Scotiabank Financial Advisor Reviews

Updated Mar 3, 2021

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

  2. "Senior Financial Advisor Role"

    5.0
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    • Culture & Values
    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Toronto, ON
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Good working environment.Great culture at branch level from employee perspective compared to other FIs.

    Cons

    Limited opportunity for future growth


  3. COVID-19

    "-"

    5.0
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Toronto, ON

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    ESOP and annual bonus if you meet target

    Cons

    Moving branches doing covid and high sales goal

  4. "Good company to start your career"

    4.0
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    • Diversity & Inclusion
    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Financial Advisor in Vancouver, BC
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    No Opinion of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time

    Pros

    Good place to start your career if you look for professional designation

    Cons

    inflexible working hours and high targets.

  5. "Great benefits, pension, opportunity for advancement"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Senior Financial Advisor in Red Deer, AB
    Recommends
    Positive Outlook
    Approves of CEO

    I have been working at Scotiabank full-time for more than 5 years

    Pros

    Great pension, competitive salary, opportunity for strong bonus

    Cons

    Sales pressure at all times. Not the best training

  6. Helpful (1)

    "Great Culture"

    4.0
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    • Career Opportunities
    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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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  7. "Great place to work"

    4.0
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    • Senior Management
    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

  8. "financial advisor"

    5.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • 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

  9. "Decent"

    4.0
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    • Compensation and Benefits
    • Senior Management
    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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  10. "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

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