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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, you will be well-positioned for career opportunities in risk management, as well as any area of finance that requires a thorough understanding of financial theory, and well developed quantitative and analytical skills.

There are a wide-range of opportunities in regulation, portfolio management, market, credit and operational risk for students with strong mathematical and computational skills wishing to use cutting-edge modelling techniques.

88% of graduates from the MFRM program (Classes of 2017, 2018, 2019 and 2020) successfully secured employment within 6 months of graduation.

Roles graduates have secured include:

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

Ontario Teachers’ Pension Plan (OTPP)

  • Investment Associate, Capital Markets 
  • Investment Associate, Total Fund Management 
  • Investment Analyst, Strategy & Risk 
  • Financial Analyst, Risk Analytics 

OP Trust

  • Investment Risk Analyst

Polar Asset Management Partners Inc.

  • Data and Reporting 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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Applications are closed for 2022 entry. 

Key Facts


  • 10 months, full-time


  • September, one intake per year

Tuition fee (2022 entry)

  • Domestic = $39,850 CAD
  • International = $70,370 CAD 

Employment rate

  • 88% (Classes of '17, '18, '19 & '20) 6 months after graduation


  • #1 in Canada
  • #4 in North America
  • #18 in the world

QS World University Rankings: Masters in Finance Rankings 2022