Banking, credit and other investment managers (NOC 0122)

About this job

Banking, credit and other investment managers plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of financial establishments, operational departments within financial establishments, or credit departments in industrial and commercial establishments.

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People in this occupation:

  • oversee business development and manage overall performance in keeping with established strategic directions and policies
  • are employed as bank managers by banks, trust companies and credit unions
  • are employed as credit managers by credit departments in department stores, utility companies, car dealerships, insurance companies and other industrial or commercial organizations
  • are employed as investment managers by credit card companies, consumer loan companies, mutual fund investment firms, mortgage investment companies and other financial establishments concerned with extending loans and financing and investments
Common job titles
  • area manager,
  • attaché, commercial
  • co-ordinator, credit area
  • manager, accounts
  • manager, collection / credit approval
  • manager, corporate accounts
  • area manager,
  • attaché, commercial
  • co-ordinator, credit area
  • director / manager, bank
  • manager, accounts
  • manager, collection / credit approval

Earnings

Annual provincial median salary

$80,212

Source: 2016 Job Bank Wage data

Note:Estimated median employment income based on 2016 Job Bank median hourly wage rate (median annual salary = hourly wage rate x 40 (hours per week) x 52.14 (weeks per year))

Provincial hourly rate

  • High
  • Median
  • Low

Source: 2016 Job Bank Wage Report

Duties

Banking managers:

  • plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the branch operations of a bank, trust company, credit union or similar financial institution or of a department in such an institution responsible for administering personal and commercial loans, buying and selling securities, operating investment funds, administering trusts, settling estates or other related activities
  • ensure the institution's policies and procedures are followed according to established guidelines and make recommendations for improvement
  • network to develop business relations, promote the sale of loan, investment and other banking services and attract corporate and individual customers
  • interview corporate and individual customers and respond to customer enquiries
  • analyze, review and approve or reject loan and credit applications in accordance with authorized limits
  • monitor processing of loan applications and credit investigations
  • oversee preparation of monthly financial and branch progress reports
  • recruit personnel and identify their training needs

Credit managers:

  • plan, organize, direct, control and evaluate the activities of a credit department in an industrial or commercial organization
  • administer corporate, commercial and personal loan accounts
  • advise customers on the commercial and personal financial services corresponding to their needs
  • evaluate and review loan and credit applications and collateral and make recommendations
  • approve or reject credit applications, establish credit limits and determine repayment plans or schedules in accordance with authorized limits
  • ensure collection of overdue or delinquent accounts
  • ensure credit policies and procedures are followed according to established guidelines and applicable legislation
  • prepare credit and loan reports
  • recruit credit personnel and identify their training needs

Work environment

Key aspects of the work in this occupational group:

  • Work takes place in a typical office setting.

Job requirements

Education, training & qualifications

  • A university degree or college diploma in business administration, commerce, economics or a related field is usually required.
  • A master's degree in business administration, finance or management science may be required for the management of large commercial loans.
  • Completion of company or other management training programs is usually required.
  • Several years of experience within the industry, including supervisory experience, are required.

Skills

  • Innovative
  • Social
  • Directive
  • Verbal & Written Comprehension
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Education programs in B.C.

The following program areas are related to this occupation:
  • Business Administration/Management/Commerce
  • International Business

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Select a region to view regional outlook
Vancouver Island / Coast Mainland / Southwest Thompson-Okanagan Kootenay Cariboo Northeast North Coast & Nechako
Cariboo
Employment in 2016:
260
Average annual employment growth:
0.3%
Expected number of job openings:
110
Kootenay
Employment in 2016:
190
Average annual employment growth:
0.8%
Expected number of job openings:
100
Mainland / Southwest
Employment in 2016:
6,790
Average annual employment growth:
1.2%
Expected number of job openings:
3,410
North Coast & Nechako
Employment in 2016:
160
Average annual employment growth:
-0.2%
Expected number of job openings:
60
Northeast
Employment in 2016:
50
Average annual employment growth:
N/A
Expected number of job openings:
N/A
Thompson-Okanagan
Employment in 2016:
860
Average annual employment growth:
-0.1%
Expected number of job openings:
360
Vancouver Island / Coast
Employment in 2016:
960
Average annual employment growth:
2.1%
Expected number of job openings:
600

N/A - Data not available

Source: B.C. Labour Market Outlook

Career paths and resources

Career paths

Progression to senior management positions in this occupational group is possible with experience.

Additional resources

Additional resources are not currently available for this career.