Scotiabank Senior Financial Advisor Reviews

Updated Mar 1, 2021

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Scotiabank President and CEO Brian J. Porter
Brian J. Porter
191 Ratings
  1. "financial advisor"

    5.0
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    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Edmonton, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Very good working environment, supportive management team

    Cons

    The working environment might vary branch to branch

  2. "Awesome"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Melfort, SK

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Awesome place to work in.

    Cons

    None at the moment. Everything is good.


  3. "Great Culture"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Calgary, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Benefits Company initiatives Career development Paid time off

    Cons

    Low pay High stress work environment Work on weekends Archaic tech Always errors and issues with tech at Scotia

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  4. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Financial Advisor in Mississauga, ON

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Salary is good and no work on sundays

    Cons

    sales targets are high and daily morning meetings

  5. "Decent"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Toronto, ON
    Doesn't Recommend
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Great co-workers if at a good branch. Great experience.

    Cons

    The bank’s constant fluff. Low pay for amount of work / money you bring in.

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  6. "Financial Advisor"

    5.0
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    Former Employee - Financial Advisor in Strathmore, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I worked at Scotiabank full-time for less than a year

    Pros

    Great atmosphere, culture and environment

    Cons

    Not as strict with goals / not enough motivation to advance in career

  7. "Work culture"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor 
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for more than 3 years

    Pros

    Good pay, benefits to employees

    Cons

    Too much pressure, no easily promotion

  8. "great place to work"

    5.0
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    Current Employee - Senior Financial Advisor in Calgary, AB

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    friendly environment, focused, driven and teachable

    Cons

    sales driven environment, this is checked every day and week.

  9. "Great place"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in London, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    Room to grow, support for management and team

    Cons

    Nothing that I can think of

  10. "high stress, numbers push"

    4.0
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    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Lloydminster, AB
    Doesn't Recommend
    Neutral Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for more than a year

    Pros

    decent pay good products good coworkers

    Cons

    extreme push for sales numbers, evwn after target are reached. high stress little management support, no raises

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