Established in 2004, the AMF now has close to 700 employees in Montréal and Québec City, where its head office is located. Thanks to the professionalism and commitment of all its employees, the AMF fulfills its mission to Québec consumers of financial products and services and the financial markets. More specifically, the AMF's mission is to:
- provide assistance to consumers of financial products and services;
- ensure that financial institutions and other regulated entities of the financial sector comply with the solvency standards applicable to them as well as with the obligations imposed on them by law;
- supervise the activities connected with the distribution of financial products and services;
- supervise stock market and clearing house activities and monitor the securities market;
- supervise derivatives markets, including derivatives exchanges and clearing houses and ensure that regulated entities and other derivatives market practitioners comply with the obligations imposed by law;
- see to the implementation of protection and compensation programs for consumers of financial products and services and administer the compensation funds set up by law.
Two business locations
The AMF's head office in Québec City is located in the Tour Cominar, Place de la Cité, in the borough of Sainte-Foy – Sillery – Cap-Rouge. It is near major roadways, thereby facilitating travel in and around metropolitan Québec City.
The AMF's Montréal office in the Exchange Tower at Place Victoria is strategically positioned in the heart of the city's business district. It is easily accessible by public transit and is conveniently linked to Montréal's underground network.
Rewarding professional challenges
Given its important role in the Québec financial community, the AMF offers numerous career opportunities and unparalleled professional challenges. As a world-class regulator, the AMF draws on a team of professional, dynamic and innovative employees.
The AMF’s 2016 organization survey shows that the engagement rate of its employees was an excellent 83%. The engagement rate measures work commitment, collaboration within and between teams, loyalty and attention to client service. Some 82% of employees said they were motivated by their work and the role of the organization and 84% said they were proud to work for the AMF.
Staff turnover is a commonly used workplace indicator that measures the health of an organization. The turnover rate (resignations only) at the AMF over the past year was 3.5%, one of the lowest rates in the financial and insurance sector in Canada.