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Title:  Bilingual (French/English) Accounting Officer

 

 

 

Requisition ID: 148373

Join a purpose driven winning team, committed to results, in an inclusive and high-performing culture.

 

 

Purpose

 

Contributes to the overall success of the Servicing – Statements & Payouts department in Canada 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.

 

 

 

Accountabilities

 

  • Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems and knowledge.
  • Verify and process incoming requests from supported units, branches, solicitors/notaries and other partners. Assist with customer/branch complaints as required and complete other related processing requests as assigned.
  • Conducting investigations to resolve exception situations, completing complex adjustments or corrections and answering general procedural queries.
  • Acquiring and maintaining good knowledge of all department functions/processes and a thorough knowledge of the systems used, including a working knowledge of related retail products and services.
  • Taking ownership for self-learning and personal development planning, working with their leader in the identification of skills, behaviors, and competencies required to achieve goals.
  • Providing guidance, training and support to other team members and peers
  • Understand how the Bank’s risk appetite and risk culture should be considered in day-to-day activities and decisions.
  • Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of their respective areas in accordance with Scotiabank’s Values, its Code of Conduct and the Global Sales Principles, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational, compliance, AML/ATF/sanctions and conduct risk.
  • Champions a high-performance environment and contributes to an inclusive work environment.

 

 

Education/Experience

 

  • High School diploma and a minimum of 2 years of office work related experience
  • Basic Computer Skills, including common software tools (Microsoft Office products)
  • Bilingualism in French and English is required 

 

 

 

Working Conditions

 

  • Contract through the end of February 2023
  • Work in a standard office-based environment
  • Requires very close attention reviewing/reading material
  • Pressure from meeting deadlines and situations requiring prompt attention
  • Can experience significant fluctuations in volumes of work or unexpected events (e.g. system problems) which may require overtime

 

Location(s):  Canada : Quebec : Montreal 

Scotiabank is a leading bank in the Americas. Guided by our purpose: "for every future", we help our customers, their families and their communities achieve success through a broad range of advice, products and services, including personal and commercial banking, wealth management and private banking, corporate and investment banking, and capital markets.  

At Scotiabank, 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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