Kong, the Philippines, Japan, Indonesia, India, China and Bermuda. In Canada, Sun Life has a presence in 850 communities and financial centre offices from coast to coast with major offices in Toronto, Waterloo, Ottawa, Montreal, Edmonton, and Calgary.

Sun Life Financial Advisors share a proud 140-year history of providing financial security solutions to millions of Canadians. Sun Life Financial advisors sell health insurance, life insurance and investments to individuals and groups. In this way, they enjoy meaningful work by helping to ensure the financial health of their clients.
We have an exciting opportunity for you to join our growing team as a Sun Life Financial Advisor

Why become an Advisor with Sun Life Financial?
There’s no one answer. The reasons are as diverse as our people. We know you want more than a job – a job you can get anywhere. You want to put your talents to good use. You want a career.

Please note: This is a commission based sales position. Sunlife Financial Advisors employ a variety of strategies to develop their client base. Successful Financial Advisors have a very strong earning potential.