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Careers in risk

A world of opportunity

Careers in risk management and trading are found throughout the finance and capital markets industries.

Rewarding careers in risk management and finance

As a graduate of the MFRM program, you will be well positioned for career opportunities in risk management, as well as any area of finance that calls for a thorough understanding of financial theory, and well developed quantitative and analytical skills.

There are a wide-range of positions available in risk for students with strong mathematical and computational backgrounds who wish to use cutting-edge modeling techniques as they apply to roles in regulation, portfolio management, and market, credit, and operational risk management in various organizations.

Three months after graduation, 85% of our graduates had successfully secured employment. As of December 2017 (6 months after graduation), 98% of our graduates have successfully secured employment in the following industries/roles:

Asset Management

Canadian Pension Plan Investment Board (CPPIB)

  • Investment Analyst, External Portfolio Management

East Coast Fund Management

  • Associate, Investment Operations

Greystone Managed Investments Inc.

  • Senior Analyst, Fixed Income & Multi-Asset

Polar Asset Management Partners Inc.

  • Data and Reporting Analyst

OP Trust

  • Investment Risk Analyst


Bank of Canada

  • Analyst

Bank of Tokyo-Mitsubishi UFJ

  • Manager, Risk Analytics

BMO Bank of Montreal

  • Assistant Consultant (Contract via Financial Risk Group)
  • Senior Analyst, Counterparty Credit Risk – Platform Upgrade
  • Senior Analyst, Structural Market Risk, Production Support

Central 1 Credit Union

  • Credit and Counterparty Risk Analyst
  • Treasury Analyst


  • Analyst - Capital Risk
  • Program Analyst, Operational Risk
  • Regulatory Reporting Analyst, OTC Derivatives, Documentation

Royal Bank of Canada (RBC)

  • Enterprise Recovery & Resolution Planning Analyst
  • Global Trading Client Management
  • Senior Analyst, Enterprise Risk Validation
  • Analyst for Regulatory Solutions at RBC Investor & Treasury Services


  • Senior Analyst, Group Treasury

Toronto-Dominion (TD)

  • Risk Analyst



  • Consultant


  • Senior Consultant, Financial Services Risk Management


  • Consultant Intern

PwC Canada

  • New Associate - Technology (Risk Assurance)



  • Fixed Income Analyst


Manulife Financial

  • Senior Analyst (Risk)


TMX Group

  • Risk Management Analyst
  • Verification Analyst, Financial Risk Management


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Key Facts


  • 8 months, full-time

Tuition fee (2018 entry):

  • Domestic = $44,280 CAD
  • International = $61,880 CAD

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