Autorité des marchés financiers jobs
- Headquarters: Quebec City, Quebec
- Year of creation: 2002 (under the name l'Agence nationale d'encadrement du secteur financier, renamed with its current name in 2004)
- Type of company: governmental organization
- Business sector: Financial products and services
The Autorité des Marchés Financiers (AMF) plays a central and crucial role for Québec since it regulates Quebec's financial sector, which represents nearly 70,000 individuals and 6,000 businesses. The financial market framework helps to ensure a healthy financial sector and a strong economy for the province. The AMF also issues tools and information intended to protect consumers of financial services and products (investments, insurance, fraud risks, etc.).
Since 2012, the government has also mandated it to issue authorizations to companies that want to conclude public contracts.
The Autorité des Marchés Financiers has approximately 700 employees divided between its two places of business: its head office in Quebec, and its Montreal office. The AMF offers stimulating and rewarding professional challenges, which require, in addition to specific accounting knowledge, a strong sense of loyalty, and commitment to customers.
More than 80% of employees say they are proud to work for the AMF, committed to their work, motivated by collaboration with their colleagues, and the nature of their organization's missions. The Autorité des Marchés Financiers offers the possibility of adopting a variable work schedule that favors work-family balance. The personal and professional development of its employees is at the heart of its concerns: the AMF gives access to training programs and a program of 'Health Well-being'.
With its role of regulator and protector of savers, the Autorité des Marchés Financiers has set up the Education and Good Governance Fund (EGGF) which financially supports financial education, research and awareness projects. , for the general public. Recently, the Autorité has been involved in the fight against financial and material abuse against older people, who are more sensitive to financial risks.