Want a Free Job Posting?

Buy a job posting today and the second one is on us. For a limited time only. Act Now.

ATB Financial Overview

Website www.atb.com
Headquarters Edmonton, Canada
Size 10000+ Employees
Founded 1938
Type Company - Private
Industry Finance
At ATB Financial, we put people first.

We've been doing it for more than 75 years. In that time we've grown from one small Treasury Branch to become the largest Alberta-based financial institution, with assets of $33.7 billion ... More

Mission: We’re changing our world by putting people first and making dreams come true.The three goals of ATB 2.0 are to be #1 in every market that we're in, to be THE place to work, and to be loved and respected by Albertans.

Company Updates

  • “ATB sees results with storytelling recognition”. Thank you to the National HR Awards, presented by Canadian HR Reporter, for naming ATB the winner for the Rideau Best Recognition Program http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIpKa

    ATB sees results with storytelling recognition (National HR Awards) | Canadian HR Reporter

    There are many organizations where the strategic benefits of employee recognition go sadly unrecognized. But ATB Financial isn't one of them. The Alberta-based financial services provider, which has 4,674 full-time employees, has the aspiration of being the best place to work - not just in Alberta, but anywhere, says Lorne Rubis, the organization's Edmonton-based chief people officer.

  • Happy team members + happy customers = happy numbers. See why and how we’re measuring happiness at ATB, and learn what we aim to achieve by this time next year. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vIKsb

    ATB Financial

    In Closing Our leadership worked diligently to consider the meaning and impact of every single word that told the real story of ATB Financial-the story of who we must be, what we must do, and who we are really working for. The Story has just 94 words.

ATB Financial – Why Work For Us?

Change Banking

When we hear that ATB isn’t like the other banks, we take that as quite the compliment. That’s because we see ourselves as more than a bank, understanding that our job is to use banking to create happiness for Albertans. At ATB, we embrace change and innovation, and pride ourselves on doing what the other banks won’t do. We’re committed to always being loyal to our customers, relentlessly inventive and steadfastly genuine in the pursuit of the greater good for all Albertans.  

If you’re prepared to roll up your sleeves, think yes first and do the right thing, all while creating WOW experiences for our customers, explore our career opportunities at www.atb.com/careers.

Learn more about our Story and how ATB really is different in the video below.


Personal Equity

When we use the phrase personal equity, we’re not talking about ATB’s financial statement. For us, personal equity is our investment in your personal growth. You see, our #1 goal is to be THE place to work. Not just here in Alberta, but anywhere! We know it takes exceptional people to provide the right service and expertise that our customers really value. That’s why we’ve made it our priority to invest in every aspect of your personal growth—your personal equity.  

Our goal is to make you richer, whether that means growth intellectually, financially, experientially, or even in your mental and physical health. And we have amazing benefits and programs to make this happen. Visit our careers site to learn more.


Our Stories

We love hearing stories from our customers about how ATB was able to create happiness for them. But we also love hearing about how ATB created happiness for our team members too. Below are some quotes from team members that well, make us happy.

Re: Our in-house leadership development programs
“Masterful Leadership is one of the BEST treasures that has ever come into my life, my career, my spirit and soul. Timely, for sure. Challenging, to the max! And life altering, definitely to the max!”
~ Sandy Broadbent

Re: Flexible work arrangements
“I came back to ATB after almost two years at home with my kids, and because of technology, I am able to have a three-day schedule in the office, allowing me to spend time with my girls while on-call Monday and Friday. This job gives me the best of both worlds, and leaves me fully engaged in every role I play at home, and at ATB.”
~ Megan Despanque

Re: Our awards for top team members
“My Market VP, manager and boyfriend collaborated to throw me a surprise party to announce I was a President’s League winner. It was so special because I knew the celebration was made just for me—especially the tiara, pink slippers and princess theme!”
~ Azi Sadighi

Re: Our commitment to Albertan communities
“One of the most fun times I had giving back with ATB was for Easter Seals, decorating their camp lodge for Halloween and the Christmas holidays. Knowing our efforts created an enjoyable environment in which attendees could be themselves without being stereotyped or judged, was so rewarding.”
~ Daniel Leung

Learn more about ATB in the community at www.wearealberta.ca

Culture Quiz

Want to know if ATB would be the right cultural fit for you? Check out these personal reflection questions:

Can you have fun at work?

