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Title:  Manager, Quality Assurance - AML Risk




Requisition ID: 69267


Join the Global Community of Scotiabankers to help customers become better off.


Leads and manage the FIU Quality Assurance department team, ensuring business strategies, plans and initiatives are executed / delivered in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.



  • Perform qualitative and risk-based, post-execution Quality Assurance by testing and evaluating key control points of a sample selection of FIU/SIU case investigations and STR filings, and develop testing results in accordance with Global QA & Oversight, AML Risk FIU Procedures
  • Plan, document, evaluate and maintain a robust AML quality assurance program for the AML Risk Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU). Ensure documented processes and actual practices are aligned with applicable enterprise policies, procedures and industry standards. Develop robust procedures, tools and metrics to effectively run a quality assurance program. Ensure that quality assurance program utilizes an objective, statistically driven methodology.
  • Prepare reports of findings and testing results; escalate and report findings, testing results, validate remediation activities taken by relevant FIU/SIU teams, and provide recommendations for improvements to relevant stakeholders. 
  • Provide effective and constructive feedback to the execution teams within AML Risk FIU on identified QA findings.
  • Support continuous development on QA reporting to ensure timely delivery of QA reporting to Senior Management 
  • Support in the development of training, where appropriate, based on QA results and progress of corrective actions
  • Support delivering future QA program phases due to changes in regulatory landscape, system/process enhancements or updates
  • Monitor overall results of AML quality assurance reviews and report to Directors and Senior Management of the AML Risk FIU trends, performance against plan and significant findings. Recommend policy/procedural and operational enhancements to ensure a sustainable, risk-based AML Program.


Requirements & Qualifications:

  • Minimum 5 years of relevant experience in AML/ATF areas
  • Case/alert investigations, STR filings, transaction monitoring experience 
  • Customer name screening and sanction screening experience
  • Prior experience in examinations/auditing roles, Quality Assurance, and an understanding of testing methodology and risk and controls analysis
  • Bank Crime Prevention and Investigation Office (BCPIO) certified or the ability to be certified within six months of accepting the position.
  • Proficiency with Oracle, FCRM, WorldCheck, Excel, and PowerPoint 
  • 2 years of people management experience                                        



Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

As Canada's International Bank, we are a diverse and global team. We speak more than 100 languages with backgrounds from more than 120 countries. We value the unique skills and experiences each individual brings to the Bank, and are committed to creating and maintaining an inclusive and accessible environment for everyone. If you require accommodation (including, but not limited to, an accessible interview site, alternate format documents, ASL Interpreter, or Assistive Technology) during the recruitment and selection process, please let our Recruitment team know. If you require technical assistance please click here. Candidates must apply directly online to be considered for this role. We thank all applicants for their interest in a career at Scotiabank; however, only those candidates who are selected for an interview will be contacted.

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