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Deciding that you want to become a certified FRM, and starting your search for FRM jobs, is the first step to beginning your FRM career!

The FRM is the best known, global, and most widely accepted risk management designation in the world. The demand for certified financial risk managers remains strong, with more and more FRM jobs becoming available. The designation is viewed as the globally recognized gold standard for risk professionals. Becoming a certified FRM serves as a validation of your knowledge of the tools and techniques that are demanded by the risk management profession.

Certified FRMs must meet certain criteria to qualify for the FRM job that they are pursuing. To succeed in your career as a financial risk manager (FRM), you must have the ability to take calculated risks on a regular basis, work under a great deal of pressure and undertake great monetary transactions.

Financial risk managers must use financial applications with ease and have a very good understanding of the state of affairs of the market and the condition of industries in the region where they work.

Having displayed the commitment and perseverance to complete the program, certified FRM holders are able to separate themselves from other risk professionals who lack the designation, which makes them stand out when applying and interviewing for FRM jobs. In addition to the curriculum and experience requirements, certified FRMs are expected to follow strict principles, which promote ethical conduct and behavior.

The FRM designation is valued by employers all over the world. Certified financial risk managers are employed in almost every major banking institution, government regulator, consulting firm and financial services institution around the world. Their certification makes them stand out above others pursuing FRM jobs, as they have proven that they have the skills and knowledge required to be successful.

Top Ten Companies Employing the Most Certified FRMs

  1. ICBC
  2. Bank of China
  3. HSBC
  4. Agricultural Bank of China
  5. Citigroup
  6. KPMG
  7. Deutsche Bank
  8. Credit Suisse
  9. UBS
  10. PwC

Top Ten Global Banks Employing Certified FRMs

  1. ICBC
  2. China Construction Bank
  3. Agricultural Bank of China
  4. Bank of China
  5. JP Morgan Chase
  6. Wells Fargo
  7. HSBC
  8. Citigroup
  9. Bank of America
  10. Banco Santander

Comparable Degree Levels

Country / RegionDegree Level
United StatesAmerican master's degree standard
CanadaOntario Qualifications Framework Level 12
United KingdomRegulated Qualifications Framework Level 7
European Union European Qualifications Framework Level 7
Hong KongHong Kong Qualifications Framework Level 6
TaiwanTaiwanese master's degree standard
SingaporeSingaporean master's degree standard
AustraliaAustralian Qualifications Framework Level 9
IndiaIndian master's degree standard / National Qualifications Framework Level 9
South AfricaNational Qualifications Framework Level 9

Once you have completed your FRM certification, you are ready to begin your FRM career. You can begin your search for FRM jobs on the GARP website in their Career Center. There are many FRM jobs available worldwide, and as a certified FRM, you have proven that you have the knowledge, skills, and patience to become an asset to the companies who are looking for qualified FRMs.