Every day! Smiles are contagious, and they’re necessary for delivering happiness to our customers.

Do you play well with others?

Our business plan is built off of personal connections with our customers and each other. There’s no such thing as working alone at ATB because we can only deliver the best service by combining our expertise, and staying connected.

Can you think big and cross the finish line?

Our mission to transform banking will remain a dream if we don’t have the right team members working here to make things happen. Each of us is fiercely accountable to turn ideas into action, because at ATB, we love pie in the oven more than pie in the sky!

Does working at a start-up sound cool to you?

The word “innovative” might sound out of place at a financial institution, but we recognize that times are changing. At ATB, we embrace the challenge of transforming banking to work for people, and we need agile team members to keep up the pace.


Want to learn more about a specific role at ATB? Contact the hiring manager, reach out to the appropriate recruiter listed below, or check out our careers site.

“I hire for our operations, strategy, and cards groups—also known as the spine of our organization.”
~ Jacquilynne Ellison, karaoke junkie, fashion fanatic and part-time actress

“If you work in ATB Retail Financial Services, I’m out here finding you your next amazing boss. I hire Branch Managers, senior leaders in the branch network, and team members for our People & Culture (which includes human resources roles).”
~ Louis Martyres, continuous explorer through books, traveling and hiking

“I hire individuals who want to grow in the financial sector, and can identify our customers’ needs through telephone banking.”
~ Ashley Malloy, Pinterest inspired and lover of all things DIY

“I hire for, and help match great talent within the CFO portfolio, Risk Management and Reputation & Brand (which includes marketing and communications roles). These are the people who are motivated to make a difference behind the scenes!”
~ Laura Wilkins, Food Network enthusiast and mother of two who loves trying new things

“I hire hungry, passionate and service-oriented individuals who want to make a difference in their communities by supporting the needs of our small business and agriculture customers.”
~Shahzia Noorally, lifelong learner and traveller with a penchant for life’s simple pleasures

“I hire for our Corporate Financial Services group, which is comprised of engaged, knowledgeable team members who understand Alberta’s economy and how to provide extraordinary customer service for corporate banking clients.”
~ Susy Ko, mom of two and mealtime enthusiast

“I hire exceptional talent for ATB Investor Services, who help our clients make great investment choices.”
~ Alison Anderson, Spa enthusiast, shopper and tea connoisseur

ATB Financial Reviews

Rating Trends
Recommend to a friend
Approve of CEO
ATB Financial President & CEO Dave Mowat
Dave Mowat
219 Ratings
  • Can't complain!

    • Work/Life Balance
    • Culture & Values
    • Career Opportunities
    • Comp & Benefits
    • Senior Management
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Current Employee - Anonymous Employee
    Neutral Outlook
    No opinion of CEO

    I have been working at ATB Financial full-time


    Work life balance, consistency, security


    Lack of innovation, as with most massive banks

    Advice to Management

    Continue moving the needle, hire innovators and take risks

ATB Financial Photos

ATB Financial Interviews

Interview Experience

Interview Experience


Getting an Interview

Getting an Interview


Interview Difficulty


Interview Difficulty




    Accepted Offer
    Neutral Experience


    Go through phone and then in branch interview. the phone interview was about half an hour and the in branch interview with two people and one hour long. Ask you lots of behavioural questions and what you did on your previous job and your flexibility

    Interview Questions

ATB Financial Awards & Accolades

Something missing? Add an award
  • 50 Best Employers in Canada, AON Hewitt, 2015
  • Alberta's Top Employers, Mediacorp Canada, 2015
  • Canada's Top Employers for Young People, Mediacorp Canada, 2014
Show More

Work at ATB Financial? Share Your Experiences

ATB Financial

Click to Rate