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Title:  Manager, Data Scientist, IT Audit




Requisition ID: 160259

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


Contributes to the overall success of the Internal Audit Department in the US ensuring specific individual goals, plans, initiatives are executed / delivered in support of the team’s business strategies and objectives.  Confirm audit activities conducted are in compliance with governing regulations, internal policies and procedures.

The incumbent will support the IT Audit Director in assessing developing Data Analytics products and analysis to support the Internal Audit department.

Apart from the technical skills noted above, the incumbent should be able to apply Data analysis, frameworks, practices, techniques, processes and methodologies, and regulatory guidelines to the performance and review of audits.




Is this role right for you? You will be responsible for:



  • Collaborate with IA management, and IA functional teams to understand department needs and devise possible solutions. Work cross-functionally with other IA team members to support and drive a collaborative team environment that drives data analytics projects both tactically (audit based) and strategic (non-audit based).
  • Work directly with US IT Audit Director to develop/implement Data Analytics strategy for the US IA department. Perform Data Analytics project planning and scoping, execution, problem identification and evaluation, and develop and provide high quality value added recommendations. 
  • Review and evaluate the IT environment and provide assurance over the Bank's IT applications, data management, security, ETL, interface controls, report logic, and project management controls. 
  • Develop and deliver data focused training to the IA department in the US in order to continuously develop the broader department in data analysis and data visualization.
  • Design and implement continuous auditing tests using tools to monitor key business risks, including building dashboards in Tableau and reports to provide meaningful insight on business data. Use and develop technology-based tools or methodologies to review, design and/or implement IT internal controls.
  • Actively pursues effective and efficient operations of his/her respective areas, while ensuring the adequacy, adherence to and effectiveness of day-to-day business controls to meet obligations with respect to operational risk, regulatory compliance risk, AML/ATF risk and conduct risk, including but not limited to responsibilities under the Operational Risk Management Framework, Regulatory Compliance Risk Management Framework, AML/ATF Global Handbook and the Guidelines for Business Conduct.
  • Champions a high performance environment and implements a people strategy that attracts, retains, develops and motivates their team by fostering an inclusive work environment; communicating vison/values/business strategy and managing succession and development planning for the team.




Do you have the skills you need to succeed? We'd love to work with you, if you have:



  • 3+ years of relevant experience in Data Analytics. Financial Industry experience or Technology Risk Management experience in financial services industry is a significant advantage.
  • Experience with Python, JavaScript, R and Data Analytics and using data tools
  • Knowledge of the US Regulatory Framework (DFS500, OCC, and Federal Reserve) and requirements applicable to Banks is an asset.
  • Requires an undergraduate degree.  .
  • Ability to quickly understand the risks associated with new products, processes, routines and formulates audit procedures to ensure that the IT controls are adequate.


Location(s):  United States : New York : New York City 

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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