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Senior Analyst - Service Centre - Mississauga, ON 1

Date: Jun 12, 2019

Location: Mississauga, ON, CA

Company: Scotiabank






Requisition ID: 62206


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

Job Purpose

Contributes to the overall success of the Financial Intelligence Unit (FIU)  AML/ATF Operations ensuring specific individual goals, plans, initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives.  Ensures all activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.


Key Accountabilities


  • Investigate and assess customer alerted activity generated from the automated transaction monitoring system to identify potential money-laundering or terrorist financing.
  • Conduct automated alert adjudication to close or escalate for further review.  Request information as necessary from business units; maintain records and related documentation in accordance with regulatory requirements and departmental standard in the case management system.
  • Identify opportunities for efficiencies within the FIU and system improvements and participate in the implementation process.
  • Work collaboratively with other business lines and corporate stakeholder groups to implement appropriate due diligence and customer remediation steps to minimize regulatory and reputational risk to Scotiabank.
  • Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.
  • Maintain a sound knowledge and understanding of the Bank’s AML policies and procedures.
  • Keep abreast of new and emerging trends, typologies, and changes to legislation. 
  • Ensure all obligations under the PCMLTFA are being upheld, including the identification and timely reporting of designated individuals as well as politically exposed persons.
  • Engage in other adhoc or administrative duties to support the FIU as required.
  • Foster a high performance and inclusive environment that attracts, retains, develops and motivates  


Education / Experience

  • Bachelor’s degree with a minimum of 2 years of relevant experience or its equivalent in a financial institution in Audit, Compliance, Commercial or Retail Network. 
  • Advanced research skills to develop business intelligence on specific industries and business models.
  • A sound understanding of corporate, commercial and small business banking products, processes, policies and practices.
  • Proficiency with Bank product systems/platforms and common computer applications including Word, Excel, Lotus Notes and internet search engines.   
  • Solid knowledge of the Anti-Money Laundering and KYC policies and procedures.
  • Working knowledge of the Proceeds of Crime (Money Laundering) and Terrorist Financing Act and supporting regulations.
  • Experience with SWIFT cross-border payments and messages would be beneficial.
  • ACAMS/CAMS Designation would be an asset.

Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Mississauga 

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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