head office: Ottawa, ON
Year of creation: 1908
Type of company : Private company
Sector of activity: Bank, insurance, financial services
Alterna Savings and Alterna Bank are also known as Alterna Financial Group. The company offers financial products for individuals and businesses (mortgages, investments, retirement products, loans, etc.) through 33 branches in Ontario. Alterna Financial Group institutions are credit co-operatives that focus on supporting and investing in the local economy. Their clients are members, which distinguishes them from the usual banks. The group maintains a close relationship with its customers, to which it must be accountable, including reinvesting their profits back in the bank's operations.
There are many job opportunities at all levels, from entry level positions to senior management positions. In branch offices, there are customer service positions, account manager jobs, financial advisor, mortgage advisor, representative, etc. These positions are offered full-time, part-time. Occasional contracts and student positions are also regularly open. It is also possible to become a member of the administrative team.
Jobs at Alterna Financial Group offer competitive total compensation and work schedules that balance work and personal life Alterna Savings was nominated for the second time on the list of best employers in the Ottawa region. They were particularly distinguished by the work environment, the atmosphere, the benefits offered to employees (insurance, privileged access to the group's financial products), and the good management of employees by human resources (communications and training).
Alterna Financial Services branches are all involved in a company-wide waste reduction and recycling program by an 'eco-team' in charge of developing research projects that contribute to improvement of the environment, and to ensure their application. The company also regularly intervenes in various community initiatives. It is particularly committed through its Community Microfinance Program, through which it offers special products for NPOs, associations, etc. by allowing them to develop their projects for the benefit of communities.