5 Reasons to Pursue a Finance Career – Career Loans
Internationally trained and looking to get back in your field? We can help! Register Now

5 Reasons to Pursue a Finance Career

Posted by: Gavin Au-Yeung Date: August 31, 2021 Category: Blog

There are plenty of great reasons why newcomers should consider a finance career in Canada. Some of the benefits of working in finance include a large range of career opportunities, job stability, and personal challenges. Continue reading to learn more about why you may want to consider a career in finance.

Recommended webinar: How to Enter the Banking Sector as a Skilled Newcomer (September 23, 2021, at 12 PM CST/MT)

1. Various Career Options

A finance degree can help work in a variety of industries. This is because finance professionals are essential everywhere. You could end up working in banks, government agencies, businesses, and much more! In addition, the soft skills that you develop from working in finance are transferable and highly regarded by many employers. These skills include communication, problem-solving, and analytical thinking.

2. Worldwide Opportunities

Finance professionals are needed everywhere. In fact, the finance sector provides some of the best opportunities to work in an international environment with different clients, industries, and locations. In addition, technological advancements have made working in the financial industry more flexible. Newcomers will also find plenty of opportunities in Canada’s financial sector.

3. Opportunity for Growth

Finance careers often have clear growth opportunities. At the same time, successful finance professionals constantly challenge themselves to expand their knowledge and receive more career opportunities. Most finance professionals will choose to advance their career by pursuing certifications that help them grow within their position or organization. Personal accomplishments are highly regarded in the financial sector. Therefore, there are many opportunities for fast career growth.

4. Great Paying Jobs

Generally speaking, a career in the finance industry pays more than many other industries. Individuals aspiring for a high-paying and stable career are often drawn to this sector for these reasons. Finance careers are extremely stable as financial professionals are constantly in demand. As a result, these professionals have the ability to explore different career opportunities that are available with finance certifications.

5. A Dynamic Environment

Careers in the finance sector are constantly changing and growing. The industry is moving towards exciting changes because of various factors. For example, new markets, technologies, and laws are constantly shifting work in the finance sector. As a result, working in finance is perfect for individuals who enjoy problem-solving and working at a fast pace.

Looking for a career in finance?

Skilled newcomers in Alberta and Saskatchewan can receive free career support from the experts at Career Loans. If you are hoping to enter Canada’s financial sector, speak with our counsellors and discuss your options of how you can return to your desired careers. In addition, ask about our optional micro loans that can help pay for any training and certification that will help advance your finance career in Canada.

Schedule your free appointment with our counsellors today by clicking here!

PrepCan-Online Newcomer Information Centre is coordinated and funded by:

Centre for Education & Training Mississauga logo Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada logo

careerloans logo

Career Loans provides career counselling and micro loans to Internationally Trained Individuals in regulated and non-regulated occupations and trades, who are looking to return to their chosen profession.

Funded By:
Coordinated By:

logo tcet

Financial Partner:

logo HSBC

Privacy Policy

Terms of Use


Are you interested in a tech career?

Check out our blog to learn about some of Canada's in-demand tech jobs. Visit our website to learn ... how!


#blog #techjobs #techcareers #newcomers

#FinancialLiteracy is a skill that is important to everyone! Hear from Philip Wilkins at @CrdtCounselSoc as he shares some advice for ... #newcomers in this free-to-watch #webinar!


#FLM2021 #Canada @FCACan

Join us on December 8 as we speak with Charles Osuji (@OsujiandSmith).

We will talk about how #newcomers can find career success and hear ... about Charles' journey from a newcomer to a successful lawyer.

You don't want to miss this #webinar!


We're pleased to collaborate with @marina_esiri for a YouTube Live session on Nov 27! Swing by to join the conversation and learn how ... #newcomers can receive the support they need to achieve #career success.

Subscribe to Marina's on YouTube!

Just because your income isn't stable doesn't mean that you can't plan for the future! Visit our #blog to learn more about managing ... uncertain income.


#FinancialLiteracy #FLM2021 #PersonalFinance #Budget #Newcomers @FCACan

Load More...

Latest Video

No Videos found.


News item image

Goal Setting for Your Career in Canada – Jan 19 @ 12 PM MT

January 19 2022, at 12 PM MT / 1 PM CST

Click here to register now!

Join us for a webinar that will highlight how newcomers can achieve career …

Read more
News item image

Should Newcomers Volunteer? – Dec 10, 2021 @ 11:30 AM MT

Friday, December 10, 2021, at 11:30 AM MT

Follow Career Loans on Facebook to get notified when we go live!


Join us on Facebook Live …

Read more
News item image

Achieving Career Success as a Newcomer in Canada – Dec 8 @ 12 PM MT / 1 PM CST

December 8 2021, at 12 PM MT / 1 PM CST

Click here to register now!

How can newcomers find career success in Canada?
Join us for a …

Read more
News item image

Exploring a Career in the I.T. Sector

Information Technology (I.T.) is quickly becoming one of the world’s most important job industries. Modern technology continues to improve and make …

Read more

PrepCan-Online Newcomer Information Centre is coordinated and funded by:

Centre for Education & Training Mississauga logo Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship Canada logo


All Career Loans virtual services will continue during this time; our hours of operation remain the same at 8:30AM – 4:30PM (MT) from Monday to Friday. Please contact us if you require assistance outside of these hours.

Skip to content