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LinkedIn: Top In Demand Fintech Jobs In Canada

Fintech Jobs | Jan 17, 2024

2024 In Demand Fintech Jobs in Canada

Thanks to LinkedIn's comprehensive analysis in their recent article, "LinkedIn Jobs on the Rise 2024: 20 Canadian Roles in Growing Demand," we gain valuable insights into a number of fintech roles in Canada that are growing in demand. In addition to a slowing economy, the way we work is really changing – it's not just about where we work, but also the skills we need to succeed. According to LinkedIn, the skills needed for jobs have already shifted by 25% since 2015, and they're expected to change by a whopping 65% by 2030 all around the world.

For instance, Wealth Management Associates are now pivotal in blending financial acumen with technological savvy, offering a more integrated approach to managing wealth. Cyber Security Analysts stand at the forefront of protecting financial data, a role that has become increasingly vital in our digital-first world. Similarly, Data Management Analysts play a crucial role in handling the vast amounts of data that drive financial decisions.

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The demand for these roles is not just a reflection of the industry's current needs but also a marker of where the sector is headed. With technology becoming an inseparable part of financial services (read:  artificial intelligence), these roles are expected to evolve, offering new challenges and opportunities for professionals in the field.

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The table below features in demand fintech jobs in Canada including their key responsibilities, common skills, top hiring locations, gender distribution, median prior experience, remote and hybrid job availability, and average compensation. Please note that the compensation figures are estimates based on general industry trends and may vary.

Job TitleKey ResponsibilitiesTop Hiring LocationsGender DistributionHybrid Job AvailabilityAverage Compensation (CAD)
Wealth Management AssociateProvide administrative and sales support in financial firmsToronto, Vancouver, Calgary56% F / 44% M14.9%~$60,000 - $85,000
Cyber Security AnalystProtect computer networks, software systems from cyber threatsToronto, Montreal, Calgary20% F / 80% M48.9%~$70,000 - $100,000
Mergers & Acquisitions AnalystPreliminary work on company dealsToronto, Kitchener-Cambridge-Waterloo, Montreal20% F / 80% M28%~$80,000 - $120,000
Financial Services ManagerOversee team performance in selling financial productsCalgary, Toronto, Montreal73% F / 27% M33.3%~$75,000 - $95,000
Financial PlannerLead development and execution of financial operationsCalgary, Toronto, Montreal73% F / 27% M33.3%~$65,000 - $90,000
Data Management AnalystMonitor and maintain databases and security systemsToronto, Montreal, Calgary49% F / 51% M37.8%~$65,000 - $85,000

Conclusion

As we navigate through 2024, the fintech sector in Canada is set to offer exciting and challenging career opportunities. For professionals and aspirants in fintech, staying abreast of these trends is essential to remain competitive and innovative in an industry that is at the cusp of significant transformation.

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