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Title:  Senior Manager, QA AML Risk




Requisition ID: 69072


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


Reporting to the Director, Global QA Services, Senior Manager, Quality Assurance will be responsible for managing quality assurance activities for the AML Risk FIU. This role will be relied upon for their ability to work proactively and strategically, translating vision into tactics for execution as well as an understanding of best practice processes to meet the needs of the team.



  • Operational Management, oversee and perform qualitative and risk-based Quality Assurance testing 
  • FIU/SIU case investigations, and Regulatory reporting (STR, SAR, etc.)
  • Functions performed by AML Risk FIU operating units.
  • Perform QA testing and analysis to address patterns, themes, or trends that indicate potential weaknesses or gaps in the execution of AML Risk FIU controls and procedures by taking proactive steps to ensure potential non-compliance does not re-occur. This includes employing process and systemic design analysis to determine how to build in safeguards and process changes to prevent non-compliance
  • Responsible for finalizing periodical QA reports with sample testing results grading & validating identified issues are remediated in timely manner
  • Responsible for implementing and maintaining the quality assurance program for all areas within AML Risk FIU. 
  • Assess Quality Assurance results and validate ongoing remediation activities in order to determine when issues identified are systematic in nature and recommend appropriate corrective action and preventive actions plans.
  • Provide effective feedback to the execution teams within AML Risk FIU of common themes based on severity of QA findings
  • 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:

  • Degree or diploma in Accounting, Finance, Business or Technology
  • Minimum 8 years experience in AML operations or compliance 
  • Transaction Monitoring Experience
  • Case Investigations & STR Filing Experience 
  • Customer Name Screening & Sanction Screening Experience 
  • Working knowledge of the Proceeds of Crime Act (PCA) and supporting regulations, Ministry of Finance requirements, the Wolfsberg Group principles and the United States Patriot Act.
  • Competency on transaction monitoring and alert/case management systems (Oracle, FCRM) 


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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