Presentation on theme: "Who Is FundSERV? FundSERV Inc. is a leading provider of electronic business services to the Canadian investment fund industry. Established in 1993, FundSERV."— Presentation transcript:
Who Is FundSERV? FundSERV Inc. is a leading provider of electronic business services to the Canadian investment fund industry. Established in 1993, FundSERV is a private company that operates on a cost-recovery basis. FundSERV has spearheaded the development of what is widely acknowledged to be the most efficient investment fund transaction processing system in the world. Today, the Company's focus is on the data standards and security infrastructure that will enable the industry to continue to apply technology for the ultimate benefit of the Canadian investing public.
What Does FundSERV Do? Ar e you Familiar With ? When you use your debit card, Interac organizes and manages all transactions, such as paying the retailer, accessing your account and notifying the bank. FundSERV works in a similar manner as it manages and processes all transactions, from investments to commissions and organizes all the information into InSite.
Why Did Qualified Financial Services Invest In and Implement FundSERV? Timeliness of trades Greater efficiency with investment transactions Integration with InSite to manage client portfolios Attraction of investment focused advisors Access to funds only available via FundSERV
How Does FundSERV Improve Your Business? Timeliness of trades Effortless ability to view your client’s portfolio Management of client funds No additional costs (today) for service As a result…. MORE OPPORTUNITIES
Communication Which Carriers Does FundSERV Facilitate Transactions for with Qualified Financial Services? Who Should I Contact If I Have Any Questions?
Which Carriers Does FundSERV Facilitate Transactions with for Qualified Financial Services? C.I Funds Manulife Financial Empire Life RBC Insurance Carriers to be joining us next quarter: Canada Life I.A
What Transactions Can Be Completed Via FundSERV ? Buy (excluding transfers) Sell Trade (Switches)
Who Should I Contact If I Have Questions? Trades Pat Armstrong Commission Anna Boroni All other Kevin Cott Inquiries
Using FundSERV To Its Full Potential Via InSite How Do I Access FundSERV? Where Are All The FundSERV Actions Found? What Does Each Action Do?
How Do I Access FundSERV? FundSERV is integrated with InSite, so… Log into InSite as you normally would.
Where Are All The FundSERV Actions Found? To view a FundSERV transaction 1) Locate the Client Main and Search Locate client in the search area 2) To review in-depth client information All Blue highlighted areas allow for more information Examples: Fund information Returns Unit Value Show Transactions ↓ Commissions
What Does Each Action Do? Fund Information – Provides background information for the specific fund. Returns – Historical Rate of Return for your client’s portfolio. Transactions – Complete history of what has transpired.
Commission How Do I Get The Process Started? How Are Commissions Paid Out? How Do I Reconcile My Payments?
How Do I Get The Process Started? You MUST hand in a completed and signed original EFT form, along with a void cheque. This allows Qualified Financial Services to make deposits into your account.
How Are Commissions Paid Out? Commissions are paid out at weekly intervals via Qualified Financial Services EFT arrangement with TD Bank, showing in your bank account as QUALIFIED FINAN PAY. Only payments of $50 or more will be deposited. Balances below this are carried forward until $50 is reached. Commissions will be based on your production level (A, AA, AAA). Based on your level, you will receive a % of the gross commission paid for both first year and trailer commissions. Example: If your production level is AAA, you would receive 80% of the gross commission.
How Do I Reconcile My Payments? Two Ways: 1) Individual reconciliation within a specific account. Log into client account (Main and Search ) Click on Posted Commissions (Centre, top of page) 2) Reconciliation to monies deposited into your account. Log into InSite (Main and Search) Click on Posted Commissions Enter the desired date range and Click Go This will create a report showing all commissions by client, carrier and date.
What Else Can I Do? Portfolio Report Accessing Your Client’s Portfolio Report: Log into client account (Main and Search) Click on Portfolio Report (Top right in the centre navigation bar) Portfolio Report: Viewing your client’s portfolio gives you the opportunity to easily discuss your client’s past, present and future transactions, allowing a greater opportunity to interact and communicate with your clients. A Portfolio Report allows effortless access to: Current Holdings Rate of Return Asset Holding by Type Transactions
Future Possibilities Client Access to InSite and FundSERV What Will This Mean?