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Careers in finance

Develop an overall understanding of markets. Master one fundamental aspect of business management. Meet future challenges in the financial sector. Find out about careers in finance.

Examples of positions

Positions and related duties vary according to the area of expertise and the university degree obtained.


  • Private Equity Investments Analyst
  • Investment Advisor
  • Portfolio Manager
  • Financial Planner


  • Financing Project Analyst
  • Mergers and Acquisitions Analyst
  • Treasury Manager
  • Financial Risk Manager


  • Risk Capital Analyst
  • Performance Measures Analyst
  • Consulting Strategy Advisor
  • Risk Assessment and Analysis Professional
  • Operational Risk Manager


  • Credit Analyst
  • Financial Analyst in Risk Management and Financial Engineering
  • Commercial Credit or Personal Services Banker
  • Financial Engineering Consultant
  • Commercial Banking Specialist


  • Stock or Bond Market Financial Analyst
  • Corporate Financing Banker (capital markets)
  • Merger and Acquisitions Consultant
  • Institutional Investor (sales and trading)

Positions available with a bachelor’s (BBA) (in French only)


Related Certifications

The Autorité des marchés financiers du Québec requires that professionals working in personal finance have their skills certified through the successful completion of various exams.


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Study programs

HEC Montréal offers a wide range of programs in finance from the graduate to post-graduate levels: bachelor’s, certificates, short programs, specialized graduate diplomas, master’s and doctorates.

Continuing Education

HEC Montréal’s Executive Education offers numerous short training programs in finance.


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