Business, Finance, and Administration

Summary

Business & financial services are part of a vital business infrastructure that attracts and supports other businesses and organizations.

The business and professional services cluster includes those businesses that support our diversified economy and include legal and accounting firms, consulting agencies, banking and investment, customer care centres, and human resources services.  Finance, insurance, and real estate establishments comprise a portion of this sector and are engaged in financial transactions (that is, transactions involving the creation, liquidation, or change in ownership of financial assets) or in facilitating financial transactions. Real Estate and Leasing comprises establishments primarily engaged in renting and leasing assets. This sector includes the following services:

  • Legal Services
  • Accounting, Tax Preparation, Bookkeeping and Payroll Services
  • Banking and Investment
  • Architectural, Engineering and Related Services
  • Specialized Design Services
  • Management, Scientific and Technical Consulting Services
  • Advertising and Related Services
  • Other Professional, Scientific and Technical Services
  • Offices Administrative Services
  • Facilities Support Services
  • Employment Services
  • Business Support Services
  • Travel Arrangement and Reservation Services
  • Investigation and Security Services
  • Services to Buildings and Dwellings

Job Charts

wdt_ID NOC Job Title Job Description Wage Range Estimate Skills Knowledge Tools & Technology Other Training and Education routes
1 1431 Accounting and related clerks Prepare bills, invoices, accounts payable and receivable, budgets and other routine financial records using both manual and computerized systems. $28,080 to $63,920 Communication skills, Teamwork, Organizational skills Accounting, English language, General ledger Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Accounting software Attention to detail, Fast-paced Setting, Flexibility Carlton Trail College, Cumberland College, Dumont Technical Institute, First Nations University of Canada, Great Plains College, Lakeland College, Northlands College, North West College, Parkland College, Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Business College, Southeast College, St. Peter's College, University of Regina, University of Saskatchewan
2 1311 Accounting technicians and bookkeepers Maintain books, keep records of accounts, verify procedures for recording financial transactions and provide personal bookkeeping services. $31,200 to $68,640 Teamwork, Communication skills, Interpersonal skills Accounting, English language, Financial reporting Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Accounting software Attention to detail, Fast-paced Setting, Flexibility Great Plains College, Lakeland College, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Business College, University of Regina, University of Saskatchewan
3 1241 Administrative assistants Perform a variety of administrative duties in support of managerial and professional staff. $31,200 to $66,230 Communication skills, Teamwork, Organizational skills English language, Office administration, Accounting Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint Attention to detail, Fast-paced Setting, Flexibility Carlton Trail College, Cumberland College, Dumont Technical Institute, Great Plains College, Lakeland College, North West College, Parkland College, Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Business College, Southeast College, St. Peter's College, University of Regina, University of Saskatchewan
4 1221 Administrative officers Oversee administrative procedures, establish work priorities and co-ordinate various administrative services, such as office supplies and security services. $31,200 to $79,210 Communication skills, Project management, Teamwork Budgeting, English language, Office administration Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint Attention to detail, Fast-paced Setting, Flexibility Carlton Trail College, Cumberland College, Dumont Technical Institute, First Nations University of Canada, Great Plains College, Lakeland College, North West College, Parkland College, Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Business College, Southeast College, St. Peter's College, University of Regina, University of Saskatchewan
5 1314 Assessors, valuators and appraisers Determine the value of land, businesses, estates and other real property; determine the value of personal and household items. $35,440 to $93,600 Communication skills, Teamwork, Customer service English language, Quality assurance, Risk management Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Estimating software Attention to detail, Flexibility, Fast-paced Setting Lakeland College, University of Regina, University of Saskatchewan
6 1434 Banking, insurance and other financial clerks Compile and process records, listings, applications and more for banking, insurance and other financial organizations. $33,280 to $62,860 Communication skills, Customer service, Teamwork English language, Accounting, Office administration Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook Attention to detail, Fast-paced Setting, Flexibility Carlton Trail College, Cumberland College, Dumont Technical Institute, First Nations University of Canada, Great Plains College, Lakeland College, North West College, Northlands College, Parkland College, Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies, Saskatchewan Polytechnic, Saskatoon Business College, Southeast College, St. Peter's College, University of Regina, University of Saskatchewan
7 1226 Conference and event planners Plan conferences, conventions, meetings, seminars, exhibitions, trade shows, festivals and other events for associations, businesses and convention centres. $23,550 to $97,780 Planning, Communication skills, Teamwork English language, Budgeting, Public relations Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft PowerPoint Event Planning, Attention to detail, Flexibility Saskatchewan Tourism Education Council, University of Regina, University of Saskatchewan
8 1452 Correspondence, publication and regulatory clerks Write correspondence, proofread and compile material for publication, process forms and documents (e.g. applications, licences, permits) and perform related clerical duties. $30,890 to $56,660 Communication skills, Interpersonal skills, Teamwork English language, Office administration, Business intelligence Microsoft Excel, Microsoft Word, Microsoft Outlook Attention to detail, Fast-paced Setting, Flexibility University of Regina, University of Saskatchewan
9 1513 Couriers, messengers and door-to-door distributors Pick up and deliver letters, parcels, packages, newspapers, flyers and other items. $23,550 to $57,820 Customer service, Teamwork, Communication skills English language, Occupational Health and Safety Act Forklifts, Android, Microsoft Excel Fast-paced Setting, Attention to detail, Flexibility On The Job Training
10 1251 Court reporters, medical transcriptionists and related occupations Record and transcribe court and committee proceedings and prepare transcripts for judges, tribunals and panels; record and transcribe dictation by health care providers. $33,590 to $61,670 Communication skills, Organizational skills, Decision-Making English language, Office administration Microsoft Word, Voice recognition software, Microsoft Excel Attention to detail, Flexibility, Data entry Private schools
NOC Job Title Job Description Wage Range Estimate Skills Knowledge Tools & Technology Other Training and Education routes

