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Title:  Director, Expense Forecasting & Analysis




Requisition ID: 120135

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




Provide oversight and leadership relative to GBM expense management and control. The position has a business partner role and elevates the analytical output in order to deliver value added analysis and insights to internal clients as well as to support the main bank’s process like Strategic Plan, Forecast, quarter and month end reporting, etc. 


Key Accountabilities 


  • Oversees the process of consolidation of the expense component of the Strategic Plan, Annual Budget, Monthly and Quarterly Forecast across GBM’s business lines, highlighting key risks and opportunities for cost control.
  • Consolidates expense reporting and analysis to support external and internal reporting deliverables related to the month-end and quarter-end processes including Bluebook, GBM Monthly Report, etc.
  • Support the Enterprise Wide Stress Testing process of internal and OSFI purposes
  • Develops and maintains reports and key expense metrics to provide analytical guidance on the expense reporting framework including productivity savings, controllable expenses and other expense reduction opportunities 
  • Acts as a liaison with EO in all expense related matters as well as GBM”s business lines and regions by providing  granular expense analysis and transparency
  • Supports proactive communication and demonstrates strong influencing capability across the expense management community to drive more consistent and collaborative practices and increased transparency
  • Participates in the development and communication of expense related policies, guidelines and standards for GBM
  • Explores ways to optimize financial cycles, reduces manual effort and turnaround time 
  • Supports the preparation of the staffing reports on a monthly and quarterly basis
  • Manages and coordinate staffing requests

Experience / Education:


  • CPA or Finance specialization preferred
  • Financial Services Industry experience
  • Business Unit / Business Group experience in large corporations
  • Excellent written and verbal communication skills
  • Strong interpersonal skills and team work ability
  • Strong leadership skills
  • Attention to detail at multiple layers in expense management framework
  • Advanced skills in Microsoft Office, mainly Excel and PowerPoint
  • Experience with Hyperion Planning and Reporting applications is an asset


Location(s):  Canada : Ontario : Toronto 

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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