Other financial officers (NOC 1114)

High demand occupation

About this job

This group includes professional occupations in finance not elsewhere classified such as financial planners, financial examiners and inspectors, financial investigators, financial underwriters, mortgage brokers and trust officers.

People in this occupation:

  • are employed by banks, trust companies, investment firms and governments, or they may be self-employed
Common job titles
  • adjudicator, credit
  • administrator, international banking
  • adviser, investment - personal finances
  • financial management
  • foreign interbanking
  • inspector, bank / credit agency
  • adjudicator, credit
  • administrator, international banking
  • adviser, investment - personal finances
  • broker, mortgage broker
  • consultant, financial services
  • controller, estimates and programs

Duties

Financial Planners:

  • develop personal financial plans for clients covering cash management, finances, insurance coverage, investments, retirement and estate planning, taxes and legal matters; analyze clients' financial records, set goals and develop a financial strategy
  • advise clients on creating an financial plan to help them achieve their goals
  • may also arrange for the sale of financial products and investments depending on the licence held, and monitor the portfolio to ensure its quality and profitability
  • help to expand business and attract new clients

Financial Examiners and inspectors:

  • review and examine banks, trust companies, credit unions, caisses populaires, credit companies, real estate companies, insurance companies, pension funds, securities brokers and other financial services and institutions to ensure compliance with governing legislation and regulations

Financial investigators:

  • investigate possible unethical conduct or breaches of securities or commodity futures laws by persons or companies that trade in securities and commodity futures or that provide related financial services

Financial underwriters:

  • underwrite new issues of stocks and bonds, negotiate with corporations and governments to determine the type and terms of new securities issued and prepare offering prospectuses

Trust Officers:

  • administer estate, personal, charitable, corporate and other types of trusts, direct trust account investments, receive and record investment income and disburse trust funds

Mortgage Brokers:

  • meet with clients to obtain information about income, liabilities and assets, and type, price and condition of property to be mortgaged, and negotiate mortgage loans with lenders or lending institutions on behalf of clients

Work environment

A conventional controlled environment such as an office, hospital or school

Career paths and resources

Career paths

Progression to financial management positions is possible with experience. While these kinds of positions require a high degree of training and qualifications, workers must continually update their skills and pursue professional development.

Additional resources