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Job seekers guide for financial services

Create lists of financial services companies and learn more about the industry

Creating lists of financial services firms

Financial Services Canada
  • Part of "Canada's Information Resource Centre"
  • Click "Connect to resource"
  • Select "Search"
  • Click the box "Check All / Clear All" so nothing is selected
  • Click the box "Financial Services Canada"
  • In "Organization Type" use the control key to select multiple organization types
  • Fill in other areas to narrow search
  • Click on "Search Now"
  • Results will display
  • "Log Out" (top right) when finished. Access to the online version is quite limited.
  • If you cannot access online, please visit the BIC to use the hard copy
Major Financial Institutions of the World
  • Part of "Gale Library Directory"
  • Click "Abstracts and Indexes"
  • Click "Advanced"
  • Select "Major Financial Institutions of the World"
  • Use pulldown menus to narrow search geographically (ex: country, province, area code)
  • Use the "Keyword" menu option to narrow by specialty (ex. "investment banking")
  • Click "Search"

Asset managers & investment dealers


Brokerage firms & financial analysts

M&A advisory firms

Mutual fund dealers & managers

Pension money managers

Industry reports

Industry & career overviews

Vault Career Guides (Registration required)
  • Click "Guides"
  • Click "Finance guides"
  • Scroll down and find "Vault Guide to the Top Financial Services Employers"
Insiders Guide to the Best Jobs On Bay Street
  • Available in the BIC: CC HG 5154 .3 K35 2005
Practical Guide to Finding the Right Finance Job in Canada
  • Available in the BIC: CC HG 173 P75 2005 


Vault Banking Rankings - US Focus

50 Best Investment Banks to Work for in 2019- Vault

OSFI - Canadian Bank Financials.

Canadian Bankers Association Financial Ranking appears to have been discontinued, however they have the annual financial results list here. 

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