11109 – Other financial officers



11109 – Other financial officers
Other financial officers include professional occupations in finance such as financial examiners and inspectors, financial investigators, financial underwriters, mortgage brokers and trust officers. They are employed by banks, trust companies, investment firms and governments, or they may be self-employed.


Index of titles
Bank inspector
Bonds underwriter
Credit adjudicator
Credit advisor
Credit agency inspector
Credit unions examiner
Estate administrator
Estate and trust administrator
Estate executor
Finance and credit administrator
Financial compliance officer
Financial institutions examiner
Financial institutions inspector
Financial investigator
Financial underwriter
Foreign interbanking arrangements officer
Interbanking arrangements officer
Lending solutions manager
Mortgage broker
Mortgage underwriter
Personal trust officer
Securities underwriter
Trust officer


Main duties
This group performs some or all of the following duties:
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
Analyze clients requests to assess risk and details of stocks, bonds, mortgages or other financing solutions
Negotiate with corporations, governments or individuals to determine the type and terms of financial products and prepare offering prospectuses or contracts
May underwrite new issues of stocks and bonds.

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
Negotiate mortgage loans with lenders or lending institutions on behalf of clients.


Employment requirements
A bachelor's degree in business administration, commerce, economics or a related field is usually required.
Various training programs and courses are offered by financial institutes and organizations, such as the Canadian Securities Institute, Institute of Canadian Bankers, CFA Institute, Investment Funds Institute and Trust Companies Institute of Canada, and may be required by employers.
A recognized financial designation may be required (CFA, CIM or others).
Financial examiners and inspectors may require a recognized accounting designation.
Mortgage brokers require a mortgage broker licence in British Columbia, Alberta, Saskatchewan, Manitoba, Ontario, Quebec, New Brunswick, Newfoundland and Labrador and Nova Scotia.


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


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