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Title:  Manager, Governance & Reporting, US Internal Controls




Requisition ID: 144947

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


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



  • Champions a customer focused culture to deepen client relationships and leverage broader Bank relationships, systems, and knowledge.
  • Attending training as needed to ensure high quality standards and efficiency.
    • Identify areas for process improvements within the AML Governance and Reporting function, escalating any areas of concern
    • Assist with design and implementation of operational risk mitigating initiatives 
  • Ability to scrub and manipulate data sets.
  • Ability to identify, analyze and interpret trends and/or patterns in data sets, and produce summaries or dashboards for communication, consumption and understanding. 
  • Act as Data and Reporting SME and ability to use various tools including but not limited to, Excel, Access, and/or Power BI. 
  • Working with management to produce and prioritize data, information and reporting needs on team and KYC metrics
  • Producing and maintaining various macro or formula driven templates
  • Collaborating with business line management to analyze processes and procedures regarding implementation to maintain the business line AML Program, including customer on-boarding, customer refresh, name screening.
  • Documenting detailed procedures and job aids.
  • Devises methods for identifying data quality patterns and trends and enhance necessary controls accordingly.
  • Acting as an advisor to line of business regarding implementation and remediation of AML controls and escalating AML related issues and concerns to business management in a timely manner;
  • Maintaining strong working relationships with AML, OFAC Compliance, business units and client onboarding with emphasis on the onboarding and periodic review population data.
  • Understanding large population data and to summarize in a clear, concise manner in reports
  • Maintaining a working knowledge of AML, KYC and OFAC regulations;
  • Providing quality assurance over various controls;
    • Periodically reconciling business line metrics and key risk indicators;
    • Preparing reports on quality assurance findings;
  • 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 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;


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


  • At minimum, a bachelor’s degree in a related discipline. Master's degree, recognized professional designation in a specialized area of finance or business, or equivalent, is a plus
  • 3-5 years of experience in financial services and/or AML/KYC and/or data management
  • Proficient in Access, PowerPoint, Excel (vlookups, pivot tables, etc.) and Power BI (or other data visualization tool) is required.
  • Working knowledge of SQL and VBA is a plus
  • Possess strong communication (written & oral), analytical, organizational, and project management skills
  • High organizational skills with an ability to work in a fast-paced, multi-stakeholder environment and manage multiple priorities
  • ACAMS certified (preferred)
  • Knowledge of businesses, products, and operations.
  • Creative problem solving and implement unique solution in a collaborative environment





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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