Education Routes

Below are the post-secondary institutions in Saskatchewan for Business, Finance, and Administration

Carlton Trail College

Carlton Trail College is one of Saskatchewan’s leading training and educational institutions. From the programs we offer, to the services we provide, we are dedicated to help you achieve your education, career and training goals.

Cumberland College

Whether you are looking for a career change or wanting to upgrade your skills, Cumberland College can help you reach your goals!  Choose from a wide array of programs such as, university, skills training, adult upgrading, English language, and business training to help prepare for a rewarding future.

Dumont Technical Institute

Dumont Technical Institute (DTI) provides adult education programs and post-secondary technical education and skills training including certificate, diploma, trades, and trade-related programs to Métis throughout communities across Saskatchewan. Helping Build Brighter Futures!

First Nations University of Canada

The First Nations University of Canada is a First Nations owned post-secondary institution that aspires to have transformative impact by bridging our ceremonies, knowledge keepers, languages, and traditions with the delivery of high-quality education that will lead to the pride and success of all students, First Nations communities, and Canada.

Great Plains College

Great Plains College is focused on meeting the needs of learners, employers and communities in western Saskatchewan. We build stronger leaders, careers, partnerships and communities.

Lakeland College

Lakeland College’s programming seeks to meet the needs of learners, communities, business and industry. Programming includes agricultural and environmental sciences, apprenticeship and industry training, energy, fire and emergency services training, wellness and human business and university transfer.

Northlands College

Northlands College provides courses and programs in several campuses across northern Saskatchewan. Each campus offers specific programs and courses, with many programs offered in multiple locations.

North West College

North West College serves northwestern Saskatchewan with campuses in Meadow Lake and the Battlefords. Committed to rural and Indigenous education, programs are offered at over 20 rural and First Nation communities. North West acts as a brokering agent for Saskatchewan Polytechnic, the University of Regina and the University of Saskatchewan programming, preparing students for numerous career paths.

Parkland College

Parkland College is focused on getting you ready for the world of work. That means giving you in-demand hands-on skills with the theory and knowledge to back it up. Learn more at www.parklandcollege.sk.ca

Sask Indian Institute of Technologies

Saskatchewan Indian Institute of Technologies (SIIT) is a First Nations-governed educational institution, one of only four credit-granting post-secondary institutions in the province- and the only credit granting Indigenous institution. SIIT provides adult learners with academic, vocational and technical training as well as services and supports for employment and career growth.

Saskatchewan Polytechnic

Saskatchewan Polytechnic is Saskatchewan’s primary public institution for post-secondary technical education and skills training, recognized nationally and internationally for its expertise and innovation.

Saskatoon Business College

Saskatoon Business College provides short (9-12 month) diploma programs for students seeking professional training to work in a variety of business or administrative environments.

Southeast College

Southeast College operates campuses in six communities throughout Saskatchewan. Our students receive valuable hands-on post-secondary education and are expertly trained for careers in a wide variety of fields, with an emphasis on trades and technology.

St. Peter's College

St. Peter’s College is offers 70+ USASK programs with their small class sizes, additional scholarship opportunities, and proven track record of student success. Over 98% of our alumni recommend that you start your USASK degree at St. Peter’s College.

University of Regina

The University of Regina offers 10 faculties, 25 academic departments and schools, 18 research centres and institutes, and three federated colleges (Campion College, First Nations University of Canada, and Luther College), bringing excellence and diversity to the educational experience.

University of Saskatchewan

USask offers undergraduate and graduate programs in over 150 fields of study. Tour our website to find information about the program of your choice.

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