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Scotiabank Financial Analyst Reviews

Updated 4 March, 2019
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  • "Long hours - difficult to maintain work life balance" (in 77 reviews)

  • "Can't work full time for CR position" (in 42 reviews)

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  1. "Incredible experience for a co-op student"

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    Former Intern - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Former Intern - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    -Amazing atmosphere, great people, managers focus on personal development

    Cons

    - Located in downtown Toronto, may not be a con for everyone, but sometimes it can get crowded or long waits for elevators


  2. "Financial Analyst"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    faced paced, friendly colleagues,

    Cons

    Repetitive work, boring work sometimes

    Advice to Management

    Rotation in roles

  3. "Intern"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Scotiabank (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Great exposure to financial services

    Cons

    Not alot of challenging work


  4. "Commercial Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    good benefits, good culture and good co workers

    Cons

    working during weekends, working under pressure

    Advice to Management

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  5. "Financial Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Good work environment and culture. Snacks and drinks are provided. Really nice teamwork and different opportunities to work with different projects and teams.

    Cons

    Need to offer more training opportunities to contractors. Sometimes treat them in a different way with full time employees, especially faced with opportunities. Don't let contractors feel like they are seasonal. Please provide more care.

    Advice to Management

    Construct goals in a more strategic way may be wise.


  6. "Financial Analyst"

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    Former Contractor - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Former Contractor - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON

    I worked at Scotiabank as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Great people and a wonderful company

    Cons

    More work from home should be encouraged because of the commute time.


  7. "Analyst"

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    Former Contractor - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Former Contractor - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank as a contractor (More than a year)

    Pros

    Lots of opportunities to learn

    Cons

    Severely underpaid, Scotiabank pays 90% of market rate, so 90% of what TD/BMO/RBC/CIBC would pay for the same position

  8. "Good place to learn starting out"

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    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Former Employee - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time (Less than a year)

    Pros

    - Pleasant atmosphere
     - Not a lot of overtime (at least on my team)
     - Reasonable salary

    Cons

    - Progression appears to be slow.
    - Company appears to have a strong preference for hiring people on contract whose chances of landing a permanent role can be slim.
    - Some of the systems are outdated.

    Advice to Management

    If you don't want to see good people leave, then try to allocate more resources to converting contractors into permanent roles within a reasonable timeframe.


  9. "Senior Financial Analyst"

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    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time (More than 8 years)

    Pros

    Good work / life balance, given the ability to work from home.
    Great people to work with, very knowledgeable.

    Cons

    internal changes within company give rising concern to job security.
    too much emphases on cost cutting and not on growth initiatives.

    Advice to Management

    hiring freezes do not allow your employees a chance for career advancement within the company


  10. "Financial Analyst"

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    Current Intern - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Current Intern - Financial Analyst in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook

    I have been working at Scotiabank as an intern (Less than a year)

    Pros

    Less stress, less overtime, slow pace

    Cons

    Could be boring, sit before the computer for a very very long time.