A global leader in applicant screening, BIG has provided services specifically tailored to the financial services industry since 1989. Our industry-leading processes and specialized tools help transform risk into opportunity. 


BIG provides solutions for all of your organization’s talent acquisition and management roles.

ATS Toolbox

ATS Toolbox provides clients with the flexibility to seamlessly link their choice of HR software and systems with our background screening tools.

Proprietary, flexible integrations

ATS Toolbox is a configurable, open-architecture systems design methodology connecting our screening services and tools with all major HR software and systems. This facilitates automated report requests and delivery workflows – enabling consolidated system access and reducing redundancies.

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BIG provides services to FINRA firms.

We know securities firms.

BIG offers Livescan fingerprinting to FINRA-registered firms through our nationwide collection site network. We also offer Disclosure Monitoring Services, which allow firms to periodically screen employees and registered representatives to identify changes to credit history or criminal records.

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Compliance Resources

The BIG Knowledge Center

Our extensive library of educational resources helps ensure that you are up-to-date and compliant with the labyrinth of applicant screening laws and regulations in the financial services industry.

Continuous Screening
In this CIA, best practices for conducting continuous screening and the results that may be returned are addressed. Read the CIA >
Ban the Box Legislation
This White Paper highlights the history and changing structures of the Social Security number and how it is used today in conducting background checks.  Read the White Paper >
Drug Testing and the FCRA
This CIA answers the question of whether or not drug tests are considered to be “consumer reports” and if they are subject to the Fair Credit Reporting Act.  Read the CIA >

Getting Results

Our Numbers Speak for Themselves


client retention

15 second

Response Time for Client Calls


accuracy rate

Even our RFP PROCESS is state-of-the-art.

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What our clients are saying

We cannot express enough how much we have enjoyed working with BIG! It has really benefitted our processing and ease of doing business!

Licensing and Registration Manager
Investment and Insurance Company

I enjoy collaborating with BIG, and know that if I have to reach out with a question/concern, a positive attitude with a willingness to find resolve is on the other side of an email or a phone call.

Human Resources Administrator
Global Financial Services Firm

You have been the most professional and most helpful business partner that I have ever been associated with — always there to assist us and with rapid turnaround times.

Principal Consultant
Major Professional Services Network

I am confident whenever we add a product with your company that I will have a good experience.

Division Manager
Insurance and Financial Services Agency

We have received superior service and we know this is what you and your team strive for. We are grateful for the dedication, level of professionalism and effort shown.

Large Insurance Agency